Take Some Love in Barcelona – by Allie

Today a few of us set out to make the world a little brighter. TAKE SOME LOVE my sign said, and most people did.It was a beautiful way to ‘human’ watch. Some people immediately wanted some love, some were a little hesitant and others flat out refused. Each reaction was perfectly fine, although I hope someday the universal response is ‘hell yes I want some love! Muchas gracias!’ Much love, from Allie McKinley, in Barcelona, Spain xXx#wanderlust #barcelona #spain #freelove #loveitout

Positively Lucy’s gorgeous video about spreading positivity in London with Focallocal

Positively Lucy spreads inspiration to the city of London, trying out our new event “I’ve Got a Message for YOU”Here’s a lovely video Lucy produced full of people having their day brightened unexpectedly  LeftLucy has also just started her own blog about her life and being positive, and she will i’m sure be writing more about her experiences using Focallocal events to spread positivity.

Science Behind A Smile – My First “Take A Smile”

      Last Sunday, I joined Andy to draw lots of smiles, and then we gave them out to everyone in Camden. We met simply to put some extra smiles in someone’s day! ..also, drawing is so much fun!I love drawing, so the moment i started to draw, I found it almost impossible to stop and therefore I lost track of time. Then I felt very shy when it was time for us to give the drawings out to people on the street. I was concerned that people might have felt uneasy when we approached them.Some people did walk passed, or didn’t respond to us.

Pillow Fights 4Connection+Open Skills Sharing in Linz, Austria

The weather was wonderful and the people of Linz were sunny and smiley. It may have been a more laid back city than the last stop in Klagenfurt, or perhaps it was just the perfect weather and its warm effect on people; but regardless everyone seemed happy to see us. Me and Katarina started off our stay in Linz with a Pillow Fight 4Connection, by the river – inviting all the people there, and passing by to come and join in the fun with us, and to connect with each other using a friendly Pillow in the Face as our tool of choice.

Give a Bubble in Klagenfurt

Me and Katarina were staying in Klagenfurt on the Focallocal Roadtrip 4 Connection, using FL events to spread happiness to Austria. We decided on Give a Bubble and invited our CouchSurfing host Ramsey and his flatmate Becks to join us spreading happiness and connection in their local community.
Becks wasnt at all sure about joining us, as a soldier in the Austrian army the idea of blowing bubbles was initially a little far out from his usual environment, and comfort zone.