Author Archives: Stephen Sutherland

About Stephen Sutherland

I've found my dream job in founding Social Circle. Having met people from across the globe, travelling and experiencing many, many different cultures, I can speak with almost anyone and drum up a conversation in any situation.However, being Scottish probably means I'm also full of waffle. I've always found assisting in the enhancement of people's social lives very rewarding. Two kids also help to keep me grounded.

An Open Letter to Britain’s Loneliest Woman

Yesterday I read about Emily Fox, a 32 year old single mum who has dubbed herself Britain’s Loneliest Woman.  The message that it is not just the elderly that suffer from loneliness resonated with many people across the world.  My heart broke when I read her story, so I wanted to write an open letter […]

How a Digital Detox let me connect with Loved Ones.

Have you ever felt so tired and cranky that you are just completely joyless?  I used to think it was the time of year or that business was getting on top of me. It was only when I read more about the effects of being glued to my phone did I realise that I really needed […]

Want to meet new people in Manchester? I did and my life changed for the better.

  Over 10 years ago, I found myself alone in Manchester after my life and marriage fell apart. I took the first job I could.  I was a divorced 30-something father-of-two in a strange city with no friends locally. I missed company on a weekend. I realised that had to change and I needed to […]