10 reads for your time in lockdown

I returned home about 2 weeks ago and all I did was lay in bed until I got hungry and spend a ridiculous amount of time on TikTok (selfish self promo: follow my friends and I @thequaranteam). It takes time to adapt to staying home by yourself, with friends, family or a partner, when you are so used to always going from one place to another and seeing a large number of people on a daily basis. Eventually, you realize you do not really have a choice and you begin to find more productive ways to pass time.

“We know with confidence only when we know little; with knowledge doubt increases” (adapted from JW von Goethe).

The statement has been in my mind for the entirety of my education. As a child I have always wondered how we, as humans, can be sure of all the knowledge that the world is providing to us.

Take a plunge

Being creative is, in my opinion, one of the most important skills that we possess and is necessary to life, whether it is in the form of music, dance, writing, visual arts or performance. Thankfully, my entourage in the last few years has always been very active in the “non-academic” world, filled with many talents that I always admired, from dancers to musicians and incredibly amazing painters. An important factor that my art teacher, Mrs.

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