Loneliness: the elephant in the room of modern society
(6 minute read) Lisa Fraser delves into the world of loneliness and offers some practical approaches to help tackle it.
(3 minute read) Nicole Law asks if it is ever right to ignore news of tragedy and war to preserve our serenity.
Helping the vulnerable access the internet
(4 minute read) Paola Oriunno looks at efforts to close the 'digital divide' in Italy.
Less talking, more spending
(6 minute read) Emily Bashforth argues that eating disorder clinics need better funding and more government support to reach those at risk.
To jab or not to jab?
(4 minute read) Can mandatory vaccination be justified as a way out of the pandemic? David Albert Jones says no …
“Autonomy is one of the joys of encountering art”
(4 minute read) It’s not just about the exhibits. Even in Covid-times, museums and galleries should also consider the quality of the visitors’ experience, argues Tascha von Uexkull.
Cures for languishing
(3 minute read) Nicole Law takes back control of her mental processes and finds silver linings in Covid clouds.
The right use of a sacred space?
NEW CONVERSATIONAL VIDEO - Sean Organ interviews Canon Jan McFarlane to discuss the sacred space of Lichfield Cathedral being used as a Vaccination Centre.
The Olympics – but not as you know it
(4 minute read) Brian Clarke argues that the Olympics may need changes beyond the ones enforced this year by the pandemic.
Hope in hard times
(2 minute read) Nicole Law finds inspiration in Dickens’ words to have a soft heart, an even temper and gentle touch - even when times are trying.