Today marks the eve of Kurban Bayram and its 4.5 day celebration. All the households are busy with preparation for the celebration. I am frantically cleaning as I know there will be a constant flow of guests through the door. Daughter is crazy excited as there is no school until next Wednesday and can currently be found downstairs with her cousins while trying to round up My Hurley Dog who appears to be chasing kittens around the garden. The Turk’s sister is arriving tomorrow with her family as well which means a very full household for the next week.
All this plus a sneaky expat get together on Saturday night means I will probably not be around for the next few days. For those of you who are unaware of Kurban Bayram I wrote a piece last year (link below) which sums up my thoughts on this celebration.
Incidentally I don’t think the sheep are really all that happy about Bayram. Pretty sure about that actually.
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