I had a wonderful visit to the Howrah Men’s Shed to meet some of their 70 members. I witnessed some amazing creations including birdboxes (like the one pictured here), a children’s sandbox table and a computer-controlled wood router!
There are almost 1,000 men’s shed across Australia. The movement started as a mental health initiative, encouraging men to work and talk together, share companionship and talk about their problems. The most wonderful outcome of men’s sheds – as I have heard from members of the movement across Tasmania – is that they literally save lives.
Thank you for making me so welcome and your lovely hospitality.