Summer Break

Sitting in the garden Playing with a ball As Mum or dad Call out – from beyond the hall Excitement awaits – we’re off to the museums! Down goes your head – you don’t want to see ’em Of course, its not like you’re grateful – you’ve been there before Up with your classmates –Continue reading “Summer Break”

Aquarium

Salford, 4th July 2019 #Fowc #Aquarium #Fish A picture of the underwater world quorums of fish meet up in view of human eyes under temperature controls as schools of fish travel around richly seeded beds of coloured gravel in search of the fish food, hidden under each pebble and on each sunken artifact moving quicklyContinue reading “Aquarium”

Abandoned (Derelict)

#FFFC #Abandoned #Derelict #Brokenwindows with thanks to Aron Jäger@unsplash.com for providing the Image I remember the weeks before the builders moved in the children, were now learning – in bright shiny blocks up the road in the next district whilst the old building sat – a nest for the birds and a target for vagabondsContinue reading “Abandoned (Derelict)”

Five more days of Christmas

Salford 2nd January 2019 #christmas #newyear If you find this post a little scrambled, there is a reason Six hours kip doesn’t do much for the festive spirit But just what do you do after new year ? Back to work or school after two weeks away If you’re a kid all you want toContinue reading “Five more days of Christmas”

Dancing on Air

#octpowrimo Salford , 10th October 2018 I don’t remember exactly When my clumbersome feet Felt lighter than a feather Perhaps it was walking across fields of flowers Or watching the squirrels In the local park, Rolling around in the mounds of freshly cut grass Or maybe, it was the taste of strawberries in winter, HidingContinue reading “Dancing on Air”

Making my way through Maps

#365daysofwriting #Backtoschool Salford 25th July 2018 If i could go back to school, to master a subject – i reckon it would be Geography i’d do Not English or History (even though i’ve got an interest in those subjects) – Geography. You see, even though i’ve made my way through the toughest routefinder map, iContinue reading “Making my way through Maps”

Bag o’ Pear Drops

#Poetry #Sweets #Confectionary 17th July 2018 I The container comes down from the confectioners shelf and each little drop of sweetness spills into the bowl II Red and Yellow fancies dusted with icing sugar and as you open the bag a blast of pear III Each Individually formed rocky for a short while but laterContinue reading “Bag o’ Pear Drops”

Rebel

Salford 10th May 2018 Rebel You were always the one in school that caused a scene causing young heads to turn at your juvenile antics Wearing the Uniform the way you wanted raising an eye of the deputy head They called you “Cool” and your pals all circled as school rules fell and school skirtsContinue reading “Rebel”

Tale of a Pencil Case

Salford 18th March 2018 Anyone who’s read the “First Day at School” piece on here, will know how in my first year at High school – i ended up in Needlework for form. Well, during the school week that year – as well as your regular stuff from English and Maths, Geography, History and all….weContinue reading “Tale of a Pencil Case”

Study

A few thoughts by inky on todays daily prompt Study Sat in a room, lined with literary works The lad peers through his assessment Understandably, he might not produce the works of Keats this evening, but with Dutiful observance, and conscientious research – he might just do well at his Year Tutors Assessment of hisContinue reading “Study”