Caught (in the fog)

Salford, 19th January 2020 #weather #fog Christmas and New Year is over, but winters still here A patchwork of heavy cloud, lies low – hiding church spires Until it lifts – it’s difficult to get anywhere Gravitating over roads and field alike Hard to make out the silhouettes in the Pea Soup The landmarks fizzleContinue reading “Caught (in the fog)”

Unmapped

#Socs source : The Fourth Bear, Jasper Fforde, P.155 when you look out towards the river you’ll spot a swathe of green amongst the towering skyscrapers its the prettiest place you’ll have seen The fathers are sat perplexed at the mo, for they’ve been offered some cash to bestow so long as the man wiContinue reading “Unmapped”

Unlucky

#Socs Source – The first three words from chapter 7 of “The Fourth Bear” by Jasper Fforde (Hodder and Stoughton,2006) “Most dumped boyfriend” The words on the medal read, he’d placed the metal over his eye to lessen the swelling to his head He washed away the lipstick from the cheek they’d kissed as theyContinue reading “Unlucky”

Eggplant

4th January 2020 Everyone our way knows it as an aubergine grilled and served up with grated cheese and tomato purple tinge to its black skin – never known once grilled leaping to life in any greek dish and lipsmackingly wonderful on a summers day note though – best served with oil and herbs tastesContinue reading “Eggplant”

Four Calling Birds

Salford, 28th December 2019 #Birds #2019 #Christmas A couple of days into the Christmas season I thought the birds had all gone somewhere sunny I would have joined them (if I had the money) but who should arrive on a Saturday morn feathers all winded, ruffled and torn ??? Sat on the nest resting onContinue reading “Four Calling Birds”