#socs #collect items around a room – connect common nik naks from different spaces different things the people collect treated with the upmost respect on shelves the nik nak presence graces as others pass and then inspect and on the shelf – the humble object with others are cleaned in their places should elders eyesContinue reading “Collect”


#poetry #learning #expectation Salford 16th February A piece on school visits Three coaches rolled up in the car park One blue, one black, one green Passing auntie, the football and the shops Traffic jams were no fun Or Waiting for the man with the sign to Pass go from stop There were grumbles getting offContinue reading “Achievement”


#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 theContinue reading “Advance”

Recipe for Learning

Salford 5th February 2020 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 a teapot smashed and hold their attention with items in a displayContinue reading “Recipe for Learning”

Challenge 30 – no 5

“Abstract ” #abstract #art #technology Creating summat out of the ordinary from something ordinary Created from my computer, watch and android phone And captured and “mucked around with ” by my ipad If I were to give this piece a title, I’d call it “watching over obsolescence”

Challenge 30 – No2

#Challenge30 #Photography Things in 3 A shelf with a host of miniature objects. At the Front – Three Snowglobes The First – a Winnie the Pooh Snowscene…. The Second – a Windmill Snowglobe from the Island Rhodes The Third – a Snowglobe from the Sea Life Centre, Manchester It didn’t matter if it didn’t snowContinue reading “Challenge 30 – No2”

Hidden things

#Promptuarium 13th September 2018 Hidey Holes in the place where I rest my head hold memories, to recall and to cherish programmes of events and photographs uniform pins of times gone by Old cameras look on in awe as 24 stills turn to 48 turn to over a 100 as film turns to cartridge andContinue reading “Hidden things”


Salford 12th June 2018 Cognitive act of great effort noting and transferring the idea and vision carefully to canvas using colourful media equal care given to the objects around the main subject not forgetting the sun or the sky taking attention to each shade of blue transferred reality is – there’s plenty of them asContinue reading “Concentration”