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British Owned Kitchen / Renovation / Insulation Company Brings One Stop Shop For Home Improvement

  If you have driven up and down Mesoyi Road in the last 18 months you won't have failed to notice the eye catching yellow and blue…

Importing a car to Cyprus couldn't be easier!

PMR now offer an all inclusive package from collection of your vehicle from the Uk to Cyprus right up to the registration assistance! The registration assistance includes…

Taking care of and renewing your British passport

The British High Commission has issued some advice for British passport holders regarding care of their passports. There is a constant increase in identity theft and passport…

British Forces Episkopi Fete 2017, Happy Valley, Episkopi, Limassol.

The annual British Forces Episkopi Fete takes place on Saturday 23rd September at Happy Valley in Eposkopi. Staff from the British High Commission will be at the…

All Aboard for Paignton!

We had a coach tour to Paignton recently. We were the youngest couple on the coach... Help!   F  i  r  s  t        …

Be A Spelling Wizard!

How does my German friend cope with English spelling and grammar?   B  u  c  h  s  t  a  b  i  e  r  e  n    !!…

Helena Palaiologina

Helena Palaiologina, Byzantine princess became queen through her marriage to John II of Cyprus. She was the mother of Queen Charlotte of Cyprus. Helena poisoned her son…

They just won't listen...

Back in 2007 I wrote an article for the Cyprus Mail about driving habits in Cyprus titled 'They just won't listen.' That was ten years ago and…

Property prices in Cyprus rise

According to RICS latest report the prices of properties in Cyprus are increasing. Prices of apartments have risen by 1.3% during the first 3 months of 2017…

FAQ on Dispute Resolution in Cyprus

1.What are the most common ways for dispute resolution in Cyprus? Litigation is in Cyprus still the most common dispute resolution method. However, arbitration is also increasingly…

Trigger Finger

Trigger finger is a  condition in which one of your fingers gets stuck in a bent position. It can be very painful. The finger may straighten with…

Swollen Taste Buds

Tastebuds are very small fingerlike structures that protrude over your tongue. Their function is to help you to taste foods. Those at the tip of the tongue…

10 ways to Develop Inspirational Learning in Primary Students

    1. Place children at the centre of their Learning Students should be given ample opportunity to communicate their ideas, views and feelings across the curriculum.…

The Importance of Business Studies

 Business activity affects the daily lives of all people, as they work, spend, save, invest, travel, and play. Business influences jobs, incomes, and opportunities for personal enterprise…

British Owned Kitchen / Renovation / Insulation Company Brings One Stop Shop For Home Improvement

  If you have driven up and down Mesoyi Road in the last 18 months you won't have failed to notice the eye catching yellow and blue…

Importing a car to Cyprus couldn't be easier!

PMR now offer an all inclusive package from collection of your vehicle from the Uk to Cyprus right up to the registration assistance! The registration assistance includes…

My Big Cypriot Family

Hello everyone, The blog returns with an entry on family relations.  Those of you who have been on the island for some time must have noticed how…

Making a reservation

Hello everyone, The blog is back with an entry on everything that pertains to making different kinds of reservations.  Although generally people in the service industry speak…

The Importance of Socialising Your Puppy

I currently have a dog in with me for training.  He’s a 5 month old German Shepherd and has been brought to me because he’s already growled…

Breed Profile - Jack Russell Terrier

Country of Origin:                              England Date or Origin:                                     1800s Original Function:                              Fox bolting Energy Level:                                       Very High Exercise Requirements:                   High Friendliness towards people:          Moderate Friendliness with other…

The question that started it all...

We have now lived in Cyprus over  5 years, it's not that long in the scheme of things but it feels like a lifetime ago now that…

My Cyprus 'Bucket list'

Many years ago I sat with Cyprus guidebook excitedly flicking through the pages dreaming of all the places I would visit when it became our new home,…

Taking It Easy

This is not a story. Today I am up for a piece of advice. Recently I have celebrated 10 month of my new life - life in…

Do You Really Love Me?

This is a didactic story about the importance of speaking a local language. Coming back to Cyprus after a week away was a real adventure. Having the…

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