Kind woman spots bookshop cleaner reading book and buys it for her

Kind woman spots bookshop cleaner reading book and buys it for her

- Rita Trafford is a textiles and art enthusiast based in Stellenbosch

- She was at a local bookshop when she spotted a cleaner taking a break to read a book

- She made the cleaner's day by buying the book for her

PAY ATTENTION: Click "See first" under the "Following" tab to see Briefly News on your newsfeed!

A kind woman in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, recently noticed a bookshop cleaner reading a book and decided to buy it for her.

Rita Trafford shared a photo of the cleaner on Instagram, Briefly.co.za gathered. She accompanied it with the caption:

When you are supposed to be dusting but the foodie books whisper other things to you. Snapped this perfect moment, whilst sitting & absorbing the beautiful pages of @lovethekitchen latest creation 'Set a Table', at my local bookshop.

PAY ATTENTION: Save mobile data with FreeBasics: Briefly is now available on the app

Rita revealed that she just had to buy the book for the cleaner:

How could I not ... secretly purchase the book she was savouring (post dusting) and gift it to her. The wide smile I received and the hug that recipe book got, I will never forget.
Never underestimate the still moments, so much can be observed & they can become magical if you allow them to!

READ ALSO: Tweeps react to pastor's message that prayer doesn't solve everything

In her Instagram bio, Rita describes herself as a textiles and art enthusiast. Her kind and thoughtful gesture touched many of her followers.

One of them, @artifulartisans, wrote:

How gorgeous of you, Rita. And I just love this photo. It says so much. I share her distribution for books especially when faced with such dreary alternative of dusting!

@maggieketterer added, "What a wonderful gesture lovely Rita!"

READ ALSO: Curvy lady shares photos of how she spent her day in church

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly.co.za

Related news
Video shows Capetonians stopping armed thug from robbing tourist

Video shows South Africans stopping armed thug from robbing tourist

Video shows South Africans stopping armed thug from robbing tourist
Briefly.co.za
Mailfire view pixel