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”

The wheels turned

Museum of science and industry, castlefield, Manchester. Inky’s thoughts on the waterwheel Watching the water turning the wheel that moved the gears that moved the cogs which turned the stones that milled the grain to make the flour that went into the bread sold in the shops the very next morning