We made it to Turkey at last!

Yes, we did! We made it – and Cirali had hardly changed a bit after an absence of three years.  We had a great time, despite losing five days of our holiday. It seemed to…

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Battleaxe is jetting off to Turkey after a little look at Labour

Why do celebs in the media always ‘jet off’ to places?  Battleaxe will breathe such a sigh of relief when our Easyjet plane manages to lurch down the runway at Gatwick and drag itself into…

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Cirali,Turkey… Battleaxe is too hot to think….

The weather here in Cirali, Turkey is strange just now…. I gather they have just had record rain back in Hastings….and are now heading for record heat. This is our second week here, and last…

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From Cirali,Turkey, to sizzling Hastings

Don’t think I’ve ever experienced this. Get on the plane in Antalya,  temperature in the high 30s, get out at Gatwick at 5.40pm – felt almost as hot.  I know it isn’t in the high…

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Home again… Eastbourne Bandstand, reflections on Turkey….

Here we are, back at home. The weather is scorching, with no sign of rain. Obviously not as hot as Turkey, where it was 38 degrees, but somehow more humid and enervating – and of course, you have to do things…

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