Well, to be more specific all blogs on WordPress.com have been blocked/banned. But true nonetheless that my Turkish readers are now deprived of my witty bon mots and insightful commentary. Never have I felt more at one with my compatriot, Billy Hayes who said:
To the Turks, everything is “shurla burla”, which means “like this, like that”. You never know what will happen. All foreigners are “ayip”, they’re considered dirty. So is homosexuality, it’s a big crime here, but most of them do it every chance they get. There are about thousand things that are “ayip”, for instance, you can stab or shoot somebody below the waist but not above because that’s intent to kill. So everyone runs around stabbing everyone else in the ass. That’s what they call Turkish revenge. I know it must all sound crazy to you, but this place is crazy.
But the Turkish courts have spoken. To them I say….”…Attica! Attica!, Attica!…“