The Ides of March was three days ago and as the soothsayers and Facebook updates kept warning me “Beware…”, I decided to be extra careful and stayed home as I was having some vision trouble that day, and could not see myself doing anything constructive.
It’s March already and as E B White had written in Hot Weather…"The first day of spring was once the time for taking the young virgins into the fields, there in dalliance to set an example in fertility for nature to follow.
Ahlan, marhaba, welcome, velkommen, Bienvenue et al…these are all greetings in various languages to welcome a dear friend back to the sultanate, who came for just one evening with his delegation.
A ton and a quarter…yes, this is the 125th column by yours faithfully, published over the past 275 weeks or so even as one now completes 1,550 weeks in this gorgeous Paradise called Oman.
Three weeks into the New Year and there had been no visible signs of winter.