Destination anywhere: moving house during a pandemic

Since mid-March, our homes have been our whole world. But a handful of people have had no choice but to move house, or even country, at this scary and uncertain time. These are their stories

24th May, 2020
Destination anywhere: moving house during a pandemic
Lily McKillop ‘‘I got a train from London Bridge and it felt really end-of-the-world, kind of apocalyptic’’. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Our homes have been our life since the word came to stay indoors. We’ve accepted that our sleeping and waking hours now take place inside four walls. But what about those who can’t stay home for fear of putting family at risk; because isolation would take its mental-health toll; or because life as they knew it evaporated? The Business Post Magazine spoke to four people who’ve moved house to learn about the logistics, economics and...

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