All around the world, people’s daily lives have changed in ways they couldn’t have imagined at the beginning of 2020.
We couldn’t have made it this far without moments of light on the dark days, and humour in adversity.
We asked the Shields Gazette readers to share their favourite photos taken since the first national lockdown was announced on March 23 last year.
We had an enormous response, with a variety of great pictures.
Here is a selection of them.