Dear Jeddah

I miss your prickly, sticky heat and the simplicity of life that you provide.  I miss my Mum and Dad and brother. Even though life is simple in Jeddah, it is still called the Las Vegas of Saudi Arabia, freer 4717960283_443c13240e_bthan most.   I miss the call to prayer, it makes the hairs on my arms stand up.   I love the sense of community: my friends, going fishing, cooking and eating together.  Even after being in Edinburgh for five years I still swear in Arabic: it’s just natural.  I look forward to enjoying you soon.

Best Wishes   A

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