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Cyprus Regiment at the British Governors House Nicosia, 1947 to 1950

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By Sermen Erdogan……… Cebbar Eyyam who is originally from Chryschous, Altıncık or Hirsofu village near Polis village in Paphos migrated to Australia in the early 1950s. He lives in Melbourne and is about… Continue reading

Childhood Memories 1950-1962: The Cypriots who worked at Government House

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By Sermen Erdogan……. There is a whole lot of stories written about the building or history of Government House of Cyprus, now the Presidential Palace. Probably the reason for this is the political… Continue reading

Childhood Memories: Our home revisited after 54 years as a Frozen Cypriot

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Chapter 3: The Frozen Cypriots return   By Sermen Erdogan…….. After my family was turfed out of our home and the old British Government House grounds which was our birthplace and home in… Continue reading

Frozen Cypriots,. My mum at Shakespeare School with Necmi Sagıp Bodamyalızade

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By Sermen Erdogan……… One of the earliest photos of my mother was her primary school photo with a caption “Shakespeare School 1936” that always intrigued me.  Mum was seven years old when she… Continue reading

My journey from Cyprus to Australia and a new life

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By Eren Erdogan……. Melbourne, Australia……. With my brother and sister we have written two articles about our childhood for cyprusscene.com which covered the years of our lives whilst living in the British Governor’s… Continue reading

Anzac Commemorations Of The Centenary Of The Gallipoli War

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Anzac Commemorations of the Centenary of the Gallipoli War   By Sermen Erdogan……. The commemorations of ANZAC day have started early in Australia this year being the 100th year of the Gallipoli wars… Continue reading

Frozen Cypriots are 1 year old and a new year has arrived

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Frozen Cypriots We are now 1 year old … Happy birthday to all of us Dear friends, I once had a clock, and on it was written, “Time flies when you’re having fun.”… Continue reading

From Australia with Love through a story of Gallipoli

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From Australia with Love – through a story of Gallipoli   By Sermen Erdogan, I  read an  article a little while back  by  Chris Elliott in the Cyprusscene.com website entitled “RBL, Kyrenia Branch: Çanakkale –… Continue reading

Cyprus – Childhood Memories in the British Governors House, 1957-1962 by Margaret Archibald and Sermen Erdogan

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Childhood Memories in  the British Governors House, Cyprus 1957-1962   By Margaret Archibald and Sermen Erdogan After a relentless search by Sermen Erdogan of  England and Scotland and after the article of “Childhood Memories… Continue reading

Cyprus – Childhood memories in the British Governors House1950 -1962- RIP

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Cyprus – Childhood Memories 1950 -1961 – RIP   By Eren and Sermen Erdogan and Tulen Erdogan Young (from Melbourne Australia) We were all born in Nicosia at the Governor’s house, now the… Continue reading