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In these hard times, it's the little things, like watching shows with my sister, talking with my mum, cuddling with my cat and calling friends to play online pictionary or d&d
Paula
💕  
Madrid (Spain)  
 
I love listening music and doing some photography and share all this stuff with My Friends I love you Oh Wonder!!!
Edddddd
_bad_weather_  
Quarantine  
 
My incredible family and friends, keep me going each day with their wisdom, kind words, funny memories and reminding me... I got this alone thing. It’s now. Not forever x
Jade
Morrell  
New Milton, UK  
 
Humanity is one unbelievably huge and beautiful collection of souls, woven together in this time of existence. To LOVE is to tap into the heartstrings that connect us all.
Angelika
Shelley  
Lawrenceville, USA  
 
Time with my best friend, the voice of my mom telling me she loves me, kisses from my dog and hearing other people describe what makes them feel a little less lonely.
Bethany
Spaniel  
Dallas, TX  
 
I know you've heard of us! The annoying twitter group chat named, Altralife. I created the gc more than 2 years ago; little did I know that these people I met online who loves OW too would be my fam♥
Pao
Carlos  
Manila, Philippines  
 
I know you've heard of us! The annoying twitter group chat named, Altralife. I created the gc more than 2 years ago; little did I know that these people I met online who loves OW too would be my fam♥
Pao
Ca  
 
 
Believe it or not, memes make feel a little less lonely. Like one thing that I think is very weird to feel but then I see a meme talking about the exact same thing. Does this make sense? lol
Pao
Carlos  
Manila, Philippines  
 
*My 2 lovely cats, by my side *A musical throwback with my partner at 12 AM *Amazing books as a companion before sleep
Yasmin
AA  
KL, Malaysia  
 
At the moment I am at home, single, lonely, working in a contact centre from my living room. However, I bought a kitten just before we went into lockdown called Leo and I've turned into a cat guy!
Oliver
Pinder  
Wakefield, UK  
 
My supervisor thought I was too quiet during my lunch breaks to be put in a leadership position. I proved him wrong when I was in charge of a whole room of new employees on one of our busiest days.
Abby
 
Oklahoma, U.S.  
 
I met this girl through random chance. She introduced me to you guys and I have loved all of your songs! She makes me seem alive and happy for the first time in a long time. I'm a lot less lonely now.
Shawn
Whitmarsh  
U.S.A Mississippi  
 
When I remember all the loved ones that have passed away are still with me at heart and I can talk to them whenever I want cause they always listen and watch over me.
Alexis
 
California  
 
When I decided to quit my successful career as a dentist and pursue an active role in a non profit foundation
Magdalena
Concha  
Chile Santiago  
 
Love is when you are willing to share your fried chicken skin to your loved ones. It's about sharing the little wonderful thing in life! :D
Mega
Kartikawati  
Indonesia/Jakarta  
 
Running my first sub-2 half marathon 2 months ago and aiming to run my first full marathon this November
Ernest
 
Malaysia  
 
My little sister. She is always there for me regardless of the fact we live across the world from each other. She just always gets me and knows the right thing to say. She is a true gift.
Fiona
Christensen  
London  
 
for me love can be many things. like caring. Sharing. love is patience and understanding. love is what makes us alive.
Juliana
Castro  
Brazil / Rio  
 
Paint for my friends and know that I could offer them my paintings at the end of the confinement. Thinking about their smililing faces makes me happy.
Agnes
Merlet  
France/Paris  
 
Love is all consuming. It's dancing with the rays of sun, to the music of the birds and the breeze. A place where your soul can feel safe being vulnerable. Love is magical.
Lottie
Woodard  
UK  
 
Friends and family that I surround myself with. showing that we're not alone in this time of crisis.
Niquole
 
Manila, Philippines  
 
A few things that make me feel less lonely include cuddling with my dog, talking with my friends on video calls, baking new recipes, and painting.
Lucie
Pitt  
Nashville, TN USA  
 
My rescue dog, JJ. She is my fluffy world. Just one look into those brown eyes and I feel less alone. ☆ With JJ and my ukulele, I’m doin’ okay. Be well. xoxo
Erica
Phillips  
Los Angeles, CA, USA  
 
Logging on every morning and having a group sing along with my colleagues ❤
Kerry
A  
London  
 
Taking “boudoir” photos of my golden retriever (aka his is sleeping and I’m taking pictures of his dreaming face).
Bodie
Schlobohm  
United States, Bremerton  
 
My husband Leigh. We've been 4 weeks in self-isolation for now and God how much I love him. Watching OW Instagram Live every night together ❤️
Nata
 
Belarus/Minsk  
 
The Altralife Grouochat on Twitter. Shout out to those amazing human beings!! Thanks Ant and Josie for bringing us all together. <3
Iftin
Ibrahim  
Canada, Ottawa  
 
Covid-19 has caused so much disruption in everyone’s life, but it has made us so much more grateful for things we have taken for granted in the past. Connecting with family & friends, and ourselves <3
Rhiannon
Morley  
Exeter  
 
Hello. I was thinking about you.
Nakita
Debassige  
Ottawa,Canada  
 
In 2006, kidney cancer was slowly killing my father and there was nothing to slow it down or cure it. As I watched my father draw and breathe out his last breath, a sense of peace came over me.
Jennifer
Fortier  
USA/Salem, OR  
 
Knowing that somehow, no matter how vast the world is, we are all under the same sky and looking at the same stars.
Theresa
 
Cebu, Philippines  
 
Knowing the diff between loneliness & being alone helps; that and munching on sourdough bread whilst dancing to oh wonder
Dave
vanz  
NY NY  
 
When I finally put myself first in a really difficult family relationship
paige
 
 
 
When I threw an all nighter on an assignment and got a really good mark.
Paige
Sheath  
Sydney  
 
Your instagram lives and the music you are releasing! Thanks for creating music that helps people! lots of love, from Argentina! Francisco
Francisco
Santi  
Argentina  
 
meaningful conversations with my friends, laughing with my brothers, listening to good music, and long hugs <3
Andrea C
 
Honolulu, HI, USA  
 
knowing that whenever I sing aloud, there’s always gotta be someone somewhete in the world singing the same songs with me at the same time
Didem
 
İstanbul  
 
Last November, I came up with the crazy idea to start trying to train for a 5k. Then I finished and started on a 10k. Now, I'm working on a half marathon and then a marathon.
Caitie
Carr  
Huntsville, AL  
 
Knowing that everyone is in the same boat and that my family and friends are here to guide me back to happiness
ella
<3  
london, uk  
 
being at an oh wonder concert with friends i’d never had known if it wasn’t for them. we travel together, see new places together + have the best time. i’ve never been happier. ow forever x
Millie
Hudson  
Hertfordshire  
 
I guess the last time was when I finally managed to make myself go to the piano to try to play that frustrating and hard song again i was working on. I finally could play it and even had fun again!
Ellen
Steiner  
Germany/Hannover  
 
The warmth of the sun. The way the night sky holds the stars. The morning mildew. The rush of the wind through my hair. Laughter from my friends. The warmth and comfort of my family. Stay safe. 💖
Kili
Goodrich  
Michigan U.S.  
 
The warmth of the sun. The way the night sky holds the stars. The morning mildew. The rush of the wind through my hair. Laughter from my friends. The warmth and comfort of my family. Stay safe. 💖
Kili
Goodrich  
Michigan U.S.  
 
Knowing that there are people who care about me and reach out to me when I need help at such a hard time.
Wenny
<3  
Brooklyn, NY  
 
Wonderful family and friends checking in via snail mail, phone/video calls, and texts! Also sharing new music by my favorite artists!
Angel
 
New York City  
 
when music surrounds me, loneliness has no chance to creep on me.
Carina
 
Austria  
 
Right now, movies remind me that there is so much powerful creative energy out there, that there are human beings feeling so many amazing things and trying to make sense of the world too
Jeimy
Ramirez  
Bogota D.C. Colombia  
 
Other people finding joy in things, it is such a cool thing to witness and makes me truly feel alive.
Nikki
Marie  
Missouri  
 
Going out in the outdoors and playing games w/ my family!!
Abbey
Aamodt  
Utah, USA  
 
Watching your Instagram lives every day makes me feel less lonely. Also, getting to spend more time with my sister. And Facetiming friends.
Isabelle
 
New York City  
 
Instagram live 💕
Charlotte
 
London  
 
Singing... Music connects people, even in such a frightening time. When I am singing, I am the most myself. I feel like I have a place in the world.
Holly
Law  
Montreal, QC, Canada  
 
A great clean while listening to my favorite oh wonder songs. And my amazing dogs, husband, and son
Kyleigh
S  
Casper,WY,USA  
 
I video chat with my family to see how they are doing. I love seeing my nephew's smile. I also hangout with my dog and my husband.
Marisa
Hannon  
USA, Pleasanton  
 
The smile of a friend. People with hearts of gold. Happiness surrounding me, engulfing me in the form of music. Real music. OW music.
Nathan
Seatter-Messer  
England  
 
Knowing I can hug my friends soon
Hazel
Smith  
Birmingham England  
 
Attending my online classes and hearing my classmates talk and laugh. We also tend to get our teacher to play guitar and sing for us, which makes us all very happy and less sad about being apart💕
Emma
Swift  
Canada/ Montreal  
 
My street clapping for the NHS + seeing the community come together more than ever. Smiling at people even as we move as far away as possible on walks around the woods. And you, thank you xxx
Evie
Cooper  
London  
 
Gift giving ! Using my new venture into learning illustration/animati on to create illustrations for friends and family as gifts themselves or as the card :)
Nicole
Brkic  
Canada/Toronto  
 
My dog. and watching movies, because with that you get to connect with the characters like they're your best friends!
Kathleen
 
Arkansas  
 
I have been proving myself wrong all year. For so long I thought that I wouldn't be able to do well in University. I have been spreading my wings and soaking up all the school has to offer me.
Hannah
Koschanow  
Toronto  
 
My daily good night phone calls with my boyfriend - we tell each other about our day, giggle, pray, and tell each other how much we love each other. It makes a world of difference!
Mira
B  
San Marcos  
 
I am lucky to be isolating with my family. FaceTimin g my boyfriend every night until we fall asleep.
Carmen
L.  
Ontario, Canada  
 
Listening to music with relatable lyrics to know I’m not the only one feeling this way
Carise
Ong  
Sydney  
 
The word love symbolises my home - whether that be at home in my parents house, at home with my flatmates or with my friends. I love you all Xxx
Bess
Langford  
London  
 
As a karate instructor, I prove to all the girls I teach that they can be amazing, talented and just as good as everyone around them.
Alexandra
Jones  
Norwich, UK  
 
a feeling of warmth and comfort, consistent even when life gets hard. unconditional.
Evie
Cooper  
London  
 
.الاهتمام T o put someone before yourself, and to wish them no harm. To always be there for them.
dana
abojaradeh  
Jordan  
 
When I could finally look at myself in the mirror and be proud of who I am! Your music is beautiful. Thank you for blessing my ears :)
Lauren
Marshall  
GLOS  
 
I created a music blog and I was talking to a guy about all my goals 1 day. Right after I told him all of that, he said “don’t get your hopes up too high”. Now I’m working with big names & killing it!
Sarah
Evangelista  
St- Constant, QC  
 
Staying at home with my baby boy instead of going to the OW concert in Cologne because he needs me - LOVE is the essence of life #lovemyfamily
Yeca
 
 
 
Today, Yesterday, Tomorrow, Adagio, not asunder, Each day we learn, And ever adjourn, Despite many a blunder, Oh life is a Wonder.
Kyle
Barnard  
St Albans  
 
A bond not limited to a romantic relationship, but between anyone and anyone. Love knows no bounds and can be found in the deepest and darkest corners but always shines through brighter and stronger.
Dom
 
Bristol, UK  
 
Oxford interviews - I remember 3 months before the interviews, feeling shocked and scared and cried every other day. I left my final interview feeling zen and proud and felt so proud of my progress.
Riazul
Ikram  
London, England  
 
Family. That feeling of being at home with someone. Sitting in silence that never feels awkward. Talking for hours about everything and nothing. Empowerment, energy, peace.
Ellen
 
Ireland  
 
I started college and made the best friends I've ever had almost instantly, and Oh Wonder have been the soundtrack to so many moments with them.
Jacob
 
Cheshire  
 
I'm surprised everyday. That I am the way I am. That even though I'm not treated well and I had a rough past that I'm still so giving and kind when no one is to me.
Alexis
Noble  
LOS ANGELES, CA  
 
To have never-ending passion for something.
ALEXIS
BARNES  
LOS ANGELS, CA  
 
Realised you don't have to control everything. You just have to stop letting anything control you
Stella
 
Italy  
 
When my english teacher told me that I would never get more than a Low C in highschool (I am from Macau) and I came out of my igcses with A*. I am also now doing my BA in London!!!
Oriana
Cheang  
Macau/London  
 
'LOVE' is... happiness sa fety friendship la
Andrea
 
United States  
 
the word love is synonymous with friendship, acceptance, and unconditional support. thanks for making some lovely ass music and giving me some of the best friends a girl could ask for.
Megan
Banks  
Atlanta  
 
You make all my days a lot better! Without you,,,, it seems impossible to stay tuned on possitive vibe...
Alex
Petkovich  
Russia/Moscow  
 
You make all my days a lot better! Without you,,,, it seems impossible to stay tuned on possitive vibe...
Alex
Petkovich  
Russia/Moscow  
 
accepting the other person(s) unconditionally, being there for and with them, learning how they want to be loved and letting them grow. and of course, letting them have the last slice of pizza :)
Hanna
 
DE/HH  
 
Adam
Adam  
Melbourne  
 
I proved to the schizophrenic voices in my head I can still be a highly functioning individual, even with them so prevalent! #CrownOf Voices InterWhistle
JC
 
Southwest USA  
 
I got my hair cut short and at school people call me every name in the book for no reason i got told i would end up growing iy back because im a wimp, but i think it goes pretty well with my crown :)
Jess
Cook  
Uk  
 
I fell in love with Oh Wonder years ago and recently saw them in Oxford front row for the first time... ACTUALLY MET JOSEPHINE AND MY LIFE IS MADE (she noticed me from the front!!)
Jade
Daubney  
Hampshire  
 
I’m currently working on my mental health, being at a mental hospital for the second time. I used to think I should just give up but now I want to get better and live life.
Noga
 
Israel  
 
I was once told that I would never be happy, but here I am making friends, traveling and having the time of my life.
Emily
Ries  
Austin  
 
A lot of people said I was crazy when I decided to start medical school at 25. But here I am in my 4th year on my way to becoming a doctor.
Kelly
Lee  
UK  
 
I used to listen to album no.1 on the school bus when I had no one to sit with, now I jam out to album no.3 in my car on the way to work and I couldn’t be more proud of you guys! :)
Cara
Gray  
United Kingdom  
 
I mostly proved myself right - I didn’t think I’d be able to travel by myself for months, but it went really well and I even got to see OW in Berlin!
Leïla
F  
Montreal  
 
My sister. She is one of the only people in my life who has shown me unconditional love and supported me continuously. She deserves all of the love in the world :)
Abbie
Ward  
Lowestoft  
 
I’ve been told that I’m too stupid to study engineering at university. I’ve entered one of the best universities in my country and now I’m studying mechanical engineering!
Sakurako
 
Tokyo, Japan  
 
Love is when someone just makes everything seem better. The good times, the bad times, everything. ❤️
Simon
Shorthouse  
UK, worcester  
 
Hello oh wonder, I love you so much. I proved myself wrong, I used to believe I would never overcome my fears and I would be happy. Last week I did the thing I was so scared of! I am proud and happy x
Mabel
Horn  
England, Oxfordshire  
 
few believed in me when i switched my major to sociology. now i’m getting ready to move to the other side of the world to volunteer for 2.5 years. i have never been happier!
nicole
 
california  
 
Someone or people that is like another part of you but like.. They make eveything in life so much better.
Nicole
 
Canada  
 
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