Laughter, Friendship and Cocktails

Three things you don’t often associate with a global pandemic, right? Well for me, this is exactly what comes to mind when I look back over the last five months. I’m Becky and I’m the Community Connector for Ashton Circle. I’d like to share with you a little insight...

Megan’s Story

Megan is a Community Circles Connector, running Abingdon Circle. She is also involved with the Circles Connected group. In her blog, she shares what life has been like for her since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the UK. At Community Circles one of our most important...

One Page Profiles for End of Life

When I was young I remember asking my older brother about the facts of life…his instant response was “death and income tax.” I was really hoping for some details about the birds and the bees and yet, although we are often reluctant to talk about death, it is one of...

Circles Connected Our journey

We’re in week 14 of our Circles Connected Facebook Group and yet, in some ways, it doesn’t seem two minutes since we had a worried conversation about what to do now that our face to face groups had to be put on hold.  COVID-19 meant we had to change the way we work...

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...