Identify an enemy. Instill fear. Rule. Sheep will obey silently. Welcome to the new world of restrictions, artificially induced fear and thunderous applause, where your freedom values nothing when you are to be forcibly protected from a pathetic flu-like virus.
The bright side (no pun intended) of the Beirut explosion is that it compelled the tv/radio/online media to stop at last talking exclusively about that stupid virus (stupid it might be, but not as stupid as the aforementioned journalists anyway). Yes, there's much life (and death) beyond this flu on steroids - yes, just a flu - that turned the world into a global prison. And that's enough reason to love this city twice as much. I fell in love with it the moment I started walking its streets a few years ago. Now it hurts me to see [...]
The first comet I ever got on camera. My first try on this one, as well - I'll try getting a few more shots these days nights, provided the clouds show some mercy. July 27th update: two more shots, just before it gets out of reach (it's already fading away, the core barely visible with the naked eye). See you again in 6800 years, dear!