Deepest of all in her personality was the golden radiance that she diffused around her. As an open fire in a dark room throws romance and pathos into the quiet faces at its edge, so she cast her lights and shadows around the rooms that held her.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
It’s been weeks, maybe even months by now. The beginning of this year seems like it happened yesterday and yet it’s already March. My latest post about a trip to wintery Melgaarden seems like a lifetime ago. Between now and then, there are just three months but the glaring desert sun. My life has changed. We moved to Dubai. Away from the European winter and right into the Emirati spring. The weather is perfect. It reminds me of Italian summers. Dry air, a warm wind and sunshine all day long. I’ve been warned to enjoy this time of the year because the heat and with it the humidity is coming sooner than later. I don’t like to think about it much, I just like to explore a city that seems to be misunderstood and misrepresented….