It was a Mother’s Day unlike any other. There was to be no hugs, kisses, or even a cuppa as Britons were advised not to visit loved ones on Sunday. But in the grip of the coronavirus, the UK came up with innovate ways around social distancing.
Pamela Foulis, 56, went one step further. She recreated the famous scene from her favourite film, Love Actually, when she surprised her 83-year-old mother in Edinburgh on Sunday. Showing one card at a time, the message began: ‘We all wish we could give you a hug and a kiss … But due to the virus, we will just give that a miss … sorry we aren’t out eating, drinking and having fun …but hopefully by next year this will all be over and done.’