b'FEATURED ARTICLEWORLDS AWAYOctober 2019 saw a joyous travel moment with a snorkelling trip to the warm, green waters of El Nido in the Philippines.During a 12 hour wait for a connecting return flight, we sipped whiskey in the comfort of an 80s band at the Manila Casino.That smoky night resulted in laryngitis a week later but we revelled in the freedom of another gorgeous holiday.Mentone Girls Grammar School is located in Mentone, Australia and not far from the city of Melbourne. Click on the school logo above to learn more.F astforward,sixmonthstoMarch2020andthe(fullymasked)togetessentialsorforanhours world is enveloped by the unforeseen and insidiousexercise within a 5km radius.I have found this difficult, pandemic.Schools, workplaces, restaurants andpersonally and professionally. retail start closing.We felt fear.But there was also a sense of novelty as we took to new routines including workAs an Advancement Manager, I revel in connectivity and from home. social engagement but the current restrictions have meant Ive had to rethink my approach. Fast forward again to August 2020 and the novelty has worn off as a mammoth second wave crushes the hopesSo, like the teachers in my school, Ive had to transition to of Victorians. an online platform to keep the momentum moving. Here are a few of the ways I have adapted:Melbourneisaghosttownafter8pm,duringdaylight we are only permitted out for a quick visit to Woolworths A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.John Ruskin4 0 FACE 2 FACE MAGAZINE'