21 April 2021: A broken dream…
21 April 2021: The number of new infections is stagnating at a high level and there is a dreadfully slow fall in the hospital figures. During the week from 11 to 17 April an average of 3,469 people tested positive each day. That is the same number as yesterday. 3,103 patients are currently in hospital with Covid and 925 are in intensive care. The positivity rate stands at 9.8% and the reproduction rate is 0.99. Looking for today’s silver lining? Well, the EMA approved the J&J vaccine arguing that the benefits largely outweigh the risks. Since there is more than just Covid news I decided to post a picture from Havana from February 2018. I believe the picture is relevant for two reasons: (1) It’s been a while since I saw a bartender and (2) Raúl Castro handed over leadership of Cuba’s ruling Communist Party to a younger generation… At the time that I made the shot there was no way that I could imagine that this ever would happen – Havana, Cuba.
Leave a Reply.
WELCOME TO MY PHOTOGRAPHY BLOG AND PORTFOLIO. MY GOAL IS TO DOCUMENT THE WORLD AROUND ME, FROM THE SMALL DETAILS OF EVERYDAY LIFE TO THE GRAND LANDSCAPES THAT TAKE OUR BREATH AWAY. WHETHER I'M AT HOME OR TRAVELING TO NEW PLACES, I AM ALWAYS ON THE LOOKOUT FOR NEW AND INTERESTING SUBJECTS TO PHOTOGRAPH. MY PHOTOGRAPHS ARE A VISUAL DIARY OF MY EXPERIENCES AND A WAY TO SHARE THE WORLD AS I SEE IT WITH OTHERS. I HOPE YOU ENJOY EXPLORING MY COLLECTION AND DISCOVER THE BEAUTY OF THE WORLD THROUGH MY LENS.
Before: Healthcare Exec. Based in Brussels; Heidelberg; Los Altos Hills, CA; The Hague, Geneva, Nijmegen, Groningen
Now: Non-Executive Director in the Healthcare Industry based in Ghent. A travel buff with a passion for photography, photography books, Leica, wine and Asian food. Last but not least: proud grandfather of William, Nicholas and Mateo.