After much soul searching, the proposed trip to Istanbul is on. Reactions were evenly divided between those who thought like me that one should not go to a country with such
The last two weeks have been dominated by the weather. First we had a return to breathless temperatures hovering around 40 degrees in the afternoon; then the temperature plummeted nearly
We are still sweltering under the hot weather, little inclined to do anything other than observe life around us. My bedroom not only has wonderful views, but plenty of activity.