Rush hour III

The trees are bending moving to a western tune played by coming wind rolling autumn leaves around tarmac cul-de-sacs to the alley’s end follow the brown leaves and you find them piled up high by a pelican some decide to rest whilst others run the gauntlet towards the river final resting spot ? answer toContinue reading “Rush hour III”

Playing in the side street

Salford, 25th September 2019 #Salford #Children #Parking #Gardens #Street #Sports In order to save themselves some pocket money the sports fans find convenient side streets parking off the main road on the way to the stadium One by one, they move on to empty paving ignoring the call of the parking charge plastered on theContinue reading “Playing in the side street”

Churlish

#fowc #churlish Salford, 30th August 2019 A response for fandangos prompt, taken from a memory Now that’s a fine way to act, as you sit with your arms crossed on the corner of the cobbled street. throwing a strop and calling people names is really lady like – isn’t it ? I’ve seen you pullContinue reading “Churlish”

Illumination

Salford, 8th April 2019 It’s not as if an alien were looking for a landing spot or leading lights of theatre were performing outside under portable stage lighting – moon looks on in awe – as halogen lighting casts instant brightness down the street night time glow falls over housing as orbs of light createContinue reading “Illumination”

The Wall

Chapel Street, Salford 2018 They reclaimed the bricks and numbered each one as the diggers did their thing the builders saving a theatre wall you could almost hear them sing   artwork by the cathedral doors in colours you’d never expected before bright neon on the way to town spread across bricks orange/brown   numbersContinue reading “The Wall”

Snow 🌨

Salford 28th February 2017 So, here it goes new Year and January have left the party old father times moving on to spring winter ❄️ you would think 💭 is getting ready to take a nap 😴 somebody didnt read the script at the pole northern winds have delivered something, covering over the terracotta tilesContinue reading “Snow 🌨”

Marmalade

A tale of an Orange Tortoiseshell that lives in the street near my home in Salford – Artistic Licence has been used! Marmalade, our Marmalade he is a funny Orange cat he scampers all around the house and plays with this and that He loves his fish on Monday on Tuesday – he eats cheesesContinue reading “Marmalade”

The Blacksmith

The Blacksmith A tale inspired by a visit to “Lark Hill Place” in Salford’s Museum and Art Gallery The fire’s coals burn brightly forging metal for the ‘smith who fixes shoes for the horses and the wheels for the carts they’re with It can be dark and gloomy in th’foundry when the coals dim theirContinue reading “The Blacksmith”

The terrace at No 3

A descriptive piece on a building in Lark Hill Place, at Salford’s Museum and Art Gallery. Old building by Cobbles with Oak table and chairs, Copper Kettle boils on stove near to the stairs. Fruit from the grocers, is cut up and cored ready for the pie crust in the oven its stored. Washboard andContinue reading “The terrace at No 3”