Being part of a Community or Communities is about feeling connected to other people.
Take the last 24 hours.
- I bought takeaway icecream and the server in the shop said, “Don’t I know you?” – we worked out that she’s one of the carers at the after-school program my kids go to sometimes.
- I got to school, kids having had a bad morning. Two other mothers said, OMGMYMORNINGWASJUSTTHESAME.
- Home again, parcel delivered by our ‘usual’ parcel delivery guy. “How are the kids?” he asked
- Chatting with online friends, about what they are up to but also about what is not so good.