Etiqueta: Lonely

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Stella Creasy on her lonely maternity cover battle: ‘Women should be able to have kids and do politics’

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Stella Creasy is dodging people on the pavement as we talk. She apologises for the background noise but it’s hard finding time for a conversation when you have a newborn son, a toddler daughter, and no proper maternit...

Lauren Groff: ‘I often get very lonely because my job is very lonely’

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Lauren Groff, 43, grew up in Cooperstown, Nueva York, a place she fictionalised as a picture-perfect town in her bestselling debut novel, The Monsters of Templeton (2008). Her second novel, Arcadia (2012), explored the ...

Hot summer nights: ‘In my lonely shack I’d hear footsteps and think of axe murderers’

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Eighteen-and-a-bit years ago, pushing 40, tired of England and keen to spend more time with my daughter, who was growing up in France, I packed in my job, left London and moved to the Vosges mountains in the east of t...

Lonely House review – noir-shaded selection of Kurt Weill’s hits from exile

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We’re nearing the end of a medley from Lady in the Dark, la 1941 musical by Kurt Weill and Ira Gershwin, when the mood turns lullaby-soft. Sitting atop the grand piano, Katharine Mehrling is picked out in a single sp...

‘It can be very lonely’: confessions of a customer service agent

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“I really enjoy my job,” says Sarah*, a customer service agent working for a public sector organisation, “but we’re treated terribly.” This statement will not come as a surprise to anyone who has worked in a similar r...

The lost and lonely clitoris: why can so few people find it?

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Nombre: The clitoris. Envejecer: As old as men and – possibly more importantly – women themselves, would you Adam and Eve it? Older still, for non-creationists. How so? In Greek mythology, after the prophet Tiresias was turn...

Listen Up review – a standup, a rapper and a playwright in a lonely theatre

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Some of the finest lockdown digital theatre has addressed the absence of its real-world counterpart. I’m thinking of the National Theatre of Scotland’s Ghost Light, which invoked the spirits of performances past and p...

‘Not one iota lonely’: Michael Collins on flying solo during Apollo 11 moon landing – video

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Michael Collins, who was part of the Apollo 11 moon landing crew and kept the command module flying while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the moon, ha muerto a la edad de 90, his fami...

Starmer attacks Tory sleaze, but the moral high ground is a lonely place these days

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Every opposition leader has to accept there are days when they are going to have to suck it up. That the government has got it more or less right over the previous week and the best they can hope for from prime minist...

A Lonely Man by Chris Power review – breakdown in Berlin

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Many readers will immediately warm to a novel that begins in a bookshop. We’re in Berlin, and things couldn’t be more bookish. Our protagonist, Robert Prowe, has just met Patrick, a drunken ghostwriter, while reaching...