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Life With a View

Life With a View

The question that started it all…

March 3, 2015 by Emma

We have now lived in Cyprus over  5 years, it’s not that long in the scheme of things but it feels like a lifetime ago now that I was living… Read more…

Categories: Cyprus

My Cyprus ‘Bucket list’

November 5, 2014 by Emma

Many years ago I sat with Cyprus guidebook excitedly flicking through the pages dreaming of all the places I would visit when it became our new home, no need to… Read more…

Categories: Cyprus, Discovering Cyprus

Schools (still) out for summer

August 10, 2014 by Emma

As we are well over the half way point of the summer holidays I’m a little late with this post but we have been busy with an unexpected visitor, birthdays… Read more…

Categories: children, School, Summer

Famagusta Parents Network

February 20, 2014 by Emma

How many times have you asked a question to be met with ‘Google it’ as a response?   These days we have come to expect information at our fingertips, and… Read more…

Categories: children, Cyprus, toddler

The ‘Museum of the Sea’

February 10, 2014 by Emma

As much as I love the beach and pool you can have too much of a good thing, especially in the height of summer when the temperatures reach 40 plus… Read more…

Categories: children, Cyprus

Making Christmas magic

November 19, 2013 by Emma

I’m a real big kid when it comes to Christmas so having kids is a great excuse for me to enjoy it even more than I had as a young… Read more…

Categories: Cyprus

A Spooky Day Out

November 6, 2013 by Emma

As Cyprus generally does not celebrate Halloween  I was quite excited when Cyherbia  started advertising a Halloween event for last weekend. We went on the Sunday, getting there just after 10am… Read more…

Categories: Cyprus

Cocktails and Dreams

August 14, 2013 by Emma

Back at the start of the long Cyprus school holidays I started thinking of ways to not only attempt to survive but also make it a fun time for the… Read more…

Categories: children, Summer

A name day celebration

April 22, 2013 by Emma

Name days are not something I had heard of before moving to Cyprus but as I love any excuse to celebrate I thought it best to try and embrace the… Read more…

Categories: Cyprus

Playing in the park

February 15, 2013 by Emma

Just over the road from us is a large park,  for Cyprus it is a very good park although I was quite surprised to see it described on one website as a… Read more…

Categories: children, toddler