The Cats of Istanbul

I'm so happy to finally be writing about one of the most wonderful things about Istanbul - the cats. Avoiding them when visiting the city is impossible - they are everywhere. If anything, you've got to be careful not to step in one. And the most incredible thing is that while these cats would be … Continue reading The Cats of Istanbul


“What you want to be when you grow up” and cats stuff

Now, when I say what I really want to do with my life, they nod condescendingly and they say I have to get real. Well, this 6 year-old boy stopped all the jumping around that he was doing from the floor to the sofa, from the sofa to the floor (it was getting terribly annoying, honestly) and said "I want to be a frog".

What a crazy stupid idea. A frog. Everybody laugh like if it was something wooow and amazing. I just said: "You want to be a frog? Jeez, you'll have to eat flies and other disgusting insects".