Life

Why young people are giving up saving post-pandemic

Un/employmenthood: Has the pandemic made saving seem pointless to you? You're not the only one. Laura Whateley finds out why young people are now prioritising fun over their financial futures. Introducing the fuck-it spenders...

How life on furlough impacted a young generation

Un/employmenthood: Over 11.6 million jobs have been furloughed in the UK since March 2020. As the government's job retention scheme comes to a close, India van Spall speaks to those still reeling from lockdown’s after-effects.

Why the young and jobless are rebranding as funemployed

Un/employmenthood: As more and more young people struggle to find work in an economy ravaged by Covid, words like “funemployed” are making a comeback. Amelia Tait meets those reframing their unemployment with some good ol’ fashioned wordplay.

Where have all the pre-teens gone?

Remember when kids on the brink of teenagehood actually looked like, you know, children? Those days are gone. In 2021, pre-teens seem just as mature as actual teens. Ah, they grow up so fast...

Grubber’s wholesome guide to guerilla gardening

Last year, Jessica Tremaine started her sustainable shop, plant exchange and community project as a means of bringing nature to the masses. Now, she’s leading a pioneering campaign to highlight the benefits and environmental impact of owning plants.

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