Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Thursday 28 August 2014
From the days of mediaeval warlords and robber barons endowing churches and colleges to Victorian industrialists establishing schools and hospitals, posterity has rarely seen lights hidden under bushels, or left hands not waving self-congratulation at what the right hand's been doing (and all for charity): though in the past, the torments of eternal damnation might have been a bit more powerful an influence than today's Twitter-trolling and tabloid shame.
Though I doubt if these Alexandra rose-sellers would have been amused by the Ice Bucket idea.
Let alone her: