Geoff’s story: ‘We ain’t seen nothing yet’.

Geoff works for the local council of a UK city; he is also a journalist and writer. We talked to him in August about volunteering during lock-down, how the pandemic is being handled, conspiracy theorists, the politics of the pandemic, and how the world is changing forever.  ‘I was thinking of talking about some volunteerContinue reading “Geoff’s story: ‘We ain’t seen nothing yet’.”

Von’s story: Lockdown; I didn’t think I’d miss it

Way back in March of 2020 the country became part of the global pandemic and finally (FINALLY) locked down. We didn’t think it possible as we carried on with our last dregs of social life, sweaty dance floors, filled auditoriums, noisy pubs and close proximity. It all seems like a dream now. As we allContinue reading “Von’s story: Lockdown; I didn’t think I’d miss it”

Bristol’s story, told by community volunteers: ‘There’s a sense of fusion, everyone is coming together’.

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash A Bristol City Council employee has shared these videos to the archive, which tell a story of a city-wide coming together of volunteers throughout the pandemic, supporting their neighbours at grass roots level,in the spirit of mutual aid. Providing help such as phone befriending, shopping, and picking up prescriptionsContinue reading “Bristol’s story, told by community volunteers: ‘There’s a sense of fusion, everyone is coming together’.”