Catriona Robertson

journeys at home and abroad

Category Archives: Turkey

Athens II

Met several groups today working with refugees. People stopped moving through Greece earlier this year when the migrant trail fizzled out: borders in the Balkans closed and Turkey agreed with … Continue reading

29 August 2016 · 2 Comments

Hospitality & Islam: Mona Siddiqui

My review of Mona Siddiqui’s absorbing book appears in this month’s Third Way magazine. Amid an escalating refugee crisis, a tangle of wars in the Middle East and the presence … Continue reading

3 April 2016

Istanbul

Thoroughly enjoyed Istanbul.  Friendly, upbeat & vast, with multiple layers of history and identity.  It was good to see people from along the Silk Road mixing in with everyone else. … Continue reading

17 March 2015 · 2 Comments