Open Love Letters


A self-isolation project by you and for you.

Curated by Kya Buller, Sofie Thompson and David Atkinson. Powered by Aurelia.


Read the published letters (so far!) here:
PLEASE NOTE: all letters are now accompanied by a typed-out transcript.
  1. To whomever it may concern, isolation is treating me well...
  2. Dear love, you have been so kind to me...
  3. Dear fermented grape juice, last night you joined five individuals...
  4. A love letter to public transport. I miss you...
  5. To all the students graduating this year, do not lose heart...
  6. Dear Burley in Wharfedale, please forgive me...
  7. Dear Erin, I miss you...
  8. Dearest reader, these past two weeks have been a maelstrom of emotions...
  9. Dear whomever it may concern, I moisturised my whole body today...
  10. To the outside, my dearest...
  11. A love letter to Manchester, my hometown in a basin...
  12. Dear anyone, everyone or anything. Oh wow, what a crazy time we are living in...
  13. To all the night outs I've been on, well, isn't it funny...
  14. Dear London, I hope you're doing well...
  15. Hello Angel, I would say "I hope this finds you well"...
  16. An open love letter. So, here I am...
  17. To my own two feet, if you'd have told me 2 years ago...
  18. A love letter to those who feel their biggest battle in this crisis might be the one with their own brain...
  19. To myself and everybody else, we're doing good...
  20. To someone, anyone, this couldn't have come at a worse time for me...
  21. To my dear friends, it's been a few months since we last saw each other...
  22. A letter to my love...
  23. Make sure you have friends...
  24. To memories of times since passed, you are louder now than ever...
  25. Dear sea, it's been a long time since we have been together...
  26. Dear 'the off switch', why aren't you working?...
  27. To Bird Song, the first time I heard you I was very little...
  28. Dear W, I hate myself for not being able to flatten the curve when it comes to you...
  29. To fears old and new, I got stuck in the dark today...
  30. To those who fear the loss of time...
  31. To my body during lockdown, I thought we were past this...
  32. Dear before, I miss you...
  33. Dear Philadelphia, with the world currently rife with uncertainty...
  34. A love letter to Monday...
  35. Dearest nostalgia, this quarantine has me thinking about you a lot...
  36. Dear progress, I miss you terribly...
  37. To the great outdoors, I do admit that I love breathing you in...
  38. A love letter to the Peak District, I'm indebted to you, eternally...
  39. Dear nobody, it's been seven years since we first touched...
  40. Dear -, the days are long and dreary...
  41. To everyone out there, isolation is dull...
  42. Hello you, I'm writing you a letter because you said you loved my handwriting...
  43. I miss being distracted, all I have is time...
  44. My dearest Glasgow, I miss you...
  45. To my future, nostalgic self, in “A Woman Speaks”, Anaïs Nin borrows a term from Carl Jung...
  46. Dear I'm not quite sure who...
  47. Dear friend, lately I've found it hard to feel any kind of hope...
  48. Dear 08:17 Southern Service To London Victoria, my old friend... 
  49. To myself, before it all...
  50. Dear S, I think we are around one month into lockdown...
  51. Dear A, you know how much I like the company of others...
  52. Dear you, I dreamt of you last night....
  53. Dear body, I love you...
  54. My Queen of Scots, I miss you...
  55. Hey, I'm mad I'm not in touch with you anymore...
  56. Dear parents of teenagers...
  57. Dear before/the past/a time I too often forget...
  58. Dear current Tinder boy, what a time it is to be on dating apps...
  59. To the real world, please be kind upon your return...
  60. Dear you, I hope this finds you well...

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