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Riding the Waves with Jim

Riding the Waves with Jim Kilpatrick As this second wave subsides and we move towards the end of this series of 12 conversations, we speak with Jim Kilpatrick. Jim is something of a ‘detective’ in his work and understands better than many not only the importance of access to technology and information, but also [...]

By |2020-11-20T04:52:36+11:00November 20th, 2020|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|0 Comments

Riding the Waves with Julie

Julie McKinnon Julie usually spends much of her time managing bookings for the church properties, but since COVID she’s been ‘booking’ in a different way around the neighbourhood. No bookings for the church Booking Officer - how are you filling in your time, Julie? Well, as my lovely, late mum would say “There are [...]

By |2020-11-12T19:34:57+11:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|0 Comments

Riding the Waves with Helen

Helen Rowe takes us into the meditative joys of her vegetable patch, spinning wheels and making music with others. What have been the impacts of the lockdown on your lifestyle? After I finished paid work, I took up a series of volunteer and recreational activities and of course during this COVID period the majority of [...]

By |2020-10-28T20:43:44+11:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|0 Comments

Riding the Waves with Vilma & Richard

Vilma and Richard Collard talk about their church-loving dog, rage against the ABC and reminisce about the good times courting by correspondence (and sleep-able pews!). What have been the impacts of COVID-19 on you both? Vilma (V):  Well George (son-in-law) and Barb (daughter) have been our ‘carers’ during this period and they do our shopping, [...]

By |2020-10-28T20:44:44+11:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|0 Comments

Riding the Waves with Clare

Clare Keogh shares the challenges of not only adapting her work practices and routines, but also adapting - and fixing - the ‘Star Wars’ saga through her great love of ‘fan fiction’. What have been the impacts of lockdown on your work? I am a paediatric occupational therapist working at a school for autistic [...]

By |2020-10-28T20:45:56+11:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|0 Comments
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