Trash

#fowc #trash The amount of Rubbish heading for An underground site is (believe it or not) Shrinking day by day – thanks to Helpful bin collectors They’ve separated the paper, plastic and glass Recycling them into new materials And Stainless Steel and Aluminium is Separated out before being melted down and Headed back to theContinue reading “Trash”

Cash

#Fowc #Cash I remember as a kid collecting the copper coins in an old tea caddy Ten penny chocolate drops your average spend for a little lads pocket sweets switched for comic books saving enamel for copper and a weeks reading funnies Hello Mister Twenty Pence Farewell Mr Pound Note Miss Shiny Pound has ArrivedContinue reading “Cash”

Recycling

Salford, 14th August 2019 Someone at the depot, didn’t really Enjoy the manual extraction of Paper , Metal , Plastics and Glass As they passed him by on the conveyor belt Reaction ? swift as bright coloured cousins joined the usual receptacle And Markets created to conjure household rubbish by the Tonne, into something muchContinue reading “Recycling”

Emulating the greats

Homage Salford , 30th August 2017 Sat by the great stretch of Ontario, Aware of the place i was in Lowry’s backyard, I Found myself a bench facing Out onto this great stretch of Royal waterway, in sight of Rileys Flat and began to Draw a scene in simple pencil – one the great manContinue reading “Emulating the greats”

Scribbles in Notebooks

Pens and Pencils Salford , 18th July 2016 “Just a humble little scribble from my notebooks” I like writing and drawing, and though i’ll never be the next big thing when it comes to these artforms – I still find them helpful in my never ending mission to concentrate the mind.     Whenever i’mContinue reading “Scribbles in Notebooks”

Filling in the Blanks

Blank The scroll of paper was pinned to the wall ready for action   It remained as it was for a number of minutes as little thinkers – Thought   Blank white paper with nothing to say but – “FILL ME IN”   Suddenly a word, two or three accompanied by colours diagrams and picturesContinue reading “Filling in the Blanks”