Fourteen-year-old Ajlin shares her experience of coronavirus lockdown – and the benefits of staying positive – from her home in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Everything about the coronavirus made me confused when it first started. Stories, panic, opinions, and the virus itself, all spread quickly.
I feel like it was just yesterday that I was reading about this virus appearing in China. I never thought it would come to my country and my town, but suddenly my life has been totally changed.
School has stopped, cafes are closed, and socialising is forbidden. I really miss my friends, nature, school, workshops, and everything else that I cannot do right now, but I think – and I'm hopeful – that this will end soon.