Since my last visit, the perimeter fence has been renewed, after 20 years. Amazing work, well done Ali Gökmen. Dull grey and damp British like weather, but still warm enough for some insects...
September is a busy month! The UNDP SGP fair, two solid days at the Çiftlik farm, then a day visit with friends in the Active Güneşköy group.
We'd escaped from Ankara, sweltering in temperatures nearing 40C, to see what has been happening in the last three months.
This sunny May morning, a dozen students from TED University came to discover Güneşköy. Meanwhile, another Doğuş excavator was digging water channels for trees to be planted under the viaduct. And a train from Sivas quietly passed overhead.More
Two days after a partial eclipse, the setting new moon again reminds me of our transient place in the universe.
Well over a year since he returned from Spain, Mert had to come before goat number dropped. So many other events too...
During the 4 day Eid holiday, Ali, Inci and I were are Güneşköy: seeds to be harvested, weeds to be "brought under control", and I spent much time with Seda.
How much can change in 24 hours...
Celal's first visit since he had to leave in January after 11 years at Güneşköy.
Half way through the month of Ramadan, the night is flooded with full moon light: the magic of spending the night at Güneşköy after 5 months. As winter finally withdraws, nature is coming back to life: among them we noted the pioneers, and some ed