The Story of Plastic…27th July…

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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…

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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…

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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…

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Special Feature – #Anthology – This is Lockdown – Covid 19 Diaries – Flash Fiction – Poetry M.J. Mallon and Other Authors

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There is little doubt that this last three months of lock down has impacted all our lives. Marjorie Mallon has compiled an anthology that shares her own diary of events over that period about the pandemic and life as a family in lock down.. and the thoughts and poetry of others within the blogging community including myself. I will feature the anthology over two posts this week so that I can share more about a selection of the contributing authors and bloggers to the collection. I will also review the anthology in the second… Continue reading Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Special Feature – #Anthology – This is Lockdown – Covid 19 Diaries – Flash Fiction – Poetry M.J. Mallon and Other Authors

Recycling and Climate Change… 6th July 2020…

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Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of recycling and climate change news from around the world… Last week I touched on solar power, the Circular Economy and Factory Farming, and a few other topics…Factory Farming has never sat easily with me…although I eat meat I am not a huge meat eater and veggies make up the biggest part of my plate I do care where my meat/fish comes from and how it is reared and on what… Yesterday I went shopping in one of our two supermarkets and I was horrified… Continue reading Recycling and Climate Change… 6th July 2020…

Friday in my kitchen..how to reduce kitchen waste…

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Today I am going to talk about waste in the kitchen…what we sometimes waste and could use…it has the knock-on effect of saving money, having tastier, healthier meals with no preservatives or fillers…Reducing food waste not only helps the environment, but it’s also an excellent way to save some extra money and time. How many of you peel your veggies including mushrooms then either put the peelings in a composter or just throw them in the trash? Many vegetables like potatoes and carrots have edible skins just give them a wash or… Continue reading Friday in my kitchen..how to reduce kitchen waste…