Gardening Bliss

1 GoodGymer made their way to help an isolated older person in Newcastle.

  • Richard Borrowdale
Monday, 17th of October 2022

On a sunny autumnal afternoon I attended Mrs D’s home to help with her gardening.

I wish every appointment I attended had the door open waiting for me and the person ready and waiting to greet me by name before I even had to knock or introduce myself, so special kudos and thanks to Mrs D for being at the ready.

After a quick call to a neighbour to procure some garden tools, I set to work clearing the front garden of some overgrown bushes and weeds. Over the course of about an hour and a half I managed to fill three large plastic bags with weeds, branches, unwelcome mushrooms and an assortment of rubbish, including broom heads, crisp packets, plastic bottles and sweet wrappers. I made a start clearing weeds from the driveway but ran out of time to complete that task.

Mrs D was extraordinarily friendly and welcoming and clearly in need of the assistance due to her COPD. Hopefully she feels much better about the state of her garden after a visit from GoodGym.

Report written by Richard Borrowdale

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Anji Andrews
Anji Andrews
Monday October 17th, 2022 21:07

This is wonderful, well done!

Richard Borrowdale
Richard Borrowdale
Monday October 17th, 2022 22:54

A double dose of GoodGym is a great way to feel wonderful!

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