Welcome to the community John
It’s great to hear that you’re getting on well with the card
Apply Pay is on it’s way, you can get a rough idea of when Monzo will expect it to be ready by taking a look at the roadmap.
Here’s some more insight into Monzo’s priorities for this year & why Apple Pay’s not been set up already -
PS since you’re new(ish) to Monzo, you might find this post useful too…