• I had hardly spoken to my neighbour before lockdown. Now he's my constant companion

    10 days ago - By The Guardian

    I'm a writer and he's a bouncer, and we used to have very different schedules. But this summer we found we shared not just a porch but a political outlook
    As an artist and writer, I already worked from home and was used to living alone. Then came the pandemic. During the past few months, my neighbour has taken over our shared porch. He is a bouncer who has been out of work since the bars here in North Carolina closed. Previously, we kept very different schedules since he worked nights and slept during the day. He hardly ever used the porch. Now, he is usually there at the window to greet...
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