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Kindness Ripples for Maggies

As I’m sure you already know, I hand out Random Act of Kindness envelopes to strangers in a bid to make the world a happier place whilst also raising awareness for Ovarian Cancer….If you don’t know this already then please check out my dedicated kindness page!

Well…just before Christmas I left an envelop on a parked car at the hospital where I get my cancer treatment. The woman who received it got in touch and let me know that she was ‘paying it forward’ as so many wonderful recipients have decided to do.

This is her message to you all.

I received one of Fi’s wonderful teal, random act of kindness envelopes on my car in December, along with the money was the card. When I looked into what it was, I was amazed to read Fi’s story and her journey. I was inspired to put this gift to good use. I made up a medical tv drama anagram quiz using the £10 gift from Fi as the prize and I am pleased to say it raised £67 for Maggies Dundee. Fi continues to inspire me and also some of my friends who are also carrying out RAOK of their own.

Love and light, Fi xxx

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Bungee Jump -Videos

Today I met the two amazing women who received my first random act of kindness and watched them both do their bungee jump for Macmillan Cancer Support 💚💚💚

If you are new to my blog – When my loved ones raised £500 for my husband and I to treat ourselves following my operation we made the decision to use the money to do random acts of kindness for complete strangers…

We didn’t want to profit from my diagnosis and the idea of sharing the love and kindness given to us filled me with so much more happiness than spending it on something ever could.

The recipients of my first envelope decided to pay it forward by doing a bungee jump to raise money for Macmillan. In doing so they have raised over £3000! Incredible or what?! 💙💚💙

This incredibly brave and generous gesture has since been featured in a number of press articles.

It was so heartwarming to finally meet them and their supporters! I haven’t laughed so much in ages! They are both truely wonderful women and had even had awesome tshirts made stating:

I wear teal for Fiona. Love and light!

How gorgeous is that! 💙💙💙


It’s crazy to think that, despite having chatted to them loads over messages since they got in touch a month ago, we have never actually officially met before. I feel like I’ve known them for ages! Their names have certainly become infamous with my friends and family! I feel blessed that our paths have crossed and that they have been so incredible in raising money for Macmillan – another reason to be thankful for my diagnosis.

I watched them jump with my parents and husband alongside their supporters and there was such a great energy with everyone laughing and cheering them on. I felt extremely honoured to have been made to feel such a welcome part of their day.

Watching the jump was extremely nerve wracking! Here were two women throwing themselves off a bridge because of me! I can’t begin to tell you how anxious I was hoping that everything would go smoothly! Thankfully, of course, everything was amazing and they both had a great time…or so they tell me 💚

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​I still can’t believe they actually did a bungee jump! It’s just such utter beautiful madness! 

I think these ladies are wonderful and I can never express how grateful I am for their awesome ‘leap of faith’. I think they are both incredibly brave and selfless and I never could have dreamt that so much good would come from handing out a simple envelope with £20 in it!

If you would like to support either of them in their fundraising for Macmillan you can do so by using the following links:-

The world needs more people in it like these two incredible ladies 💙💚💙

Love and light, Fi xxx 

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Random Act of Kindness – Number Four

Following the excitement of being in Tay FM I went for lunch with my mum and dad at a nearby cafe.

Finishing up, I asked my mum if she had spotted anyone who she would like to give one of my envelopes to. She instantly picked a young couple sitting behind us.

So…in my usual style…I approached them, excused myself, gave them the envelope and walked away quickly before they could ask me any questions.

It still gives me that magical feeling…spreading kindness around like glitter and making strangers smile.

We left the cafe and I thought nothing more if it, other than hoping the envelope had brought them a smile.

But, as with my other acts of kindness…these recipients tracked me down. This time making a donation to my justgiving page for Macmillan Nurses,  following my Facebook page and sending me a message saying that they wanted to spread the word.

And not only that…but they intend to pay it forward with their own random acts of kindness and are encouraging others to do so too!!

A few days ago myself and Alicia Cork were having lunch in Dundee when a lady approached us, gave us this envelope and then promptly left. Confused at first, we opened the envelope and inside was £20 to pay for our lunch, we were totally taken aback! On the other side of the envelope was the name of a website and after looking on the website, we discovered that the lady who generously gave us this envelope is suffering from stage 4 ovarian cancer. She has an online blog where she not only seeks to raise awareness for ovarian cancer, but also spreads positivity through kind actions like these. We were completely taken aback by her generosity, kindness and positive attitude in the face of adversity and because of this we have happily donated to her cause and will in the near future spread the “Random act of kindness” in the hope of bringing the same joy she gave to us, to other people. Whilst we aren’t suggesting that everyone go out and give £20 to random strangers in restaurants, it would be super amazing if anyone else could donate anything at all to her chosen charity, or even just check out/share her truly inspirational blog. 🙂 thanks! Fi Munro: Love, Light & Mermaid Tails https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Fi-Munro?utm_id=13 https://fkmunro.com/


Isn’t that amazing!

Oh I LOVE the feeling this gives me!

Let this be a reminder to us all that, regardless of what we hear in the news, there is still some good in the world and if we work together, just maybe, we can let that goodness, positivity and love grow!

Love and light, Fi xxx

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RAK – number three

Yay! Tonight I delivered my third envelope!…I’m still getting super excited about doing this!!

I was going out for an early dinner with one of my friends. I picked her up from work (which happens to be the hospital I get treatment – and also my old place of work!) and drove into town to park in a car park near the restaurant she’d booked. 

I went to the parking meter to pay and was just about to put my money in (£2 for the half an hour I needed to take me to 6pm!) when a man shouted at me to stop and that he would give me his ticket as he was leaving the car park and had paid for the day. How lovely is that?! He was with his wife and baby who started getting into the car as he went and got me his parking ticket. I said thanks and walked away to put the ticket on my car and then I started to think…

Here was a couple who could have went about their business, they could have ignored the fact that I was about to pay for parking when they had a ticket, but they didn’t. Instead, they had just given me a random act of kindness. I wanted them to know how good that made me feel. So I decided to give them a random act of kindness in return. After all, shouldn’t we encourage selfless acts of kindness whenever we see them? I approached their car again and handed the woman one of my RAK envelopes. Her response? Sheer delight, happiness and gratitude. Oooh I do love how it feels to do this!

We could all learn a lot from this couple. There is always, always time to be kind.

To the couple – thank you for giving me, a stranger, an act of kindness. The world needs more people like you 💕🦄💕

Love and light, Fi xxx