What is your name?

Sean Macnamara

How long have you been associated with Emmaus Cambridge?

Since July 2019

Share a memory you have of your time at Emmaus Cambridge.

Not having to carry my plate, knife, fork, spoon and cup to my room each day

What is your favourite section of the shop/Community?


What does solidarity mean to you?


Name one celebrity you would like to sit down and have dinner with?

Ronny Cray

What does a typical day at Emmaus Cambridge involve for you?

Working to a collective goal

What food can you not resist?

Lamb chops

What is the strangest item in the shop that you have come across?

Other companions

What do you feel most grateful for?


What’s the one thing you’ve always wanted to do in your life, if you’ve done it how did it make you feel and if not then why not?

Live forever

What has been your greatest accomplishment so far?

Being able to fulfil the previous question

What do you value most in a friendship?


How do you feel about your friendship with fellow staff/ trustees at Emmaus Cambridge?


What’s your favourite hobby?

Exercising my mind

What’s your favourite animal?

Howling monkey

After lockdown what do you hope to have learnt about yourself that maybe you were not aware of before?

The ability to go with the flow

Favourite music band?

Alice in chains, Pink Floyd, Matisyahu.

If you could choose the one place to isolate, where would it be?

Canal barge on the river

If you could choose the one person to isolate with, who would it be?

A good female cook

Who has been the biggest influence in your life so far?

My Gran

Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time?

Living a normal life, working for myself

What is your biggest fear?

Not getting the answer to question 11 wrong

If you could be good at something that you are not, what would it be?


Where is your happy place, and why?

Between my ears is where I have my memories, good and bag

Describe what Emmaus Cambridge means to you?

Work and a room

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