Süngerci Deniz: 1. ve 2. Bölüm

I Anadolu’da küçük bir köyde Deniz diye bir çocuk vardı. Annesi ev hanımıydı, babası tamirciydi. Deniz yalnız büyüdü. Anne ve baba birkaç çocuk sahibi daha olmak istiyordu ama ikinci çocuğun doğumda ölmesinden sonra bir kez daha denemek istemediler. Baba dükkanda gece gündüz tamircilik yaparken bunalımdan çıkabilecekti. Belki de anne Deniz ile vakit geçirerek üzüntüsünü unutmaya […]

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Intermission

I spent about three days in the hotel before heading back up to Uludağ to teach at another kid’s camp. I was relieved to have a little bit of rest; this was the first time in about two weeks that I had spent more than one night in the same place. I made a tally: […]

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Fred Fishermen

Went for a walk the other day. Strolled down to Karaköy in the evening as the sun was going down, to sit by the waterfront to watch the ferries come and go and also the fishermen and the people watching the fishermen. After the past nine months living on the sea, I don’t ever want […]

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Portkeys

I’ve written a lot about objects and how they can have the power to transport you to different worlds. I read most of the Harry Potter books, and the thing that sticks with me with those books is the “portkey.” They are things that you find in various places (an old boot on a hill, […]

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Sunday

I went for a stroll the other day. By the mid afternoon all I’d managed to do was drink coffee and read. I don’t like weekends when I don’t manage to go anywhere and just sit and read in my room, so I decided to go for a stroll. I needed to go to a […]

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