What makes me

#Octpowrimo #Whoami A notable thing is character Being ones self Creative experiences that Define who you are Even if its the only thing they’ll know you for A few bumps and scratches along the way Brain ops and chicken pox two little obstacles Cerebral Palsy and “Juvenile arthritis” the other Determination to walk and overcomeContinue reading “What makes me”

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”

Final Whistle

#fowc #referee #sport #football #rules #ball It’s a funny old game is Football You walk for miles down roads and up stairs to get to those golden ticketed chairs – then as players take to the field you wait for the referee to yield – the man in the middle – you await his callContinue reading “Final Whistle”

What’s Awesome?

#Fowc #Awesome Salford 4th June 2019 If this reads a bit like a list – It’s not supposed to be! Things I’ve done, Places I’ve seen Being a cog as part of a much larger machine Taking up writing as self – therapy Helping out run some great events for free Greeting students at theContinue reading “What’s Awesome?”

Taekwondo

The world Taekwondo championships are coming to Manchester’s Arena complex – here’s my take on it. A Meeting of many, the great and good Assembled in East Manchester As sporting gods and goddesses Aimed a beeline to glory Airplane, Bus or Train they arrived Awaiting their chance to Apply their sporting skills And achieve greatContinue reading “Taekwondo”

Anticipate

10th February 2019 #Football To readers the other side of the big pond – a poem about football or what you call soccer – Inky While the greats are revered in Bronze New idols are to be cheered on by the fans At both ends of the East Lancashire Road Fans follow every kick , head everyContinue reading “Anticipate”