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”

What’s Awesome?

#Fowc #Awesome Salford 4th June 2019 If this reads a bit like a list – It’s not supposed to be! Things I’ve done, Places I’ve seen Being a cog as part of a much larger machine Taking up writing as self – therapy Helping out run some great events for free Greeting students at theContinue reading “What’s Awesome?”

Shiny things

Salford 16th August 2017 taken by inky like a magpie in summer, and collated for your enjoyment in response to the daily post Ooh, Shiny! 1. Diamond backed frog with two coins of the realm 2. The Moon, taken from a Salford Sky at Night 3. Plane in the test flight area of the RAFContinue reading “Shiny things”

Wondering….

In response to the prompt Amble My Home town has plenty of green space to go at… Two canals, a river network that runs up northern tributaries to Lancashire, and south towards Cheshire These canals and rivers meet up near the old dock at Salford Quays, formerly “Manchester Docks”, I walk that way when IContinue reading “Wondering….”

immerse yourself

Immerse Salford, 11th July 2017 when taking an interest in a subject, it pays to get the most of the subject matter. Do your research, but don’t restrict yourself to a library 📚 books are great, however if you can see an item relating to your interest….it makes your interest  solid..  tangible. Its  probably why IContinue reading “immerse yourself”

Fashion on the Ration

Salford 5th January 2017 This afternoon, I’ve been helping out at Imperial War Museum North just over the bridge from Salford, by the banks of the Manchester ship canal. Regular readers will know I help out with the computers on the “Your History” information point and throughout the Main exhibition space.  Well, Today I’ve been directing visitors byContinue reading “Fashion on the Ration”

A Busman’s Holiday – In Cosford

#DiscoverWP Shared journeys   Old Trafford, Manchester , 5th August Time        :   Zero Nine Hundred Hours. Location :   Imperial War Museum North, Old Trafford, Manchester Destination : RAF Museum, Cosford, Shropshire Having done the Great Orme (see here) Bill Nigel and me meet up for a trip to the Royal Air Force Museum in Cosford, Shropshire. TravellingContinue reading “A Busman’s Holiday – In Cosford”

Another Busman’s Holiday

Saturday 14th May 2016 I’ve had a rather fun morning today, walking around Peel Park and taking in the new exhibits at Salford’s Museum and Art Gallery. The museum is home to Salford’s Art and Sculpture Collections, as well as being home to the Local History Library.  Before the Lowry Art Gallery was built onContinue reading “Another Busman’s Holiday”