Burnt Orange

A head to turn heads

When you entered the room

Instantly, you turned the boys heads

Like Desdemona had arrived


Heaven’s angel mixed with Hell’s fury

Only time would decide what happened next

Meeting up with old friends

By the banks of the waterside

Reality – you would be back at your post come morning

Expectations – out of the window.

Life in Miniature

Acrostic, Art, Colours, Toys


Salford, 18th may 2017


Mr Milnes tale , captured perfectly

In a moment

Notes of colour , delicately transferred onto

It’s material base

As models go, it sings the

Tale of the Hundred Acre Wood, in wonderful wonder

Uniquely created for a special store,

Reds through to Violets bring characters to life


In the Firing Line


Tables Turned


I quite enjoy my photography lessons at BASIC (Brain and Spinal injury centre) in Salford,

Well, I do most days…only last Wednesday was a little different.

The subject was Portrait Photography – and I was one of the Models!!!

It had been so easier behind the camera, One of the group sitting in the chair while we all took our pictures, trying our hand at long portrait shots, close ups and wide shots.  It was quite an enjoyable session,

And then it was my turn in the chair….

The Glare of the bright tungsten lights hit me full on.  My pals became shadows behind some very large lenses, and for a short while – I saw fireflies when the lights went down.

Pictures taken quick and fast, I lost count at the number of times I scrunched my eyes up.

Turning from east to west at my colleagues requests all the while trying to ignore the camera flash from much bigger cameras than mine.

By the end of the session though, I quite enjoyed my time in the photographers chair…