Jamie Carr Columnist

Being confined to barracks on a semi-permanent basis has thrown up vast stretches of empty time that would otherwise have been frittered away on what used to be known as having a life, and no doubt some worthy specimens have grabbed the opportunity to teach themselves Arabic, bake patisseries that would have impressed the great Escoffier himself, read Proust or transform the ageing corpse with online exercise classes. Alternatively, you may have dedicated yourself to flattening the whole of Netflix, pausing only to order the occasional takeaway.

Judging by the success of Deliveroo and its various rivals, the latter seems to have been a popular choice...

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