Hugo, Wodonga

“So here I see a lot of loneliness which fosters a lot of other issues, especially mental issues. As a psychologist, I can see it clearly.”   An audio clip from this interview with Hugo:   So, what's a typical day like for you? Going to work. I come into the office every morning, take … Continue reading Hugo, Wodonga

Jonathan Lopez, Spotswood

"My wife would often say that I'm a bit of a paradox being an Anglican minister, and also a boxing coach. So often I get that; people are surprised by the boxing aspect, and how that works with the ministry.” An audio clip from this interview with Jonathan Lopez: So what's a typical day like … Continue reading Jonathan Lopez, Spotswood

Wally Ibrahim, Campbellfield

"We have this saying. If you ask, ‘Do you know that guy?’ and someone says, ‘Yes’, then ask, ‘Did you try him?’, and if they say ‘No’, then say, ‘You don’t know him’. This is a way of saying you cannot judge people for their look or through their religion or through their background. You … Continue reading Wally Ibrahim, Campbellfield

Jose Luis, Preston

"Life is less social here. Not because Spanish people are more social by character but because of how we live in big cities. Here we all have our own separate houses. In Spain, if you live on the fourth floor of an apartment building, and there are four apartments on each floor, you have to … Continue reading Jose Luis, Preston