Poem of the Week: 26 January – 1 February

Sonnet 87 by William Shakespeare Farewell, thou art too dear for my possessing, And like enough thou know’st thy estimate. The charter of thy worth gives thee releasing: My bonds in thee are all determinate. For how do I hold thee but by thy granting, And for that riches where is my deserving? The causeContinue reading “Poem of the Week: 26 January – 1 February”

Current Art Events in Istanbul

İşte Benim, Zeki Müren (Here I am, Zeki Müren) Yapı Kredi Private Banking and Yapı Kredi Culture and Arts Publication launched a major exhibition of Turkish classical music icon, Zeki Müren, on 18 November. Free exhibition, curated by Derya Bengi, ends on 31 January 2015. Orientalism in Polish Art Pera Musum is hosting a selection of Polish artworksContinue reading “Current Art Events in Istanbul”

Poem of the Week: 22 – 28 December

Lord Randal ‘O WHERE hae ye been, Lord Randal, my son? O where hae ye been, my handsome young man?’ ‘I hae been to the wild wood; mother, make my bed soon, For I’m weary wi hunting, and fain wald lie down.’ ‘Where gat ye your dinner, Lord Randal, my son? Where gat ye yourContinue reading “Poem of the Week: 22 – 28 December”