Waiting

Waiting Canada Geese by Welland Lock, Salford Quays waiting for the warden to arrive eyes fixed on a patch of green and a whole load of swans jumping the dinner queue Signals are clear dinner wont be long now their feathered friends are moving....quickly

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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 →

Light Reflection

Reflecting A response to the reflecting prompt, taken at Salford Quays recently Taken by me using my Sony DSC-H300 camera - using sunset mode and continuous frame. Had a while to wait for the sun to duck below the clouds, but i'm happy with the end result and the colours in the water and sky.... Continue Reading →

The return of the lights

Salford, 12th December 2016 I have had a wonderful few days in the run up to the Christmas festivities Manchester's volunteer choir were well received at the volunteer celebration at the Town Hall, whilst the smells and sounds of the Christmas markets have been in full swing. However, today I had the opportunity to take in... Continue Reading →

Ostentatious

Ostentatious Definition of Ostentatious Characterised by pretentious or showy display; designed to impress. There are many places that meet this criteria, but you could say the refurbished Manchester Waterside comes close. Firstly they cleaned up the basins, and placed lots of fancy housing around where the dockside warehouses are...whilst that was going on, they built... Continue Reading →

Take it to the bridge

In response to the daily post prompt Bridge Salford, Saturday 29th October 2016     Wonderful pieces of engineering traversing the great canal waterway passing across them on a daily basis I marvel at the way they work Some, they lift until weights stop, and some turn round as ferry anchors drop but without them... Continue Reading →

Lightshow on the water

; In response to the prompt H2O Whilst the morning brings the odd boat sailing up the canal, and the dredger cleaning the bottom Sailboats traverse around Erie and Ontario - as the Dazzling Snowdrop gives tours The sun shines on the surface creating rainbows where it can as local wildlife teach their youngsters the... Continue Reading →

Gathering

A Photo in response to the Photo Challenge Gathering   A recent photo of the feathered inhabitants of the waters of Salford Quays, Gtr Manchester in the UK.  Taken by the pontoon opposite Welland Lock, near to the watersports centre, where the ducks geese and swans get their regular feed.

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