Monthly Archive: June, 2013

Ho, hey, the end of an era and a really good chicken and apricot curry

I’m in denial. An era of joyful communal living with two of my best friends in the world is drawing to a close, and I don’t want to believe it’s true. Sophie and… Continue reading

Life intrudes

Life intrudes. That’s the only reason I can come up with as to why I haven’t posted anything here for two whole weeks. Life just gets in the way. I have been writing… Continue reading

Daddy Whits’ chicken rezala

My dad doesn’t really like recipes. Well, that’s probably unfair. He likes getting ideas from them, but he really hates following them. I walked into the kitchen this morning to find him peeling… Continue reading

Lately in Istanbul: Istanbul erupts (recommended reading)

I don’t know how many of you will have seen foreign news coverage of the protests that have engulfed Istanbul and many other large Turkish cities over the last two days. My Twitter… Continue reading