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106. Helping to conserve tapirs... after giving them a belly rub!

Yesterday I visited Dudley Zoo to participate in a ‘tapir tickling’ experience with my Dad. Visiting to the zoo is something I have fond childhood memories of; I remember on one particular occasion being quite upset by the unexpected appearance of a tapir’s nose as it wiggled through the fence towards my face, so thought this would be a great thing to do with my Dad. 89 more words

Charity

Why aren't charity workers worshipped in churches?

What should not be used to persuade atheists of the good religion brings to the table is the work of religious charities. It does demonstrate how religious people can do good. 446 more words

Atheism

105. Making hens and (more importantly) young people happy...

On Tuesday I visited ‘Happy Hens’ http://www.highfieldshappyhens.co.uk/ with my sister and my nieces and nephew, it was a gorgeous afternoon and the kids loved it, they go regularly to visit the farm just outside of Derby. 257 more words

Charity

The Importance of Charity in a Market Economy.

Ever since I first read “I pencil”, I have been somewhat in awe of market economies. The ability of price signals to transmit demand along supply chains containing millions of individuals is akin to magic. 312 more words

Economics

Let Peggy, Inez and Albert brighten your day...

In this post, we welcome Alex Smith, founder and CEO of North London Cares. The charity recently launched a series of films on the  480 more words

Islington

Databurst From the 501st

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from April 16 through 22nd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons. 332 more words

Star Wars News

Live Below the Line Challenge.

I have officially gone mad. I received an email from BzzAgent bringing my attention to Live Below the Line, an awareness and fundraising campaign that fights against extreme poverty. 755 more words

Health