Posts Tagged ‘summer’

July 23rd, 2017 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
uh oh it’s me again. I bet you forgot that I even kept a blog by this point, no? I did at least! Let’s see, to recap a bit… Our ...

the fwa fwas of Anatolia

May 9th, 2017 | Posted by b | 2 Comments
late spring/early summer is such a beautiful time in the world, but especially in bodrum. bougainvilleas are exploding in color everywhere in addition to orange/lemon blossoms and giant fennel (mostly ...

a week ago

July 23rd, 2016 | Posted by b | No Comments
Just a little over a week ago there was the attempted coup here, and since then thousands marched across the bridge (for democracy? anti-coup protest?) and the car horns blare ...

current state of mind

July 1st, 2016 | Posted by b | No Comments
Amazingly, there are only 4 more days of ramadan left for 2016, counting today (happy july/temmuz 1st!) and my mind is totally in summer mode. It’s also still in football mode ...

summer solstice

June 20th, 2016 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
Why yes, I’ve been fasting but I’ve been completely eating up all the euro cup football on tv every day, haven’t you? Yesterday was the first day in nearly 8 ...

melting like butter

July 27th, 2015 | Posted by b | No Comments
The blessed month of Ramazan has ended, we went on a driving trip during the bayram with the turk family to some awesome black sea places (safranbolu, amasra, kastamonu, amasya, ...

late summertime with karpuz

September 4th, 2014 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
A few sentences illustrated with pictures from my camera phone: Today after the shortest of thunderstorms there was a magnificent rainbow. We’ve been (esp. me) enjoying watermelon a lot, so crisp ...

wish you were here

August 2nd, 2014 | Posted by b | 2 Comments

the rainbow connection

July 20th, 2014 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
a beautiful sight after a morning of serious cracking thunder and torrential rain (probably lightning too, but we were in bed). We’re having a pretty lovely summer thus far, sometimes ...

it’s raining footballs

June 19th, 2014 | Posted by b | No Comments
Right before this Colombia Ivory Coast match started here in istanbul it was HAILING. Big clunking ice cubes falling out of the sky, complete with shocks of lightning and black ...
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