Monthly Archives: November 2012

Gozleme and goats.

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It is early afternoon in late September, that time in Turkey where the days are still warm and full of life yet the village pace seems to have slowed to a more ‘normal’ rhythm.  The majority of the tourists have … Continue reading

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Cornucopia, Anatolian mosques & a sense of guilt…

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Well, besides being thrilled with the latest Cornucopia magazine…I also felt incredibly guilty.  I lived in Turkey close to 5 years and there was such beauty right underneath my nose without me even coming close to realising it! I knew … Continue reading

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Anatolian rugs in Renaissance paintings

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Thanks to some Renaissance artwork that has survived from the 14 Century onwards, the study of Turkish carpets and kilims had another source of evidence to consider.  It was popular to use beautiful handmade rugs and kilims as decoration for the … Continue reading

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