How I Learned to Love Apricots

A tortured history of learning languages and the quiet pleasure of letting it go.

Licensed from DepositPhotos

When we met, it was an unbearably hot day.

I was living in Italy on a research grant, where I immediately settled into a routine. I got up, had breakfast, and set off for the town archive, navigating the narrow streets at a brisk pace. Once I arrived…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store