What is your name?


How long have you been associated with Emmaus Cambridge?

Five and a half years.

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

A speech that was given by Terry Waite at a fundraising evening.

What is your favourite section of the shop/Community?

Joan’s Coffee shop.

What does solidarity mean to you?

Helping others who don’t have as much.

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

Tom Hardy.

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

Coordinating food!

What food can you not resist?

Tomatoes and salads.

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

A didgeridoo.

What do you feel most grateful for?

My family.

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?

Going on a cruise it was amazing …apart from the storm!

What has been your greatest accomplishment so far?

Passing my level 4 food hygiene and becoming a trainer.

What do you value most in a friendship?


How do you feel about Emmaus Cambridge’s impact on the community? 

Amazing – lives are turned around.

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?

I like structure to my day.

Favourite music band?

I hardly dare say…Abba!

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

Anywhere in the sun, with a good book.

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

My lovely daughter.

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

My Dad, he is 93 and amazing.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time?

Enjoying life and semi-retired.

What is your biggest fear?

Not being able to run around.

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


Where is your happy place, and why?

In my garden, I had it done up last year, it’s so peaceful.

Describe what Emmaus Cambridge means to you?

Stable, fun and lots of personality!

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