Ascend A top of a Small hill can feel like Mt everest to a small child Conquering the challenge of Elevating themselves so far, from North South East and West - they can see all around them Descending might take a bit longer - but first take in the view
Unfurl 17th August 2017 Middlewood scout camp, Worsley, Salford Maybe it was in the act of "doing our duty" that the dedication of raising and lowering the union flag each day at camp, reminded those little or big, to "do their best" even in the smallest of acts - from washing the pots … Continue reading Unfurl
Construct It begins simply enough, a simple bucket of bricks stacked up from top to bottom till at last - they topple oh what fun! The next thing you know you're building a wall with stuff from the sea and occasionally it falls oh what fun
Carousel An acrostic on the Carousel, by Inky. Crazy, the way this amusement ride of colour turns round and around to the sound of the pipes in its middle under the musics charms the stallions and fillies move up and down expect laughter and cheers from the little ones, who've been waiting all … Continue reading Magic Roundabout
Grit by brian f kirkham Great determination to succeed Ready to take on a challenge - that's what I see In the kids of the streets in my home town Today
Uniform Our Lady of Mount Carmel RC High School, 1987 Stood inside the "New" Amalgamated school by Buile Hill Park, in Salford. Two sets of kids awaiting to go off to lessons - but first - the set up of forms The classes had to be put together - Cathedral with St Lawrence's. you couldn't … Continue reading The Old School tie….
Bottle Behind every cordial known to kids On the Supermarket shelf The humble glass bottle - A marvel of invention Take it off the shelf - consume the fruity contents - and return as soon as possible Lots of kids lined up outside the newsagents Expecting a shiny silver coin for "Takin' the bockles back"