Pink Carnation

#CYW #Carnation-Pink Popping up around the spring its the kind of flower that likes a party noted for its use as a buttonhole flower keeping up appearances at family occasions Curves more wiggly than your average rose rows upon rows keep each other standing up, not falling over at the nearest breath of wind. theyContinue reading “Pink Carnation”

The return of Spring

Salford, 12th March 2019 I hear the mercury creeping up the kitchen thermometer but the boiler’s having none of it steam rising in the cold air from his friend , the kettle white mist still apparent from outside while red skies mix with blue as evening falls and the evergreens move in the breeze whilstContinue reading “The return of Spring”

Challenge 30 – No.26

“Weather” 5th February 2019 “Red skies at Night, Shepherds Delight…..“ This old phrase is still around today. It was the shepherds way of telling fine weather – a red sky at night normally foretold of fine weather next morning Whilst a red sky in the morning, normally was followed by grey clouds in the skiesContinue reading “Challenge 30 – No.26”

Singing in the rain

#In light of the lack of a fresh writing prompt – i’ve poached this one from the wordpress e-book – 365 Writing prompts….enjoy….inky.# Salford 16th June 2018 Inclement is how the weathermen would have put it the weather itself couldn’t make its mind up the sun was out – the birds were tweeting – andContinue reading “Singing in the rain”

Waiting for the springtime

17th March 2018 Sat in the toolshed on St Patricks Day Noting the barometer turned Over from Frosty to warm When all of a sudden the mercury goes into Fast flowing freefall And white powdery masses Land like leprechauns Lightly covering rooftops and cars

Outer Layers

Outer Layers Salford 19th August 2017 They say clothes make the man / woman well, whoever wrote that obviously lives somewhere nearer to the equator than i do. They’ve also never experienced the phenomenon that is Horizontal Rain. If its sunbathing weather – then obviously i’ll be in shirt sleeves and a pair of shortsContinue reading “Outer Layers”

It is easy being green!

It IS Easy Being Green! Its quite easy being green Watching the plants wake from the cold of winter sprouting new shoots from barren branches Calamatous cold conditions giving way to glorious growth watching wiry stems produce perfect petals Evergreens look on proudly as new growth comes from fallen seed proud parent watching little seedlings RainbowsContinue reading “It is easy being green!”

Spring greens

#Coloryourworld #cyw #spring-green From down in the ground on cold winter ❄️ months long 🍃 leaves take time to grow.   As their heads pop up from the ground rejoice! For their dark green foliage utimately signal mother nature fancies a change of scene   the mercury rises and the flowers 🌺 are coming springContinue reading “Spring greens”