Rachel Kelly

In the bleak midwinter

‘Whether Buddhist, Christian, or Stoic, the central idea is that the human condition involves suffering. By contrast, the new religion of wellbeing demands constant happiness’

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"