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Final Feedback Round – The Very Last of the Summer

After the rich and relaxing days off, it was time to return to the Sirkhane circus centres, to teach some more, to share the love and joy we collected each day. Yet, during the last week, it became harder for Read more…


Social Circus in Mardin part IV – Having your coffee… and reading it, too

Another especially Turkish rest day activity was receiving a traditional coffee reading, and, eventually, learning how to read myself. Since Damla had mentioned only half-jokingly that she was really good and reading coffee, I had been curious for a while. Read more…


Social Circus in Mardin part III – Hamam Secrets on a Women’s Day Out

After the smashing success of the closing shows on Sunday, it was time to leave the clean-up for another day, have a decadent brunch with new found friends soon to depart and treat ourselves to the finer things in life. Read more…


Social Circus in Mardin part II – Of Festivals, Food Poisoning and the Worth of NGO Work

Hi there! Now let’s at least try to conclude the summer tales before the first snow falls – maybe it already has where you are, but let me assure you that even though I travelled further north and am currently Read more…


Circus, circus! – Of Juggling in the Dust and Stilting through the Chaos

Good morning (probably not anymore by the time this gets out – save it for an appropriate opportunity if you like), dear readers! It’s been a while this time, mainly because living the stories still takes slight priority over telling Read more…


Night Trains and other Misadventures

Welcome back! I hope you enjoy this post – it was one of the more difficult ones to get out here. I began typing it up in a slightly dodgy upholstery atelier somewhere between old and new Mardin, a town Read more…