Category Archives: The Gallery

The Gallery – Colour

I haven’t posted for the Gallery in what seems ages – not for lack of motivation, rather just life getting in the way over the last couple of months, but this one got to my get-up-and-go for a number of … Continue reading

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The Gallery – April

A railway carriage – you know, like in the olden days … a compartment set apart, with the blinds rolled half down. Through the narrow gap, you see ‘stuff’ flash by at speed. You have no idea what it is, … Continue reading

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The Gallery – Simple Pleasures

  Some folk like to just chill in front of the tele in their spare time … * Some people make stuff … * but today, we flew our kite : The moment of lift-off * Perfect sky, perfect breeze … Continue reading

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The Gallery – Black and White

  and walking out on the hills that day, the great sky told me to live every moment … … and never regret.   * MJM   Written for The Gallery, hosted by Sticky Fingers.

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The Amazing Flyin Poodle

The challenge for this week’s Gallery: something to inspire a bit of laughter as we head into the cold and dreary season … and after my last post, I definitely need to get my own blog back on cheary track … Continue reading

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The Gallery – Red

  Walking in red shoes I’m a grown-up Walking in red shoes I’m a Man! Walking in red shoes I’m a hero at three It’s the red what makes me be hwwEver I want to be ….   (Soooo I’m … Continue reading

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The Gallery – A Smile

Writing is really tough at the moment … too much life stuff getting in the way, but I couldn’t let this one slip by … Inspired by Dave Fowler and his Mona Lisa Million Project, Tara at Sticky Fingers has … Continue reading

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The Gallery – A Celebration

This week’s The Gallery is in honour of my partner in crime Mister F. aka HimUpNorth, who keeps my feet on the ground and my roots well and truly northern AND, more to the point, who is now officially the … Continue reading

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The Gallery – One Day in August

This is a very special Gallery : One which will mark a moment in time, in honour of  Save the Children who is working with mothers and children in one of the most poverty stricken areas of Bangladesh, and of … Continue reading

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The Gallery – A Photo I am Proud of

This Gallery theme came at another trough-point for me, but it’s funny how, just at the right moment, something can spark something which is able to pick me up and set me back on the right track, restore a bit … Continue reading

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