In the country, the darkness of night…

Dark. Time to talk to strangers and ask for sweets. © Ruoxiang Chau, all rights reserved.
Dark. Time to talk to strangers and ask for sweets. © Ruoxiang Chau, all rights reserved.

“In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers, biding its time.”

– W Somerset Maugham