Fail we may, sail we must.

(Being grateful in 2020) Published for The Everyday Magazine in December 2020. Maybe I am a masochist, because the invitation to write a piece about what I am grateful for, in this year of all years, was too good an opportunity to pass up. You don’t need me to tell you that 2020 has been […]

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‘I MAY NOT BE FINE BY THE END OF IT, BUT I WILL AT LEAST BE REAL’ Anna Halsall lives in inner London, with her partner, who is a GP, their 1 year old and her 9 year old from her previous relationship. As lock-down started she was just returning to work from maternity leave. […]

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19 Stories: Jamie’s story

Jamie Richardson shared his story with 19 Stories yesterday. A day in lock-down for a psychiatrist grappling with PPE for the first time. You can read it here. Jamie is a fellow blogger, and has dedicated his blog Self-indulgent Twaddle to chronicalling his experience of lock-down. The whole point of 19 Stories is to provide […]

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19 Stories: Everybody has one

In late April, I asked my Facebook friends to share their experiences of being single or in a couple during lock-down for an article I was writing. So many people replied, wanting to tell their story, that I realised there was a need for a platform for us all to share our experiences, one that […]

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