Kadı Nimet Balıkçılık…a break from the ordinary…

Coming back from semester holiday, work hit full force.  The big art/drama tournament took place just 3 weeks after school started back up and with that over, it’s been an interesting several weeks to say the least.  Spring usually brings me clarity and a renewed energy…which this year has me thinking of some big changes in the future…as well as mulling … More Kadı Nimet Balıkçılık…a break from the ordinary…

‘Kalá Christoúgenna’, Happy Holidays from Athens…

It’s been a few weeks since my last post, due to the general chaos of everyday life here in Istanbul during the holiday season… which always coincides with the hectic ‘end of term’ moments of teacher life.  It’s about to be semester break for teachers/students and final exams need to be created, given, and graded.  … More ‘Kalá Christoúgenna’, Happy Holidays from Athens…

Food First-Coffee After: Turkish Breakfast and a recipe…

I’m kind of obsessed with breakfast, particularly BRUNCH, my favorite eating experience. Growing up, the daily breakfast routine consisted of a pop-tart on the way out the door to catch the school bus…unless if it was a Sunday.  Sundays were when, if I had hinted enough about it the night before, my dad would cook a big … More Food First-Coffee After: Turkish Breakfast and a recipe…