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Anna’s story (part 2): ‘I may not be fine by the end of it, but I will at least be real’

Anna Halsall lives in inner London, with her partner, who is a GP, their 1 year old and her 9 year old from her previous relationship. As lock-down started she was just returning to work from maternity leave. She shares some of her writing from April and May 2020 about coping with the lock-down, beingContinue reading “Anna’s story (part 2): ‘I may not be fine by the end of it, but I will at least be real’”

Bristol’s story, told by community volunteers: ‘There’s a sense of fusion, everyone is coming together’.

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash A Bristol City Council employee has shared these videos to the archive, which tell a story of a city-wide coming together of volunteers throughout the pandemic, supporting their neighbours at grass roots level,in the spirit of mutual aid. Providing help such as phone befriending, shopping, and picking up prescriptionsContinue reading “Bristol’s story, told by community volunteers: ‘There’s a sense of fusion, everyone is coming together’.”

Carrianne’s Story: ‘People say thanks for everything you do, but I did nothing’

Image by http://www.rawpixel.com Carrianne and her husband are both nurses, She usually works part time doing bank shifts, he is a ward manager at a local hospital. They have two kids.  ‘This is the story of the nurse who didn’t work for six weeks during the biggest pandemic in one hundred years. I started workingContinue reading “Carrianne’s Story: ‘People say thanks for everything you do, but I did nothing’”

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