OUR lives have changed over the past 14 months, counting from the first lockdown in 2020. We had to learn numerous new ways of conducting our daily activities. Children had their classes at home as their parents were also working from home. The internet providers and sellers of laptops, cellphones and other devices experienced a sudden surge in sales — more than the average sales for the last five years. Online sales were the way to go. Anything and everything could be bought online, including insurance.