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Ahmet Atakan Kadikoy Protest September 12: Holy Shit, the World’s Gone Mad

Last night’s protest kicked off early. I was apparently still napping when the march started, and I barely had time to shovel food into my face and change my dress and run to the bull before the marchers met up … Continue reading

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Ahmet Protests, Kadiköy, Take 2- Everything is Really Incredibly NOT Lovely

I woke up at around 2:30 feeling rather disoriented, number 1 because I was sleeping on the floor, (any sleep disorder specialists out there? This started about a year ago. Go to bed on bed, wake up on floor.) and … Continue reading

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Ahmet Protests, Kadiköy, Take 1- Everything is Lovely

  A boy who’d been hit in the head by a tear gas canister in Antakya died yesterday from his injuries. Despite the proliferation of a video showing the event on the internet, and despite the release of the autopsy … Continue reading

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Bra Shopping in Istanbul

D’you know Turkish bra manufacturers think every lady is a B cup? True story. Considering some of the majestic, prow-like bosoms I’ve seen on matrons ’round here you’d think someone would’ve cottoned onto the fact that that is not the … Continue reading

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16 Signs You’ve Been In Turkey, Specifically In Kadiköy, Too Long

This super cute article was in Time Out this week, and we all know I do love co-opting people’s ideas and applying them to Kadiköy, so here is my version. (No one ever invites me over fro breakfast, btw. Is … Continue reading

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