Colonel Tom Moore Celebrates His Birthday

Could not become more famous and respected in such a short time amid dire situation. Fundraiser and record-breaker (see below) Tom Moore turned 100 years old last week, which was marked with an RAF fly-past near where he lives and an honorary promotion to a Colonel ranking (from a Captain) in the army. The popular…

Fundraising 99-year-old UK veteran tops music charts

A 99-year-old English war veteran who raised millions for health workers has topped the British music charts and claimed a world record title for fundraising. A World War II veteran who raised millions for charity has become the oldest person to top Britain’s main music chart. Captain Tom Moore also added a world fundraising record…

Rooftop Tennis at its best, impressive rally by 2 Italian girls.

Two young girls in Italy have staged a remarkable rally from the rooftops of neighbouring buildings. The girls in the Ligurian town of Finale Ligure managed a 12-shot rally featuring forehands and backhands during a 24-second video posted on Facebook. Source: SBS News

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  

Basil Pesto

Freshly homemade Basil Pesto is way better than any store bought pesto, way more flavoursome and without the preservatives! Fresh Basil Pesto is an easy marinade for grilled or roast meats and most favourably an easy way of livening up a pasta or gnocchi dish. Pesto is a sauce originating in Genoa, which is located…

WHAT IF INSTEAD OF BEHIND THESE KIDS ARE AHEAD?

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…