Welcome to the round up of posts here on Smorgasbord that you might have missed…
The week has been unremarkable here except for the fact that it is June and it has not stopped raining for a week, with at least another week to go… and the heating is still on twice a day. This has not helped the work in the back garden which requires a couple of days of dry weather to put down gravel and then cement…
I am officially banning all singing and dancing for the rest of the summer… see what happens when this dance academy puts on a show and perform ‘Singing in the Rain’ I rest my case!. Thanks Lucinda Armstrong
There is nothing more to say… except let’s get on with the week’s posts..thank you for dropping in and also a huge thanks to those who have contributed this week.
A reminder of the new Sunday Interview series beginning at the end of June…I am already receiving some terrific pieces about our senses…
This week William Price King introduces us to a contemporary artist.. Hiromi Uehara Jazz Composer and Pianist.
Two more posts from Paul Andruss...and the first is about a drink with an ancient history.. Mead. Poetic Mead
Coffee a Noxious Concoction.. for coffee lovers everywhere..
This weekend I begin the serialisation of Tales from the Irish Garden... and in the first post a reminder of how the story left off in the previous book.
Annette Rochelle Aben takes us through the universal energy we can expect in June….
Sherri Matthews joins us for a series of four memoir posts. In her first post.. a little nostalgia about her first meal out with her Dad.
This week the Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge by Charli Mills prompt was strawberries and mint… here is my story – The Devilish Mojito…
Welcome to the series Posts from Your Archives, where bloggers put their trust in me. In this series, I dive into a blogger’s archives and select four posts to share here to my audience.
If you would like to know how it works here is the original post: https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2019/04/28/smorgasbord-posts-from-your-archives-newseries-pot-luck-and-do-you-trust-me/
Robbie Cheadle writes for both children and adults, but clearly children’s books are very dear to her heart… here is a post that demonstrates that. The Life of Roald Dahl.
Photograph from The Official Roald Dahl Website
Jacquie Biggar with a recipe that brings back memories..also a link to a festive cookbook that looks great.
Financial expert Sharon Marchisello explains the need to identify your tolerance risk when investing.
Diana Wallace Peach treats us to a wonderful short story.. The Optometrist and the Dragon
Carol Taylor is on a short break so I took the opportunity to delve into her archives to find some gems to share with you.. in this post a secret garden…
This is the final post from Beetley Pete… also known as Pete Johnson who blogs from Norfolk…I could not leave the archives without sharing a post about Ollie.
An inspiring poem from Miriam Hurdle – The Sun Welcomes Me…
Pre-school teacher of over 30 years, Jennie Fitzkee, has been a welcome guest here many times but this time, Jennie has let me loose in her archives… this will be fun. She is always coming up with creative ways to engage the children.. and here is just one. “The Stop Game”, From Dinosaurs to Poetry
Olga Nunez Miret gives us a guided tour through her hometown of Barcelona…
A new participant to the series with some lovely photographs of wetland wildlife and a cute grandson.. Fraggle Photography.
Another new participant.. Elizabeth Slaughter with a memory that could have ended very differently.
Kim of By Hook or By Book is a book reviewer and here is an example.
Gibson Square (pen name) writes The Cabbie Blog and over the next four weeks I will be sharing trivia and little known facts about London.
Susanne Swanson shares her trip to Hawaii.. with some lovely photographs.
Balroop Singh shares the therapeutic benefits of music…. I won’t argue with that… cannot imagine my life without it.
New Book on the Shelves
Author Update: Reviews
The second post in the series on the brain.. and how it develops from conception through life.
Thank you so much for dropping in today and for all the support… I am just off to do my shopping…Sally