Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Doing Something ... for Somebody Else

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Doing Something ... for Somebody Else

Article excerpt

LET me tell you about my mate Greg. Not Greg the Builder, Greg the Truckie, or even Greg with a silent a[approximately]G' who we call Reg.

No, I'm referring to Greg the Singer (not me, I'm Greg thea[degrees], well, I'd rather not say).

Once a week, Greg rocks up to a local nursing home, sets up his karaoke equipment, then yodels his heart out to a roomful of oldies; some of whom are asleep, or possibly in a coma.

He doesn't do it for anything as petty as money, or fame, or to get himself outed in the local paper by some curly haired loudmouth, but occasionally he'll get slung a cup of tea, and on a good day he'll score a couple of custard creams from the bikkie tin.

Now here's the bit where you come in; if you have to make a new years' resolution, why not take a leaf out of Greg's book and use your own special talent for the good of our community? …

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