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”

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”

Yellow

Yellow A Zesty colour sign of the start of spring and summer daffodils and daisies explode with colour and marigolds make hay in the morning sun Lemon sponge sits in the oven cooking slowly for a farmhouse lunch – Vanilla custard softly turning in a copper pan as breakfast is served – a soft boiled egg withContinue reading “Yellow”

Nose in a book..and a cake…

Sunday, 4th December 2016 Mother Nature is keeping her cards close to her chest today, perfect blue 🌌 with not a ☁️ in the sky. but there’s a definite nip in the air…little Jack Frost is up and about, and he’s painted every fallen leaf 🍃 in sight Antidote to the cold ?  A cupContinue reading “Nose in a book..and a cake…”