Aviva Istanbul ... or the flying dutchman to you or me.. is another
wonderful email from Eskisehir Turkey received this morning outlining
the delights of advertising in Istanbul and displaying a picture
of a flying boy ... a young lad with his arms outstretched and
telling us how to buy the latest technology in Istanbul. Reminds me of
my own sons when they were small and we were on holiday in France on a
beautiful sandy beach ... they used to enjoy jumping off the edge of the
sand bank over my head and landing in front to me ... pretending they
When I was in Istanbul, I was so impressed by the local Nokia shop
around the corner from my flat that I was never out of it in my
spare time ... it offered mobiles cheaper than anywhere else
in the world.
Back to the blog received this morning ... it has a cast list reminescent
of a Hollywood Film Spectacular and I will admit to great fascination
on watching the credits on these great Movie block busters such as
The Godfather Trilogy ... in fact the credits or the list of people who
go up to make the film are as interesting as the story, plot, and
actors in the films.
I was interested to read a list of names on this blog, that is by far the biggest
I have yet read and found my own name there amid the huge
listings of other whom I know from the Past, and some of whom
I dont know.
Its a bit like getting examination results .. years ago when I had to get
the Citroen car out and drive round to College to collect my results, I
had to look up a long and vital list to find my name so since time
was of the essence I got the receptionist to do it for me ...
I had got my honours degree! ... whew! thank goodness! and I was through to
Postgraduate School! ...
Great good reading on this Turkish blog received today ...
keep on reading ...