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December approaches!

We are anticipating our trip to Paphos.   Theatre Queen!   A   N   T   I   C   I   P   A   T […]

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Holiday Preparations!

  I have not added a poem since the 6th, acknowledging the importance of The Centenary Celebrations (World War 1) Our friends are about to leave Cyprus after […]

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War Heroes!

I used to have my piano lessons, looking at the photo of a soldier in uniform. My teacher was called Evelyn Rennison. She lived on Pullan Avenue, Eccleshill, […]

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Remembering My Friend, Graham Brown!

We were in Blackpool yesterday for a wonderful production of “Saturday Night Fever”. We walked past the place where my friend took his life many years’ ago! A […]

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More Cyprus Memories!

Sandra and Mark are flying out to Peyia today. Beware! Happy times for Pinkie?     A      P  E  Y  I  A      R  E  […]

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“Power Walking”

I used to walk with a manic group in Cyprus. My friend, Steve, still survives! I survived two years of the Monday “Slog!” This is about my last […]

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A Special Pupil

I have known Hayley since 1980. I have been suffering from…. nostalgia recently.   A      N O S T A L G I C      […]

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Shop Early For Christmas…. Help!

It is not even Hallowe’en…and Santa arrives. It’s a commercial world!   A N        E A R LY        C H R I […]

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Advice To All Ex-Pats!

A Cyprus friend posted about his terror of a snake in the house… Help! xx S  N  A  K  E  S        A  L  I  V  […]

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EUROFROG?

“What’s it all about, Maybot?”     F  R  O  G  S        A  N  D        T  O  A  D  S   Sitting […]

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RIVIERA TRAVEL

One week in Sicily was a real tonic. We made many friends. We had a splendid guide and a terrific driver.     T  R  A  V  E  […]

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RIVIERA’S PRIDE

Our guide in Sicily was brilliant. “Grazie mille, Rosario!”       T  O  P      O  F      T  H  E      T  R  […]

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“Take Your Pick, Dear Pinkie!”

We think of our Cyprus friends with warmth and humour. Margaret (Pinkie”) likes the occasional drink! Trish Powney used to serve at the “Stage One” bar… “Yiamas!” xx […]

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“Stick To Dancing!”

A dancing feast in Birmingham…. not!     “S  T  R  I  C  T  L  Y      C  O  M  E      T  O  R  I  […]

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The Gym’… or…. A Walk In Cyprus?

An amusing moment in the gym changing room in Poulton.   Cyprus walking.. No bushes here!   T  O  I  L  E  T        T  A  […]

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“An Die Musik!” (Du holde Kunst)

Andrew Oliver is doing a great job, promoting music in Paphos.     P  A  P  H  O  S      F  O  R      M  U  […]

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“Rickaby’s The Cure!”

I have been dreaming of Happy Wanderers’ walks. It is a cure for Brexititis!     “Proud Walkers” A  N  O  T  H  E  R      W  […]

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Hosepipe-Ban…. Cancelled?

The threat of a hosepipe-ban in Lancashire brought, of course, lots of rain! xx   Wales or Cyprus?       W  I  N  D        […]

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The Cure Is To Be Found In Emba!

No stress in Paphos!         “I   D O      N O T      D O      S  T  R  E  S  […]

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The Antidote To Grumpiness?

Could Brexit be the cause of Mr. Grumpy’s presence? G  R  O  W      S  O  M  E      W  I  N  G  S  ?   […]

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