Updated: Sep 21, 2021
I've always wanted to travel, but like many before me, I thought it would only be possible when my children were all grown up and my husband and I could head off into the sunset. Once I started homeschooling my children, the dream to travel became more of a reality. Now, it was just a case of working out the logistics.
I manage a local community hall that falls into the hospitality sector. Once the first lockdown in March of 2020 came, I became furloughed. I'm the kind of person that needs to keep busy and my mind went into overdrive. Like others, I struggled with lockdown after the initial novelty wore off, but I also found it a blessing too. The Covid-19 pandemic taught me things I already knew but brought them out of the shadows. Nobody had ever thought a global pandemic like this one would happen in our lifetime, none of us could have imagined shutting down whole countries, but that's what we did.