Humans of Camphill – In Conversation with Alan T.

Ever wanted to know what life is like at Camphill MK Communities?
We continue our Humans of Camphill project and find out what life is really like at our community from the perspective of our residents and service users.

First up is Alan T., read on to find out more!

CMKC: How did you hear about Camphill?
AT: My brother Norman has been volunteering at Camphill for many years and I got to know Camphill through my brother.

CMKC:  What do you like about Camphill?
AT: I made new friends at my house, with residents and staff already. There are many friendly people at Camphill, and I like the workshops here too. I have tried tools workshop, gardens, bakery, newsletter, and my favourite workshop is arts and craft and the Sunday art class, as I love painting.

CMKC: What is your favourite food and drink?
AT: Banger and mash. I like to drink water, tea and diesel (this is a joke☺).

CMKC: What’s your favourite TV programme?
AT: Escape to the Country, Emmerdale, Coronation Street, East Enders and Homes Under the Hammer.

CMKC: What’s your favourite animal?
AT: Horses, as my granddad used to have a farm and he kept horses along with other animals like donkeys, alpacas, chicken, goats etc. I like cats and dogs too.

CMKC: What animal would you like to be and why?
AT: Definitely a horse!

CMKC: What are your hobbies?
AT: I love classical music, taiji and yoga.

CMKC: Where did you live before Camphill?
AT: Woodbridge, Suffolk.

CMKC: What did you do before Camphill?
AT: I worked in a food workshop in a place near Ipswich.

CMKC: Do you like football?
AT: No, football is not my cup of tea. I love watching show jumping instead.

We now have vacancies for residents, to find out more, please visit our Residents page.

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Post Author: Alicja McCarthy