Feast And Drink For Our Community’s Health

Greg Ellis reads “Feast and Drink For Our Community’s Health” written by Claire Lehmann. Published by Quillette on December 25th, 2018. Music by Duncan Johnson.

Earlier this year, for the first time in history, the government of Britain appointed a minister for loneliness. Although not a medical condition, loneliness is starting to be described in such language, with descriptors such as “epidemic” and “public health crisis” bracketing the term.