Category: Lifestyle

Reasons The Kindest People Are Actually The Strongest

Reasons The Kindest People Are Actually The Strongest

Being a man who writes about kindness and chivalry can bring some interesting lessons. One of which, is just how many people feel as though being kind ...
A woodpecker, soft spring light, and hope on the plot

A woodpecker, soft spring light, and hope on the plot

Breakthrough day at the plot. When the late spring garden takes shape, the soil shakes off its slumber and the early summer structures go up. Howard a ...
My life in sex: ‘My wife wants a desire-free old age. But I still see her as my sexual partner’

My life in sex: ‘My wife wants a desire-free old age. But I still see her as my sexual partner’

My wife and I married when we were in our early 20s. We enjoyed our sex life, though I never felt she enjoyed it as much as I did. Her menopause be ...
I’m involved with a married man. Will our affair survive the lockdown?

I’m involved with a married man. Will our affair survive the lockdown?

It’s 5.41pm, and I am worried. My boyfriend usually calls me on the dot of 5.30, and during these unusual times, I crave this daily check-in. The thin ...
I’ve been on a diet since I was four. Can I finally make peace with my body?

I’ve been on a diet since I was four. Can I finally make peace with my body?

Every morning I have the slightly morbid habit of reading the New York Times obituary section. I have a subconscious wish to see in one illuminating f ...
Blind date: ‘He seems like he’d give good hugs’

Blind date: ‘He seems like he’d give good hugs’

Ally, 30, freelance writer, meets Khai, 35, personal trainer, in our latest virtual date Ally on Khai What were you hoping for? I had put on make ...
The world is now mirroring my twisted teen psyche – but there is an upside

The world is now mirroring my twisted teen psyche – but there is an upside

I can tell you how it feels when you no longer need to keep the world at a fearful arm’s length: it feels amazing Next month, I will have been at t ...
Tim Dowling: are my lockdown neighbours spying on me?

Tim Dowling: are my lockdown neighbours spying on me?

‘I can’t work out there,’ I say. ‘Everyone is at their back windows, looking down’ My inbox is flooding with emails from PR companies trying to mak ...