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Carnival Fun…

By Marieangela - Sunday, February 26, 2017

It all started last Thursday with ‘Tsiknopempti,’ a day where all around Cyprus everyone had a barbecue, with souvlakia, sausages, halloumi and pitta bread being ravenously swallowed down and enjoyed…. 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…

Nicosia and Art…

By Marieangela - Monday, July 4, 2016

The art scene in Cyprus is developing and there are those who can spot a good painting when they see one. In 1878 in the beginning of British rule, a… Read more…

An Evening at The Rialto Theatre…

By Marieangela - Sunday, February 21, 2016

I always jump at the chance of attending a good theatre performance and once again the Rialto Theatre in Limassol has a lot to choose from on its programme. I… Read more…

Waiting for the Future…

By Marieangela - Sunday, January 31, 2016

 The Cyprus Problem negotiations have been well under way now and there is a hope that we are near to a solution. President Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader Akintzi… Read more…

St Andrews Day Cypriot Style…

By Marieangela - Sunday, November 30, 2014

        I woke up today with the smell of roast pork and potatoes baking heavenly in the oven and my mother busy making ‘galatopoureko’ a sweet made… Read more…

Blossoms and Baking…

By Marieangela - Saturday, April 19, 2014

       Following an age long tradition on Thursday, I went to my grandparents to make  flaounes, savoury delights made with cheese, eggs, flour and raisins. It was a lengthy process… Read more…

Cypriot Valentine Extravaganza!

By Marieangela - Thursday, February 13, 2014

The teddy bears and Valentine heart cushions are out on roadside shops mingling with carnival masks and costumes. The radio stations are humming lovey-dovey tunes in an attempt to get… Read more…

Anyone for some jazz?

By Marieangela - Saturday, January 11, 2014

      I’ve made a lot of new year’s resolutions more than I will probably keep but one which I think I will hold on to is going to Jazzy B… Read more…

Autumnal Reveries….Where are we going?

By Marieangela - Thursday, November 7, 2013

Monday morning at 9.15 Anexartisias Street, Limassol. The shops are about to open in the expectant hope that there will be customers. People sleepily go about their daily routine. Cleaners… Read more…

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