A week ago a Steppe Ecology course brought even more understanding of how nature has adapted life forms to the harsh conditions of extremes of temperature and low rainfall. June is the time of year when the annuals are turning to seed, leaving space&
Aika, this is for you: for all the beauty and energy you have brought to Güneşköy over recent months. Fazla beklemeden yine gel!
Only a few days left before we submit our Erasmus project: İbrahim tested his new tent on the coldest night in a long time. In the glasshouse, seedlings need watering daily. The chickens are laying more eggs, and our ducks move to their new home.&
Being on the land in the winter is quiet: next year will be quieter when the rail viaduct construction is complete.
While others were preparing the land, I cleared more of a path between the overgrown Jerusalem thorns.
We are looking forward to hosting participants at the UGRENCI meeting next week when they visit Güneşköy on Sunday 8th October.
Another 3 days at Güneşköy: the first 3 days of Kurban Bayram – nature’s attraction is stronger than the deterrence of the sacrifices.
Two friends had wanted to come to Güneşköy. What better than the Perseid shower to get round to a first visit?
38 years ago, as teaching assistant of a Molecular Genetics course at McGill, on my first meeting with students, Maureen Quinn stood out…
Prof.Ali Gokmen’s Advanced Analytical Chemistry students had a practical – a day of seeing life from different angles.
As the late October sun set, a lone cricket sang in the cool air… The first frost has “hit” tomatoes and bell peppers. I picked the last aubergines (egg plants, to the Americans!), tomatoes hidden under the dried leaves and other peppers.