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News archive prior to March 2016

20th May 2017

I know, it is now over 1 month since I last posted but this time the initial excuse is almost 4 weeks with friends back in UK and a lack of good internet/computer access. I took with me an old Acer La...

22nd April 2017

Joan and I spent the last two days cleaning the house, weeding the garden etc, ready for our trip to UK starting today and on the way to Larnaca airport we of course bought a Cyprus Today so that we c...

15th April 2017

Collected my car from the body shop this afternoon, the repair completed after my coming together with the taxi in Girne last week. They made a good job of it and of course I got the original rear bum...

14th April 2017

The Lapta Layabouts gathered this evening at the Touvetuloa restaurant. This restaurant is the one where they serve masses of meze to start with, followed by whatever you order for main course. By the...

13th April 2017

Joan went off to meet Nadine for lunch at the Blue Door, said she only had a light lunch so was more than happy to join me down at the Wild Duck for some dinner. I like that place and don't understand...

12th April 2017

This afternoon we went up to The Black Olive for afternoon tea and a talk entitled Gorillas and Guerillas. This talk was about the adventure of going to a South African Safari park, specifically becau...

11th April 2017

Early out again this morning. This time to take my car down to Girne for the repair work to start. The guy there said it would be ready Thursday evening.  After we had done that we went on to Mermaid...

10th April 2017

Our bed came back from Ronnies this afternoon and this time it looks good enough for us to accept it.At least all the wood seems to have been sanded down properly and given a decent coat of paint. The...

9th April 2017

Early to church this morning as we had been volunteered for Sides Duties, in other words seeing people into the church, handing out hymn books, pew sheets etc. We had been asked to do this at the last...

8th April 2017

Another wake up call for the so called unity between the North and the South. The European Court of Human Rights has slammed the court in the South for their handling of the 12 year old murder of a Tu...

6th April 2017

Ronnies Furnishing turned up to collect the new bed that we had complained about, so hopefully when we get it back again it will be finished to a better standard. This is very sad really because over ...

4th April 2017

Busy day today, not intended but just happened. Took Joan down to the tax office again to do the annual tax on her car. I just dropped her off and went to turn around, unfortunately a big Merc taxi de...

2nd April 2017

When we arrived in church this morning we were introduced to a lady called Phylis Burt who said she had been reading this site for many years and wanted to stop for a chat after church. So we went ove...

1st April 2017

Another TRNC funny. Joan went down to Girne Tax Office yesterday as her road tax runs out on 31 March. She was told but you can't tax the car today as it is not April yet. Doesn't seem to matter that ...

30th March 2017

The Lapta Layabouts, at least the four of us who are arround, went up into the village to Charcos Restaurant this evening. The food here is always good but as far as we know the menu hs never changed ...

28th March 2017

Spent a little time in the garden but it really is very windy so didn't get much done and then later we picked up Omac and went to Veni Vici for dinner. Nadine was there having got back from UK visit ...

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