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The Cypriot Londoner

The Cypriot Londoner

more than just coffee

February 14, 2013 by Norf Londoner

I recently found myself ‘without employment’ and so I took to the my local village for some relief of the stress of job hunting. What a better place than Oroklini… Read more…

Categories: Lifestyle

New Year’s a good time for a souvla

January 9, 2013 by Norf Londoner

Its a hard time of year for us ex-pats. We love that the weather in Cyprus is better than the UK but it just doesnt feel Christmassy! You drive down… Read more…

Categories: Lifestyle

Wet dog & squeaky wipers!

December 18, 2012 by Norf Londoner

So the rain has begun. As I lay in bed this morning at 5.45am the heavy clapping of the rain drops on my window, I thought back to my life in the UK and… Read more…

Categories: Lifestyle

Unnecessary quibbles

December 6, 2012 by Norf Londoner

People often say to me “how do you survive living in Larnaca? Compared to London you must get so bored.” At the beginning I did get a little bored, not in the… Read more…

Categories: Lifestyle

Chocolate sunshine

November 30, 2012 by Norf Londoner

Chocolate is one of my favourite things in the whole wide world. Its history is fascinating, its nutritional benefits (if you eat the right chocolate) is amazing, it makes you… Read more…

Categories: work

NTED (new thing every day)

November 23, 2012 by Norf Londoner

In Cyprus its fair to say there is less to do than there is in London. But since living in Cyprus I have actually done more things than I would normally… Read more…

Categories: people

Why Cyprus is like Marmite

November 15, 2012 by Norf Londoner

I’ve began to see Cyprus through the eyes of the Marmite analogy – it appears you either love it or hate it. This is very clear to see in the… Read more…

Categories: people

Friends Near & Far

November 8, 2012 by Norf Londoner

The reason it took me so long to decide to move to Cyprus from London, were friends and family. You can find a way to get a pack of Rolos but finding… Read more…

Categories: people

LORD of the FLIES!

November 1, 2012 by Norf Londoner

Its fly season in Cyprus. They are the most annoying, irritating creatures when they are Cypriot. English flies look for food, Cypriot flies look for people. They like to have… Read more…

Categories: animals

The Magical Cypriot Pet Shop

November 1, 2012 by Norf Londoner

I decided a while ago to acquire a dog. I had a black Labrador in the UK and loving their temperament i decided to go in search of the chocolate lab I’ve… Read more…

Categories: animals