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    The Demolished School

    "Spending years of loneliness sitting on that toilet seat, a haven from slow lunch times with no friends, I knew the peeling paint as if it were my own palm, cream cracking, exposing the avocado green of the seventies."

    Loneliness, and why we need to practise talking about difficult things

    Feeling lonely is not something to be ashamed of, or something that you only feel when you are in crisis; it is a part of our daily lives.

    At the Station

    A laugh into the silence, a step into the stillness, and a single breath seems to make the station tremble.

    Friday Favourite: A Month in the Country

    Sometimes you reread a book because it is beautiful; sometimes you do it because a mysterious benefactor on your flight gave you a concerning...

    Review: Malcolm The Miserable

    Ottilie Mitchell reviews new play Malcolm The Miserable at the BT studio.

    Oxford Collage: A conversation with Theodore Zeldin

    Charlotte Tosti speaks to philosopher, historian and Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Theodore Zeldin, about the evolution of conversation

    Dispatches: ‘Marooned between past and present, not here’

    A short story of everyday escapism, by Izzy Smith

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