Wellness: more than just a face mask

With less access to support circles due to COVID-19, it is all the more vital to perform ‘self-care’. But what does ‘self-care’ really mean? Too often social media suggests face masks, baths and exercise classes are the key. I wholeheartedly disagree. These are enjoyable but transient, and as effective long-term as a bandage is to […]

Art Culture

Lockdown and art: a time for creative meditation?

I think art during lockdown means very different things to individuals. But one thing I think all the pieces created during lockdown have in common is that they acted as a respite from the anxiety-riddled groundhog day that lockdown became. At least, for me they did.The monotony of lockdown allowed me to turn to art […]