This piece was written for and published in The Everyday Magazine in April 2020, during that brief window at the start of the global pandemic when some of us thought maybe, just maybe, Covid 19, as well as disaster, could bring about major positive world change. A return of community cohesion; using technology to aid, […]Read More Does The Pandemic Mean the Death of Individualism?: Community in A Crisis
(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 […]Read More Fail we may, sail we must.
Esther is a film maker and single parent in her late forties who lives in Bristol with her sons, Joe, 11 and Alex, who is 14 and autistic. She home-schools both of her children. ‘At the beginning of lock down I was really fucking bereft, I thought ‘shit, I cannot do this, I really cannot […]Read More Esther’s Story: ‘Do you remember, the sky was so clear?’
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 […]Read More 19 Stories: Everybody has one