Esther’s story: ‘Do you remember the sky was so clear?’

Esther is a film maker and single parent in her late forties who lives in Bristol with her sons, Joe, 11 and Alex, who is 14 and autistic. She home-schools both of her children. ‘At the beginning of lock down I was really fucking bereft, I thought ‘shit, I cannot do this, I really cannotContinue reading “Esther’s story: ‘Do you remember the sky was so clear?’”

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’”

Morgan’s story: ‘I will leave a mark about these crazy times in my very own way’

© Morgan Charollois 2020 My name is Morgan, I’m a 35 year old dive instructor/ photographer/ scuba travel agent originally from France. I arrived in Bristol in September last year, after about 8 years travelling the world and working as a diver. So, for me, coming to England was already a big shock, as I’m anContinue reading “Morgan’s story: ‘I will leave a mark about these crazy times in my very own way’”

Dan’s Story

Dan used his recent cycling training and drive to stay positive and do something good in lockdown. Dan outside his home in Kingsdown, Bristol. Dan Cole, an electrician who lives in Kingsdown, Bristol, is cycling the equivalent of the length of the UK in just five days, around the block he lives on, to raiseContinue reading “Dan’s Story”