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Words of the Week 4/2015 – Marilyn Monroe

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Words of the Week 4/2015  Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol,… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Baked Macaroni (Pastitsio / Fırında Makarna)

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Cypriot Recipes Baked Macaroni with Minced Meat  (Pastitsio / Fırında Makarna) Pastitsio (from Italian “pasticcio”), sometimes spelled pastichio, is a Mediterranean baked pasta dish including ground beef and béchamel sauce in its best-known form. In… Continue reading

My Travel Report – A Bavarian In UK – Part 4 – LONDON CITY and BACK to CYPRUS

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A Brit in Bavaria – A Bavarian in UK Good old times vs. modern times… Part 4 – LONDON CITY and BACK to CYPRUS by Ralph Kratzer Today you´ll read the last part… Continue reading

Turkish Vessel Barbaros could enter Greek Cypriot EEZ in coming days

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Turkish Vessel Barbaros could enter Greek Cypriot EEZ in coming days Turkish Cypriot Foreign Minister Ozdil Nami was quoted on Tuesday as saying that the Turkish seismic vessel Barbaros could resume its exploration… Continue reading

Heritage – Conservation Works at Ayios Panteleimonas Monastery in North Cyprus

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Conservation Works at Ayios Panteleimonas Monastery in North Cyprus The Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage and the United Nations Development Programme Partnership for the Future have launched a tender for conservation works at… Continue reading

The Anglo Turkish Association (ATA) of North Cyprus – Cancer School Invitation

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The Anglo Turkish Association (ATA) of North Cyprus Cancer School Invitation By Ralph Kratzer I got the information from Pearl Mitchell of The Anglo-Turkish Association of Northern Cyprus that they plan a very interesting… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Lamb Stew – Tavas

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Cypriot Recipes Lamb Stew – Tavas Tavas is one of the most traditional and popular dishes in Cyprus. For those who don’t like the strong taste of lamb use beef! Especially suitable for… Continue reading

Words of the Week 03/2015 – Bruce Lee

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Words of the Week 03/2015 Bruce Lee Bruce Lee (born Lee Jun-fan; November 27th 1940 – July 20th 1973) was a Hong Kong American martial artist, Hong Kong action film actor, martial arts… Continue reading

My Travel Report – A Brit In Bavaria – A Bavarian In UK – Part 3 – LINCOLNSHIRE

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A Brit in Bavaria – A Bavarian in UK Good old times vs. modern times… Part 3 – LINCOLNSHIRE by Ralph Kratzer My travel experiences continue. After part 1 – AUGSBURG (click here)… Continue reading

Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy – February 2015

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Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy February 2015 By Ralph Kratzer The Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge Bakery and Bistro in Catalköy continue and have become a regular popular… Continue reading

Important Information about Help Those With Cancer Association / Tulips

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Important Information  about Help Those With Cancer Association / Tulips By Ralph Kratzer We write a lot about the charity Help Those With Cancer Association / Tulips. Personally, I first got in touch with the… Continue reading

Words of the Week 02/2015 – Eminem

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Words of the Week 02/2015 Eminem Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), best known by his stage name Eminem, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor. In addition to… Continue reading

Chef´S Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Beef Ravioli – Kaloirka

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Cypriot Recipes Beef Ravioli – Kaloirka Kaloirka is a traditional Cypriot recipe, which is a pasta dish filled with minced veal or beef, similar to meat ravioli, maybe a remnant from the Venetian… Continue reading

Project of the Century – “Water will arrive on 20th of July this year”

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Project of the Century “Water will arrive on 20th of July this year” Turkish Minister of Forestry and Water Works Veysel Eroğlu said that water from Turkey will be running by 20th of… Continue reading

Cyprus Caledonian Society – TRNC Burns Supper 2015

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Cyprus Caledonian Society TRNC Burns Supper 2015 by Ralph Kratzer A Burns supper is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns, author of many Scots poems. The suppers… Continue reading

My Travel Report – A Brit in Bavaria – A Bavarian in UK – Part 2 – LONDON-STANSTED

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A Brit in Bavaria – A Bavarian in UK Good old times vs. modern times… Part 2 – LONDON-STANSTED by Ralph Kratzer For introduction, I would like to thank all the readers of… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Chickpea Puree – Hummus

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Cypriot Recipes Chickpea Puree – Hummus Hummus or houmous is a Levantine food dip or spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. Today, it… Continue reading

Cyprus Dispute – Cypriot union threatened by dispute over oil and gas rights

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Cypriot union threatened by dispute over oil and gas rights Greek Cypriots’ pursuit of ‘hegemony’ jeopardizes peace process, Turkish Cypriot official says By Guy Taylor – The Washington Times A top official from… Continue reading