Tag Archives: Politics of Turkey

Westward Ho!: Of scorched earth and strawberries in Yeşilırmak


As you may have seen from our last post, we’ve been eating our way across Cyprus. Thankfully, we were lucky enough to find an amazing restaurant run by a Turkish Cypriot re-patriot named Mustafa. Çiftlik evi was phenomenal and both … Continue reading

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Icebergs in Türkiye


Yesterday, I saw a number of icebergs in my dreams.  Hopefully they are not precursors to my own personal Titanic in some aspect of my life.  I should mention that I am meeting with the Provost at my University today … Continue reading

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