Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Fat Lady Sings

My love affair with Opera is of fairly recent provenance. Unlike my love affair with Special K which dates back to a Saturday morning in February 1972; a 17 year old Kim, in tight fitting, yellow loon pants entered the … Continue reading

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A Day To Remember

It was with not a little trepidation that we accepted our friend and gardener Tefiq’s invitation to meet his family at the parental farm in Bezirgan. Trepidation, not the least because he had promised to kill a sheep for us, … Continue reading

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A Month in the Country

“Inşallah yaz geldi!” the fruiterer told me. So it’s official; summer has come. So now you know that we talk about the weather in Turkey too. Quite a lot actually. Even though we average 300 days of sunshine per annum … Continue reading

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