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Loo roll, bingo and Joe Wicks: 12 trends that defined the pandemic

Will you ever see a simple packet of pasta in the same light again? Tanya Sweeney looks back at the things we became obsessed with during lockdown

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Don't know about you, but I suspect that every time I see a loaf of banana bread in the future, it will transport me right back to the fateful spring of 2020 and the coronavirus pandemic.

Given that everyone decided to try their hand at making banana bread while in lockdown, it will probably always be synonymous with this time. But then, several everyday items have taken on a whole new significance since the start of the year.

If you want to remember the story of the pandemic in years to come (and who knows, there's a slim chance that you might), look no further than the things that will transport you right back in time.