I had a couple of hours to pass while waiting for my new spectacles to be fitted. Walking about Belfast city centre, I captured a few moments of street photography.
But I missed the image of the day.
Approaching Donegall Place from Castle Lane, suddenly a woman in a wheelchair, aged in her 30s, turned the corner while pushing a pram with her left hand. She was moving with speed.
This startled me; I never saw this feat before.
She whizzed past me before I could react by pulling out my phone to take a photo. I turned my head and continued to watch her, now switching hands to maintain momentum.
I let myself be inspired by this mother’s determination.
I also took my phone out of my pocket and continued my journey, now better prepared for the next unexpected decisive moment.