It is late winter but it feels and looks like early Spring. And we know it. In spite of the coronavirus pandemic it feels better to go outdoors than staying indoors. When viewing the activities on the sea, I noticed this beautiful ice plant growing over some boulders, enthusiastically visited by bumblebees.
It looks that the surfboard used with a sail is also used as a platform for paddling. Either way, it is all about keeping balance when facing wind and waves. Surf teachers in motorboats keep an eye on those who lose balance and fall into the sea.
It is to be seen how this pandemic will affect society further, as of recent all places of social gathering, schools and universities are closed in France. A very abrupt change to anyone’s lifestyle. I will see if I can continue my walks in the Calanques. Fortunately, the coastline is on walking distance.
On my recent walks in the Calanques the light still resembles more of winter than of spring though some fresh flowers tell me otherwise. The pine trees are full of buds holding new needles, but for now they remain in their pale winter dress.
Worldwide, the impact of the pandemic is making its mark on the economy and people’s working and personal lives. Hopefully the spirit of collaboration will prevail to face this challenge effectively. Be fearless, take care of yourself, and others, and keep smiling.
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