You’ll be reading this in the new year. But as of now, I’m still in 2012…startled by the year’s near end, and grateful for its overall momentousness. The forefront of my vision (as regular readers of this column will know) has always been to expose what is ethnically grand, to culturally merge creativity with

I’m inside my second home. A plane. En route to Dubai after almost a month of New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, presidential elections, memorable forums, marvellous galas, random “Bond” nights, momentary shopping and unexpected hurricanes.

T’was an interesting time, with many, many wondrous moments. Some of which were mildly aggravated by