“You are so different from when you first arrived,” She says, eyes fixed on potholes as we head north to Ritidian Point, “You finally seem relaxed.”
Five days ago, I was in Japan, freezing, fresh from 3 months of solid teaching, and non-stop school events. After work hours were invariably spent either complaining about work to my husband, or slumped in exhausted sleep.
Today my biggest concerns include: how frequently should I be reapplying my sunscreen? Lamb or felafal kebab? How could life have become more complicated than this?