For many of us, the last week has been about putting a toe back in the waters of our old - and often much-missed - lives and routines.
Re-visiting cafes, shops, and all those other familiar settings which, by the same token, now feel strangely new.
This feeling of having forever yet never been away is a curious paradox, and even in the sometimes chilly spring sunshine, the relief and sense of progress is palpable.
The lockdown escape hatch is officially ajar (hurrah!), and day-to-day parenting is now punctuated with pockets of relief and relaxation in the form of family, friends, blue skies...and chocolate croissants! #needwesaymore