Claire's Blog

  • 02/12/2018
    If 25 years ago

    Had I been told when I first moved to Turkey (2.12.1993) that I'd celebrate 25 years mucking out chickens, preparing worm food and playing multiplication cubes with a shepherd's daughter, I'd have been "dead chuffed" (extremely happy)!

  • 21/10/2018
    Steady rain, deeper understanding, shooting

    British rain gets us talking about our aims 

    Later cameras come out to catch bites of life and thoughts.  

  • 07/10/2018
    Changing variables

    Temperatures drop as autumn creeps in.  How with the railway trough (the horizontal portion of the viaduct) affect the land 90m below?  

  • 30/09/2018

    Nature heals, after the cold hit a little too hard last Wednesday.  

  • 26/09/2018
    Harvest Moon

    9 us celebrated the full moon closest to the autumn equinox with Cantonese Moon Cakes - Thanks, Yvonne!  Most left well before sunrise for class registration.  3 of us froze in the sudden temperature drop.  

  • 23/09/2018
    Equinox art

    As the earth slips into shorter days, energies flow...

  • 19/09/2018
    Chicken sounds

    What do the different sounds our chickens make mean?  A sort of whistle...

  • 16/09/2018

    Stenciling the vermicompost bags, and testing erosion prevention with aging weeds?

  • 12/09/2018
    Vicious delicious

    No raging heat, pleasant heat for harvesting 27 "boxes" worth of vegetables. 

    Volunteering to pick Okra - Ladies Fingers - Bamya?  Be well shielded! 

  • 19/08/2018
    Grains and pickles

    My last night before summer turns to autumn. Observing, watching, listening, wondering...

    Sunday the team arrived early to work on the first batch of pickles, and then threading meters of pepers for drying.

    Language?  OK I was