An Exciting 24 Hours, Recovery-Wise

Yes, I had an exciting 24-hour period during the week, recovery-wise. A couple of weeks ago I contacted Alexandra Magson of North Wales Recovery Communities (NWRC) after she liked a Facebook post I made about a film clip on this website of NWRC’s Founder, James Deakin. She said she would be coming to Perth in two weeks. I assumed she was going to visit Perth, in Scotland, but she said no, she would be in Western Australia. We agreed to meet.

The weather forecast was awful, with a predicted thunderstorm, and rain most of the day. I picked Alex up at 10.00 and we headed to Kings Park. The rain disappeared and the sun shone for a while we walked around the park, admired the beautiful views, and talked recovery-related matters. We then  drove to Cottesloe beach and again the rain held off. We even had two strolls, one before and one after an excellent lunch.

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Trails of Recovery: Eternal Media

As some of you know, Wulf Livingston and I have been interviewing James Deakin, Founder of the North Wales Recovery Communities (NWRC) in Bangor for our Recovery Voices project. I’ve been amazed to hear what’s been going on at NWRC.

Since starting our project, I’ve also been hearing about the great work done by Eternal Media from North Wales, a media production social enterprise and charity making high impact documentary films and content for non-profits, groups, organisations and business. Eternal Media, which was Founded by Marcus Fair, himself in long-term recovery from addiction, has been working closely with NWRC. I love the above film.

Trails of Recovery follows NWRC members over seven days and 100 miles as they walk around Anglesey’s 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 coastal path to celebrate and make Recovery more visible. This is the first of  ‘Eternal’s Recovery Hub’ presentations. More films and podcasts have been made and released by Eternal Recoverists.