For the past six weeks, a British travel writer has been exploring the remote islands of the South Pacific. Then, COVID-19 went global. Here, she describes what the virus means for the world’s most isolated populations.
Mental Health Diaries: After experiencing an episode of psychosis during lockdown last year, a radio DJ talks us through what a day is like while in recovery.
Getting high used to be easy – but demand has skyrocketed for marijuana in lockdown, leaving suppliers in a lurch. This is how weed dealers and smokers are navigating the global pandemic.
Irish photographer Eimear Lynch spent the summer exploring female youth and identity through a series of intimate portraits. Little did she know it would help her discover her sense of self.
She’s Paris’ answer to Blue Peter! PZ Opassuksatit is the all-making, all-designing woman behind PZtoday©. Get messy with her latest project, exclusively for The Face.
Gucci, Fiorucci, Stüssy and Marc Jacobs’ Heaven all helped dub 2020 the year of the mushroom. But here’s why the roots of mycelium mania run a little deeper, well into the new year and, no doubt, the rest of the decade.
In the fourth instalment of our week-long series, figures from music, art, food, sex work and education look back on a year that shook their fields. Here, Ellie Pennick, founder of Guts Gallery, talks us through a year of online exhibitions.
Undeterred by stop-start lockdowns, the Japanese hairstylist opened up his London salon last year. Now, he’s redefining the city’s hairscape, one chop at a time.
Side Hustles: In lockdown last year, best friend duo Niamh Ferrier and Saskia Puxley lost their hospitality jobs. Fresh from uni and without income, they decided to set up their own tooth gem and nail art business-from home, rising to success one cuticle, and molar, at a time.
Generation Covid: to end our week of stories, the Labour MP for Nottingham East and the “baby of the House” talks archaic institutions, the power of movements and why the UK needs an irreversible shift in wealth and power.