Archive for ‘kindness’

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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February 27, 2019

Still one of the best You Tube treasures of all time

by allthoughtswork

November 30, 2018

Make Someone’s Day

by duncanr

today, 30th Nov, is St Andrew’s Day in Scotland – when Scot’s commemorate the patron saint of their country

goes without saying that a great deal of alcohol is involved in these celebrations

this year, however, the message being promoted is that St Andrews Day is more than just an excuse to get ‘blootered’ . . .

November 23, 2018

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

by duncanr

customers to this Ikea store in Catania, Italy are greeted by an unusual sight . . .

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the store allows stray dogs into the store to keep warm and cosy during cold autumn and winter months and they are fed and fussed by employees and customers

full story and more pics here

October 19, 2018

Kindness to a Stranger

by duncanr

November 16, 2017

Mohamed Bzeek

by duncanr

Mohamed Bzeek fosters terminally ill children . . .

October 22, 2017

How cool is that?

by allthoughtswork

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June 29, 2017

No More Good Samaritan

by duncanr

a word of warning, guys

if you come across a wean greetin’ for its maw, don’t get involved

don’t try to help reunite it with its parents

just walk away, pretend you didn’t see it

trust me, it’s for the best

if you don’t believe me, just ask this guy – http://tinyurl.com/y83e2wfl

April 26, 2017

The Mother With 1,400 Children . . .

by duncanr

282 sons-in-law, 49 daughters-in-law and hundreds of grandchildren

read more about Sindhutai Sapkal herehttp://tinyurl.com/k7oxrhx