“and from the ends of the earth, across the thousands of miles of land and sea, kindly, well-meaning speakers tried to voice their fellow-feeling, and indeed did so, but at the same time proved the utter incapacity of every man truly to share in suffering that he cannot see…”
– Albert Camus, The Plague
Today, I will let my photos tell my story.
Except, one more thing?
Some words, from a colleague with whom I am fortunate to be working (in a virtual sense), who observed (more or less) “our planet has been suffering a fever for some time, now that we too have a fever, perhaps we will change”.
He nailed it.
Coronavirus is presenting us with not only what is perceived (by some) as an existential threat but perhaps also the reverse. Pollution across the world is down, perhaps because people, people like me, are grounded.
So, are we up for a change? I am, even if only in a small way. Every little helps, no?
And, perhaps as my photos suggest, we may be down, but our planet, nature is surely not.
Stay safe everyone.
…and a p.s. as expected, the hotel has (this morning Friday, 27 March) informed we remaining sixteen guests that they are considering closing next Wednesday. So my nomadic lifestyle continues, another twist and turn, watch this space.
*all images hand crafted with iPhone 11 Pro 4.25mm f/1.8 lens, unedited*