Today we salute Rod Barnard (Barney to his friends)


This puts us squarely back in the category of people that I have known for 20 years or more. Truth be told, it's probably pushing closer to 30 years with Rod. He was principal at St Joes when our kids went there back in the 90's. We have grown to be good friends with Rod and his family, sharing amongst other things, a great love of music. 

There is much to admire about Rod. I couldn't think of a better person to be at the helm of the good ship Millwarra. Let's see what he has to say for himself during this Covid19 period. Has he been relaxing on the banana lounge, beer in hand? Has he taken that vow of silence and entered the monastic life? You be the judge. Here's Rod..... 

What’s this time of isolation been like for you?

Fairly calm. I have a good team who have kept it simple

What have you been doing to amuse yourself/keep the days apart?

I have plenty to do with webex's, zoom, Skype & ordinary work. ​

What are the top three things that you have missed?

My grandchildren,

Interaction with friends & family

the kids at school

What is something that has been a positive for you in this time?

I have built a closer relationship with many of the families

How many rolls of toilet paper have you got in the house?

As many as I need

What are the top three things you are looking forward to doing when this is all over?

Seeing the grandchildren

catching up with friends & family

Having the kids back at school

(Editor; well that was predictable!!!)

Have you indulged in any games during this time?

Not really

How many times a day do you wash your hands?

At least 40

What prayer do you find yourself praying during this time?

Personal reflection 

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