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The simple life: When lockdown forces a commitment to a slower pace

By September 5, 2020No Comments

Pre-Covid, Julia Molony had spent the last few years living between London and the South of France. Lockdown forced her to commit to one way of life. Here, she writes about the reality of slow living in a bucolic idyll...

I wasn’t prepared for August in the south of France. I had a childishly rose-tinted expectation of it, based mostly on pleasurable mental images snatched from summer holidays past; ice cool drinks and filtered golden sunlight, wild water running over suntanned toes.

The reality came as . . .

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