- Publish Date
- Monday, 30 August 2021, 5:52AM
All they really want to do is break free ... But the current Covid-19 alert level restrictions will not let them.
So Roger Norton, wife Gillian Macleod and their children Jonty and Myfanwy decided to re-enact one of their favourite album covers instead.
Macleod said they chose the Queen II album cover because the family is from Queenstown.
Photo / Jonty Norton
"We're having a daily photo competition amongst our extended family, who live in Australia and Auckland and Queenstown.
"Everyone loves a bit of humour — especially if it's humour at other people's expense. It's schadenfreude."
She continued: "The competition closes about 9pm every day, and at about 8.30pm we were scrambling around saying, 'What should we do?"'
It was Jonty who came up with the solution — Queen.
"We just moved all the furniture, got the wigs out and in about 10 minutes, we had re-enacted the Queen II cover," she said.