There are some people who can show you where North (or South/South-West for that matter) is no matter where they are. Even in an unknown city or a foreign country. They have this built-in compass. You can spin them around and then ask them or wake them up at 3 in the morning and they will be able to tell you which direction the sun will rise or how to drive to get to the highway.

I am not one of them.

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There are some people who can show you where North (or South/South-West for that matter) is no matter where they are. Even in an unknown city or a foreign country. They have this built-in compass. You can spin them around and then ask them or wake them up at 3 in the morning and they will be able to tell you which direction the sun will rise or how to drive to get to the highway.

I am not one of them.

I can get lost in a house. In fact I regularly do. It is a standing joke in our family that I go to visit someone and then when I want to leave I go to the washroom door or the door that leads to the balcony at the back. The hosts then usually assume I want to, well… use the washroom or go for a tour of…

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