Küdür Walk, 22nd April 2012

The Sunday walk on 22 April was at Küdür near Yalikavak, a breathtaking part of the Bodrum peninsula. Afterwards walkers relaxed at the Café Galata which has just been opened and managed by our member GülçinKadıköy.

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A Hundred And One Days – H3a Reading Group Review, 7 March 2012

Hundred And One Days
By Åsne Seierstad

Herodotus “the world’s first reporter”
Åsne Seierstad

Iraq can only be ruled by force,” a senior Ba’ath official told me in 1999. “Mesopotamia is not a civilised state,” Bell wrote to her father on December 18 1920.

Published in 2003,  A Hundred and One Days describes Åsne Seierstad’s stay in Baghdad during the build up to and capture of the city by the US forces in the early part of the year. Continue reading A Hundred And One Days – H3a Reading Group Review, 7 March 2012