The coronavirus chronicle

The Bear Hunters: “We have gone on many bike rides around our neighbourhood during lockdown, and have been delighted to see all the teddy bears in the windows of so many houses; the Teddy Bear Hunt is such a lovely idea, and a bit of comfort in an uncertain world.” Erica 221821_01

Goya Dmytryshchak

The lollipop lady waiting for children who never come, a chilling experience of a COVID ward, families separated by borders. Together Apart: Life in Lockdown is a coffee table book about Melbourne’s experiences during the coronavirus pandemic. Altona photographer Jude van Daalen and journalist Belinda Jackson live next door to each other and together they documented 60 stories. The book is available now. Details: