There are a lot of things I imagined doing with my life. Eating pasta from a tuppaware at 1am while waiting at a bus stop in Edinburgh on a windy Monday night was not one of them.
I grew up in a little slice of paradise.
And it took me leaving to realise.
In Durban, South Africa, you’ll find blue skies, palm trees and stretches of sandy beaches. Durban is home to long, hot summers and ‘cold’, dry winters that have its inhabitants wrapped up and wishing for December.
It’s home to many people, different places and different faces. It’s home to me.
So here’s to you, Durban.