Arts & Culture

08/14, Forgotten Sea: the Falconers of the Eastern Pontos (The White Review)

22/06/14, Among Istanbul’s birdsong lovers, an echo of Greek past (Christian Science Monitor)

17/06/14, Turkey: Istanbul’s bird-keepers vie for the perfect tune (

17/11/13, Turkey debates turning museum into mosque (The Times)

25/05/13, Soap success brings Hollywood to Turkey (The Times)

20/04/13, Lookalike keeps alive the cult of Ataturk (The Times)

11/01/13, Turkey: Television drama generates official angst (

07/12/12, Steamy Turkish soap opera about sultan and his harem makes MPs’ blood boil (The Times)

29/09/12, Hawk whisperers are last of a dying breed (The Times)

13/07/12, Village preserves ‘bird language’ in a cellphone world (

09/07/12, Villagers ask young: Why tweet when you can whistle? (The Times)

13/03/2012, Silence in the souk: Turkey muzzles outdoor vendors (Christian Science Monitor)

23/02/12, Vogue of the veiled for Turkey (Christian Science Monitor)

13/08/11, A beer of very little brain, Pooh fails TV alcohol test (The Times)

23/04/11, Actor’s gum gibe may end theatre funding (The Times)

07/02/11, Turkish film speaks volumes (SETimes)

31/01/11, ‘Rambo’ with his sights set on Israel accused of anti-semitism (The Times)

29/01/11, Drink tax is a sobering affair for Turkey (The Times)

27/01/11, Turkey: Tradition of Camel Wrestling Making a Comeback (

16/01/11, Clamour to watch camel wrestlers take lumps out of each other (The Times)

07/08/10, The dance that could break your leg (The Times)