Reverend Joe Haward explores the impact of the Coronavirus on empathetic children and what we can do to reassure them that they are not helpless while the Government fails to reassure us at every turn
Peter Jukes explores the melancholy emptiness of city centres during the COVID-19 lockdowns and wonders whether the invisible cities of social media will ever become civilised or inhabitable
Vida Adamczewski interviews the artistic director of the Young Vic on the future of a crucial industry that defies social distancing
Bonnie Greer muses on how lockdown and social distancing may be making us more remote from the neediness of the famous.
Confined to a small urban apartment during the COVID-19 pandemic, Bonnie Greer reflects on her time in the Actors Studio, and how shaming memory brings self-knowledge.
With the end of the COVID-19 lockdown being bruited loudly in the press, Graeme Thomson the idea that ‘silence is perfection’ and where we can still find it in great music.
Christina Patterson on how the contradictory and unreliable health advice from the UK Government over the Coronavirus crisis is causing tensions at home.
Alex Wade on how his plans to move abroad were stymied by the pandemic, and how an abandoned cottage and a missing book delivery revealed the rupture in time.
The composer Howard Goodall looks at how music has helped to express, escape and mourn previous traumas, and provides his own playlist to pass the pandemic.
Chris Blask narrates an epic transcontinental journey with his family, a Labrador, Turtle and a Parakeet in the face of the COVID-19 Pandemic
What is social distancing doing to all those hook-up apps and sites? Douglas Whitbread reports on how new-found values of Platonic love and friendship are dominating.
John Lubbock describes his enforced separation from his wife during the COVID-19 pandemic, which he believes lays bare once more the hostile environment the UK has cultivated.