Kurban Bayram – The Feast of Sacrifice

What is the Feast of Sacrifice? The Feast of the Sacrifice commemorates Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael to show his faithfulness to Allah. You can find essentially the same story in the Old Testament where Abraham was willing to kill his son Isaac, until an angels stops him. God intervened to provide Ibrahim…

Basketball is big in Turkey!

Not as big as football but really quite big and I am soooo happy about that! It’s going to change me from the football culture of England. To be honest I don’t really like football, I find basketball much friendlier with less bullshit! And let’s face it the players are quite hot to look at…

Friend’s Request

I would like to order a couple of cool friends please! Oh can I upgrade for the funny crazy ones? The key thing for a good adaptation abroad is to start socialising, have friends, share and talk, have a glass of wine and laugh! I have been missing this big time for the past couple…

“Why do you go …

From France to UK to Istanbul… “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colours. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” Terry…