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.
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.