Category Archives: Istanbul

No News is Good News

Another email arrived from my government (I’d registered my travel plans with them), two days after my holiday had ended, with news that might have spoilt it. I was in Istanbul for a month.  During that time, I received warnings … Continue reading

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Prior to Boarding

I will miss my month in Istanbul.  I’m grateful to be able to say it. A car will pick me up at noon.  Yesterday when the rain stopped and the ground had dried somewhat I went out and bought food for … Continue reading

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