How long have you lived in or around Canowindra and what do you like about living here? I have lived in Canowindra for 6 years, was born in Cowra and raised on a farm at Greenthorpe – I love small towns.
How are you involved with the community? I volunteer for lots of things such as the local art gallery, teaching scripture in the schools, I also run a girls group, I help as much as I can with the local Anglican/ Uniting church, I have done local art commissions in Memorial Park and at the Age of Fishes Museum.
Where do you work? What do you enjoy most about where you work? I have my own business called Sue Hodge Art & Home Services. I do home support and I am an artist. I love to make people smile through what I can do for them.
What do you do to unwind on weekends? I’m not sure I ever unwind – maybe enjoy my garden and look for new species of birds.
What are you really good at? I think I’m really good at cleaning and painting.
What’s your pet hate? When people are critical or negative and don’t have suggestions as to how to change things for the better.
What’s on your bucket list? Going to the Great Barrier Reef – we are booked in for next year.
If you could have a superpower, what would it be and why? I think I’d like to read people better and be able to change how they feel (Like Mantis from Guardians of the Galaxy 2).
Tell us about your best holiday ever… Most of my holidays have been great – Kioloa – on the coast, walking on rocks and exploring the ocean pools.
What makes your day? Knowing I’ve made a difference in someone else’s life or seeing a new bird I haven’t seen before.
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself… I was arrested in India when I was in my early 20’s under suspicion of being a drug smuggler. I was innocent by the way.