Monthly Archives: August 2015

Struggling through Army life..

“It’s about who you miss at 2pm when you’re busy, not at 2am when you’re lonely” – I saw this quote recently and thought how true it was. We might be half way through the army but instead of getting easier it only seems to be getting harder, and more stressful. Its been over 4 […]

The cost of living in Turkey – revisited.

Last week I met up with my friend who lives in Turkey. While we were chatting, she said something that I’d been thinking for years, – “I can’t believe how cheap everything is in England now”, she said. The most popular, most read post ever on my blog is one regarding the ‘cost of living’ […]

400,000 views!

Last week marked another milestone for my blog as it reached 400,000 views! As I type, the total number now is 402,991, which is pretty good going considering I’ve been neglecting it lately and not writing as often as I should. In fact I’ve only written 7 posts in the past 3 months, so the […]

Army Life – Half way there!

This morning I woke up, took a marble from the ‘days to go’ jar, put it in the ‘days down jar’, looked at the calendar and realised that we’d reached the half way point – equal number of marbles in each jar! 4th August, exactly 6 months since Berkay started his national service, which means […]