Dear friends: I’m really pleased about the interest in my blog! Thanks for following, and it motivates me to keep doing it! Tonight i’m feeling a little under the weather, perhaps a bit of Turkish stomach bug (I won’t go into the details, but everything’s fine). A lot continues to happen here, almost all of it good and interesting. This will be a mix of … Continue reading Exploring and Learning (Aug 27, 2015)
Well, it’s been an eventful few days. Thursday afternoon, upon coming back from a long trip to the bank and Turkcell (more on that below), and just about to have a shower (it’s still really hot and humid here) … there’s a banging on the door and one of the security guards is telling us (we think) that we need to get out of the … Continue reading The Adventure Continues
Hi everyone: I thought I’d share with you some of the stuff we’ve been doing since we’ve arrived in Istanbul, and give you a flavour of what’s involved in making a big move like this. I first want to say that Robert College has been absolutely fantastic so far– they have been incredibly helpful, organized, and supportive– after hearing some of the stories from other … Continue reading Adjusting to Istanbul and Robert College
And it begins … this will be a short first post. What I want to do with this blog is to describe what it’s like (for me at least) to live and teach in Istanbul. Last week, I moved with my wife Dale to the Arnavutkoy district in Istanbul (on the European side of the Bosphorus as you will see). I have a two-year position … Continue reading First Post!