l realised last month my passport had expired almost a year ago.. 🙄  l went online to look at renewing and found a very discouraging statement. l figured all the bloody staff were at home laughing with their feet up, on 'Covid Furlough'... Normally passport renewal takes around 5 - 6 - 7 weeks in total ? No ? All sorts of faffing about getting officially approved photos signed...etc. With nothing to loose, l went ahead and applied, not expecting a passport for a couple of mont