Smorgasbord Blogger Weekly – July 8th 2022 -#Homelessness Pete Springer, #Reviews Jacquie Biggar, #Travel #Tuscany Jackie Lambert, #Age Rebecca Budd, #School #Life Ritu Bhathal, #Writing Judith Barrow with Patricia Osborne

A small selection of posts I have enjoyed this week and I hope you will head over to enjoy in full.. thanks Sally.

Pete Springer shares a post this week that highlights the horrendous statistic that there are an estimated 500,000 homeless children in the USA. There is an organisation called ‘School on Wheels’ that is making a huge difference to these children in California by offering tutoring and support from teachers, but it makes for difficult reading to know that these children and their families are in this tragic and rapidly escalating situation.  A must read especially as this is not isolated to the US but to many Western countries. A wonderful video shows what a difference this kind of support can make.

Founder of School on Wheels, Agnes Johnson.
(Photo Credit to Pinterest)

Head over to read the post and discover the work of this amazing organisation: Peter Springer with School on Wheels

Jacquie Biggar shares her June book reviews including those for D.L. Finn, Rebecca Zanetti, Janet Gover , Catherine Ryan Hyde and Jacqui Murray. They all look great.

Head over to read the recommendations for these books: June Reviews by Jacquie Biggar.

If you have not come across Jackie Lambert’s blog before you are in for a treat. Especially if you love dogs and travel too. Jackie and her husband and four canine family members live on the road travelling around Europe. My review for her first caravanning adventure is on Saturday but in the meantime here is a post in their most recent home on wheels under the Tuscan sun.

Head over to enjoy this entertaining adventure: Saturnia under the Tuscan Sun

Rebecca Budd and her mother Frances and sister Sarah come together for 15 minutes that is a fascinating insight into how we feel at the age we are. I loved all their thoughts on the question and Frances at 91 is amazing and I agree entirely with her wise words.. Keep learning and being engaged and be grateful for good health and those around you.. Do go over and listen and enjoy. Time well spent to put your own life into perspective whatever age you might be.

Rebecca, Frances and Sarah

Head over to enjoy this wonderful cross generational conversation about age: Tea Toast and Trivia – on living the age we are right now

Drop in for a cup of chai with teacher and author Ritu Bhathal as she reflects on the events of the last week.. including end of term activities, road hogs, birthdays and thoughts ahead to the coming school year

Head over to discover the events in Ritu’s life this week: But I Smile Anyway – Chai and a Chat

Judith Barrow is the guest of Patricia Osborne, sharing her unusual intro to writing fiction (I would have loved to have been a fly on the wall) and her academic excellence which has led to her lecturing in creative writing. An entertaining post.

Head over to enjoy this entertaining guest post: White Wings Books guest post Judith Barrow

 

Thanks for dropping in today and I hope you will head over to enjoy these posts in full.. thanks Sally.

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  1. Thank you for sharing my post and the others of these fine bloggers/writers. I’m going to assume homelessness is getting worse everywhere across the globe. How can we let this continue to happen without trying to help? Programs like School on Wheels show that ordinary people can help by making a small commitment of one’s time.

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