What makes me

#Octpowrimo #Whoami A notable thing is character Being ones self Creative experiences that Define who you are Even if its the only thing they’ll know you for A few bumps and scratches along the way Brain ops and chicken pox two little obstacles Cerebral Palsy and “Juvenile arthritis” the other Determination to walk and overcomeContinue reading “What makes me”

Memories of a Tabby Cat

Salford, 23rd October 2019 #Octpowrimo #cat #Memories They called you crazy – but you were quite a character, king of the garden and the dining room floor ignoring the cat food – for sardines or cod and eating fish batter – which I found rather odd got into a fuss if little ones picked youContinue reading “Memories of a Tabby Cat”

Out to sea

#Octpowrimo #Ocean #Sea Sat on a boat in the Sunshine enjoying the ocean blues as the sealife swims alongside Shoals of excitable marine life are following the line of the boat Slicing through the waves each passenger lifts up slightly as the boat goes up a touch

Burnt Sienna

Salford, 15th September #CYW #BurntSienna I recall a leather chair the smell of it as I sat in it in the morning it’s sound as I got my back into its folds it squeaked – like a mouse looking for food Looking out beyond the glass in a warm seat looking out for snowmen beyondContinue reading “Burnt Sienna”

Brick Red

Salford 28th August 2019 #cyw #brickred #salford I remember those streets, the houses and walls constructed from something from down in the ground Fired earth formed into an oblong and fashioned into spaces places, to cook, wash, read, and rest for those living there – the best And they were Not all uniform – notContinue reading “Brick Red”

Dancing on Air

#octpowrimo Salford , 10th October 2018 I don’t remember exactly When my clumbersome feet Felt lighter than a feather Perhaps it was walking across fields of flowers Or watching the squirrels In the local park, Rolling around in the mounds of freshly cut grass Or maybe, it was the taste of strawberries in winter, HidingContinue reading “Dancing on Air”

Tale of a Pencil Case

Salford 18th March 2018 Anyone who’s read the “First Day at School” piece on here, will know how in my first year at High school – i ended up in Needlework for form. Well, during the school week that year – as well as your regular stuff from English and Maths, Geography, History and all….weContinue reading “Tale of a Pencil Case”