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Letter From Lockdown In Cuba

Two years ago, I wrote this letter to my two-year-old

It’s June 2022 and I just re-read this letter written during lockdown in Cuba, when the world was standing still, and most of us were scratching our heads, wondering how this could happen.

Times have moved on, but things are not better. New concerns replace old, and the world ahead looks no brighter…



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Julie van Maanen

Top writer in Parenting. Multi-lingual traveller, writer, learner, teacher. Raising my little girl in Cuba and Europe and cannot wait to show her the world.