According to Stylist magazine, ‘one in five Londoners are too scared to even take a lunch break’ – the result? Lunch al desko.
While some companies such as Allset and Deliveroo are trying to help people reclaim their lunch with dignity, there’s always going to be those that don’t quite make it. Here then, are some of the saddest desk lunches on the internet, tagged #saddesklunch.
The cold sausage lunch
The ‘I’m on a diet, honest’ lunch
Diet Coke and oven-baked crisps.
The cubist lunch
Cubed food eaten in your cube.
The chocolate lunch
The all-American chocolate lunch of champions!
The ‘I sat on my…’ lunch
We’ve all done this at some point.
The ‘two eggs is all I need’ lunch
Breath mints for dessert?
The ‘What the heck?’ lunch
A pickle and some cheese? Was that even worth bringing to work?
The ‘Jam goes with cheese, right?’ lunch
Jam and cheese, the last food taboo.
The ‘cookies are all I need’ lunch
Food for body AND mind.
The ‘Is jam one of your five a day?’ lunch
Peanut butter and jam, a classic combo.