Claire's Blog

  • 02/06/2020
    Back to normal

    Restictions lifted, roads crowded until Elmadağ.  

  • 29/05/2020
    Soft morning rain

    First overnight since the winter.  Mandolin in the dark and improved tree name design.

  • 22/05/2020
    After 65 Corona days

    Corona has limited in so many ways, some we never expected.  Not being able to go to Güneşköy was frustrating for me at first, then I quietened down as I knew that nature would have its way, get on with what it had always done for millenia...

  • 18/03/2020
    Digging for water, and more

    A busy day digging as the temperature drops 

  • 15/03/2020
    Landscaping starts

    The post-construction landscaping has started.

  • 08/03/2020
    Bird Woman

    The first hot day this year; Cenk and MertKaan's last visit before they leave for 12 months at Los Portales near Sevilla, Spain. Time for an 8th March no-scare-crow.

  • 01/03/2020
    Spring structure

    More flowers are appearing: Iris, Gagea, Veronica ...

    Still 6 months left to develop our building, What, Where?

  • 23/02/2020
    Another adventure

    What might "just another day" bring?  Cooperation! I found myself at the wheel of our VW Transporter and ended up driving 10 km.  That evening, our neighbour Ibo pulled us out of the mud with his tractor when got stuck in the mud (no me, honest).

  • 16/02/2020
    Holistic Management

    Could Güneşköy apply Alan Savoury's Holistic Management approach? We walked the land and talked with Ömer Çetin, mayor of Hisarköy

  • 09/02/2020
    Freezing bright

    A winter visit, before two set off for a year in Spain. Exploring the land with perceptive new eyes, a seasonal feast, contentment