Alistair’s “Random Rambles” (53)

By Kathy Martin…

Written June 2015

Here is a story that will strike joy, if not delirious delight into the heart of every bank robber or motorised offender in Britain! A police officer has been charged with “dangerous driving” after being in pursuit of a person who drove away from a self-service petrol station without paying.

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Invitation to Frozen Cypriots meeting in Girne/Kyrenia on 17 June 2017

By Kathy Martin…

Several Frozen Cypriot (FC) friends have given me their dates for visiting Girne / Kyrenia this summer, and suggested that we arrange another gathering of members and friends from the Frozen Cypriots group (for people who still don’t know: all this means is that we are trying to keep alive the memories of Cypriots, from all around the world, who love this little island, Cyprus, in the Mediterranean). Continue reading

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Alistair’s “Random Rambles” (52)

By Kathy Martin…

Written June 2015

Prince Harry, who is now something like 5th in line for the British throne, has said that he had an absolutely spiffing time during his fairly recent military duties in Afghanistan. As such he is now apparently advocating for the return of compulsory “National Service” in Britain.

Super, terrific, great!

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Café Deniz Bistro and Bar (Karakum) Girne

Café Deniz Bistro & Bar (Karakum) Girne

Left terrace bar day and night – Centre tables with friends – Right shoreline and outdoor seating area

Only a short distance from the centre of Girne, Café Deniz Bistro & Bar sits right on the edge of the crystal clear Mediterranean Sea.

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Alistair’s “Random Rambles” (51)

By Kathy Martin…

Written May 2015

Britain has a majority Conservative government since the general election on 7th May, a situation that was not expected from the opinion polls.

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Alistair’s “Random Rambles” (50)

By Kathy Martin…

Written May 2015

This week, on 7th May, Britain will go to the polls to elect its next five year parliament. If the opinion polls are to be believed, the “big two” parties, Conservative and Labour, will each only get approximately 30 “something” percent of the vote.

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Alistair’s “Random Rambles” (49)

By Kathy Martin…

Written April 2015

Apparently “election fever” has recently gripped this country because, on 19th April 2015, the electorate went to the polls to elect a “new” President. I say, apparently, because despite having lived here for nine years, we, along with other Ex-pats in similar circumstances (having no property anywhere else in the world), do not have the right to vote because we are not “Turkish Cypriots/Citizens”!

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