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Archive for April, 2012

World Leaders?

By The poet’s pen - Monday, April 30, 2012

Our Cypriot neighbours had a “shouting match” in the garden on Friday. This led to this piece of nonsense! Perhaps some of you might recognise this situation?   S   h  … Read more…

And Now For The Good News!

By The poet’s pen - Sunday, April 29, 2012

A new trend? The poem needs no comment… The island is struggling. Escape to your shed… or go for a walk!   I  s  l  a  n  d        B  l … Read more…

Another Cat Bites The Dust!

By The poet’s pen - Saturday, April 28, 2012

A huge container was removed from opposite our house yesterday. I went across to recycle the inevitable cans and plastic bottles, only to find a decaying black cat. What a… Read more…

Famous Club In Crisis!

By The poet’s pen - Friday, April 27, 2012

My home town rugby league club in Bradford, Yorkshire, has been near to going into administration recently. The club has been helped by its fans, former players and other rugby… Read more…

Oceans Of Food!

By The poet’s pen - Wednesday, April 25, 2012

“Yiamas!” birthday girl! We celebrated my dear wife’s birthday at a thriving restaurant in Paphos yesterday. We were joined by friends, including a friend and his wife from Yorkshire. “Yiamas!”, Joy… Read more…

Keep Me Away From The Roads!

By The poet’s pen - Monday, April 23, 2012

I know that I will never adapt to the driving here. It is much safer when my dear wife drives. Some of this nonsense is, of course, true!…. as for… Read more…

A Cat Place?

By The poet’s pen - Saturday, April 21, 2012

The feeding place for the cats has been moved at the Kamares Club. It is probably a better site for them, despite the proximity to the “recycling area”! The kitchen doesn’t… Read more…

Those Thursday Walkers!

By The poet’s pen - Friday, April 20, 2012

We walked from Agios Dimitrianos yesterday, enjoying the wonderful views below. Do you like my present participles? You can see Margaret in Mandria from a previous Thursday.   A  g … Read more…

So Easy To Be Critical?

By The poet’s pen - Wednesday, April 18, 2012

When you have a certain “mind set”, it is so easy to become depressed by careless, thoughtless behaviour. Making an appointment at the immigration department didn’t help. Our friends at… Read more…

Raising Money For Cancer Sufferers

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, April 17, 2012

They look really lively! We were at the Paphos Harbour yesterday, raising money for the many cancer sufferers on the island, The reaction of all the “visitors” to our two stalls… Read more…

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