In the months my husband and I were apart, the world changed completely | Helen Sullivan | The Guardian

We didn’t know the pandemic would separate us for five months. ‘People in love never give up,’ a man at his hotel said to meIn March, when I left Beirut, where my husband Felix and I were living, for a new job in Sydney, I knew we would be apart for a little while. It wasn’t a huge deal – if the worst came to the worst, one of us could just jump on a plane.But 10 days after I arrived in Australia, Lebanon closed its only airport. Ten days after that, Australia introduced a mandatory fortnight of hotel quarantine for all overseas arrivals. Continue reading…

We didn’t know the pandemic would separate us for five months. ‘People in love never give up,’ a man at his hotel said to me

In March, when I left Beirut, where my husband Felix and I were living, for a new job in Sydney, I knew we would be apart for a little while. It wasn’t a huge deal – if the worst came to the worst, one of us could just jump on a plane.

But 10 days after I arrived in Australia, Lebanon closed its only airport. Ten days after that, Australia introduced a mandatory fortnight of hotel quarantine for all overseas arrivals.

Continue reading…


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