Beyond words: from Back to Bodrum

Özgecan.  Words can not express what Turkish women, expat women in Turkey, and frankly, women around the world are feeling.  A young woman takes a small bus.  Something she did on a regular basis.  Unfortunately, she was the last passenger on the bus.  She was raped by the driver who then stabbed her to death... Continue Reading →

Time to Start Seeds Indoors!

I love gardening! I LOVE GARDENING! In Turkey, it's easy to find certain vegetables when in season.  They are usually cheap and readily available at all markets and pazars.  But still, there is nothing like a vegetable herb grown in your garden and hand-picked for your meal. I don't have a garden space in Ankara,... Continue Reading →

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