Kate and her husband Peter Allen Lewis have been homeschooling their children Lewis, Sunday, Artie and Jan for six weeks and are also trying to work from home.
But besides that, there really wasn’t many ways to spend their time anymore.
“We lie in bed like little gumnut babies, just clutching each other’s hands, until we fall asleep ready to start it all again the next day,” Langbroek said.
Langbroek and Lewis relocated their family from Melbourne to Italy in early 2019 for what was meant to be a ‘family gap year’, but have extended their stay for another 12 months.
Italy has been one of the nations hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.
In February, 11 municipalities in northern Italy, identified as the locations of Italy’s main ‘clusters’, were placed under quarantine.
On March 8, the quarantine was expanded to all of Lombardy – where Milan is located – and 14…