Supporting others in need during Covid-19

There are plenty of people and businesses who need support during these difficult and unique times. Personally, I’ve got plenty to do with homeschooling 3 children with a wide age range, I can clap for the NHS, I can even volunteer for them and  I can put hand drawn rainbows in windows, but aside fromContinue reading “Supporting others in need during Covid-19”

Norfolk Clubhouse, a new social enterprise supporting people with mental health. Interested in helping?

“A Clubhouse is a safe place that provides a sustainable lifelong support system for people living with mental health conditions.” June Webb is a Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor who lives in Norwich.  She’s dedicated her career to helping others as a social worker, housing advisor and coach. Her new venture is setting up the NorfolkContinue reading “Norfolk Clubhouse, a new social enterprise supporting people with mental health. Interested in helping?”

The work of Norwich Foodbank and my personal thoughts for Lent 2020.

As it’s Ash Wednesday today and the start of Lent 2020, I’ve been thinking about food. During Lent, I’m planning to buy extra food and collect for Norwich Foodbank during my weekly family food shop, spending the same amount of money, but less on myself. For this blog, I have previously spoken to Hannah Worsley,Continue reading “The work of Norwich Foodbank and my personal thoughts for Lent 2020.”

Friend in Deed, the Norfolk based charity creating friendships across generations. The story of Kelly Lindsay.

What I hope one day is that this is just commonplace, that a charity like us isn’t needed, and everyone just walks down to their local care home and says hello. Kelly is one of life’s good people, busy and exuding energy with a smile and the willpower and panache to get things done. WeContinue reading “Friend in Deed, the Norfolk based charity creating friendships across generations. The story of Kelly Lindsay.”

Everyone is welcome in Norwich. The story of Winchester Tower.

At the end of January 2020, the United Kingdom left the European Union. Brexit happened. Whatever view you take on this, you’ll notice through reading my blog that as a former journalist, I try to stay as balanced as possible with my writing. Our Prime Minister had a party (behind closed doors) while Nigel FarageContinue reading “Everyone is welcome in Norwich. The story of Winchester Tower.”