Tag Archives: Golf

#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews

When I started Reasons to be Cheerful, it was in part, to shine a light on British sporting successes and dispel the myth that Britain is bad at sport, and widen the focus from just association football. However, I have to say that hearing that Britain now boasts 13 reigning boxing World Champions is jaw […]
Read More »

#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews

WOW!! Bumper batch of good news from the weekend. Solar Impulse’s progress is great, can’t complain about the great news about rescued women and children, and one of the largest insurers in the world ending its investment in tobacco is certainly good to hear. However, the stories making me grin appeal to the gamer in me. First, […]
Read More »

#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews

Another world class sporting weekend with England’s Women taking 7s glory in Canada, as well as Britain’s boxers and swimmers setting the ground work for this Summer’s Olympics; the GB Ice Hockey Team making a great start to their World Championship campaign by beating hosts, Croatia, 4-1. However, my favourite sporting stories come in seeing […]
Read More »

#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews

Looks like it’s been a weekend full of champions on the news. As some may remember, the inspiration for this blog is the appalling balance in the news toward the negative. Part of this has been the steady diatribe, from some, that Britain is not a great sporting nation. Well as we crown ANOTHER British World […]
Read More »

#R2BC Tuesday’s #GoodNews

Research hints at cause of Insomnia AI & SMS helping with Health Queries in Zambia Hands on breeding Programme helping to Save the Kakapo Research shows role of Toxic form of tau protein in Alzheimer’s Facebook to release tech to help Visual Impaired see Images Research on Plain of Jars reveals Ancient Laosian Burial Rituals […]
Read More »

#R2BC Friday’s #GoodNews – Babylon Math

Okay, where to start? I have to admit that I was a little worried about today as, at first glance, there were some pretty good stories but nothing that really sparked for me. However, taking a quick break and waiting until lunch time seems to have done the trick; although I am a little sad […]
Read More »

#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews

Landmark weekend for the world on a number of levels, with the amazing deal struck at COP21 and women getting the opportunity to vote and take office in Saudi Arabia for the first time. Hoping for a better world as I’m bringing a family into it. Enjoy the good news and help make the world a […]
Read More »

#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews – To the Moon Alice!

On R2BC, Monday tends, unsurprisingly, to have a heavy sporting flavour. With so much of the sports news focusing on the Rugby World Cup or the soap opera of the Premier League it may seem that British sports fans have nothing to smile about; oh, how wrong we are: British Track Cyclists see Gold in […]
Read More »

#R2BC Tuesday’s #GoodNews

Some interesting stories today, probably a little padded by the fact that I was away over the end of last week. Hope you enjoy, the news about Snowdonia and the limits being set on sonar harmful to marine mammals is very good to hear. With my Tough Mudder Coming up fast be sure to watch […]
Read More »

#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews – Of Church & State

Well that was an amazing weekend news wise. A great first for EU Leaders, plus a nice wedding, backed up by some amazing news from Germany as the Catholic Church makes more moves in active support for human rights and in a very unexpected quarter. Running a little late today. So please enjoy these 20 […]
Read More »