Tag Archives: driving

Çay emergency: The puppets riot, the car dies


When I last left you, I was musing on the White Ribbon Campaign which addresses violence against women – and was quite happy to see the dialogue that ensued (thank you, my e-friends).  Our campaign was a success and the … Continue reading

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A Karagözi intervention after multitasking with meatballs


Today was not my finest driving day.  Let me start by saying that despite being constantly exhausted and ready for a 2 hour nap just about any time of day, somehow, I am starting to get things done.  While the … Continue reading

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Voodoo or nazar boncuğu?


Karagöz is jumping up and down with his usual amount of vim and vigor, so much so that even the weight of his wax-papery self is getting to my shoulder. He’s all hot and bothered – which in his world … Continue reading

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