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Come September…

By Marieangela - Sunday, August 28, 2016

When August 15th is over and everyone has relaxed, had a holiday and gone back to job routines, the atmosphere changes. My grandfather says the weather changes too, with a… Read more…

The Invasion of 1974-Who is to blame?

By Marieangela - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

In 1974 I didn’t exist, neither did the Turkish Cypriot children I met in Morfou in 2003, who embraced me warmly and smiled in the snapshot I still hold on… Read more…

Ayios Fanourios-The Saint of Lost Things…

By Marieangela - Tuesday, August 23, 2016

In the storage room upstairs in my house, lies a large icon of Ayios Fanourios. Whenever I have lost something in the storage room, which is brimming with odd things… Read more…

The Limassol Castle and the Medieval Period…

By Marieangela - Sunday, August 14, 2016

The Medieval Period or Middle Ages lasted from 476 AD until 1500. The oldest written reference to the Limassol Castle is 1228, during the Lusignan king, King Henry I’s reign…. Read more…

A little history on St. Sophia Cathedral, Nicosia…

By Marieangela - Thursday, August 11, 2016

Back in the 13th Century when Cyprus was the Kingdom of Cyprus under Lusignan rule, Hugh III was buried in the cathedral. He died in 1284 after reigning for 17… Read more…

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