Some Lighter Moments

We all need funny and uplifting videos, comedians and cartoons, at times to help us get through these days. Here are some we have been sent and liked, but please do email in any you've seen: office@smauk.org.uk

Clap For Our Carers

On Wednesday 26th March at 8pm, millions of people across the UK joined in with a round of applause to say thank you to all those currently working on the NHS frontline. Across Britain, monuments, buildings and bridges also turned NHS blue, from London’s Shard to Manchester Central, the Tyne bridge and the SSE Hydro arena in Glasgow.

Huge thanks goes to all those on the NHS frontline, as well as health professionals, clinicians, key workers, emergency service workers, supermarket staff, transport workers, volunteers, and everyone who is working and helping in these difficult and uncertain times in the battle against the coronavirus.

Dancing and Washing Your Hands

BASILDON NHS STAFF DANCE TO OLLY MURS' "DANCE WITH ME TONIGHT"

NHS STAFF DANCE GUIDE TO WASHING YOUR HANDS

THE GUARDIAN: THE BEST 20-SECOND SONGS TO WASH YOUR HANDS TO

Gloria Gaynor washing her hands to "I Will Survive":

Ellen DeGeneres Instagram Video

American television host Ellen DeGeneres has posted, on her Instagram feed, some of the more light-hearted videos about people in social isolation that have gone viral on social media. You can see them here.

'Bear hunt' helps banish coronavirus boredom for New Zealand children

Teddies have appeared in windows across the country – and the world – in a bid to entertain isolated children. Read more.

Many Too Small Boxes and Maru - some people have been running their own social experiments from the comfort of their own home:


Care Home Hungry Hippos!

What Do We Do Without Sport?!

Without live sports to cover because of the coronavirus outbreak, Mr. Heath, a freelance rugby commentator, has turned to covering everyday life in London. His videos have gone viral on Twitter - some of which you can see in this piece about it in the New York Times. You can follow him on Twitter: @nickheathsport and also see the videos on the Rugby Media YouTube channel, such as the 2020 Crossroad Dash:

Cartoons