Tentacles

#Writeclub #Ocean #Monsters Manchester, Oct/Nov 2022 Taken in a moment everyone thought the creatures in the tank looked normal, in fact – they looked really nice with their bright and tangy colouring. The problem was their luminous lunches applied to the water each day – as they ate – they grew creeping out of the …

Wild Life

I Friday night in the Manchester Air the birds are out for the night in certain spots where the birdseed flows and 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 green jungle playing with their catnip toys …

They’re back

#running #10,000 #city #writeclub Can you hear that ? the sound of rubber bouncing against tarmac Up and down the streets they go heading from a to b and to and fro crossing lanes , and over plains with times they’re aiming to attain Park paths and pavement’s softer than road and easier on feet …

Why did i agree to this?

#writeclub #Volunteering #Sports Its Four o’clock in the morning and i’m up with the lark the bag is packed for the job and i’m headed for the park Breakfast of fruity muesli builds up my resolve as i ponder over the job in hand and problems i might have to solve I dress up warmly …

Shadows and Reflections

#Napowrimo #Writeclub #Reflections #Shadows with thanks to Mark Marusic @ Writeclub for the prompt. Photo by Mumtahina Tanni on Pexels.com I A sunny day on a bank holiday morn walking through the local green there’s not a cloud in the sky but what’s that dark mass behind you? nothing to fear – its only your …

First in the water

#nature #winter #swimming First in the water (image : Brian F Kirkham) While the rest were going about their morning routine this brave soul decided to take the plunge into the northern waters fed by the Mersey and Medlock Water, skiddy in places, where jack frost had turned it to ice but with all those …

Poppies return

#rememberance #poppies Poppies @ IWM North Something grand has fallen softly on the floor of the war museum numbers of red poppies fall down from a point in the sky you may ask – why ? to remember those on flanders field and other battles now revealed now tumbled down to museum floor and remembered …

Commute

#fowc #transport We’re all trying to get somewhere from point A to point B Cupboards have to be filled while young minds are filled Putting your feet first is the simplest option but then pushing those pedals might get you there faster Its rare to see a horse in the city but i think they’re …

Visitor

#promptuarium #pictureprompt Visitor He’d left his spot on the quarterdeck and headed for holodeck five a place where the men of the spacecraft went to loosen up and jive He enjoyed the sound of the old times of Oasis, New Order and Blur and joined up with others of the crew who did of course …

Adventures of an inner city moggy

Salford , 12th August 2021 Photo by Alice Castro on Pexels.com He’s back home again, heading through the gap in the gate – like nothing’s happened Having spent many hours of yesterday evening and this morning Hotfooting around his old haunts and Helping himself to the finer things His city can offer him – you …