The Blooms!

Penguin Bloom: how a scruffy magpie saved a family


Penguin Bloom is the story of an Australian family who rescued a ‘a tiny, scruffy, injured’ magpie chick they called Penguin. In caring for the newest member of their family, the Blooms – including mother Sam, who was herself coming to terms with paralysis after an accident – found that Penguin helped them to heal emotionally. Their story went viral on Instagram and has now been turned into a book, royalties from which will go to Spinal Cure Australia and Wings For Life in the UK. Read more.

Cameron Bloom and Bradley Trevor Greive

Note to the Bloom family: BRAVO! Our love and sympathy! Greetings from Rio, Oscar – Oct15,2016