Using the senses…

This is a creative piece I wrote when I was at university. It was based on memories – both real and quite likely assumed, as some are quite old – and the senses that came with them. I thought it was quite expressive and interesting, a different look at a particular place, an abattoir. I’m sure there would be many other ways to describe this particular place, this is just the way I remember this day…

Cacophony. Dogs barking constantly. Sheep baaing, sometimes low and unconcerned; at other times frantic. The cows too, mooing as their hooves clatter up the wooden ramp, the three pronged electric prod sometimes poking them sharply in the rump. The loud machinery jangles and clangs, chains moving mechanically in rows, fans whirring. Continue reading


#kidofthe80sand90s Footrot Flats, The Dog’s Tale

Memories Monday

I was a kid in the 80s and 90s, and have many amazing memories from that time. Things might be technically ‘improved’ these days with the progression of technology, but nothing beats the nostalgia of ‘the good old days’. I’m sure there’s many people out there who will enjoy reminiscing along with me 🙂

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