Particular

Particular Take a day, any day And a place, any place Now take a time, any time and capture it Freeze frame in your memory That was the day you ate that Sandwich at the quayside cafe and saw brave souls in Frogsuits dive headlong in the eerie deep waters of a Salford Canal Basin... Continue Reading →

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Another Winters Morning

Fishing As the mercury begins its annual retreat the angler keeps a watch the winter water, dark and cold as silvery sources flicker   Hot air turning to almost fog as chair it rests on sawn up logs and line it sits, still, with great aplomb as angler watches for a flicker   The float... Continue Reading →

Over the bridge

Pedestrian Walking on water ? not exactly as they straddle the Locks , Quays and Rivers of my home town never shy of their responsiblity - they get people to their destination from A to B and back again easing a walker's worry they'll get wet in the water revolutionary ? in their day necessity... Continue Reading →

Elemental

Elemental Salford 17th September 2017 They cut through the Earth, to create this canal. Development led to a series of Basins being dug, which filled with water coming from, not only the canal, but the skies too.   Originally , the Wind carried ships down the canal - using their sails, but nowadays these boats... Continue Reading →

Things with the Letter D

#CFFC in response to cees photography challenge To start with, here's a night time shot of the Holiday inn express on Salford's Quayside, taken at Dusk by one of the Docks or as the people call them now basins 🙂 You could call this a 3D shot - as it was Dark as well ! The canal is... Continue Reading →

The Canal

Salford , 5th September 2017 Hi folks, Inky reporting from behind his desk at the toolshed.   Regular viewers will know i started this site to share my scribbles thoughts and photography with you all. Most of the poetry (not all) comes from my online repository on Allpoetry.com Now here's the thing.  when i post... Continue Reading →

Bridge

Salford, 5th July 2017 in response to the photo challenge Bridge   It can be happily said that where i live, in Salford, you're no more than five minutes away from a bridge of some sort. The mass of water you see above is the Manchester Ship Canal , which flows towards the river mersey,... Continue Reading →

Clouds in the water

#weather #water #reflections #poetry Salford, 15th May 2017 You could almost mistake them for the real thing confused Canada geese try to eat them as an appetiser before lunch they seem to float gently on the waters edge easy pickings for our feathered friends Bubbles arise from deep below but clever fish they do not... Continue Reading →

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