From the vault: Saint Elizabeth

Here’s another one from the vault.

I’ve always wanted to do an ‘end-of-the-world’ ┬ádisaster scene. The kind you’d probably see in movies. Destruction on a global scale! It’s just plain fun to do.

Actually, I used to live in the street you see in the photo when I was a kid. I have these childhood memories that we used to play when the streets were flooded once. Perhaps only in my imagination and reinforced by a strong sense of fantasy, but I seem to remember that we were walking up to our ankles in water round the church.

If you’re interested in some historic trivia: the title of the photo does not refer to the lady in the water, but it refers to the flooding that happened a long time ago in the mid centuries in this city. The people called the flooding “Saint Elizabeth’s Flood”.

Now that’s a paradox in my opinion. That a wave of destruction is called after a saint!

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