Monthly Archives: July 2013

Fairy Ring and Early Morning Encounters

This morning on my just-after-dawn walk, as I was taking a photo of an interesting house to add to my collection of Kurdish house photos, the gate to the house I had in my sights suddenly opened and out stepped … Continue reading

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Forgot to say I’m staying…

And I only realized this from confusing comments from friends back home and students here. ¬†Sorry, I have a tendency to forget to inform people when I’ve actually made a decision that I’ve been prevaricating over; once I’ve made the … Continue reading

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Recovery and Update on …. whatever it was

So, just thought I’d better update people as a number of you became quite concerned after my last post, with its mention of appendicitis (something I’d previously known exactly nothing about). It ended up being a tiring,¬†challenging, stressful and scary … Continue reading

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