Where’d the Milkman go ?

Photo by Farhaan Mushtaq Parimoo on Pexels.com #Milkman #extinctprofession #writeclub #napowrimo The sound of the bottles being turned around was one clear memory of childhood days The whirr of the electric motor of the milk float was better than any alarm clock on school mornings Glass bottles making a Distinctive sound almost sounded musical Crafted …

Transit

#fowc #Transit Photo by Erik Mclean on Pexels.com There it goes, heading down the road at regulation speed after being packed with breakfast goodies galore night time lit up by the tungsten bulbs soon they’ll be at their destination – where the fork-lift is waiting patiently then, they’ll be stacked up on the shelves for …

Bagged

#socs #bagged Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Before the days of Big Supermarkets a friendly greengrocer would give you your vegetables in a reusable carrier to get your purchases from point a to b – expectation now – pick up your own vegetables, weigh em and pay more for the priviledge don’t you think …

List

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Dad’s been checking the cupboards the fridge and freezer too Soon he’ll be driving the road down – the one that leads into town See the cupboards need refilling with fish and meat and soups as well as other tinned favourites like Beans with Sausage and Spaghetti hoops And Soap …

Taken over

#Horror beware, meat eaters the times they are a changin’ your local supermercado is under new management and things they’re re-arranging see you won’t find chicken’s in the frozen isle you’ll find them on a grass bank by the store fruit and veg are all been sown and the stuff in the store has all …

shopping

#writephoto #shopping sheepish young males hop around the drugstore overlooking the female goods on purchase by the opposite stall peering elsewhere for the mens toiletries its not that they’re embarrassed but they’re attracting the wrong crowd navigating past their seniors as they attempt to gravitate to the bakery at the end of the aisle

Queue

They’re waiting one behind the other lined up like dominoes They’re waiting socially distanced snaking around the car park Line moving like a python twisting and turning each corner of the retail park They’re waiting Trollies at the ready To get the days shopping They’re waiting for that wonderous bargain? No. to pick up the …

Empty Shelves

Salford 18th March 2020 #Shopping #Life #Onelinerwednesdays They’ve taken all the bread again Mum!!!! __________________________________________________________ I couldn’t call it a panic but they’re filling up the trolley’s stocking up the basics and acting like they’re Wallies It’s like its christmas run-up but we’re only half way through lent picking up “essentials” in tins all bashed …