Just remember that there are some of us that won’t be vaccinated until after the next 3 weeks (your daughter may be included in that group) and it’s important not to think that the gloves are off because you’ve had the jab.During the last year, I have posted many photos from the pandemic walks and have always found this forum very receptive. I have been really fortunate, following and enjoying the seasons around the flat farming fields around York (and of course York itself) even during the pandemic. So the following photos was the ONE WALK of the pandemic that I have looked forward to for months, they are not my best photos but probably the most important - the walk to get my first vaccination:
This bridge has been my commute for the last 30 years. I have been over this bridge in snow, fog, hail, and sun. The best time to see this bridge is after light fost where the pattern of the top is reflected on the ground
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I arrive way too early and wander the streest to kill time. But this is York and there are always wonderful buildings to find. Not far from the vaccination center is this building with its outrageous greenhouse. Would look good in a 1920s film
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A bit of tomfoolery. I was the last of those to be vaccinated - hence the time for pictures. So I pretended to be a professional football (US: Soccer) player. Truth be known - it felt like a scratch and no more. There is a saying "the best camera is the one that is with you". Likewise, "the best vaccine is the one they put in your arm".
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THESE GUYS ARE ABSOLUTE HEROES.!!!
I love the way that even with a mask, you can see just with the eyes that they were both smiling.
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(In the UK) I expected the process to be efficient - and it was, I expected the physical side of the injection to be minimal - and it was. I didn't expect the emotional side which was massive - I was now protected for a fair number of months not just from COVID-19 but long COVID. Normality suddenly seemed that much closer, hugging my daughter seemed a reality. As I left, the sky seemed that much more bluer than when I arrived.
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Just need to keep isolated for a little longer (3 weeks) dont want to be the soldier that is shot hours before a truce.