The power of dreaming: Can you solve problems in your sleep?

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I’m at home in Sydney, sitting across the dinner table from my mum and stepdad. They’ve been on holiday to London and are back just in time to nurse me through a difficult period – I’ve recently come out of a seven-year relationship and I’m struggling.

Now, to take my mind off it, they’re raving about their trip and all the trappings of a British winter: pubs, fireside wine, royalty, grey skies, the omnipresence of history on the streets. It all sounds wonderful, but I don’t think about it too much. I go to bed, stomach full of mum’s roast dinner, nursing a broken heart and longing for some kind of change in my life.

That night, I dream of London in all its cold, fierce loveliness. 

Read more at The Telegraph.