Updated: Jan 5

As the realisation of a lockdown began to set in, many single people found themselves forced into self-isolation. The bars and restaurants we frequented were closed, and the chance of casually meeting someone in the produce aisle, both reaching for the same Hass avocado was unlikely. With social distancing in place, was the possibility of romance over?

Having returned from a 4-week Muay Thai boxing camp, I was tanned, toned, and ready to mingle; until Covid-19 stopped me in my tracks. It was a new world, energy levels were low, and anxiety was high. After several intensive Zoom, Hang out, and Facetime chats, I knew all I wanted to know about my family and friends. I had binge-watched Tiger King and still didn't know what happened to Carole Baskin's husband.