20 Nov 2012

Two cups of coffee sitting on the wall

Author: will | Filed under: blogger, charity, LBC, Links

Its a simple idea, but in Ireland I think it would need to be adapted slightly, simply by putting a closing time on the wall.
What am I talking about well…

Giving is sometimes easy, but you can make it easier. Say you set up a café where you can buy a cup of coffee. Usually you can buy a cup for yourself, but to give back you can buy a cup "for the wall". The wall gets, essentially an IOU. Where the U can claim a cup of coffee later on. Which means someone down on their luck can come in, and order a cup from the wall.

Would you donate an actual cup of coffee?

I am a terrible blogger. Not just content, but frequency. In an effort to combat this I joined with the loosely affiliated "Loose Bloggers Consortium" with the plan of using the blogging deadline to force me to blog more. It hasn't exactly worked. One of the members is Padmum in India. She brought this story from Italy to my attention on the subject of "Pleasure". She is also an excellent blogger, and its an excellent idea.

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Pleasure: Two stories
Cup of Coffee on the Wall
From the Internet
I sat with my friend in a well-known coffee shop in a neighboring town of Venice, the city of lights and water. As we enjoyed our coffee, a man entered and sat on an empty table beside us. He called the waiter and placed his order saying, ‘Two cups of coffee, one of them there on the wall.’ We heard this order with rather interest and observed that he was served with one cup of coffee but he paid for tw…

30 Sep 2008

Laying down the groundwork

Author: will | Filed under: Cork, Cork City, photo

Stone upon stone upon stone. Sometimes you need to move the stones and be patient before you can build the wall.

stone wall away

take care,
Will Knott

6 Jun 2008

Wall Art

Author: will | Filed under: Cork City, photo, stupid questions

wal tattoo

The bus has been driving past this graffiti piece (on the South Link) every day now, and I love it. It reminds me of the traditional “Mum” tattoo, a tradition of old cartoons rather than real life.

So I suppose it means that the wall loves graffiti. But only when its done right.

take care,

Will Knott