Continuing with our series of interviews with the Women on Camphill, we chat to resident Tamsin about the importance of looking out for one another and how adapting to challenges can inspire confidence.
CMKC: What’s your name and what’s your role in the community?
T: I’m Tamsin, a resident at Camphill.
CMKC: How long have you been involved with the community?
T: Many years!
CMKC: What’s your most memorable experience in the community?
T: Janne and Lucas wedding two years ago.
CMKC: How important do you think women are to this community?
T: Women are very important. We look after each, especially in vulnerable situations.
CMKC: Do you think women’s influence has changed over time in the community?
T: Women take on new roles when it’s necessary. I remember helping out in a nursery in Downs Barn a long time ago, and the experience helped me to be more confident.
CMKC: What’s your expectation of yourself and the community for the future?
T: I would like to see more plays in the theatre.
CMKC: Who in your opinion is a hero of Camphill?
T: Joan and Hanne.
CMKC: What is your favourite thing to do outside the community?
T: Going to the cinema to see different films and also going to the theatre.