Covid’s Mental Health Crisis

“The combination of isolation, anxiety, fear, economic hardship, and the actual physical effects of the virus itself, have been disastrous for many, and the effects of Covid-19 on mental health have yet to be determined.”

Maebh Howell describes the impact of Covid-19 on mental health.

Lifestyle Travel

Staycations – The New Normal?

Amidst the announcement of a two week quarantine period for travellers returning from Spain, France and Belgium after a sharp increase in Covid-19 cases, venturing outside of the UK for a holiday seems to have become wrought with more stress than usual. The fear of spreading Coronavirus is still very much palpable (and justifiably so), meaning that the pressure of having a nice holiday extends past just getting to the airport on time.

Cultures Literature Music

Here to stay: Celebrity literature and Lana Del Rey

The move from celebrity status to becoming an author is one that many have attempted to make, and frequently to much success. The American singer and songwriter Jewel published a poetry collection in 1998 which sold over 1 million copies, albeit to mixed reviews.  With sales of poetry books hitting an all-time high in 2018, Read More…