'Standing on the hopscotch with the sun shining down, it felt like everything was right. And it hasn’t felt like that for a long time.'
What's it like to grow an album over two years and then labour it during a lockdown?
In celebration of both level two day and budget day, Emily Writes puts on her business reporting hat to take a look at the winners of the post-lockdown economy.
At the beginning of lockdown Emily Writes spoke to children across the country about how they were feeling. Almost four weeks on, she checked in on them again.
Emily Writes looks at the lessons we can all learn from Netflix's new miniseries about a woman escaping a Hasidic Jewish community.
Emily Writes talks to teens about how the level four restrictions are affecting them, and asks how they can be better supported.
When people feel like they have no control over their lives – like in the midst of a global pandemic – the comforting certainty of conspiracy theories seems increasingly attractive.
We need to challenge those who minimise the actions of rapists based on the gender or ages of their victims, argues Emily Writes.