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Monthly Archives: October 2013
Every morning we see a snow-capped peak of mount Erciyes. In fact, it can be seen from almost every point of the city.In the photo it’s to the right of mount Ali.
Last week, Abdullah Gul, the 11th and current president of Turkey, visited both our universities. I had never seen a leader of a country so close, and Mike even got to shake hands with him! Here it is – Mike … Continue reading
While on holiday, I like nothing more than being on the beach, alternating between swimming and sunbathing with a good book. Mike generally joins me in this pastime and will happily spend whole days at a time day reading. Unless, … Continue reading
I have always been disproportionately excited about things happening out of season, like the summer in New Zealand which means winter for the rest of the world, or snow in May (in Siberia). So when we found out we were … Continue reading
So the other day our doorbell rings at 7 a.m. We were already up since we both get up around 6.30-6.45 (I know! And we go to bed around 10 p.m.!). When I opened the door, it was our kapıcı … Continue reading