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



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.