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Hitching through Kindness

It's coming up to six years now since my first hitch hiking experience. Halloween 2009. My friend and I were taking part in a charity event, Jailbreak where the aim was to get as far away from Manchester in 36 hours without spending a penny. After blagging our way onto a few trains, we'd wound up in Preston. The night drew in, it started to rain and our hot dog costumes weren't particularly keeping the heat in. It occurred to us that the most feasible way to travel without money was by thumb.
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The Warmest Day of Winter: Kindness Day!

The clocks have gone back and I don't like saying it, but winter is upon us! At this time of year I'm counting down the days until the weather starts to get warmer and the days lighter again. As the days get colder and darker I dream of jetting off to a hot climate to lie in the sun and enjoy a Pina Colada. There is one thought which is keeping me warm and happy and that's the anticipation of Kindness Day UK and it's now only days away on 13th November.
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Kindness: An International Value

In a world where conflict and anti-social behaviour dominate the headlines, it is ever more important to be reminded of the kindness going on around us. If opposing parties in war torn countries, like those in the Middle East present, considered addressing matters using kindness as their foundation to include understanding and consideration into decision-making, perhaps the result would be very different.
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A Quick Chat About Kindness

The chances are that you have recently been the recipient of an act of kindness or conducted an act of kindness yourself. These acts may not instantly spring to mind. They might have seemed insignificant. Like helping someone carry their luggage or a pushchair upstairs.
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Random act of Kindness in Toronto, Canada

JUST A REALLY NICE STORY; I was in a shopping mall recently, so I decided to go and get a tea from Second Cup. As I was making my way toward the Second Cup I noticed an older gentleman rather poorly dressed sitting on a bench nearby.
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JustBecauseILove.co.uk interviews Kindness UK for their ‘Friday Give Back’ blog

“Sounds a bit silly, but every stopped and wondered how kind you are? I know there is a lot of stuff going on everyday, bad things happen, you get rotten news, people piss you off but it doesn’t mean we all have to be the same, does?
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Smile, and the World Smiles with You

“You have the kindest eyes I have ever seen!” exclaimed Orly. My friend was commending David, a fellow delegate at an international conference.
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Kindness in the City

London, like any major metropolis, is a paradox of modernist aesthetic and ideals. Confusion seems to underline the certainty in modernity as a natural progression in humanity’s path.
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Think About Wildlife on UK Kindness Day

Northumberland Wildlife Trust is urging members of the public to think about being kinder to wildlife on UK Kindness Day, which this year falls on Sunday 13 November.
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Kindness in a Crisis

Sitting in my office as news pours in about the London Riots, I can’t help but be reminded of a quotation of support that we received from Sir Nicholas Young, CEO of the British Red Cross and this resonates what is happening.
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