hey everybody remember that whole thing with the Balmoral and the Regent
remember that thing with the expropriation
remember the expropriation of the hotels
before the buildings were SRO hotels
they were hotels
it wasnt that long ago, from a historical perspective.
but their function slowly slowly completely changed
you might notice slow historical change
if you looked close or from an angle
people dont want to notice, because that would make it real
not like now
(historical change is all up in your face)
anyway those days are over and that is the past now if it seemed and felt normal
normal is done.
we’re not going back to ‘normal’
also, normal sucked.
this is a fast emergency and fast fast change and nobody knows the future.
one more thing.
this is a really small thing that apparently needs to be said.
we’re not going to have mass tourism, cruise ships, events, big festivals and so on
for a really long time. historical-type time.
all that is over.
yes i am a historian actually.
becoming social housing IS your bailout
did you know ‘hotel’ and ‘hospital’ are derived from the same word
and there will be 1-3% of visitors as in the beforetimes and why would they i mean who takes the risk of boarding a plane to look at a pile of corpses and the monuments the survivors built for themselves and then sold to a corporate investor for a 3.4% profit on spec #vanre