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Deep Listening Updates
The surprising benefits of talking to strangers | BBC
For some it’s a habit, while others avoid it at all costs – but talking to strangers has unexpected benefits for our wellbeing.
The 2019-20 pan BBC Crossing Divides season – our plans
Throughout the BBC we are exploring the power of encountering people with conflicting opinions, across divisions of race, class, faith, politics and generation.
BBC Crossing Divides on the Move – our plans
Commuting is often the worst part of our working day, yet we are spending an increasing part of our lives on these journeys. In the UK, one in seven of us commutes more than 2 hours each way.
The Benefits of engaging with strangers | TEDx Houses of Parliament
How our commute can offer us opportunities to engage with strangers: a six point manifesto.
The Kindness of Strangers | Financial Times
How an act of vulnerability and susceptibility enabled me to swap our house with that of a totally unknown French family, who live in an apartment near the Marais district in central Paris.
Encountering our past | The Guardian
In creating a digital family tree from a fragmented past, I have found that it is the connecting fibres and portraits of the uncertain or unknown that become the most compelling
The power of a second encounter | The Guardian
What happens when a photojournalist travels to revisit his subjects?
The 2018 BBC News Crossing Divides season – our plans
I explain why the BBC is running this Crossing Divides season, how it showcases solutions-focused journalism, and shares some of her highlights to look out for.
Swapping your life with strangers | The Guardian
Why stop at swapping your house when you can swap your life, too? For me and my French counterpart, exchanging homes was a life-enhancing experience
And this is how you do it.