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Certificates, eating pattern corrections and learning balance: what Lockdown had taught me

Lockdown: a time when shops are shut, summer plans are cancelled, scholarships and semesters abroad whooshed away so fast that it’s hard to make sense of this strange new world of masks, avoidance on pavements and worry for the future. And yet, lockdown has also given me the time for me to learn to slow […]

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Self-isolation, self-care? Who says you can’t glow indoors?

‘Have a few weeks inside’ Boris said. ‘Oh, how wonderful’ many of us replied. Day one of self-isolation brought great promise and opportunity for self-care: painting still lifes, reading Sartre’s most celebrated works, commanding a basic grasp of colloquial French. But two weeks later our greatest daily achievements are eating a whole block of cheddar […]