The Hole

#hole #street #road It began innocently enough big red signs at the junctions where side streets joined the road simply stating “Footpath Closed” When the sun had gone to sleep and the crows were in their nests slowly, the machines began creeping Amber lights passing bedroom windows as they slept before builders stopped for a …

Diversion

#Road #Roadworks #Pavement Photo by Ellie Burgin on Pexels.com I They turned up in the middle of the night and lifted up their paving slabs before lifting up the tarmac II Improvements to the daily journey the promises made III Signs of Improvement ? not forthcoming Big Red Signs lead away from the holes IV …

Journey’s end

#napowrimo #writeclub #holidays A nod to Maire @ Writeclub for the prompt! Photo by Tim Gouw on Pexels.com we headed out to far off shores looking for the sun bags all packed, and hotel confirmed we were off to have some fun travelling past coastal seas and taking in nearby hostelries eating several cream teas …

Look Out!

Warning Salford, 1st April 2018 When you’re walking through the meadow – its A good idea to watch out for any signs you might see Roads and paths tend to merge – and even in Normal hours – the unexpected can appear – so If you see a sign – saying men at work Never …

Hole in the Road

Alternate title – “An Ode to Roadworks” A hole appeared from nowhere the size of a cricket ball Test match players denied they sent a ball there I watch out of a window as vans pull up and men in orange overalls share a thermos – the first of many they’re guarding the hole Some …