Awareness & Kindness at Tea and Cake for the Soul

With so many celebrations and awareness days, both in the UK and worldwide, it can be hard to keep up. It's nice to be able to use Tea and Cake for the Soul to help raise awareness of health conditions, charities and to promote compassion. As well as the well known celebratory days such as … Continue reading Awareness & Kindness at Tea and Cake for the Soul

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28 Random Acts of Kindness

Originally written for Blogtober and Blogmas, but there's no need to wait for an occasion to be kind. Here are 4 weeks worth of Random Acts of Kindness. There are 28 different ideas that don't have to cost very much or anything at all. Let me know if you try any. Why should we do … Continue reading 28 Random Acts of Kindness

Cancer Awareness for Life

CANCER AWARENESS FOR LIFE (NOT JUST BLOGTOBER) This post was originally written in October to highlight Breast Cancer Awareness Month,  cancer awareness in general, and the stop smoking campaign Stoptober.  However, cancer awareness is important all year round, so this post is as relevant now as it was in October. I hope you'll find it useful. … Continue reading Cancer Awareness for Life

Upcycling Musical Instruments for Cherry Lodge Cancer Charity

Psychobilly Kicks Back is a charity set up in 2016 by psychobilly* musician Steve "Ginger" Meadham and his wife Amanda, which has raised £1000s to support cancer sufferers at Cherry Lodge Cancer Care in Barnet, London. Their first annual charity gig in February 2017 sold out quickly as some of the top and up and coming bands … Continue reading Upcycling Musical Instruments for Cherry Lodge Cancer Charity

How To Give To Charity On a Budget – The Penny Jar Project

I came across this event set up by Martin P Foster on Facebook last year. It is a worldwide ongoing project.  You can start and finish whenever you want. It's such a simple way of being able to donate a little to charity without noticing that you are spending any money.   It would be wonderful … Continue reading How To Give To Charity On a Budget – The Penny Jar Project

How To Reuse, Redistribute & Recycle Your Rubbish

With all the recent publicity about cutting down on plastic use, many people are now looking to go further to reduce throw away items and even work towards zero waste. We are all pretty adept at recycling our rubbish now but how many of you reuse or redistribute your rubbish? The old saying “one man's … Continue reading How To Reuse, Redistribute & Recycle Your Rubbish

How to Give to Charity For Free or On A Budget

There are numerous charity appeals all year round,  especially noticeable at Christmas. It can be difficult to choose who to support particularly when your own budget is being stretched, but here are some easy ways that you can give for free or very cheaply to help those in need all year round: * Give your … Continue reading How to Give to Charity For Free or On A Budget