Homestay on the Other Side of the World

News from Aotearoa, New Zealand Kia ora everyone. During the past five weeks, people in New Zealand have been required to stay at home in their own bubble. At first we thought this may put our circle work on ‘pause’ until we can again meet face to face. If...

Connecting in Times of Lockdown

What a strange time we are living in; it doesn’t seem that long ago that I had never heard of the Coronavirus but what feels a short time later, we are living in the midst of the restrictions and challenges that the lockdown has brought to our lives. Our learning...

Knitting with Purpose and Good Company

Our ‘Knit & Natter’ group started as a group of three ladies sat in Sainsbury’s cafe having a chat over a cup of tea. The group was a result of a conversation about how we could support people to have better days by helping them to pursue their...

My Garden of Wonder and Light

Judy’s story Our Connector met with Judy following a conversation with Care & Support managers at extra care whom had told her of Judy’s love of gardening and also of how she wanted to spend time teaching children in the nearby nursery. They felt Judy would...