(Wild) Life

#SoCs #Animal #Sounds #Salford #Manchester I Friday night in the Manchester Air the birds are out for the night in certain spots where the birdseed flows and the neon lights paint the town Sometimes Red, Sometimes Blue II Cats are out, and on the prowl kings of their own domain out in their preened greenContinue reading “(Wild) Life”

Recipe for Learning

Salford 5th February 2020 A tale of a meet and greeter at IWM North, Manchester Take a good handful of young minds and interesting artifacts from a fire engine to a British tank under some really unusual lighting give them a tale of a teapot smashed and hold their attention with items in a displayContinue reading “Recipe for Learning”

Chinese New Year

Salford, January 24th 2020 #Dragon #Chinese #NewYear #Luck #Manchester Dancing lightly through the Manchester streets, Royal dragons parade past the town hall A colourful line of lanterns decorate the quarter Going round the gates of China town Of course, you’ll hear the sounds of gongs and drums Now and again broken through by fire crackers

Fireworks

Fifth of November, is the day remembered, When royalists decided to have an exciting time under the palace of westminster of course, their plan went really wrong, as they were caught by men with keys to the cellar – where the gunpowder was kept so instead of the palace burning – the royalists lost theirContinue reading “Fireworks”

Fountains

#Fountains #Life #Home #Travel #cityscapes #poetry Manchester, 16th October 2019 I was in Manchester yesterday, on the hunt for a new pair of spectacles. Walking through Piccadilly gardens, I noticed something to bring a smile to the grimmest of people….They’ve turned the water back on the fountains!!!! Flying high into the northern skies Orchestrated jetsContinue reading “Fountains”

Taekwondo

The world Taekwondo championships are coming to Manchester’s Arena complex – here’s my take on it. A Meeting of many, the great and good Assembled in East Manchester As sporting gods and goddesses Aimed a beeline to glory Airplane, Bus or Train they arrived Awaiting their chance to Apply their sporting skills And achieve greatContinue reading “Taekwondo”

Anticipate

10th February 2019 #Football To readers the other side of the big pond – a poem about football or what you call soccer – Inky While the greats are revered in Bronze New idols are to be cheered on by the fans At both ends of the East Lancashire Road Fans follow every kick , head everyContinue reading “Anticipate”

Time passes

#promptuarium #prompt Salford, 20th December She walked though the Christmas market Still wearing the Christmas cracker ring Some lad from her past gave her Sentimentality ? Perhaps, but then Something told her, one day they’d meet again Solitude, the vehicle that drove her to See her sweetheart under the town hall clock, Stars meeting upContinue reading “Time passes”

Rendezvous

Manchester (via salford) 16th December 2018 The on line post it notes Continued to drop in my in box Reminiscences from a female acquaintance I knew since I was small. Meet you by the market Where the gluhwein flows And the big tree is lit up by the national grid So, off to town goesContinue reading “Rendezvous”