Why I haven’t written in a while: An insight in to life as a novice blogger

Surprise! I am back to blogging! For the last 6 months I have been MIA, and I apologise profusely dearest readers for that complete oversight on my behalf. It was never my intention to neglect this blogging page, but unfortunately that just what happened. I am trying a reboot, BlueSkyBlog 2.0 (whoo) to get this …

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Teacher Overwhelmed by the Kindness of Strangers

Chicago teacher Kimber Bermudez was on a flight to Florida to visit her parents. In a widely shared Facebook post, she explains how a conversation with the man sitting beside her about her challenging job prompted the generosity of three other passengers who had been listening in. She told him she was a teacher and …

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‘The Man with the Golden Arm’ – Australian Man who saved more than 2 million babies thanks to his rare blood donates for the final time

 James Harrison, has donated blood since he was 18, and has given blood a record-breaking 1,173 times, helping save countless babies. The Australian, who is 81, has blood which contains a rare antibody used in medication to combat Rhesus disease - a condition which makes the blood of pregnant mothers attack their unborn children. He …

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London Conservation Summit shares positive stories to combat negativity

Trying to combat huge challenges facing our planet is a big ask, so the conservation summit in London have shared the stories of conservation success. The Conservation Optimist Summit was born in response to the fact that in 40 years, over the half of the world's wildlife has disappeared.  The University of Oxford's Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation …

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Say Hello to Girl Scout Troop 6000, the first girl scout troop for homeless kids

The confident female youngsters who make up Girl Scout Troop 6000 may not seem especially out of the ordinary, but there’s more to the members than meets the eye. All 22 young members of the troop are residents of the Sleep Inn, a 10-story homeless shelter in Queens, New York City, making Troop 6000 the first girl scout …

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The Living River

A river in New Zealand has become the first ever river to receive the same rights as a human being. After 140 years of negotiation, New Zealand's parliament have approved a bill that gives the Whanganui river in New Zealand the same legal rights as humans. Since the 1870s, the Mauri tribe of New Zealand …

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Meet Julia: The Muppet with Autism

Julia will appear on the children’s TV show for the first time in April, to raise awareness and celebrate differences of those who are diagnosed with autism. Sesame Street is adding a new character to its ranks – a muppet called Julia, who has autism. Julia, a four-year-old with bright orange hair, a pink dress …

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