A postcard from Liguria

Dear Sam,   I enjoyed reading about the difference the Free Rice game has made to so many children and it was nice to start September with some good news! Boat trips, food and sunshine... For us, since W left school, the autumn has become a time to take a break and, you're quite right that…

Breathing space

Pink lemonade in a glass jug wiht a vase of pink flowers

Dear Sam,   Yes, it certainly has been very hot here, too, so I was grateful for your tip for reviving tired bees .  I needed to put it into action when I found an exhausted bumble bee in our kitchen; I gave it some of the sugar solution on a teaspoon and after a few…

A postcard from Florence

Car on road among trees in Italy

Dear Sam,   Ciao from Florence! We're here for a few days to explore and enjoy some sunshine, good food and gelato.  I'll take your advice and avoid plastic by choosing a cornet in place of a tub! When I go on holiday, I like to take a book that suits the destination, so before we…

A word in your ear

Dear Sam, I'm really pleased to hear you had a good time in Italy - so did we! We're just back from Sicily and I enjoyed playing Free Rice to pass the time while we were travelling. I think it's a great idea to combine a game with such a good cause, so thank you for…