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Subject: [OM] Nathan's PAD 3/5/2016: Brussels lives!
From: Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 3 May 2016 23:22:26 +0200
After my meetings ended this afternoon, I totally violated the security advice 
of my office by taking the metro to the centre (we have been told to walk or 
use taxis when in Brussels). I went to Place de la Bourse to see the flowers 
etc. that people have placed there in memory of the victims, and then I went to 
a couple of my favourite watering holes for liquid refreshments. But the four 
images I show for today demonstrate that the city lives on.

Metro stations and other public infrastructure are guarded by armed soldiers 
and police. This is the new normal, sadly:

But people are out and about, and are happy when they feel like being happy. 
Here, some passers-by on Place du Trône, near the place where I lived for a few 
months when I first arrived in Brussels in 1995:

And then I walked to L’Ultime Atome in Ixelles, sat outside for a couple of 
beers and photographed more happy people:

And it made me happy too and made my already excellent Belgian beer taste even 


Nathan Wajsman
Alicante, Spain
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