The city's five million residents were only allowed to leave the house for four main reasons: shopping for food and essential items; care and caregiving; daily exercise or recreation; and work.
It felt really surreal to be sitting in a cafe drinking coffee after so many months of lockdown.
It feels like Christmas has come early. It has that same buzz of anticipation. My friends are my second family and the thought of seeing them all over the next few weeks is emotional and exciting.