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Before I start, I must warn you that this particular blog post is full of complaints and a rather unhappy Kathy. I must state though, that after having slept, its all OK again.
I said goodbye to Dan, my lovely boyfriend, at Temple Meads station at 8am on Sunday 30th June. This upset me as it was, to leave him for such a long time was always going to be difficult.
I must note, that I had to move my life into storage the day before, and barely slept because of ...
... monarchy. After WWI, when the Allies partitioned the lands of the former Ottoman Empire, he worked for establishment of a Turkish Republic and headed the War of Independence. He's revered and, for a Muslem country, somewhat deified. He was given the honorific of Atatürk ('father of the Turks) by the Turkish parliament. There are statues and photos of him everywhere in Turkey. It is somewhat anachronistic though that a man who emphasized the secular aspect of the ...
... to show us this great dinner place. (I don't think they knew that there were 12 of us, not just a few). We were already getting tired of the student center restaurants, we went. We had a mild celebrity moment when we walked in (everyone stares at us ALL THE TIME) but Lynn's friends and the wait staff were happy to have us there and suggested a bunch of things for us to try and it was pretty much delicious.
Classes are really ...
... battered and decaying. There’s no sophistication here, it’s like it’s run by adults with children’s brains. The people do well not to eat one another and the building do well to remain standing if it rains. Some parts were little more than huts, others were a pale imitation of Istanbul. How this is the capital is beyond me. It’s an ugly little town with the style and facilities, noise, smell and comfort of a 2-stoke enduro motorcycle but without being ...
... he was really all about. After tea we googled him and found that he was who he said he was and figured that being an unmarried 41yr old businessman who spent most of his working life jetting off around the world all the time he was probably just in need of a bit of company, nothing more sinister. He did say 'don't worry, my premier minister is sorting it, it will be no problem', but we have no idea how or when so we still don't have any actual progress :o(
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