And, just like that, the white clouds and blue skies are back here in the northern capital of the middle kingdom.
I took this picture around 3 pm, when the AQI was 57 (Moderate). You can see a screenshot of the AQI for the last 24 hours here.
It was a bland and dreary day in Shangdi (where I work) when I took this photograph. The colors and shapes of this newly- constructed building made it seem so inviting.
Wasn’t until developing the shot just now that I noticed the concertina wire strung atop the perimeter wall.
Oh, well, so it goes…
Taken near my office in the Shangdi section of Beijing.