Archive for ‘kindness’

November 4, 2019

Narayana Reddy: Goodbye Grandpa

by duncanr

Narayana Reddy (aka Grandpa Chef) died on 27 Oct., aged 73 – http://tinyurl.com/y4n6bz3k

I’m a big softie, I know, but I cried buckets watching this video of his funereal journey. He was a good man
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I’ve been watching Grandpa Chef’s youtube videos, in which he cooked huge meals for orphaned children, for some time now. This was the

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November 2, 2019

Sasha’s Shelter

by duncanr

Ever since rescuing a few abandoned puppies more than a decade ago, Sasha Pesic has dedicated his life to taking in abandoned dogs and looking after them. He has taken around 1,200 canines off the streets of Nis, Serbia, over 400 of which have been adopted by people all over the world, but he still has over 750 of them in his care, and he needs all the help he can get.

September 18, 2019

And you thought it was hard getting toddlers INTO clothes….

by allthoughtswork

I love how their rescue game gets stronger and stronger as they go along. Regular pros.

I can’t decide if it’s sad or brilliant that there are specific tools being manufactured just to rescue wildlife from garbage.

September 13, 2019

He’s Not Heavy, He’s My Brother

by duncanr

a runner who collapsed just metres from the finishing line in a 10K marathon race in Bangkok, Thailand last Sunday was helped across the line by fellow runners – one of whom sacrificed his own time by stopping to help his stricken competitor cross the line first ahead of himself – full story

August 20, 2019

Why we miss Obama

by allthoughtswork

Remember humility and empathy?

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August 18, 2019

This story has a fatal flaw

by allthoughtswork

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July 13, 2019

‘in the end, we all just want the same thing’

by duncanr

a beautiful short film about a woman who provides palliative care to sick, wounded, or dying animals
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please watch video to the end [turn captions on if you’re struggling to follow her scottish accent]


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in 2015, doctors gave Alexis Fleming just 6 weeks to live . . .

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June 2, 2019

Does your heart good

by allthoughtswork

March 10, 2019

A Life line for Oscar

by duncanr

there are so many arseholes in the world, it’s nice to be reminded now and again that there are good folk around too

Oscar is 5 year old but unless a stem-cell match is found in the next 3 months, he will not live to see his 6th birthday

heartening then to see almost 5,000 strangers queueing for hours in the rain to see if

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March 7, 2019

The Kindness of Strangers

by duncanr

TV and Magazine writer, Nicole Cliffe, asked a question on Twitter . . .


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these are some of the answers to her question . . .

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