Kate Langbroek was enjoying a fabulous new life in Bologna, Italy with her husband, Peter, and their four children when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
The family, who had relocated to the European city in January 2019, was forced into weeks of strict lockdown and struggled to get on a flight back to Australia. But fast forward to present day, and Kate, 55, is happily back on home soil.
Since returning Down Under, the media personality has been busier than ever hosting the 3 pm Pick Up radio show on KISS FM and narrating Network Ten’s new series, What The Hell Just Happened?.
But, in a surprise confession, Kate admits she still misses the slower pace of lockdown life.
“We have hit the ground running. There are grandparents to see, and basketball matches and footy and work and new schools, and we are so busy,” Kate tells New Idea. “I slightly ... very slightly ... miss the lockdown days when all I had to do was organise our meals.”
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