There has been a very positive side to the fires that have turned the fynbos-clad mountains of Cape Town into desolate moonscapes.  People have shown tremendous generosity, empathy, courage, care, unselfishness, neighbourliness and nobility of spirit.Would it not be wonderful if this  positive side of humanity was always at the fore?

This video published on YouTube by Cape Town resident Thomas van der Spuy pulled at my heartstrings!