Jane Martin community champion on what brings her joy!

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על ידי Catriona Maybury and Muna Hassan, Catriona Maybury, and Muna Hassan התגלה על ידי Player FM והקהילה שלנו - זכויות היוצרים שמורות למפרסם, לא ל-Player FM, והשמע מוזרם ישירות מהשרתים שלכם. הירשמו כדי לעקוב אחר עדכונים ב-Player FM, או הדביקו את כתובת העדכונים באפליקציות פודקאסט אחרות.

Jane Martin, or @JaneCanDoSE4 on Twitter, has her hand in many of the local initiatives which have helped create strong community ties in Crofton Park and South East London - including the netball team where Muna and Catriona first met.

Jane has lived in South East London for almost 40 years and tweets and blogs constantly about the area. She is passionate about the community and supporting local businesses. She has played an integral role in lots of local activities and festivals, as well as local sports. We speak to Jane about building strong local ties, the importance of sport and how she finds joy.

In this episode, we talk about:

  • The start of the netball team, which is where our podcasts host first met (1:04)
  • Jane’s resilience and optimism, where this comes from and how she maintains it (3:55)
  • Being a community champion in South East London (6:29)
  • The Crofton Column - Jane’s blog and finding new things to report on during lockdown (7:54)
  • How Jane has maintained joy during lockdown through cycling and playing tennis (9:15)
  • Finding joy through the rediscovery of jigsaw puzzles (11:40)
  • Volunteering initiatives Jane has joined this year to help during the pandemic (12:48)
  • The influence of Jane’s family on how she finds joy in sport now (15:11)

If you want to find out more about Jane, take a look at her Twitter @JaneCanDoSE4 where you’ll also find links to her blog.

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