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Poetry Corner

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Remembering Cyprus!

February 17, 2017 by The poet’s pen

We spent another two weeks in Paphos in early December. It was lovely to feel the sun on our backs!   T   O        T   H   E        S  U … Read more…

Feed The Starving!

February 12, 2017 by The poet’s pen

The Comfort Zone, North Shore Church, Dixon Road, Blackpool, is a safe haven for the poor and needy. I am a happy volunteer there: chief washer-up! Our “One Stop” store,… Read more…

Categories: Greedy World, Stop Press

The Number One Restaurant!

February 1, 2017 by The poet’s pen

We returned to Tweedie’s, in Kissonerga,  for a fine feast.         T h e      G r e a t      T w e e d i e ‘ s… Read more…

Want To Leave This La-La-Land?

January 28, 2017 by The poet’s pen

We were called back today… our burglar alarm was keeping folks awake!   T   o   p   s   y   -   T   u   r   v   y   !   La-La-Land is where I… Read more…

Categories: Looney Tunes, Stop Press

Help Me Escape The Gloom!

January 21, 2017 by The poet’s pen

I am trying to escape horrible world news! Help!   U  n  h  a  p  p  y   L  i  t  t  e  r  -  P  i  c  k  e  r  !   Picking… Read more…

Categories: Looney Tunes, Stop Press


January 13, 2017 by The poet’s pen

I met up with a dear walking friend of many years in Peyia!   A      W a l k i n g      F r i e n d   A friend of… Read more…

Goodbye To Dear Mum.

January 7, 2017 by The poet’s pen

We said our final farewells to mum, Joyce, yesterday in Bradford. She was 87.   D   e   a   r        M   u   m   Dear Mother died, the tears are rolling down I… Read more…

Categories: Cyprus Life

Meeting Friends

January 4, 2017 by The poet’s pen

Back in Blackpool, I am missing Cyprus friends!   C  y  p  r  u  s      L  i  f  e   Over “ocean” Watching Brandy ‘stead of “Scotching” Waves are racing to… Read more…

A Friday Visit!

December 29, 2016 by The poet’s pen

I am seated next to Les Arnold’s grave. I like to “talk to him”. Amen xxxx   D   e   a   r      L   e   s   Strange the feeling, grave I’m seated… Read more…

Reasons To Be Cheerful!

December 27, 2016 by The poet’s pen

“Yiamas, Santa!” We left Cyprus in April in April 2013. Nothing much as changed!   N  o  t  h  i  n  g ’  s   C  h  a  n  g  e  d   !… Read more…