Author Archives: alikathy

Review of Pulp Kitchen restaurant in Karakum, Girne/Kyrenia

By Kathy Martin… For just under a year, I have been reading people’s comments about this relatively new restaurant in Karakum, but, until now, not had the chance to visit it for myself. Advertisements

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My weight loss journey ends by Kathy Martin

Who could have predicted on 14th January 2016, when I was invited by Denise Philips to join her on her Main Event show to talk about one year on since I lost my darling husband Alistair (he died on 1st … Continue reading

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My weight loss journey with Davut Öksüzer

By Kathy Martin… This is a life-long journey! It started just after I was born in Winchester in May 1953 and went with my mother on a ship to join my father in the Gold Coast, West Africa.

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Alistair’s Last “Random Ramble” (59)

By Kathy Martin… Written October 2015 I note from the local press and media that “British” Ex-pats who have permanently resided here (and presumably other countries) for less than 15 (yes fifteen!) years will be allowed to vote in the … Continue reading

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Alistair’s “Random Rambles” (58)

By Kathy Martin… Written October 2015 To paraphrase the words of Martin Luther King Jr, the black (sorry, Afro-American) civil rights leader who was assassinated in 1968, “I had a dream”!

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Alistair’s “Random Rambles” (57)

By Kathy Martin… Written September 2015 The other day, my wife read to me an item on “Facebook” that had been put on (sorry, I have been told “posted” is the correct term, I don’t “do” Facebook!), by her sister, … Continue reading

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Meeting of friends at the Cafe Deniz, Karakum on 17-6-17

By Kathy Martin   This year when my friend told me she was coming to spend her holiday here in early June we both decided it would be lovely to have another get-together with our friends. This time we decided … Continue reading

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