Opinion

Did our employers just requisition our homes?

By Fiona Jenkins
April 3 2020 - 5:30pm
Have you recently been gifted a surplus of flexibility? Picture: Shutterstock

We are working from home, but for many of us that doesn't mean quite what it did. Normally, working from home for me is the luxury of a quiet and studious day, alone in the house, where research and life reconnect in an inspiring way. Now that the house holds my partner's office, a home school and a self-isolating student, it feels crowded; everyone needs a place to work, the internet is jumpy and overloaded, and we are all anxious. The fridge seems to be self-emptying.

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