the drama of light

When you live somewhere a while, it’s not just the neighbours you get to know. Not just the best shop to pick up za’atar for that new recipe you’ve been meaning to try. Not just the best place to go for an evening walk or grab a take out or an eat in.

Day by day, season by season, year by year, you also get to know how the light falls.

There may be a certain time of year when it shines in through the kitchen window and blinds you as you sit down for your evening meal. Or when it starts to peep in through bedroom curtains waking you up before the alarm jolts you into another day. Or the drawing in of nights and the lengthening shadows.

It changes with a rhythm that is easy to miss unless you begin to document it, year after year.



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