Living in an age when the memory is stunningly short

  • 2020-07-02
  • Linas Jegelevicius, The Baltic Times editor-in-chief
Has there recently been a world pandemic of COVID-19?  When eyeing the Palanga beach, full of people these days – in fact, they lay like herrings in a barrel, I cannot resist the feeling that the health crisis occurred centuries ago, certainly not earlier this year. I remember talking to Jonas, the veteran chief of Palanga beach-guards, in May, when the summer season had just kicked off. He sounded anxious when asked about how he and his lifesavers were going to ensure social distancing on the beach. There were flouting various ideas in the r...
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