Tag Archives: donations

Excuse me? Are you local?

This was a question thrown at me when I came out of a shop on the High Street this afternoon. The young man thrust his hand at me to shake mine, drawing me towards his board and the different kinds … Continue reading

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To Give, not to Get

Interesting topic on the radio this lunchtime, Charity Cold Callers. Did you know they had a script? Yeah, surprised me too, and from what the ex CCC interviewee was saying, Cold Callers are not supposed to take No for an … Continue reading

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The Magic of Three Pounds

It’s Christmas (almost) and charities have hired the likes of Bill Nighy, Dougray Scott and Michael Sheen to bring to our attention the plight of refugee children and their need for clean water, warm clothes, blankets and food. In advert … Continue reading

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Politics or Charity

Boiling the kettle for my breakfast cuppa after my shower this morning, I heard the tail end of a radio interview about ‘donations’. Not knowing the full context or having that much interest really, what caught my ear was the … Continue reading

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And we thought we’d finished????

After a good night’s sleep, and watching the Lincolnshire dawn this morning, we had an excellent breakfast and were on the road by 7.45. Hubby had written out our route, and we had our walkie talkies turned on as we … Continue reading

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Charity in Excess

The Philippines typhoon still dominates the news, and our government is giving a further £10M in overseas aid. Shop counters support an array of collection boxes, and charity shop windows display a variety of posters giving instructions on how and … Continue reading

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