January 9, 2023||A Writer's Journey
Only in India: Once, returning for a visit to Mumbai, I was asked at the airport (passport check) for my occupation. I said: Writer. He said: That would have been my second guess. I said: What would have been your first? He said: Saint!
[The woman with me is Francine Lahaye, a friend and multilinguist who was kind enough to translate passages from German and French for me (when I was a Saint, working on TRIO, my book about the Schumanns and Brahms).]