Posts Tagged‘connected communities’

Curating Kindness: Introducing… The Friendly Bench™

Interested but need to get a wriggle on? Jump straight to the full article here In an earlier blog post, I took the plunge and finally unveiled what I’d been *intending* to pen about here on the blog for some time – but had apparently been too much of a cowardy, Kate-like custard to do so until recently. As outlined in that rather wordy, but oh-so earnest and (if I do say so myself) utterly awesome post (!), the topic of loneliness is one that’s dear to my heart, not least because it’s an issue that can cause considerable emotional…

Hoarding happiness

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Prickly pears

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If kindness is your jam…

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Launching loneliness into the limelight

“As a topic, loneliness is a bit taboo… It can take a great deal of courage to stand up and admit to feeling isolated.” (Aimee Foster, The Early Hour) Fun in the sun As I stop for a minute to take stock of the last month or so, I realise it’s actually been quite a fun, busy few weeks: finding ourselves at the tail end of summer, BBQ season has been in full swing here in our corner of Mexico, and the invitations to gatherings, birthday parties and playdates for the kids have not been in short supply. For a…