I do not know how it started (actually, I do) but I keep reading French medical journals from late nineteenth century. Tomur, my cat, is helping with the medical terms. Right after this picture, he fell asleep.

image1.jpegNot being able to start reading without a cup of coffee in the morning sometimes terrifies me. Pages of books, which I value very much, are covered with coffee stains. Today, as I continue reading Joshua Schreier’s book The Merchants of Oran, I am extra careful not to spill anything since daydreaming about a Mediterranean port city on a rainy day is quite distracting.

Sunday, Istanbul