Vanessa and Connor Cunliffe, the mother-and-son owners of Barlog Espresso, haven’t bothered reopening their cafe since the second wave.
But they’ve decided they need to take the plunge in two weeks to make use of the rent they’ve been paying. They say they’re hopeful, but realistic.
“We might as well try and do something with it,” Mr Cunliffe said.
“We actually went there [on Wednesday] just to have a look at the area and it was very quiet … It’s just empty,” Mr Cunliffe…