Tag: Oriental

  • There’s a dragon in the garden

    #writeclub There’s a dragon in the garden making people smile he was placed on the path, by the daffodils and he’s been there for quite a while See when the moon is full and made its rise the people passing by get a wonderful surprise you might just be thinking of who, what and why […]

  • Wisteria


    #CYW #Wisteria While the worlds athletes are competing in Japan its flowers are finding themselves settled in gardens up and around the globe turning the smallest of spaces into a Japanese garden expectations for medals continue but reminiscences aren’t that far away from instant fragrances that fill the air – aromas from this wonderful purple […]

  • Chinese New Year

    Salford, January 24th 2020 #Dragon #Chinese #NewYear #Luck #Manchester Dancing lightly through the Manchester streets, Royal dragons parade past the town hall A colourful line of lanterns decorate the quarter Going round the gates of China town Of course, you’ll hear the sounds of gongs and drums Now and again broken through by fire crackers

  • Noodles

    Salford, 23rd February 2019 They could be mistaken for spaghetti but these wiggly worms are made of sterner stuff egg yellow gives you a clue of their content clumped together in a group they drop into steaming water – with a drop of oil they swim around till they soften till they’re joined by the […]

  • Wisteria

    #coloryourworld #cyw #wisteria when you look at this plant it’s funny how it works its way around supporting walls or trees the branches climb high, into blue sky eventually allowing flowers to display ravishing colours of purple, violet or pink in some instances, even brilliant white an oriental climber at home on any garden wall

  • Sated

    Salford 28th November 2016 Sated it Started with the cherry patterned plate All covered with various little oriental delights Then, came the main course – noodles in an oriental sauce, meats and veg Every mouthful , a different explosion of taste A Delightful meal – full of colour, aroma and flavour Result : Hunger Sated.

  • Fortune Cookie

    #NapoWriMo #Blogging101 #Food #Biscuit #Chinese   For centuries Our destiny has been held in Round , sweetened pastries of the orient Telling coded messages after dinner…love, life and good fortune Until now, they remained the mystery Nobody knew what lay in store after the feast Except, of course – the pastry chef…

  • The Dragon’s Egg

    Another tale from the pages of allpoetry.com written by me – Enjoy the read Some workers were digging up pipes underground, when a very large coloured egg in the sand it was found. Now, the foreman of th’ site didn’t know what to do, so he called up some keepers from th’ local zoo. The […]

  • China Town

    China Town

    Because of my love of Chinese Cuisine – I love Chinatown.  It’s the home to the majority of Manchester’s Chinese community and its vibrant and colourful. I used to pass through Chinatown during my time at the local University, whilst I studied for my HND in I.T, and occasionally popped in to a pastry shop.  […]