Tag Archives: Charity

Teamwork, followers? A ‘doing good things’ idea

Hello everyone. A very short post today with one question about this charitable scheme which helps entrepreneurs in ‘developing’ countries and only requires small, returnable donations to work: https://www.lendwithcare.org/info/how_it_works would you be interested in joining a team if I set … Continue reading

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Happy and sad and Caitlin Moran

1. Happy She’s done something terrific, Caitlin Moran – well, with a few other high-profile people. The campaign #helpiscoming is raising money for Save the Children. That’s fantastic. Ms Moran mentions, in her column in today’s Times magazine (behind a … Continue reading

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The helpless, the hopeless, the despondent

I reached out my hand for the bin bag only to realise it was a baby in a car seat. In a rare fit of practical action I was helping sort donations for ‘migrants’ in the Calais ‘Jungle’ encampment. The … Continue reading

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Above us, only sky?

I’m sitting at my desk. Tears are close to the surface. I’m having trouble identifying keys that aren’t in the direct glow of the screen. I keep pressing ‘insert’ instead of ‘delete’ and my words start vanishing as I type, … Continue reading

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