What is your name?

Trevor Simmons

How long have you been associated with Emmaus Cambridge?

4 months

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

The amazing generosity of visitor’s who donate an unbelievable variety and amount of items

What is your favourite section of the shop/Community?

The evolving PC section

What does solidarity mean to you?

Help from Emmaus when I am struggling

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

Not my cup of tea. May sit for coffee

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

A struggle with old I.T- to re-invigorate

What food can you not resist?

Ice cream

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

A camel light

What do you feel most grateful for?

Being paid for work that I enjoy

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?

Sail the Greek Islands

What has been your greatest accomplishment so far?

Collecting my bus pass a few years ago

What do you value most in a friendship?

Understanding faults

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

Early days

What’s your favourite hobby?


What’s your favourite animal?


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

Locking the fridge

Favourite music band?


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

On a sailboat with lots of supplies

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

Mothers cat

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

My brother

Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time?

Hopefully in better health

What is your biggest fear?

Worsening health

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

Personal understanding and insight

Where is your happy place, and why?

The west coast of Scotland, sailing

Describe what Emmaus Cambridge means to you?


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