A Thousand Acts Of Kindness

Stories from Manchester that do not make it to the media about a community brought together by horror. Hope and love in action.



Do Not Annoy The Writer


Yesterday, I wrote about the horrific terrorist attack in my home city of Manchester. It was a somber piece, but one in which I tried to inject a sense of hope and coming together. If your comments are anything to go by, I think that the message somehow got through.

Since Monday, the city and people of Manchester, have – as they always do – gone out of their way to help in any way they can. They have thrown their collective arms around the victims and their families, holding them up and supporting them until they are strong enough to stand on their own. Not just in Manchester, but throughout the whole of the north of England, this is what we do. This is how we survive.

Without a doubt, on Monday we saw the worst of humanity. Yet, even before the dust had settled and the sirens…

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5 thoughts on “A Thousand Acts Of Kindness

  1. That was a great post, I don’t live that far away from Manchester myself and my daughter has been to concerts at the arena. I fear for the world and I feel for the many innocent good human beings who get tarred with the same brush due to their religion,colour or creed. I very rarely speak out politically but I do urge people who know of any terrorist activities within their families or neighbourhoods to speak out and rid our world of the destruction which is killing so many innocent people.

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