Monday, August 13, 2007


Greetings Kankas and Kankies.

Sad to say we have to bid a temporary farewell to Marash Kanka Hakan.

He is off to Istanbul today to begin his military service. Unfortunately, he won't be able to visit some of the more exotic touristic locatations in Turkey like Hakkari, Dee-aye-bay-kir or Tunceli !!!

Also, unfortunately, the sales of his fav drink, Fanta, will plummet in the Ankara area until his return in one year's time !!!

Welcome to the `real world` of military life Hakan and enjoy your stay in Istanbul.

Look forward to welcoming you back into the ANKARAGUCU fold next year.

All the best from Eski Kanka Jim


  1. Good luck mate. Don't do anything stupid and make sure you stay awake when on guard duty. A mate of mine had to spend one month in a military prison for falling asleep whilst guarding the extremely important military golf course in Istanbul.

  2. Wise words from Sergeant Major Christopher Wade MC MM VC !!!

  3. I'm no sergeant major. I'm a pacifist. Peace man