· March, 2006

Stories about Turkey from March, 2006

Kurdistance: Echoes of Violence, Identity and the New Year

  29 March 2006

What makes a people, a people? What defines a group: a common voice, a common history, culture, a blogging engine? Just as the Iranians, the Kurds celebrate New Year or Newroz every March. Among the celebrations and the well wishes given, there is an underlying sadness and strength that defines...

Turkey is Typing…

11 March 2006

There are many elements of a good Turkish meal and Turkish bloggers are always offering up their opinions as to what those elements are: Zen in the Kitchen discusses traditional Turkish breakfasts; Yogurt Land shows us how shredded filo dough is made; and the Round ball in Ankara writes about...


  8 March 2006

Wow, it's Wednesday again, with school and several threatening comments on my personal blog today I almost forgot. But don't worry dear readers, I am here to give you your weekly fix of Kurdish blogs! For a quick update on last week's column, I had reported about a blog site...

Turkey is Typing…

  4 March 2006

…about soccer this week, or rather there are 2 Turkish blogs to add to our list this week that focus on that subject: Gulay, Galatasaray, and the Dogs and The Round Ball in Ankara. Like in many countries Soccer is a national sport in Turkey and it is nice to...

Kurdistance: Quick Quips

  1 March 2006

I thought that we would begin today with a little story from Talk about the Passion: Of course, it also can be quite an ordeal when you're trying to manage 30+ rambunctious 5th graders. The endeavor required our school's armed guards to escort us up the mountain (they must've figured...

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