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Lockdown Diaries: Paroled and waltzing into a new reality

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Forgive me as I put on my dancing shoes and waltz out of here, singing ‘I’m walking on sunshine’ at the top of my voice.


14 May 2020
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Lockdown Diaries: Paroled and waltzing into a new reality

Happy woman freedom. Picture: Shutterstock

Freedom day: I’m walking out of quarantine today, straight into my husband’s arms after a long, long eight weeks. And I just can’t wait anymore. First it was six weeks before I could get on a mercy flight from Down Under back to sunny South Africa, then a looong 14 days quarantine in a hotel on the outskirts of Joburg. But I came to love my little 3m x 6m “prison”, locked away from humans here in Jozi. You learn to appreciate every smiling face you see – and they are few and far between: the laundry girl who brings...

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