The Grill

#Greek #Cuisine #Salford #Quays A Greek Gyros – served up at Salford’s Mediacity UK You can get hungry, walking the labyrinth of paths located by my home town reminds me of a sunny coastal place by the med and on a patch of green there’s a familiar spot where holiday treats are served as meat …

A picture from wherever

#socs another time to dive headlong into the inkwells offline archive Swans in the Canal (Image by Inky) I like taking a camera out whenever i go for a walk or tram ride out for this one – i didn’t have to go far armed with some bird friendly seeds i took a snap or …

First in the water

#nature #winter #swimming First in the water (image : Brian F Kirkham) While the rest were going about their morning routine this brave soul decided to take the plunge into the northern waters fed by the Mersey and Medlock Water, skiddy in places, where jack frost had turned it to ice but with all those …

Radikal

#CYW #RadicalRed You could call the mural – sensational most definately original a throwback to the days of Orwell and the Wigan Pier Modern day politicos and trendsetters Painted on a canalside wall More Lenin than Liverpool and while the decorators decide what to do with it the artist has achieved his aims people are …

Seagulls

Salford , 2nd April 2020 Speckled gull, Salford Quays – created in charcoal with Painter Essentials by Inky Someone is hovering over Salford’s bins every day they’ve been seen – on spying missions and some say – they’re worse than the pigeons gracefully flying through the skies until the bins on the waterside are looking …

Burnt Orange

A head to turn heads When you entered the room Instantly, you turned the boys heads Like Desdemona had arrived Dynamic Heaven’s angel mixed with Hell’s fury Only time would decide what happened next Meeting up with old friends By the banks of the waterside Reality – you would be back at your post come …

Little bird

Salford 1st March Like a bullet It flew down the street Towards the other side of the dual carriageway and The waterside Local cats, couldn’t catch him Even if they tried – he was too far up to reach Before our feathered friend Islands of Plenty – with seeds galore Ready to be eaten by …

My favourite place

Favorite Place salford quays, March 23rd Sat on a bench by the Manchester ship canal, just watching the water go by and letting the lemon cake I’ve just munched on digest as the feathered residents of the quays go by dont think they know much about their famous neighbours but it’s relaxing watching them travel …

Creature

Creature capable of anything, the dockside cat. running the roost over the old area of nine dock eager to grab the pickings, that hide from an expectant audience, more likely to see actors than a furry tailed family, resident by the basin usual routines the order of the day, watching the drains lining the road, …

serene

Serene Sundown over Salford Quays (Image (c) Brian F Kirkham) Picture of Salford Quays, during one of its sunsets taken with my Sony Xperia phone all is calm on the waters surface the fish are sleeping soundly below and the geese have headed for bed till breakfast all is quiet, all is calm what you’d …