In pictures: Hidden depths of a life lived

In pictures: Hidden depths of a life lived

After retiring from a job as primary school teacher Dawn Platt, 81, has turned her garden into an art gallery During the past year, the pandemic has forced many elderly people to isolate and remain indoors for much of the time, yet many have led, and continue to lead,...
Lockdown loneliness advice from a 91-year-old

Lockdown loneliness advice from a 91-year-old

Marjorie Wells, who is 91 and lives alone, says loneliness can be devastating but “it’s no good feeling sorry for yourself”. The retired maths teacher has only left her house once since the lockdown in March. She says the restrictions she experienced...