Hope

#WQW #Napowrimo #Hope #Weather #Cloud #Rainbow Photo by Alex on Pexels.com The weatherman said it was going to be sunny The clouds in the morning disagreed The sun who was blocked out by the cloud Then began to plead For unbeknown to the clouds in the sky I thought i’d give a walk a try …

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 …

Refueling Point

Photo by Alexander Dummer on Pexels.com Salford Museum and Art Gallery 30/1/22 You’ve been on your weekly pilgrimage and are on your way home when your tum reminds you of chocolate, steam and foam So off you depart from your regular road and sit down in comfort in a local abode enjoying a drink warm …

Sunday Lunch

Salford Museum and Art Gallery (Next to Salford University) Call it cultured if you will A meal time of summat tasty served up at The local museum and art gallery Head and mind kept occupied by Exhibits shown and Displayed around the workspace Roast or Corned beef, Maybe Ham And a drop of Tea or …

Grin and Bear it

Manchester Museum, 1st March 2021 It’s not easy being king of the dinos you’re buried under the land for what seems like ages and kept away from the sun so you take a bit of a nap all of a sudden, something with teeth like yours is uncovering you, in the cold and they’re using …

Through a window (stained)

#Stained #Glass #Window #Poetry #art #crafts Produced from pieces of coloured glass individually picked out and placed in a frame capturing a scene of a famous building together, as the sun shines through each piece up on the walls a coloured scene appears reactions – by the people amazing enjoying the site on the steel …

In the Hangar

#IWM #Airfix #Duxford D-Day Spitfire Airfix – Made and Photographed by BF Kirkham. A poetry piece by B.F. Kirkham. There’s a bucket of wings on the table, but this ain’t no KFC You’re there with your mates at the ready and take home a plane for free You pick up the pieces as listed the …

Rex

Rex – Silhouette Salford (via Manchester Museum), 20th June 2020 King of the Dinosaurs! woken up by the sound of a wide brush, and now sitting proud in a grand hall towering over us all while human children look and read, what he liked, for a feed.

Advance

#Fowc #Advance #Museums A group of eager young minds Dropped in on a historical building or two today Very interested in taking in the displays And getting a feel of some real items used of the time Now , anyone could tell their enthusiasm was building as one or two led a Charge up the …

Recipe for Learning

Salford 5th February 2020 The Fire pump issued to the Ferranti Works in World War II 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 …