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”

Flown Off (In Word Art)

As its the start of winter, at the toolshed (home of the inkwell) A piece of artwork on seasonal migration….some of the birds have flown south The ducks, geese and swans (as usual) have decided to stay by the canal basin (Attracted no doubt by the free feed cast across the centenary walkway ! 🙂Continue reading “Flown Off (In Word Art)”

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”