Quite simply it was a virus that was potent enough to demand interventions which required us to review how we interacted with one another. Bonds were broken to protect ourselves. Closeness, intimacy and social gatherings could have fatal consequences. ‘Safety in numbers’ became ‘risk in numbers’.
The school uniform debate has long been the staple of many adolescent students in debating societies and on-line forums across the world. For and against, the pros and cons, discussed ad nauseum often to an uncomfortable hard stop when teachers intervene with a ‘now get back to class’.