Archive for November, 2006

Radio-active aircraft!

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Life Is Stranger Than Fiction Great Scott – just when I thought things couldn’t get much worse for my favourite airline BA have taken three short haul Boeing 767s out of service. They are apparently radio-active, (even if only slightly so). At least one aircraft is believed to have flown on a Heathrow/Istanbul service. Details […]

Tales of the Koç Family Part 3

Friday, November 24th, 2006

Vehbi Koç Vehbi Koç deplored waste so he arranged for his refrigerator to be transported between his summer and winter residence. One day however he arrived at his summer house to find a new fridge installed upon the instructions of one of his managers. Koç telephoned the manager in something approaching ill-humour, but the manager […]

Tales Of The Koç Family Part 2

Thursday, November 23rd, 2006

Two of our English neighbours will be interested to read this entry. They bought an Arçelik washing machine any have had a dreadful time with it. The problem hasn’t been simply that the machine didn’t work but that the service department in Marmaris were so unreliable in coming to fix it. They would miss appointments, […]

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