Tag Archives: people

  1. Wordless Wednesday ~ Waiting for the bus

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    Wednesday 13 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  2. The surprisingness of normal folk

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    Wednesday 09 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Today was a good day in southwest Türkiye.  I tackled a number of ‘chores’ today, starting off with taking the …
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  3. REBLOG: Finding the ‘Thanks’ in Thanksgiving

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    Friday 27 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Travelin' Kait:
    This past year I have learned so much more about gratitude than I ever thought was…

  4. Turkish Political breakfast

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    Tuesday 17 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    In Turkey, we have an endless love with breakfast, eating outdoors, domestic politics, meetings and/or marches, and of course, generating …
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  5. Winter in Istanbul: Art & Freedom

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    Saturday 11 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    And here’s something else from our mid-winter time up in Istanbul… Art, as an expression of humanity, is something I’ve …
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  6. Rural Anatolian life

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    Sunday 05 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    On travels within my wife’s paternal homeland province of Konya, we came across many, what you might call ‘salt of the …
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  7. Life in Türkiye

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    Sunday 29 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Western influences continue to transform Türkiye; now whilst some are for the better, that does not account for everything of …
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  8. Weekly Photo Challenge: Express Yourself (III)

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    Sunday 25 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    My third entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is such a sad looking young girl who was told to stand there and …
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  9. Weekly Photo Challenge: Warmth (II)

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    Saturday 27 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge represents the genuine warmth of shared laughter. Hope you enjoy …
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  10. REBLOG: Wordless Wednesday (sort of)

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    Wednesday 03 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Doh' Micile:
    If only the world could accept this simple truth… Doh' Micile View original post

  11. İZMİR…. @ Past Midnight

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    Sunday 05 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Our stay in İzmir was at the end of July this year, so a pretty ‘warm’ time of year to …
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  12. Fancy a Spot of Fishing?

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    Friday 05 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    CLICK THE IMAGE TO SEE HOW IT’S DONE..! .

  13. REBLOG: Wisdom Wednesday

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    Wednesday 06 August, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on cwtch corner:
    Anybody who knows me will know that I love a good quote. I love this quote…

  14. Respect for Your Boss

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    Saturday 02 August, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    I’m no fan of bottom-feeders; those underlings who spend their careers attempting the crawl up the corporate ladder by way of …
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  15. MH17… A Most Despicable Act

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    Friday 25 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Whatever you nationality, politics, background, or circumstance, the downing of flight MH17 was a senseless and despicable act of terror. …
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  16. Anti-Social Media (?)

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    Sunday 20 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Social Media; the bane or backbone of modern existence. See it how you will, we have ALL been dragged willingly …
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  17. Put Your Toys (& Guns) Away…

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    Friday 18 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    CLICK THE IMAGE ALWAYS CLEAR AWAY YOUR TOYS [ THAT APPLIES TO MUMS & DADS TOO ] .

  18. Stoopid Is As Stoopid Does

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    Wednesday 09 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    CLICK THE IMAGE : MEN NEVER STOP BEING BOYS 🙂 .

  19. Weekly Photo Challenge: Extra, Extra (I)

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    Friday 13 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is of a young street kid playing in a shopping basket in a …
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  20. Stubborness of a Generation

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    Tuesday 10 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    We often hear about the ills of ‘the youth of today’, compared to those from just a couple of generations …
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  21. Friday Giggle With Grandma

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    Friday 28 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Feeling a bit down? Need a lift? Watch this video till the end and then tell me you aren’t smiling …
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  22. Ambiverts & Social Media

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    Sunday 23 February, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Social Media falls into two camps; whereby folk communicate with friends, and/or with complete strangers. But I find myself asking …
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  23. When U Black, U Black

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    Friday 07 February, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This was sent to me by email, passed along many folk I guess over time; so I have no idea …
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  24. New Year Dream – We ARE The Same

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    Wednesday 01 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Sadly, there are too many folk out there who simply cannot accept others are not ‘like them’. This is the start …
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  25. Little Boys Room: A Great Equalizer

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    Thursday 15 August, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    You know, there is one thing in life that really bugs me, and that’s folk who think they are better …
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