Welcome to the round up of posts you may have missed this week on Smorgasbord.
I hope you have had a great week.. The sun has been shining most days and this has meant that the last of the outside jobs on the house are well underway. Water has been a great attraction for the birds who already enjoy their outsize bathing trays that can hold a flock of starlings at one time. If there is a crow investigating ways to get into the bird feed pyramid we have built they seem to perform a synchronised Haka facing the intruder from the safety of the pool. Very entertaining and effective.
Charlie the crow is exempt from this behaviour and I do think they sense that his permanent disability of being unable to open his beak very wide makes him a non-threat. I had some double cream that had gone sour… and I know a certain someone who is very partial to a bit of dairy for some reason. I managed to catch Charlie in the act as he polished off the small tub ending up with the evidence all over his face.
Anyway they do provide plenty of entertainment through the kitchen window or if I am sitting in the sunshine. Apparently I am not a threat either and they chatter incessantly amongst themselves about the standard of the food and facilities… thank goodness they cannot access Tripadvisor.
As always my thanks to William Price King, currently on his summer break for the Breakfast Show and the life of Nina Simone. You can also find William – Blog– IMPROVISATION– William Price King on Tumblr
Debby Gies is back tomorrow morning with a brand new series exploring our spiritual well being.. Over on her blog you can you can enjoy her Sunday Review for Diamonds are for Now by Ruth Harris..and a lovely heartwarming tribute to her husband G’s sense of humour… head over to D.G. Kaye
Carol Taylor was here on Wednesday with an exploration of foods and culinary terms in her terrific series A-Z of foods with the letter D. This week on her own blog you can enjoy her Monday Musings, Chicken Recipes, Green Kitchen and Saturday Snippets.. all about the word ‘Tickle’. Carol Taylor’s Weekly Round Up
Thanks too for all your visits, comments and shares this week… they mean a great deal..♥
On with the show…
The Breakfast Show with William Price King and Sally Cronin – Chart Hits 2000s Part Two – Lone Star, Savage Garden, Anastacia, The Corrs
William Price King meets the Music Legends – Nina Simone – Part Four – The 1970s
Size Matters: The Sequel – #Morbid Obesity, #CandidaAlbicans Part Two by Sally Cronin
Alexander Defender of Men part two
Carol Taylor’s – Culinary A – Z Rewind – ‘D’ for Dates, Dragon Fruit, Drupes, Durian and Dirty Rice.
#Memoir #Waterford #Ireland #History – The Colour of Life – James the Landlord 1939 by Geoff Cronin
#Memoir #Waterford #Ireland #History – The Colour of Life – Work on a Timber Gang – 1942 by Geoff Cronin plus an audio extra
#WWII #Family – Leora’s Letters by Joy Neal Kidney
Posts from Your Archives 2022 – ‘Potluck’ – #Family #Storytelling by Jennie Fitzkee
I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now! – Guest Round Up – Part One – Claire Fullerton, Noelle Granger, Pete Johnson, Sharon Marchisello, Jane Risdon, Balroop Singh, Pete Springer, Carol Taylor D.Wallace Peach, Sue Wickstead
#Romance #Comingofage – Hope at the Ocean’s Edge by Chantal MacDonald
#Cancer – The Winding Road: A Journey of Survival by Miriam Hurdle
Summer Book Fair 2022 – #Flash #Life Pamela S. Wight, #Thriller Simon Van der Velde
#Ireland #Music #Romance Claire Fullerton, #Poetry Elizabeth Gauffreau
#Teaching Pete Springer, #Poetry Balroop Singh
#Interview Marcia Meara and D.G. Kaye, #Bookreviewing Robbie Cheadle, Jacqui Murray, Alison Williams, #Fear Cheryl Oreglia
Hosts Debby Gies and Sally Cronin – Masks and Funfair spells
Hosts Debby Gies and Sally Cronin – Tech Support and Crafty Poodles
Thanks for dropping in today and I hope you have a wonderful week ahead… and if you have time to visit me that would be lovely… Sally.