Mehmet Karadayı

May 15, 2021

We had you…

Educator, writer and poet Mehmet Karadayı wrote an emotion-laden poem on the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr, describing his longing for Pakistan. Karadayı was compelled to […]
April 24, 2021

Colourful months of Ramadan in Pakistan and an iftar dinner at ‘Ayten’

In this part of a series of articles, educationist and writer Mehmet Karadayı narrated the preparations that started before Ramadan in Pakistan, how it showed changes […]
March 13, 2021

‘The politeness of our Pakistani houseowner took a load off my mind’

In this episode of his life in Pakistan, educator-writer Mehmet Karadayı continues to describe his houseowner, his shopping adventures and, of course, his test with English […]
February 27, 2021

Running into Urdu just as breaking through English!

In this part of his memoir, educationist and writer Mehmet Karadayı narrates the process of his adjustment to the life in Pakistan and details his haircut […]
February 16, 2021

How many kilos would one put on during a ‘Pakistani Ramadhan’?

In the second part of his memoir, educationist and writer Mehmet Karadayı tells about his first days in Pakistan and his adaptation process. Karadayı proficiently makes […]
January 6, 2021

You have my heart with you*

It was autumn when I came to you… The faded beams of the sun shone both in the midafternoon of the day and the year. I […]