• I was bored of chats about house prices and polyamory - but I had a secret plan for happiness

    22 days ago - By The Guardian

    Desperate to regain my sense of wonder, I have spent 18 months learning about the world It took me a long time to admit that I was bored. I had left London and moved to a small town on the coast, drawn by the light and the landscape and the freedom, and by the promise of joining a new creative community. There were gigs and art shows and pop-up restaurants; festivals and funfairs and parties on the beach. Having spent many years feeling perpetually in transit, I wanted deeply to belong - to someone and to somewhere. But the appeal quickly waned. Even in the summer, the days felt flat and...
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