Category Archives: Istanbul

Statistic Sunday

“There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up.” ~Rex Stout. Now normally I take Sunday off as most Sundays we are either out to lunch or entertaining here and I spare … Continue reading

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Captain Fantastic

Yet another public holiday and yet another soggy wet day for it. How people must have dreamed of all these holidays at the end of April and the plans they must have made only to have them washed away in … Continue reading

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Turkish Deep Fried Delights

One of the reasons we left Southern Cyprus was that the restaurants had slowly but surely moved away from the old brazier filled with charcoal to cook the various meats and introduced the deep frier instead. So you left the … Continue reading

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Almost Home

George Bernard Shaw once said ” A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of Hell” and after 5 months away I am beginning to think he may have a point I am now sitting in a very rainy Istanbul … Continue reading

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