The Story Of Plastic …Part 2

Originally posted on Retired? No one told me!:
Asia particularly is drowning in plastic…Trash becomes trash after it has been used…once it has served its purpose…Most solutions are consumer not manufacturer led. I think this beautiful image drawn and painted by Rishika perfectly depicts my drowning in plastic comment…she really is a skilful artist…Thank you Rishika for letting me use this image… Cleanups although admirable are not the solution they don’t make the problem go away… Having taken the western world’s plastic for decades … Countries like China and Thailand have now stopped this practice and handed it back to… Continue reading The Story Of Plastic …Part 2

Guest Author: Neil Rushton ~ Dead But Dreaming ~ A New Novel

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
My second novel Dead but Dreaming was published on 31 July. It is the story of a young folklorist, who travels into the English countryside in 1970 to collect testimonies about the faeries from people in the rurality. The setting is the Tertiary Research Unit of a psychiatric hospital, where the protagonist soon finds there is much more going on than they had bargained for. It’s a story about the faeries as metaphysical entities, but also includes many tropes and motifs: the concept of solipsism, Dissociative Identity Disorder (termed Hysterical Neurosis, Dissociative… Continue reading Guest Author: Neil Rushton ~ Dead But Dreaming ~ A New Novel

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Author Updates – #Reviews – #Paranormal Roberta Eaton Cheadle, #HistoricalRomance Christine Campbell, #Prose/Poetry Colleen M. Chesebro

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the Cafe and Bookstore update where I share recent reviews for authors on the shelves. The first author featured today is Roberta Eaton Cheadle for Through the Nethergate. About the book Margaret, a girl born with second sight, has the unique ability to bring ghosts trapped between Heaven and Hell back to life. When her parents die suddenly, she goes to live with her beloved grandfather, but the cellar of her grandfather’s ancient inn is haunted by an evil spirit of its own. In the town of Bungay,… Continue reading Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Author Updates – #Reviews – #Paranormal Roberta Eaton Cheadle, #HistoricalRomance Christine Campbell, #Prose/Poetry Colleen M. Chesebro

The Story of Plastic…27th July…

Originally posted on Retired? No one told me!:
Hello and welcome to my environmental posts…it has been two weeks since I watched the film “The story of Plastic” and attended the virtual Q & A session shortly afterward… Both worthwhile as there was much I learned and it left me not only with answers but questions and concerns… The story of plastic charts how the gas and oil industries have been very successful in manipulating the narrative…Who are the heroes and villains? Not the consumer as manufacturers and packaging companies have always had us believing…they would like us to continue… Continue reading The Story of Plastic…27th July…

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Meet the Authors new to the Cafe – #Fantasy Adele Marie Park, #Fantasy Freya Pickard, #Paranormal Cecilia Kennedy

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There are over 150 authors in the Cafe and Bookstore and I wanted to keep it to key pieces of information such as buying links, recent review, website and covers. However, I know that readers also like to know more about the background of authors. There have been some new authors and books to the Cafe over the last few weeks and in the last two posts of the series I would like to remind you of their books. Meet Adele Marie Park I love writing, it`s my passion. My genres include fantasy, horror,… Continue reading Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Meet the Authors new to the Cafe – #Fantasy Adele Marie Park, #Fantasy Freya Pickard, #Paranormal Cecilia Kennedy

Recycling and Climate Change… 20th July 2020…

Originally posted on Retired? No one told me!:
Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of recycling and climate change news from around the world… Since last Monday I have watched “The Story of Plastic“…Did any of you register and watch it? Tonight I am attending a zoom panel discussion and Q&A…I am looking forward to that as this film has raised many questions which I would like the answers to or know what the way forward is… Briefly, it was the story of the birth of plastic and how far it has come…Did you know that plastic was once… Continue reading Recycling and Climate Change… 20th July 2020…

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves – #Fantasy – Sea Dragons: Wisp II by Adele Marie Park

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Delighted to share the news of the upcoming fantasy release by Adele Marie Park – Sea Dragons: Wisp II – The book is on pre-order at the special price of £1.66/ $2.07 for 18th July. About the book The malevolent and ruthless mage, Dante Asano is defeated but victory came at a horrific price. Before Wisp and his companions could intervene, Dante possessed Pendra Thorn’s body. In order to stop Dante without killing Pendra, a magic sleep spell was cast. A glass coffin warded with powerful spells encased her body while her mind fled… Continue reading Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves – #Fantasy – Sea Dragons: Wisp II by Adele Marie Park

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – D. G. Kaye Explores the Realms of Relationships – July 2020 – Calling All Fixers!

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Welcome to the July edition of Realms of Relationships Calling All Fixers Are you that person who has a dire need to fix the people you care about? Are you that person who thinks nobody can fix things like you can? Let me tell you, I was one of those people, and I learned that there are definite limitations when it comes to thinking we can repair others—despite how much our hearts truly wish we could. Our compassion and love fuel our desire to want to help our loved ones when we sense something… Continue reading Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – D. G. Kaye Explores the Realms of Relationships – July 2020 – Calling All Fixers!

Recycling and Climate Change… 13th July 2020…

Originally posted on Retired? No one told me!:
Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of recycling and climate change news from around the world… I am quite excited that the UK is taking Climate Change seriously and they are building the world’s largest Cryobattery facility will be housed near Manchester in the UK and help the country store renewable energy. Press release…  The world’s first commercial liquid air battery project planned for Trafford, Greater Manchester, will help the UK make the most of its solar and wind energy.  The world’s largest liquid air battery… It will form a key… Continue reading Recycling and Climate Change… 13th July 2020…