It was last summer. She was ready to go out and to hang around after a long time. She had forgotten everything about the crash.

After the SpaceX revolution, everything has been changed fundamentally. Space was parcelled between powerful countries. SpaceX not only created reusable rockets also had found out new business areas/fields. Space mining, space mapping, space trash cleaning, nuclear trash burning services in the Sun, colonization services for countries… Because reusable rockets going back to the main/backup base and are being used again and again.

It is a new space race between countries and private companies. Space tickets are cheaper than buying a new car and many people have been going around the Moon for the weekend holidays. She had a ticket for 2215-03-02-12-05 Huston-Moon-Mars connected flight.

In fact, every rocket carries two or three shuttles. After the final separation shuttles use different routes and first and second stage rockets go back to the world.

When she got into the shuttle, a Chinese girl was sitting on her chair. Asayo said “hi” but she answered in another language and she couldn’t understand anything. They turned on the earring translators and greeted each other again. She realized the situation and apologized for it and changed the seat, then introduced himself. Her name is Sisi.

Everything was very well. Sisi insisted on getting a drink before the flight. It was a good idea to became relaxed. A half-hour later, the launch procedure was started and they had just finished their drinks. 15 minutes later, they were miles away from their homes. After separation of the last stage, the shuttles were on their way.

Everything was looking good but all off a sudden, the shuttle changed direction an and started to go back to the world. Everybody got stressed but Sisi was scared. She looked to Asayo tearfully “Are we going to die?” Asayo wasn’t stressed and tried to describe the situation. Something could be wrong and the shuttle was turning back to the World.

The landing was horrible. After 25 years the space shuttle had fallen off the world. They helped each other and went off from the shuttle. They landed on a steep bend.

Asayo opened her handbag and got rehabilitation cream. Her leg had swollen and Sisi’s knee had been wounded. It’s a kind of biotechnological cream and helpful for many cases. After finding out the cream, nobody needed stitches again.

Sisi and Asayo were looking at the deep sky and their holidays had been spoilt by that accident. She looked at Asayo and said:

– “I bet that was my last space trip.” Asayo laughed quite a bit and turned her face to the moon and said:

– “I bet I will do it again because I have to go around my boyfriend.”

5 hours later, at midnight they were rescued by a rescue company.

Unfortunately, I have a really boring life.

I have a shower every morning. I dry my hair regularly. I go to lesson every day. I clean my house and wash my clothes every weekend. I throw out trash three times a week. I always buy dairy products on Monday etc.

I don’t have a girlfriend and also I never drink alcohol. So generally I don’t have a reason to stay out late except night sightseeing. I enjoy sightseeing at summer nights and I do it alone two times a week.

I like eating out dinner with my close friends (and mates). Usually, we hanging out on Friday evenings and every invitation is very important for me. Sometimes I go to the English Cafe to practice English.

I like buying books and visit bookstores several times a month. I often buy books for myself and rarely for my nephews and nieces and occasionally just my collection. I like to collect books about Japan.

I’m an addict to read and I quite often read roughly 40 pages daily and normally I finish two or three books weekly. I bought some vocabulary and grammar books last month. I prefer to work slowly and contentiously. I get new habit in Malta. I used to dislike to read books in the bed but nowadays I fancy to read for a while before falling asleep.

I hardly ever and probably never watch football match also I really cannot stand very long (longer than our English lessons) TV series.

In conclusion, this is my dull life.

2 years ago, I went to Cartagena. It’s a historical and touristic city in Colombia. It’s really tremendous and colourfull. It has nice beaches and big high buildings. It’s definitely a unique place in the world.

If you go to Cartagena, I suggest visiting historical walls and historical churches and eating fish in Porton de San Sebastian restaurant. It has a really hot climate so you should wear easy clothes.

You can swim on the pearly beaches anytime. Or, you can visit Islas del Rosaria island to swim. The sea is as white as the sky and the island is so popular for scuba diving, surfing, swimming, dolphin shows. Also, you can taste very different fishes on the island. I ought to taste Mojarra or Bagre but you can also taste Bocachico or Cachama.

I had been there three times and I want to visit again as soon as possible.

Ramazan Holidays is a very special holiday for me. Everyone visit their parents and relatives during this holiday. I used to visit my aunt and she used to give me pocket money. Once, I went to visit my aunt for a week.

Once, I went to visit my aunt for a week. One day, I was looking around and a big boy stopped me and took my money with a big politely. He told me “Give me your money” and I gave up, because he was bigger and stronger than me. Then I returned to my aunt’ home with a big fear but I couldn’t say anything to her. I played with my cousins. Then, one day, my aunt gave me some pocket money and I returned home happily; because our home was farther than 40 kilometres.

I think I was too shy when I was at secondary school and I never talk her about this story.

I was working as a system manager for a publishing company in 2013. I fell into a fight with my best colleague, then I left my work. I bought a one-way ticket to Thailand. I did not have a plan at all.

I met with my Turkish friend in Bangkok Airport and we went together to Laos. He was working for a Turkish company in there. They opened their house to me. Two weeks later, I returned to Thailand without him. We were dated to meet again in Bangkok just ten days later. But, because of some reason, we argued a lot and then we never see each other again.

I went to Malaysia over Thailand and lived there 7 months. I was wondering to visit whole South Asian and Far-East countries. Unfortunately, I couldn’t do it. My plan is still on board and alive in my mind. A want to use that route: Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia (especially Aceh), East-Timor, Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Malaysia (Sabah region), Brunei, Philippines, Taiwan, China (Shangai), South Korea Offcourse last stop Japan 🙂

Before the 19th century, women right was very limited and they didn’t have protection. After much effort, they secured some common rights: child custody, choice, abortion, equal pay.

* In 1839, Carolina Norton was a rich woman, after her divorce, she lost control of their children. She fought to take their children custody and won it.

* In 1928, under leadership of Millicent Fawcett women gained full right of choice.

* In 1968, women workers started a strike to gain “equal pay for equal work”.

* In 1979, Margaret Thatcer becomes the first women Prime Minister of U.K.

I used to work in a bookstore. It wasn’t a stressful job but I had to deal with people and I had to work long times without rest.

It wasn’t a well-paid job and we didn’t have a job security. There were no perks, no regular bonuses, no long holidays and no annual pay rise. They never paid my any salaries on time and fully. After 10 years of loyalty, I fought with my best friend and I resigned in 2013.

After that, I started to work with a freelance web development team. We had to work with a team for an agency. Unfortunately, it had a lot of schedule pressure and a wide variety of customer requests. It wasn’t a boring job because boring was only for idle people! We had to be creative and “think on our feet” and the customers always had some criticism and some different (mostly stupid) ideas.

I’ll never forget, a little web project lasted 6 months and I was travelling to three different countries.

My parents were born same city (Giresun) but they grew up in different villages. Also, they moved to Istanbul after their wedding. Their hometown is very far away from our home.

When I was young, travelling options were very limited to their villages. Firstly, we had to go by bus to Giresun and that would take us about 18 hours. Then we used to hire a truck or lorry to reach the village. So travel was very uncomfortable and dangerous, because of rough road and steep cliffs. We used to use a truck crane to travel. I think we were like refugees.

My Grandparent used to live in the highlands until end of the autumn. That means we had to walk or ride a horse to reach there by using historical pathway, and a historical bridge. The landscape was amazing and the forest was very beautiful. My Grandparent’ house was top of a hill among forests and partly moors.

tarivermiş yaylası, giresun gümüşhane sınırı

I still remember some memories of them. In the first night, I was waiting in the bed before asleep. She talked to me and asked me: “Why aren’t you sleeping?” And I told her: “My mom told me: Don’t sleep without drinking milk!” And she gave me a glass of milk to drink with a big smile.

My grandfather was hard-worker and he always pushed their children to be clever and active. I never saw him doing nothing. He was born 1930 and he had 12 children! He used to have more than 100 sheep, approximately 50 lambs, more than 15 cows and bulls, horses, mules… He was very open-minded and creative person also hospitable. He had two houses in the highland and one of them was only for guest and visitors. He liked to repair his clothes. He has worked a tailor as in military service for two years. He had a sewing machine! Sometimes we used to make a little dam to swim and he destroyed it many times. I understood him many years later. He was trying to save as from flue and other diseases.

My grandmother was two years older than my grandfather. They got married when they were 15-16 years old. She always smiled and look after our parents. She was very kind and respectful. She was never rude to me. She always got up earlier before the sun to milk from cows. After breakfast, she used to heat milk to make cheese and butter. In the afternoon, sheep were returning from moors and we were used to milk together. It was real action to me because I was smaller than sheep. She, always loved children and gave them presents, chocolates, candies and big hugs. If she couldn’t find any sweet, she was giving a slice of bread with butter or cheese. Children were always happy with her. She was the mother of all the children in the highland.

My last meeting with my grandfather was 5 years ago. He had a heart attack. We went straightly hospital and he was in the intensive care room. Hospital didn’t allow us to join his room. I waved him in front of a door and he passed a few days later. When he died, I was sitting with my grandmother. We couldn’t tell him anything but she felt sick. We called an ambulance and doctor but village road was rough and dangerous. We went straightly to the hospital in the morning but, she was paralyzed in front of us. Unfortunately, she passed 6 months later, too.

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