#poetry #salford #docks #geese #swans #ducks #breakfast What attracts our feathered friends to the dock on a sunday morning you would think they’d be happy simply swimming over the surface of the calm waters of the canal Could it be the man from the council Spreading sensational delights on their favourite meeting spot ?
Salford Quays, 14th July 2018 a tale of the first time in the canal…from one of the goslings….Interpreted by Inky 🙂 It’s a bit hard stepping out from the little nursery pool to the great big vast waterway but at least my family are nearby mum and dad watching proudly on no water wings requiredContinue reading “Swimming Lessons”
Salford, 3rd February 2018 Detritus floating en-masse down the ship canal Readily aided by the boats and the water Is floating aimlessly towards the basin gates Full stop only happening upon hitting the booms where each stick gangs Together forming a pretty pattern on the Waters surface Overjoyed geese, plunder the booty, piling One largeContinue reading “Driftwood”
Waiting Canada Geese by Welland Lock, Salford Quays waiting for the warden to arrive eyes fixed on a patch of green and a whole load of swans jumping the dinner queue Signals are clear dinner wont be long now their feathered friends are moving….quickly
Salford, 25th January 2017 in response to the daily prompt Ten i never realised my home city was such a magnet for birds, particularly waterfowl pigeons are normally the first thing I’d spot, sparrows usually nest in the small fir trees 🌲 In the front garden today a blackbird said hello, hopping about from treeContinue reading “Ten birds 🐦 spotted”
A Photo in response to the Photo Challenge Gathering A recent photo of the feathered inhabitants of the waters of Salford Quays, Gtr Manchester in the UK. Taken by the pontoon opposite Welland Lock, near to the watersports centre, where the ducks geese and swans get their regular feed.