This terraced home in Sandycove with sea views is on the market for €2.15 million
This terraced home in Sandycove with sea views is on the market for €2.15 million

Megan Burns

Maneuvering the crazy politics of the family Kris Kindle
Maneuvering the crazy politics of the family Kris Kindle

Sophie White

Why should skincare stop at your face? Here’s how to give your entire body some TLC
Why should skincare stop at your face? Here’s how to give your entire body some...

IMAGE

‘This is probably my last Christmas. I wanted it to be meaningful. The pandemic has taken so much from me’
‘This is probably my last Christmas. I wanted it to be meaningful. The pandemic has...

Amanda Cassidy

‘Watching the Christmas shopping rush, it’s easy to feel like if you aren’t spoiling your kids, you’re doing it wrong’
‘Watching the Christmas shopping rush, it’s easy to feel like if you aren’t spoiling your...

Amanda Cassidy

WIN a magnum bottle of Moët Brut Impérial champagne and four gold goblets
WIN a magnum bottle of Moët Brut Impérial champagne and four gold goblets

IMAGE

Unhappiest at age 47? These women beg to differ
Unhappiest at age 47? These women beg to differ

Amanda Cassidy

Grief at Christmas: ‘Sadness is more accentuated this time of year’
Grief at Christmas: ‘Sadness is more accentuated this time of year’

Niamh Ennis

A cranberry and pistachio fudge recipe to get you ready for Christmas
A cranberry and pistachio fudge recipe to get you ready for Christmas

Holly O'Neill

7 Irish beauty buys that will have make-up lovers swoon
7 Irish beauty buys that will have make-up lovers swoon

IMAGE

lockdown hobby
Image / Agenda / Image Writes

GETTY

premium
AGENDA

Lynn Enright: Should I have had a lockdown passion project?


Available On Premium
by Lynn Enright
14.06.21

Read time: 6 minutes

Is pandemic productivity getting a little toxic? Lynn Enright wonders if surviving a pandemic and perfecting her Negroni skills should be enough.

The King Lear discourse was a harbinger of things to come. In March 2020, as we shuffled around terrified of the mysterious virus, a preposterous discussion about whether or not Shakespeare had written King Lear while in quarantine – and whether or not it was appropriate to model your own quarantine output on the man widely acknowledged to be the world’s best-ever writer – took place online.  That first little internet row erupted before lockdown...

You have reached a premium article.

For unlimited digital access to the stories worth paying for, subscribe now to Image for €5.50 a month
Subscribe