And those Australians hoping that things will return to normal sooner rather than later are being warned not to hold their breath. “Aspects of this new, strange way of life will be with us for a long time to come,” Professor Stephen Duckett, director of the health program at the Grattan Institute, told news.com.au. Take the recent experience of Ebby Carson who went to the Blue Mountains with her family for a weekend getaway. “We go all the time, but it was such a bizarre experience,” Ms Carson said. “We got there and figured we’d have lunch, but the lounge was at capacity so we went out in the town to eat, but a lot of the little venues are closed at the moment. “The hotel does this big, beautiful buffet breakfast but now a staff member walks around with you, you tell them what you want and they plate it for you. It was a bit weird. “There was no table service – it was still a buffet, but you had to be walked around and have a staff member get your bacon and eggs.” It also made going back for seconds a little awkward, she joked. “I mean,… Read full this story
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