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.
While Adnan and I were beginning to harvest worm casts, we encountered more than just worms. We now have a process which works, to be improved as we scale up.
My Georgian friend told me how to dry Basil, much used in Georgian cuisine and known as Şeştrami/ Sheshtrami. We have white and red basil, humming with bees.
After another 2 months abroad, I have finished my 6 months leave: time to get back into contact, especially with Güneşköy. So much has happened since I first left in February; some of our group has decided to continue actively – we gave ourselves&