Michael Edwards






The pen is mightier than the sword a charcoal stick.


There’s no such thing as a free lunch parking spot.


A watched pot never boils knows the time.


Beggars can’t be choosers sacked.


  • Goldfinch60

    Four good ones Michael but i would have thought that in your hands a charcoal stick is mightier than the pen, it certainly is in my daughters hands, she has drawn some amazing images with charcoal, one of which always looks over me as i write my words. (In fact there may be a poem there about that picture).


    • Michael Edwards

      I can work with either but the willow sticks do easily break.


      GOOD FRIDAY - Uncle MIKE - Love the WALL(M)ART ! At first glance it reminded me of the one on the side of Coventry Cathedral ! Love the idioms my fave is No 2. I think all NHS Workers should have a BLUE BADGE or (when we*re peripatetic) a BLUE LIGHT ! Nice to have you back - You just beat me into POLE ! Please cross our BRIGE and add a CITY to our FUSION - Thanks A & B

      Blessings & Peace to You & Yours
      Love Angela - Brian - Smokey ! ! !

      • Michael Edwards

        I was looking for a work for the wall and thought 'what the heck - I can make my own'. I did see something similiar on line and they were asking £350 for it - well it's not as easy as it looks but great fun to make.

      • orchidee

        Good writes and pic M.
        Don't some people eat charcoal as a health remedy? There won't be any left for you to draw with - they will have eaten all the sticks! Miss Berles eat charcoal?

        • Michael Edwards

          Miss Berles eats chalk - it helps keep her teeth white.

          • orchidee

            Oohh, thanks M. You see Lord Berle-Ington?!

          • dusk arising

            Aha, good to see you are prepared for power cuts and storing firewood in novel ways. Looking forward to those charcoal pieces. (jeez i hope he realises i'm joking... am i going too far?)

            An apple a day keeps other makes of computer at bay.
            Too many cooks spoil for a fight.
            A rolling stone gathers crowds.

            Enjoyed yours, thought i'd throw a few back atcha.

            • Michael Edwards

              You never go too far (well not yet lol) on the too many cooks issue look out for my interpretation coming soon to a screen near you.

            • Neville

              is there no end to your artistic versatility sir ...

              ... I also applaud the quintet of fine idioms you have put on display for us .. I particularly like the last one which reminded me of some of my homeless patients who made a considerable living out of begging

              All in all a bloomin good turn out today Michael ...

              • Michael Edwards

                I'm humbled by your encouragement good sir - more of these to come.

                • Neville

                  ................................................................. Yeah ... I say and print it loudly .........

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