NETFLIX’S SOCIALLY DISTANCED SERIES

Netflix has released a trailer for an upcoming series called ‘Social Distance’ which portrays the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in March. The series sums up 2020, which was defined by virtual friendships, long-distanced relationships and grief. As globally, governments were told to inform the public to quarantine at home for months and are still… Continue reading

UNEMPLOYMENT RATES RISES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Unemployment rates have risen since after the coronavirus pandemic and especially effecting young people aged between 16 – 24 years. Young people also categorised as Generation Z have lost their jobs more compared to other age groups due to the outbreak, leaving many unemployed for months. The unemployment rate has grown from 4.1% in three… Continue reading

Soups and Shakes

The NHS will provide type 2 diabetes patients with a diet of soups and shakes, following the results from multiple studies that showed positive effects on the condition. The BBC reported that “5,000 diabetics will be given access to the year-long programme which includes ‘total diet replacement products’, such as specially formulated low-calorie shakes and… Continue reading

COVID-19 Homeless Crisis

As the UK government’s ban on landlords evicting tenants come to an end next week, many fear becoming homeless is around the corner. When the country went into lockdown to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many structures were implemented by the government to protect residents in the UK. Besides the furlough scheme, one… Continue reading

FRIENDS OF THE FOREST

Throughout covid-19 I found myself getting lazier and lazier, walks looked to me like a boring alternative to an exciting lunch with my friends and a glass of bubbly in hand but what I wasn’t realising was the impact this was having on my mental health. ‘A study of nearly 350,000 medical records showed that… Continue reading