ice bucket challenge
"You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." Eleanor Roosevelt's stirring quote came to mind this morning as I had breakfast with the Geoffrey Wadhurst Coaching Limited virtual team (i.e. wife Sandra and son Ollie) in the family kitchen.
The obvious waste of an ice-bucket dunking is in poor taste given that São Paulo is suffering a severe drought at present. In parts of the state, the reservoirs are dry and cracked and all non-essential water use is banned. Where I live things are not quite so bad, but the local papers warn week after week that we are also on the cusp of extreme rationing.
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The 'No Make-Up Selfie', 'Necknominate', 'Movember', 'Dry January' and most recently 'The Ice-Bucket Challenge'. These viral charity awareness schemes are, as Arielle Pardes perfectly observed, 'narcissism masked as altruism' and I for one am not falling for it.
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Benedict Cumberbatch is clearly taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge seriously, getting a load of cold water chucked over