According to a report carried out at Oxford University into ‘The Enişte Effect’, results have shown that around 9 in 10 Eniştes claim to know everything about everything and including every historic fact since the dawn of time.
It is reported a large number of Turkish women aged between 50-57 are repeatedly fainting from stress over the realisation that their sons or daughter are over 30 and STILL not married.
CONIFA is coming to London this summer
Every four years us Kibrisli folk have the same conversation with each other themed around “Isn’t it a shame we can’t take part in the world cup?”.
However this year we don’t need Russia as we have Northern Cyprus, Our beloved Kibris taking part in the Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) World Football Cup.
Donald Trump is literally making the world a bad place to live at the moment. When he’s not handing out executive orders like şeker at Bayram, he’s tweeting inappropriate tweets faster than a Turk eating a Lahmacun.
Like everyone around the world, it got me thinking of a solution and then last night while I was binge watching Karadayi on netflix I hit a light bulb moment – he needs to go and live in a Turkish village for a month.
Many of us will remember the classic Turkish films we used to watch growing up. Especially Cüneyt Arkın films that not only entertained us but also showed us what a real man was all about.
Bizim Cüneyt abi also starred in a ridiculous sci-fi movie called Dünyayı Kurtaran Adam (the man who saved the world) or as the rest of the world calls it – Turkish Star Wars.
They are featured in every Turkish home as a way to keep evil away but now an alarming number of reports have surfaced recently from thousands of Turkish families who believe their nazar contains real eyes.
Complaints dating back to the 70s have been found with Turkish homeowners complaining their nazar keeps looking at them, with one or 2 reports claiming that it actually winked.
Thanks to groundbreaking technology and years of research (and I mean YEARS of research / Kebab eating), I have pulled together a foolproof guide on how to tell if it’s the right time to light the mangal.
So many times I hear that people are unsure whether to light up or not. So take the test today and see if it’s the right time for yourself to get outside and light up the mangal. Read more
recently I was on holiday in Izmir and visited a Migros supermarket for the first time.
Most people spend time checking the Karpuz is ripe, but I saw it as a perfect opportunity to have some fun and create a short video filled with Turkish/ English puns.
Have a look below and enjoy.
Cinemagraph is a term used to describe a cross between a still-image photograph and a piece of moving image work. Similar to a Gif its a still image made up with moving parts to make you wonder if you are watching a film or an image.
Behance.net have created some fantastic animated gifs of classic Turkish films featuring some of the greats including Şener Şen and Kemal Sunal, which can be found below:
How can your nene be more ‘nene’? Well here’s a checklist to ensure your Nene is living upto the Turkish stereotype she needs to be.
Turkishisms.com are proud to release the Nene starter pack, for any nene that feels she’s lost her Turkish way.