Muddy Footprints

#CYW #Brown #Wet #Mud #Footprints #Camping Camping out in the wilds, has its disadvantages As the weather can be particularly nasty Making your way across the field to the washroom as Persistant little raindrops land on your head If you gave it some thought – you would have moved the tent Now everyone will knowContinue reading “Muddy Footprints”

Well worn Blanket

Salford 16th May 2017 Blanket Back in Nineteen eighty two – i started taking this long woolly blanket to camp Like many other scouts i stuck it at the end of my tents sleeping bag, and As it got cold, i wrapped it round me to keep warm Now, each camp i went to –Continue reading “Well worn Blanket”

Good Companion

Been looking through my old notebooks again, and found a scribble in relation to the Orange One-Man Tent I was assigned during my time as a scouter with the 90th Salford.  The title of the poem relates to the name of the tent – which I slept in on campsites in Greater Manchester, Cheshire ,Continue reading “Good Companion”

Good Companion

Oh little resting place of mine set among forest of green lashed down on the grassland in space of trees between. Your A-Frame and Flysheet, are a real treat, against the clouds you cannot be beat. And under your flysheet is perfect, for drying boots after ‘ hike as raindrops drain down, into gully ofContinue reading “Good Companion”