The Soldiers’ Charity: Big Curry Lunch

It’s been a long time since we had a war that really touched ordinary Brits; a war that threatened us on our home ground. More than 60 years, in fact.  So perhaps it’s easier now than it was back then for people to feel disconnected to our armed forces; out of sight is out of ... Read more »

Curry For Change – Find Your Feet

Curry for Change is a fundraising and awareness campaign by charity Find Your Feet. Find Your Feet is a small organisation currently working in the most remote areas of India, Nepal, Malawi and Zimbabwe. They help poor rural families improve their agricultural practices so they can grow enough food; support them in finding their voice ... Read more »

Tools For Self Reliance Cymru

Tools For Self Reliance Cymru collect old and unwanted hand tools, mostly those used by gardeners, and their volunteers clean, repair and sharpen them. They send their refurbished tool kits to grass roots community groups in Africa. As they explain, "Tools mean work, and the chance to shape their future, just as important to a ... Read more »

Own a Colour and Help Save a Child’s Life

Thanks to Fuss Free Flavours, I learned about this lovely way of supporting UNICEF by naming a colour. Our perception of colours in the world around us is limited only by the complexity and sensitivity of our eyes. But when it comes to representing colours on a computer screen, things are much more precise. Helen ... Read more »