How long have you been volunteering here?

Since March 2017

What do you do when you’re not volunteering here?

Walking and gardening, making furniture, cooking and researching our family history

Why do you volunteer here/what do you enjoy?

I get real pleasure seeing groups of children enjoying Hill End. I love being outdoors with the volunteer team, and it keeps me fit and healthy.

Best task / event / memory at Hill End?

Clearing a large pond, making it stable and bringing is ‘back to life’.

Have you learnt a new skill since volunteering with us?

Strimming, hedge laying, willow weaving and driving the ‘Kabuta’ buggy!

What’s your favorite season, and why?

Autumn – I like the mellow weather, the glorious colours, kicking the leaves, log fires and misty mornings.