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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. Advertisements

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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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Alistair’s “Random Rambles” (56)

By Kathy Martin… Written August 2015 The other day my wife and I were at one of our favourite restaurants, the Delta Bar in the “new” harbour in Girne. Although the “old” harbour is more picturesque, it is too “touristy” … Continue reading

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Alistair’s “Random Rambles” (55)

By Kathy Martin… Written August 2015 Greetings from the Random Rambler who, thanks to medication, is still able to operate, albeit (in motor cycle terminology), on one and a half cylinders out of two!  

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