Solitude in the Time of Corona: some tips from the experts

Photo by Darren Harmon

Some years ago, researching a book about the little-known spiritual life of Britain, I embarked on a quest to find modern-day seekers of solitude. I wasn’t sure that they still existed in today’s noisy secular world: the days when the land was filled with religious recluses are long gone. But, by happy chance, I got an interview with a rare hermit and, to my greater surprise, discovered a…