Kate started: “Well here we are folks – #newyearseve – the last day of a year few will be sorry to see the back of.
“Have been quiet for a while – getting through Christmas has been a challenge, hasn’t it with all the emotions it stirs in our strange world & no where really to put them – except in hope.”
Despite her current situation, the GMB broadcaster said “there is still so much real hope out there”.
She continued: “Not just in the extraordinary health care workers & researchers who definitely hold a bright light for the future.
“But in all the little kindnesses.”