- Briefly.co.za asked our readers what they missed most since going into lockdown
- Many people wrote in saying that they missed family, friends and going to church
- These things remind us of how much we have in common - our shared humanity
You don't know what you've got until its gone. A lot of people are coming to realise that they really miss the things that they took for granted before lockdown.
Briefly.co.za asked our readers what they missed during lockdown and why:
"What have you missed the most during the lockdown and why?"
Hundreds of comments flooded in from all over South Africa listing all the things they really miss now that they don't have them. Top of the list was shisha nyama and family and friends.
Facebook users responded with what they missed the most:
Gladiese Diteko Tumi Tete: "I miss cuddling someone next to my heart, lockdown is long overdue."
Pretty Shabangu: "I was fortunate to be in lockdown with my kids. I absolutely miss nobody at the moment except for being at work."
Bonokuhle Jacqueline Khumz:" I miss my son who stays at Free State with his paternal grandmother ❤❤❤ I haven't seen him since last year on the 7th of Dec."
Busisiwe Kuzokuhle Cosa: "Going out to the restaurants, spending time with my baby out. Missing my colleagues there's never a dull moment at work."
Binyamin Welcome Bene: "My kids, 2 boys, I'm working far from where they're staying. It's 950km away from them and I can't even visit."
Petra Blake Mooiman: "Seeing my kids and grandkids... I miss them..."
S'negugu Ka Maphumulo Nhlengethes: "Open-air worship in the mountains with praying other women."
Nhlanhla Peculiar Mncina: "Going to church and having my freedom back."
A lot of people admitted that they actually miss going to work:
Xolani Manana: "Miss my customers they have become my friends and part of my life."
Keabetswe Moema: "My interior decor business. I miss interacting with clients, running specials and working on projects."
Stanley Tau Mashava: "Missing going to work because I'm earning money that will help me to live better."
Earlier, Briefly.co.za had asked South Africans another question, what they plan to eat after the lockdown is lifted and fast food is available again.
"After lockdown, where is the first place you are going to go eat and why?"
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