About Greg Hogben

British author of 'My Daughter's Army.' Advocate for Women’s Rights and LGBT Equality.

16 moments of human kindness amid the coronavirus pandemic

Although uncertainty and fear dominate the headlines during the COVID-19 crisis, it's good to take a moment to focus on the good in the world.  No politics, no fear-mongering, no hatred, just people coming together to take care of one another at this very difficult time.  Here are 16 examples of human kindness to remind you that, despite the unprecedented chaos and dread that this virus spreads, people are still fundamentally good. 1. https://twitter.com/robin_stevenson/status/1242247717574676480 2. https://www.tiktok.com/@spoilerallert/video/6809326797952519430 3. https://twitter.com/KhaledBeydoun/status/1244250918952017920 4. https://twitter.com/ABC/status/1246005929616846848 5. https://twitter.com/AnniePNJ/status/1243689480831320071 6. https://twitter.com/FrozenChaps/status/1243700806194532352 7. https://twitter.com/MyDaughtersArmy/status/1244967993488158723 8. https://twitter.com/tanksgoodnews/status/1242620128770101253 9. https://twitter.com/JasminRamsey/status/1238438936445403137 10. https://twitter.com/DakSt8Football/status/1243687140799766532 11. https://twitter.com/ellygriffiths/status/1243951227379089408 12. https://twitter.com/cpooleywriter/status/1241961576288190466 13. https://twitter.com/NickDoody/status/1243872474388979712 14. 15. [...]

By |2020-04-03T13:24:00+01:00April 3rd, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Fauci: ‘I don’t understand why every state hasn’t issued stay-at-home orders’

America's top infectious disease expert said Thursday he doesn't understand why every state hasn't issued stay-at-home orders as COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the US. "I don't understand why that's not happening," Dr. Anthony Fauci told Anderson Cooper during CNN's coronavirus town hall. Watch: Dr. Anthony Fauci made it clear that he supports all Americans being under a stay-at-home order. "If you look at what's going on in this country, I just don't understand why we're not doing that. We really should be." #CNNTownHall https://t.co/GTJ5UHnIiH pic.twitter.com/gu1qDaoo3A — Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) April 3, 2020 Fauci also stressed the dangers [...]

By |2020-04-03T07:17:34+01:00April 3rd, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Jeff Bezos donates $100m to U.S. food banks amid coronavirus pandemic.

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to food banks across the U.S. in an effort to help those affected by the cornavirus outbreak. In an Instagram post, Bezo wrote: Even in ordinary times, food insecurity in American households is an important problem, and unfortunately COVID-19 is amplifying that stress significantly. Non-profit food banks and food pantries rely in large part on surplus food from a range of food businesses. For example, many restaurants donate excess food. But during this time of social distancing, restaurants are closed, and many other normal channels of excess food have also [...]

By |2020-04-03T06:24:32+01:00April 3rd, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Joe Wicks raises $100,000 for frontline NHS staff

Joe Wicks has revealed this morning that his online PE classes have raised an amazing $100,000 (£80,888) for the NHS staff on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic. Watch: Joe's YouTube series peaked last week with almost one million people tuning in around the world to join in with his daily PE class.

By |2020-04-01T10:39:26+01:00April 1st, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Dolly Parton to read bedtime stories to kids during Coronavirus lockdown

Dolly Parton has announced a new video series entitled “Goodnight With Dolly,” featuring the country singer reading aloud from children’s books on Thursday evenings. The series begins on April 2nd at 7:00 p.m. EST, on the YouTube channel for Parton’s Imagination Library, and will run for 10 weeks. https://www.facebook.com/dollysimaginationlibrary/videos/10157940437118954/   The superstar Grammy winner didn’t set out a schedule for the stories she’d be reading, but she did list the books. Each story will be collected from the Imagination Library’s titles for young audiences, including Parton’s own “Coat of Many Colors” and Watty Piper’s classic “The Little Engine That Could.”

By |2020-03-31T08:24:01+01:00March 31st, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Boris Johnson tests positive for Cornoavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and is exhibiting “mild symptoms.” "He was tested for coronavirus on the personal advice of England's chief medical officer, Professor Chris Whitty," a statement said. According to Downing Street, the Prime Minister is continuing to lead the Government's coronavirus response. Updates to follow. Boris Johnson has released a statement on Twitter. Watch: https://twitter.com/BorisJohnson/status/1243496858095411200

By |2020-03-27T11:37:25+00:00March 27th, 2020|Dad Blog|0 Comments

Harry and Meghan move to California.

Harry, Meghan, and baby Archie are understood to be living in lockdown close to Hollywood after leaving Canada last week. The family left their rented home in Vancouver last week and took a private flight to the US before the border between the two countries closed. Sky News reports: The move was "planned for some time" and the couple realised Canada would "not work out for various reasons" and that they wanted to be based in Los Angeles. The report comes after Disney announced yesterday that the Duchess of Sussex has narrated a special documentary called 'Elephant.' https://twitter.com/disneyplus/status/1243194756416454656 You may [...]

By |2020-03-27T14:44:50+00:00March 27th, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments

Prince Charles tests positive for Coronavirus

The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus, Clarence House has confirmed. Prince Charles, 71, is displaying mild symptoms "but otherwise remains in good health", a spokesman said. The Duchess of Cornwall has also been tested but does not have the virus. Statement from Clarence House: Following Prince Charles' diagnosis, Buckingham Palace said: "Her Majesty The Queen remains in good health. The Queen last saw the Prince of Wales briefly on 12 March and is following all the appropriate advice with regard to her welfare. We will not be commenting further."

By |2020-03-25T11:20:11+00:00March 25th, 2020|News/Politics|1 Comment

Watch: Prince Harry announces the cancellation of the 2020 Invictus Games

The Duke of Sussex has recorded a special message announcing the cancellation of the 2020 Invictus Games due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus. Prince Harry founded the multi-national sporting event for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women in 2014. Watch: https://twitter.com/InvictusGamesNL/status/1240708284157288448 You may also like: Dear Harry, you made the right decision to leave

By |2020-03-19T20:20:33+00:00March 19th, 2020|News/Politics|1 Comment

NBA players are donating money to cover the salaries of hourly workers amid suspended season

The outbreak of the coronavirus is having a devastating impact on the pay of thousands of hourly employees at basketball arenas across the country. But some of the biggest names in the NBA have come together to announce they're donating thousands of dollars to employees missing out on pay as the season is indefinitely suspended. https://twitter.com/Giannis_An34/status/1238538481535791106 Zion Williamson, of the New Orleans Pelicans, also posted on Instagram he was paying the salaries of Smoothie King Center employees for the next month.   View this post on Instagram   The people of New Orleans have been incredibly welcoming and supportive since [...]

By |2020-03-14T12:07:52+00:00March 14th, 2020|News/Politics|0 Comments