Great bell of Notre Dame tolls over Paris one year after fire

A year on from the fire that destroyed much of Notre-Dame de Paris, the cathedral’s great bell rang out, as a mark of resilience as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic. The bourdon bell has sounded just once since April 15, 2019, when the blaze engulfed the 850-year-old cathedral. Source: SBS News  


What if instead of “behind” this group of kids is advanced because of this? Let’s talk about helping our kids during social distancing. Hear me out. What if they have more empathy, they enjoy family connection, they can be more creative and entertain themselves, they love to read, they love to express themselves in writing….

Connecting people trough the love for Sourdough.

A Sydney chef is mailing out sourdough starter to share positivity (and good bread) around the country. Pre-COVID-19, there was a quasi-black market for sourdough starter. You had to know someone, who knew someone, who was willing to share the spoils of their sourdough “mother”, that essential living mass of flour and water that kicks…

Group Exercise without leaving home

How amazing it this 🙌🏻 Via @goodnews_movement Instagram: “In Seville, Spain they are not accepting quarantine as an excuse for not working out. This fitness instructor hosts a workout from a rooftop —and people join his class from their balconies.”      

Bring the Zoo into your living room.

Taronga Zoo is for the first time ever, bringing their two beautiful zoos directly into your living room! Tune in daily to immerse yourself in fascinating content, including shows, keeper talks and 24/7 live-streams of our Sumatran Tigers, Asian Elephants and Greater Southern Oceans precinct! Find out what’s going on at Taronga’s Wildlife Hospitals as…


Respect for the teachers who quickly adapt to new ways of teaching. Home teaching made fun.

Time for Happy News

It’s all about staying connected. Normally my website is all about food connections, but at this strange times we currently are going through I like to share some happy news. With all the sad news around us we easily overlook that there are positive things happening around us as well. People helping each other, cheering…