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Expectation v reality: Areas of your life self isolation has taken its toll


'It's an opportunity to stop and smell the roses,' the optimists say. 'Quality family time is now achievable. We're all in this together.'

Perhaps you were actually looking forward to being confined to your home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic...

But as we're all beginning to find out, the reality is not quite what we'd been expecting.

Here's Tropic Now's wry lockdown list, illustrating what's really going on behind closed doors 



1. Work

Expectation for online meetings:

 

Reality:

 

And then:


2. Education

Expectation for home schooling:

 

Reality:


3. Relationship

Expectation:

 

Reality:

 

If you're single, it's even worse:


4. Appearance

Expectation:

 

Reality:

 

The kids aren't immune, either:


5. Entertainment

Expectation:

 

Reality:

 

Combined with:

 

Oh, and while we're speaking about Tiger King:


6. Health

Expectation:

 

Reality:


7. Time Management

Expectation:

 

Reality:


8. Organisation

Expectation:

 

Reality:


9. House pride

Expectation:

 

Reality:


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