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How to kill a Didim dinner party: sexuality, religion, politics, violence, residency permits

There are a few topics of conversation you should probably not talk about in polite conversation. But I am a fervent believer in free speech so here are some of those topics rocking Didim this week: Death penalty, terrorism, unlawful … Continue reading

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Why Kipa in Didim will fix all our problems

Come to Altinkum! We’ve got sun, sand, sea, cheap(ish) beer and nice food. Just a word of warning, though, while you’re sunning yourself on our beach don’t look too hard at the sand or you’ll see all the broken glass … Continue reading

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October 2007 – Intro to The Ramazan Diaries

Written 4 October 2007: This diary started life as a piece I wrote for Altinkum’s local newspaper, Voices, about Ramazan. I remember when I first came here [ed’s note: in 2006], I didn’t really “get” it as a concept – … Continue reading

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