Perking the Pansies
Jack and Liam move to Turkey

What does 'Vetpats' mean?

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Veterans who have lived in Turkey for many years. Usually better informed than their peers and with a less asinine view of the world, vetpats have taken the trouble to learn Turkish and are better integrated into the wider community. Some have even acquired Turkish citizenship through marriage or toil and are fortunate to have found gainful employment on the right side of the Law.

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" intervention met with much greater success. I sidled next to Charlotte, a vivacious, energetic brunette with a sun-kissed complexion and a bouncing cleavage that heaved in rhythm to her filthy laugh. We hit it off immediately. Botticelli Babe Charlotte and her tall debonair silver-haired husband were expat veterans, vetpats. Alan and Charlotte had sold up in England and built their dream home on a hill overlooking Yalıkavak. It was obvious we shared similar values and I sensed a friendship might develop. ..."

Chapter 11: Fright Night
"...up at the microphone. He had dressed for the evening’s festivities in some style, uncompromisingly clad top to tail in Omo whiteness. His shiny white patent leather loafers were the perfect foundation for his dazzling ensemble of back-combed highlights, Hollywood teeth, Elvis shirt and oh-so-tight skinny jeans. This was vetpat Bobbi in all his splendour. Berni waved at Bobbi and Bobbi blew Berni an exaggerated kiss. ..."

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"Throughout the book I was tittering, teary-eyed with sadness, nodding knowingly and saying, "I hear you, I hear you," to..."

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