Why Moments of Insanity Are Part of Keeping Sane; And The Worrying Increase in Lockdown Mullets

Did you know there is a word in German for 'social distancing whilst wearing swimming pool noodles as a hat'? We're sceptical, but charmed.

As the heaviness weighs on many of you, we have a batch of podcasts, books, articles and surprising lockdown stats to cheer and distract you. 

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Girl, Woman, Other, by Bernadine Evaristo 

Ramble Book: Musings on Childhood, Friendship, Family and 80s Pop Culture, by Adam Buxton, available on audio book now (and in print in September)

Insanity Can Keep You Sane, by Molly Young for The New York Times Mag www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/05/11/magazine/quarantine-insanity.html

Where to start in Joni Mitchell's back catalogue, by Hannah Stevens for The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/may/20/joni-mitchell-where-to-start-in-her-back-catalogue

Listening and watching

Sir Lenny Henry interview with Louis Theroux's Grounded podcast 

Grayson Perry's Art Club, on Channel 4

Gemma Collins: Diva on Lockdown, on ITV Player

Love, Loss and What I Wore by Nora and Delia Ephron https://www.92y.org/love-loss-and-what-i-wore


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