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Archive for June, 2011

English Thursday?

By The poet’s pen - Thursday, June 30, 2011

The German daily Bildzeitung had recently some very harsh words to say about the behaviour of English tourists abroad. What exactly is an Englishman? Jeremy Paxman’s book “The English” (1999)… Read more…

Peaceful Wednesday!

By The poet’s pen - Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Wednesday is a walking day. I need to be peaceful before leading this afternoon’s long walk. The sea always helps… What shall I be this time?… A seahorse?   P… Read more…

Nasty Tuesday. Be Good To All Animals!

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, June 28, 2011

I have just read about the “Poison Alert” in Larnaca on the “It’s Dog’s Life” blog. My poem follows on from my rant yesterday about the mistreatment of cats. The… Read more…

After “Crazy Sunday”…. ?

By The poet’s pen - Monday, June 27, 2011

We walked to the beautiful Agias Neophitos monastery yesterday, to feed the cats there. The official “feeding station” has now been moved to the more dangerous area on the descending… Read more…

Let’s All Go “Bananas Together”!

By The poet’s pen - Sunday, June 26, 2011

I woke up this morning, “falling into a ravine”, as one does, of course! It must be “Crazy Sunday”!   C   r   a   z   y  … Read more…

The Greatest Game?

By The poet’s pen - Saturday, June 25, 2011

I have been a fan of rugby league for more than fifty years. There was an important match last evening in Yorkshire. The Bulls play at the Grattan Stadium, Odsal…. Read more…

“Eyes Down For A Full House!”

By The poet’s pen - Friday, June 24, 2011

As we left a restaurant in Mandria on Wednesday evening, we heard the dulcet strains of…… BINGO! “I don’t believe it!” We have “Two fat ladies etc”, on a Cyprus… Read more…

And A Good Time Was Had(dock) By All!

By The poet’s pen - Thursday, June 23, 2011

We walked at 5 pm yesterday from Maronas. After an enjoyably hot walk, we all drove to Mandria for fish and chips.   F  i  s  h      A… Read more…

The Sky’s The Limit!

By The poet’s pen - Wednesday, June 22, 2011

It’s good to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. Where do I go?… Kamares Village, of course, the Leptos paradise. Let’s all go mad together!     E… Read more…

Apologies To Karin!

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, June 21, 2011

I have never published two poems in a day before. My friend, Karin, however, has protested that she has never had a poem written for her before. I have the… Read more…

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