Germany, Zeven: Amélie Meyer, 17, student

2 | Essay-collection by students of a 12th grade English course

When we were told to stay at home to avoid getting infected with coronavirus, I felt totally overtaxed. After all the time when people told me to do as much as possible, I didn’t know how to not do anything. I imagined self-isolation as a time of loneliness and boredom and already saw myself sitting in the corner twitching nervously. So it was a big surprise