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Agia Kyriaki Chrysopolitissa, Paphos

The 12th century stone church of Agia Kyriaki, with a later small belfry and dome, is also known as Panagia Chrysopolitissa (Our Lady of the Golden City).…

Panagia Chrysospiliotissa

This rarely visited subterranean church, southwest of Nicosia, is situated near the village of Kato Deftera. It is dedicated to Our Lady of the Golden Grotto. Originally…

"I Demand Compensation!"

A poor Brexit woman finds herself surrounded by Spaniards in Benidorm! "Dear Brexit Queen!" (What fame she has earned!)     T  O  O       …

Let The Fantasy Continue!

Moosey Boy is a modern day Wordsworth!   "The engaged pair!"   M   O   O   S   E   Y        B…

The Final Figures Are In!

  As you are all aware Peter and Debbie Morton went sober for October to raise money for the pergola in the Garden Of Memories appeal at…

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…

Meeting with British Residents in Nicosia, Thursday March 8th

British residents in Limassol are invited to a meeting with the British High Commissioner Matthew Kidd. This will be held at St Paul's Cathedral, 2 Grigoriou Efxentiou,…

Meeting with British Residents in Limassol Wednesday February 21st

British residents in Limassol are invited to a meeting with the British High Commissioner Matthew Kidd. This will be held at the Navarria Hotel. During the meeting…

Increase of property prices in Cyprus

According to the latest publication of the RICS Cyprus Property Price Index there has been a very significant increase of real estate prices in Cyprus since the…

Cyprus economy is growing

The  Cypriot economy grew by 3.9% in the third quarter of 2017 according to the Statistical Service of Cyprus. The report states that GDP growth rate during…

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…

The Final Figures Are In!

  As you are all aware Peter and Debbie Morton went sober for October to raise money for the pergola in the Garden Of Memories appeal at…

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…

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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