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 →


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 →


Mushroom A response to the daily post prompt by inky Small mushroom sits amongst the leaves and the grass minding its own as the wildlife pass getting what it can from nearby trees and the rain taking up water from the natural drain

Bird Bath

San Rafael, Albufeira, Portugal 29th September 2017 Sat around the sculpted edge Petite feathered friends, preen And pamper, dipping into and Rolling about, in the clear blue water Ripples create shapes as Out and in they hop about, Water splashing about on the Surface.


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 →


Shimmer Shining in the bright moonlight holding her beauty by the waters edge in the way she reflects herself in the water maybe she will catch someone's eye mariners on the hunt for precious cargo expecting to find valuables where she is resting


Salford, 29th July 2017 Shallow Some say its easy, splashing your feet along the sea on a Hot summers day, but its important to be Aware of your surroundings Lots of people like to dive into that Long stretch of blue water - Only they know their limitations When they wade into it - don't... Continue Reading →

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