About

Born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, I left for the U.S. to go to grad school when I was 22.  Except for a brief return in the early 2000s, I have lived outside of Turkey ever since.  I was an expat in the UAE and Hong Kong for almost ten years and returned to the U.S. with my family in 2015.  I am currently based in the Washington, D.C. area.  My posts are about places in the world that I have traveled to and the things I have observed and experienced in those places.

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  1. Hey there Newbie Spikey!
    (for your info, a Spikey is the term for folk who are part of the clan known to be followers of Uncle Spike 🙂

    Thank you… I really appreciate that as I for one, know how many interesting and entertaining blogs are out there.

    Blogging since June 2013, my aim is to deliver an eclectic offering of posts, from my ‘point n shoot’ attempts at basic photography, to the sharing of my travel adventures over the decades, as well as day to day happenings here on the farm. Oh, plus a few observations, opinions and lighter-hearted stuff thrown in for good measure.

    I normally keep to a couple of posts a day, maybe 3-4 at weekends if I have something special to share. But if you are at a loose end one day, maybe you’ll enjoy trawling through some of my older stuff too. I have added plenty of categories to help in said digging process.

    Thanks again and hope you have a great day…

    UNCLE SPIKE

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