The contrast between inside and outside could not possibly have been greater. Total calm, beside a still, illuminated pool with barely moving palms. A fresh pot of mint tea. Forms to fill in. But also, instantly, nothing to do. The anxiety of not knowing what was to become of us melted into a feeling of slight foolishness. The rest of the world was a world away.

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