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More is Happening in Istanbul

Dear Friends, So much has happened in Turkey since I wrote to you last. As I type my heart is pounding and my fingers are rushing on the keyboard to tell you the news. I am in the midst of … Okumaya devam et

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RESIST ISTANBUL: A personal story

This is a piece -her personal story- written by my dear friend Deniz Erkmen on the recent Social Protest Movement (Occupy Gezi).  If you are still curious about what is happenning in Istanbul (well by now it is whole Turkey) … Okumaya devam et

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What is Happenning in Istanbul?

To my friends who live outside of Turkey: I am writing to let you know what is going on in Istanbul for the last five days. I personally have to write this because at the time of my writing most … Okumaya devam et

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Remains of the Funeral

So we buried my father. In the past I always thought that when people go through such emotional traumas, their minds would be so clouded that they couldn’t be aware of anything that was happening around them. A haze, I … Okumaya devam et

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Farewell to my Baba

My father is dead. I am staring at this sentence that I have just typed. My father is dead. This is my own father whom I am taking about. Not the father of a character from my novel. My father. … Okumaya devam et

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Bicycle Pump Part 3

(this way to the  previous chapters…) They did not have swimming suits, so we brought an extra pair with us.  They always wore our clothes anyway.  They were so small compared to me and Esin, so when our clothes did … Okumaya devam et

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Bicycle Pump- Part 2

Haven’t read the Part 1 yet? This way please… The plan -my plan- was perfect if the gardener’s daughters had not insisted on dragging their spoiled little brother along with them. If he had not come with us, their mother Jamila … Okumaya devam et

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Bicycle Pump- Part 1

Many thanks to Aisha, Esin, Katerina and Kokia for their valuable  contribution to the story.

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The Back Side of the Earth

Happy full moon everyone! This month, beginning of the lunar and solar months -almost- coincided, so now they are peeking at the same time. Full moon and the midsummer’s dream together…This is the perfect time to be in a boat … Okumaya devam et

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The Taste of the Forbidden Fruit

Nowadays, I arrive everywhere early. Just to have a cup of coffee or to read a few pages before the next thing on my schedule. Like now for instance… I still have 40 minutes before my evening class begins and … Okumaya devam et

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