Jeremy Seal is a writer and broadcaster. His first book, A Fez of the Heart, was shortlisted for the 1995 Thomas Cook Travel Book Award. He is also the author of The Snakebite Survivors Club and The Wreck at Sharpnose Point and was the presenter of Channel 4s Wreck Detectives. He lives in Bath with his wife and daughters.
A man of enormous talent and energy imprisoned for nothing. Shameful beyond words. https://t.co/E3eUiJT9GW
by @JeremySeal1 - 20 days ago
Westminster Classic Tours: Cappadocia and Lycia Tour, 14-27 September - 2 years ago
Westminster Classic Tours: Cappadocia and Lycia Tour, 14-27 September Tour leader’s Jeremy Seal’s ‘tasting notes’ This tour combines my two favourite parts of Turkey, places of luminous, even unearthly beauty, which give magical insights into both the contemporary culture and historical sweep of these lands. We start in Cappadocia, a compact and compelling volcanic region right at the heart of inland Turkey, which could not be more distinctive from the surroundin [...]
Thursday in Gezi Parki - 3 years ago
Thursday in Istanbul This week I was in Istanbul, researching a travel article for the Sunday Times, meeting the publisher of a soon-to-be Turkish edition of my first book, A Fez of the Heart, and generally refreshing myself on my favourite city. I had not imagined that the week would end with police violence and tear gas, mass arrests and with the city in lock-down. Thursday began with a meeting with a Turkish journalist, ostensibly to discuss the environmental issues [...]
The Leader's Photograph: Reflections on Adnan Menderes 50 Years after his Execution. - 4 years ago
A few weeks ago I was hiking near Milas in western Turkey when I was invited into a village home in the advanced stages of collapsing about its elderly occupants. Beyond the overgrown garden and rotten staircase, however, the thickly-socked Mehmet and his wife had partially maintained the main room, at least to the point of hanging the walls with pictures of their large, long dispersed family. What caught my eye, however, was the portrait which hung in pride of place &ndash [...]
First Post! - 5 years ago
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