As we walked in our compound this evening, negotiating the end of yet another hot and sultry day, I couldn’t but be in awe of such wonderful colours that we encountered.
It might be 40 degrees C plus and 80 per cent humidity but that does not stop nature from bringing out its true beauty.
The leafless tree and the rather disorganised pile of leaves and dried pods notwithstanding, it does present a pretty picture.
Nature, sure, is awesome. It can bring out the best even in the most adverse of circumstances!
“The summer sun is not meant for boys like me. Boys like me belong to the rain.”
Sometimes I wonder why I am in Bahrain – where there is no rain at all in the summer and very little in the winter, when in any case, you do not need it!
Stepping out into the backyard on a rather “cool” and breezy summer afternoon (it’s ONLY 37 Degrees C today) made me miss the terrible summer storms we had back home when I was growing up, the water flowing on the streets, the resultant traffic snarls and, of course, getting drenched on the way back from school!
But, as they say, time moves on and we grow up!
Childhood doesn’t return, does it?