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The Third Place

The "Third Place" is a term named by the sociologist Ray Oldenburg in 1989. We spend most of our lives at Home (First Place) or Work (Second Place). The Third place is somewhere you feel you belong that is outside of your home or workspace. With the current Pandemic the need for a Third place is now more important than ever. The Third Place is usually in a public setting which is a place for informal social gatherings. A prime example (cough) a Coffee Shop. The Third Place, a place where you can smell the coffee, socialise and relax. The Third Place is somewhere you can come and go as you please. Somewhere you will be greeted with a warm...

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