I have been neglecting this line of posting. Now I am back:)

Acı Şafak (Bitter Dawn) is a blog project in which ex-conscripts narrate their service memories. Good work!

Atabase is collection of Atatürk photos. A commendable project in its scope…

Blogging Turkey– Mavi Boncuk Links for Blogging

Binnur’s Turkish Cookbook
Cafe Fernando
Du bretzel au simit (French)
Du Miel Aux Épices (French)
Erkan’s Field Diary
Internation Musing
Istanbul Calling
Istanbul Eats
Istanbul la Turque (French)
Istanbul Through My Eyes
Istanbul Trails
Istanbul’s Stranger
Far From the Sticks
Love, Rose
Passion Taking Flight
Prosecards from the Edge (of a Continent)
Still Life
tales of life from a foreign land
Talk Turkey
Tara Noble and Her Works
The Istanbulian
the light garden
The Skaian Gates
The Turkish Life
this cat’s abroad
Turkey’s For Life

A Friendfeed discussion: CHP is even worse than AKP in its approach to social media. Another part of that discussion here.

Shout PM Erdoğan be in Twitter or not? An op-ed in Turkish that discusses Turkish politicians? involvement in Twitter.



Increasing use of Twitter by politicians also end up in scandalous tweets…


Kılıçdaroğlu sends headscarf message to Gül on Twitter

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Turkey?s main opposition leader has called on the president to take a firm position on the issue of elementary school-aged girls wearing the headscarf.


A review of Turkish politicians? Twitter performance here:
here is the politicians with the most followers:
President Abdullah Gül (@cbabdullahgul)
CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu (@kilicdarogluk)
Prime Minister Başbakan Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (@RT_Erdogan)
Ahmet Davutoğlu (@ahmetdavutoglu)
BDP?s Ufuk Uras (@ufukuras)
CHP?s Gürsel Tekin (@gurseltekin34) :
MHP?sDevlet Bahçeli (@dbdevletbahceli)
10, 627
HAS? Numan Kurtulmuş (@NumanKurtulmus)
AKP?s Suat Kılıç (@suatkilicsamsun)
Şişli Mayor Mustafa Sarıgül (@msarigul)
AKP?s Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu (@mevlutcavusoglu)
2 ,210

Suicide note published on popular website

from Hurriyet Dailynews
A 22-year-old man attempted to commit suicide on the Bosporus Bridge on Saturday after posting his suicide note on a popular public forum website.

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