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Free Rice.com

I’ve just spent quite an embarrassingly long but at least worthwhile period of time on the Free Rice website. I’m quite a word geek so taking a few minutes to test my knowledge of word meanings pleases me anyway, but in this case, for each correct answer you get, 10 grains of rice are donated to help feed the world’s hungry.  I managed 1000 grains, which probably isn’t as much as it sounds, but every little helps right?


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freeimages.co.uk workplace imagesMy uncle collects stamps, in a geeky, philatelist sort of way. There’s another, dare I say it, better way to collect stamps though, for the RNIB. If you save up the stamps from your post, separate them into UK and Overseas stamps, and then send them off to this address:



RNIB Stamp Recycling
PO Box 185

…the RNIB can use them to raise money for blind and partially sighted people. It only takes a few seconds to remove the stamps, while you’re sorting the envelopes for recycling say, then bung them in an envelope in the kitchen drawer, and when it’s full, send it off!

I do sometimes wish Tesco hadn’t appropriated the phrase ‘every little helps’, but it is true.

For further info, see RNIB.

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