Breathe

#Octpowrimo #Camera #Breathe #Acrostic Salford, 24th October 2019 An acrostic of self help and photography! Back on the corner of the quay Really trying to grab the colours in that iconic building Except – right at this moment – it’s not working for you A time to step back, assess and relax Take five ,Continue reading “Breathe”

Octpowrimo – Day 22 – Broken pieces

#Octpowrimo #Brokenpieces Imperial War Museum North, Manchester UK (via the Inkwell), 22nd October 2019 How does someone express the act of war ? take you through a hundred years and tell that tale – that no one else can tell anymore. The man with a vision took a thing for brewing his cuppa and changedContinue reading “Octpowrimo – Day 22 – Broken pieces”

Penny Farthing

#poetry #victorian #transport #wheels Look at Me! on a Victorian street, a marvellous thing that’s hard to beat I rest by a wall where I stand up tall I can be seen by the noble the Blacksmith , and all My rider sits down on th’seat – wood and brass Awaiting a whistle Allowing himContinue reading “Penny Farthing”

The terrace at No3

#Octpowrimo #Cobbledstreets #England #Northern #Salford #Lancashire A piece of poetry by inky, based on the terraced house on Lark Hill Place. A restored Victorian Street in Salford’s Museum and art gallery. Old building by cobbles, Oak table , and chairs Copper kettle boiling on the stove near to the stairs Fruit from the Grocers, cutupContinue reading “The terrace at No3”

Grand Final

Old Trafford, Manchester 2019 St. Helens V Salford or put it another way – flip it round David vs Goliath – St. Helens are the league champions, Salford had to come through the playoffs – and its 1st versus 3rd – A marvel in itself given the pundits had written Salford off at the startContinue reading “Grand Final”

Wednesday Morning, 6.30

#Octpowrimo #Morning #Sunrise An early morning piece from inky. In twenty four society, there’s no time for beauty sleep There’s parcels to be delivered from point A to B and piles of paper to be rounded up for recycling rolling down the main road – the recycling van rumbles trying his best not to rouseContinue reading “Wednesday Morning, 6.30”

Playing in the side street

Salford, 25th September 2019 #Salford #Children #Parking #Gardens #Street #Sports In order to save themselves some pocket money the sports fans find convenient side streets parking off the main road on the way to the stadium One by one, they move on to empty paving ignoring the call of the parking charge plastered on theContinue reading “Playing in the side street”

Churlish

#fowc #churlish Salford, 30th August 2019 A response for fandangos prompt, taken from a memory Now that’s a fine way to act, as you sit with your arms crossed on the corner of the cobbled street. throwing a strop and calling people names is really lady like – isn’t it ? I’ve seen you pullContinue reading “Churlish”