Tag Archives: Kibris

The Karagöz Puppets muse on Turkish (neo-colonialist?) influences in Kuzey Kibris


Although it has been a few months since our exploration of Northern Cyprus, our consideration of what we saw there continues to be a daily source of discussion. The  Karagöz puppets who inhabit my head, in particular, have much to … Continue reading

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Çiftlik Evi: Mercan Bey & M. Sniff Out Delicious Food (Yet Again)


As you may have learned over the years here at Slowly-by-Slowly, one of the  Ottoman-era puppets who inhabits my brain (with the goal of assisting me in my cross-cultural marital road trip) is Mercan Bey ( that’s “Mehr-jahn”), the Arabian … Continue reading

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Kranky in Kyrenia – Including – A 2nd Round with Soldiers


Harrumph. I’d had just about enough of sitting upright all day with an increasingly resistant-to-medicine pain in my side despite the resplendent views on our way down the north slopes of Kantara castle. You can read about that lovely locale … Continue reading

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