Simon Denman's Blog

Author of CONNECTED, a mystery thriller with a touch of speculative science & philosophy.
Posts Tagged ‘Taxim Square protest’

Prior to 2008, I had visited Turkey only twice, and both times for business events in Istanbul – the kind of events where sleeping, eating, partying… and of course a little business too… is all conducted within the walls of the same opulent yet generically international hotel. Then in 2008, I met the woman who was to become my wife, and so began a love-affair (well, two I suppose) and a certain fascination with the city and country in which she had been born and raised.