Balefire

Salford, Thursday 24th October 2019 They’d spent days planning this sourcing the location and the straw to build their balefire The structure they said would have to be sound for the safety of little uns watching around so they stacked up the straw and waited for dawn before setting alight the straw and the thornContinue reading “Balefire”

Horizon II

#Fowc #Horizon #HorizonII Half way tween the earth and the sky On which the sun exchanges places with the moon Reality is although you can see it In your eye line – you’ll find it impossible to reach Zero degrees – and its all so far away On the occasion you’ve reached your destination –Continue reading “Horizon II”

Fountains

#Fountains #Life #Home #Travel #cityscapes #poetry Manchester, 16th October 2019 I was in Manchester yesterday, on the hunt for a new pair of spectacles. Walking through Piccadilly gardens, I noticed something to bring a smile to the grimmest of people….They’ve turned the water back on the fountains!!!! Flying high into the northern skies Orchestrated jetsContinue reading “Fountains”

face in the clouds

Salford 29th July 2019 #Weather #Seasons #Summer #Acrostic Summer sees me ignore the cirrus and and stratus Taking in the rays peering through summers marshmallows Reality is – something’s been smiling floating in the air A smiling cloud, happy in the blue Tears ? not today…and when Ra gets a little bit to fierce AContinue reading “face in the clouds”

Floating

Salford 9th April Like a Marshmallowon a freshly brewed coffeethey float through the sky Shifting slowly over rooftopsDrifting across morningover field town and meadow Swirling through the Morning Skymoved by winds east and weststrings of candy coloured cloud move Early morning SunTurns pastel blue into Sunrise yellowAs clouds travel toward the hills Wisps of Water MovingContinue reading “Floating”

Patterns

#CFFC #Patterns I like patterns you can find them all around you, whether its in nature , or in your home furnishings in a mural or a picture I Volunteer at Imperial War Museum North, in Manchester, and a key place you spot patterns are in the camouflaged objects around the exhibition space Most camouflageContinue reading “Patterns”