Netflix's Elite is the perfect isolation binge—here's why

At an elite private school in Spain, rich, unreasonably hot teens engage in all sorts of wild drama. For non-Spanish speakers, diving into this subtitled show is the ultimate escape from reality.
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Life in London—amid the coronavirus lockdown

It's a strange time to be anywhere right now. Here in London, the COVID-19 outbreak has forced the city into lockdown—everything is closed, the streets are empty. With the exception of a daily walk for exercise or to the grocery store, I'm stuck inside my student accommodation.

During the coronavirus outbreak, I'll be sharing some thoughts on how I'm (trying) to stay sane. It's the perfect time to practice my entertainment writing—I've already binged my way through Elite. Next up: Ozark.

I'm also getting back into reading. On the TBR pile:

  • Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Expectation, Anna Hope
  • The New Me, Halle Butler
  • A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles

I'll also share some personal essays about living through these strange times—mostly so I can look back on and remember my very unexpected year abroad in London.