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Goodbye To Dear Mum.

By The poet’s pen - Saturday, January 7, 2017

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

Meeting Friends

By The poet’s pen - Wednesday, January 4, 2017

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!

By The poet’s pen - Thursday, December 29, 2016

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!

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, December 27, 2016

“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…

City Of Culture!

By The poet’s pen - Saturday, December 24, 2016

Will the chaos of Ktima be solved in time? Our many visits in early December were difficult and dangerous.   K    T    I    M    A   Ktima, utter chaos in the rain… Read more…

Peyia Dining!

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, December 20, 2016

We had lunch and drinks recently at a restaurant in Peyia!                    N  e   o  ‘  s   !   Eating with the bowling club Rather have an English pub? ‘Got… Read more…


By The poet’s pen - Sunday, December 11, 2016

We spent two weeks in a flat in Chlorakas, looking on to the Mediterranean Sea.   R  o  d  o  d  a  f  n  i   I sit and contemplate… Read more…

A Cyprus Memory!

By The poet’s pen - Sunday, November 6, 2016

I was reminded of my friend Leslie Arnold, as we prepare to visit Aphrodite’s shores again.   A      D  e  a  r      F  r  i  e  n  d   Sleep on,… Read more…

Cure Those Brexit Blues In Cyprus?

By The poet’s pen - Sunday, October 30, 2016

I am as crazy as ever. This is caused by Brexit! See you in Paphos…. soon!   R  e   a  l  l  y        D  a  f  t  !   Just… Read more…

H e l p A l l A n i m a l s !

By The poet’s pen - Monday, October 24, 2016

Doggie poisoning and the shooting of birds. We hate this! A sonnet for Bruno and Jet.                       D  o  g … Read more…

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