Why does every man need a shed? SkillsOne chats to Tim O'Sullivan, the Forest Community Men's Shed co-ordinator to see just what goes on inside: besides barbeques, practical projects and loads of laughs - the Men's Shed is all about combatting issues of isolation, loneliness and depression amongst retired men. Men can make projects for themselves, or for local community projects - like stairs for a school, or birdhouses. SkillOne chats to some of the men in the Men's Shed and finding out about the projects they're working on.
Friday, August 08, 2008
We've covered the Australian Men's Sheds project before on Shedworking but no apologies for returning to what is a very worthwhile campaign, and one which is starting to spread to the UK. Here's a video of one getting underway on the SkillsOne site with some detail:
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