Confessions of a Mythological Being

Some background for those trying to follow along on my journeys. I have a very rare bleeding disorder. Its very complicated, and involves platelets, mast cells, and probably uric acid crystals causing widespread inflammation, including intracranial.  My doctor isn’t really sure how I’m alive, and encourages me to embrace the self identity of a superhero […]

Turkey deploying 30 percent of army in Syrian border clampdown Turkey is tightening security at its border with Syria. A fresco on a barracks building at the Köprübatı checkpoint, which overlooks radical Islamic State movement (ISIL) territory, is emblazoned with the watchwords: “This border is our honour, protected with our hearts and strength.” The First Border Battalion is responsible for fending off infiltrators, smugglers and ‘terrorists’

Turkey deploying 30 percent of army in Syrian border clampdown Turkey is tightening security at its border with Syria. A fresco on a barracks building at the Köprübatı checkpoint, which overlooks radical Islamic State movement (ISIL) territory, is emblazoned with the watchwords: “This border is our honour, protected with our hearts and strength.” The First […]