Articles covering particular angles on living alone, including political
Looking Back: A Year Living Alone During A Global Pandemic
I remember the start of the UK lockdown vividly. I was in California visiting friends when the US shut its borders. I rushed home on a nearly empty flight, wearing a respirator mask from my friend’s earthquake preparedness kit the whole way. We’re only just starting to understand the full impact of a year under Covid. But one year on,…
Five things to say (and not to say) to someone spending Christmas alone
Covid means people who would never previously have spent Christmas alone are now facing it down for the first time ever, and in record numbers. This is daunting enough - and what none of us need at the moment is the judgement of other people. If you're struggling to know what to say - and what not to say -…
Five Lessons I’ve Learnt from Lockdown
Lockdown has been different for each of us – and has fundamentally changed the way we live our lives.
Emma Watson says she’s happy being single – judging her misses the point
Singledom is a global phenomenon that’s already here, and is only going to grow. People who pass judgement on those who admit to being happily single are missing the point - the research suggests that as more people than ever before spend more of their lives uncoupled, the people who experience it may benefit, and so should society.
The Loneliness Project?
Three friends forward on the same link to an article on the loneliness crisis. All of this is well intentioned and interesting. But here’s the thing that might be surprising to you: we don’t run a loneliness project. We run a project for people who live alone.