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Shay Fortune

Interviewed by Harry Maloney / photographer Madeline Mulqueen

Harry: How long have you lived in the area?
Shay: 42 years

Harry: What are some things that have helped you through lockdown and what brings you joy?
Shay: Ability to walk every day and model making.

Harry: What sort of things are you doing now to stay connected to your community and family and what does community mean to you?
Shay: Difficult run, lucky to have a good family that keeps in touch every day.

Harry: What message do you want to leave for yourself and this community in 10 years time?
Shay: Stay positive and keep the faith.

Look at the additional images below from Shay’s shoot with Madeline as well as a picture of Harry building a raised planter as his creative response to the interview.

harry creative response.Building a raised veg bed so grandparents can have easy access