A Kestrel Came Calling

#birds #kestrel #poetry Photo by Brett Sayles on Pexels.com A Kestrel came a calling on a summers Sunday morn it was on a hunt for squeakers as its chicks had just been born A Kestrel came a calling diving on the roof pinching the spoils of the locals attacking with claw and tooth A Kestrel …

The Grill

#Greek #Cuisine #Salford #Quays A Greek Gyros – served up at Salford’s Mediacity UK You can get hungry, walking the labyrinth of paths located by my home town reminds me of a sunny coastal place by the med and on a patch of green there’s a familiar spot where holiday treats are served as meat …

A picture from wherever

#socs another time to dive headlong into the inkwells offline archive Swans in the Canal (Image by Inky) I like taking a camera out whenever i go for a walk or tram ride out for this one – i didn’t have to go far armed with some bird friendly seeds i took a snap or …

First in the water

#nature #winter #swimming First in the water (image : Brian F Kirkham) While the rest were going about their morning routine this brave soul decided to take the plunge into the northern waters fed by the Mersey and Medlock Water, skiddy in places, where jack frost had turned it to ice but with all those …

Refueling Point

Photo by Alexander Dummer on Pexels.com Salford Museum and Art Gallery 30/1/22 You’ve been on your weekly pilgrimage and are on your way home when your tum reminds you of chocolate, steam and foam So off you depart from your regular road and sit down in comfort in a local abode enjoying a drink warm …

Commute

#fowc #transport We’re all trying to get somewhere from point A to point B Cupboards have to be filled while young minds are filled Putting your feet first is the simplest option but then pushing those pedals might get you there faster Its rare to see a horse in the city but i think they’re …

Looking at a line full of laundry

Salford 1st November Response to a Writeclub Prompt by Inky #Larkhillplace #writeclub #street #Salford There’s a breeze tonight a perfect westerly don’t need to check the weather forecast and i’ll tell you why tween lark hill place and ackers st the mangles have been working overtime and Mrs Protheroe’s washing is hanging on the line …

Sunday Lunch

Salford Museum and Art Gallery (Next to Salford University) Call it cultured if you will A meal time of summat tasty served up at The local museum and art gallery Head and mind kept occupied by Exhibits shown and Displayed around the workspace Roast or Corned beef, Maybe Ham And a drop of Tea or …

Discovering Energy

There’s a little place down my street where two scientists liked to meet Discussing science and things that moved sharing ideas in and industrial groove They were honored by peers of the grand society and recognised by titles and confered degree Joule House, Salford

Adventures of an inner city moggy

Salford , 12th August 2021 Photo by Alice Castro on Pexels.com He’s back home again, heading through the gap in the gate – like nothing’s happened Having spent many hours of yesterday evening and this morning Hotfooting around his old haunts and Helping himself to the finer things His city can offer him – you …