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Words of the Week 22/2016 – J.R.R. Tolkien

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Words of the Week 22/2016 J.R.R. Tolkien John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE FRSL (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973), known professionally as J. R. R. Tolkien, was an English writer, poet, philologist,… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Homemade BBQ-Sauces – Raspberry Spare Ribs and Steak Sauce

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Chef´s Choice – Homemade BBQ-Sauces Raspberry Spare Ribs and Steak Sauce Summertime is BBQ time. And a good barbecue meal tradtionally includes delicious sauces. Of course, nowadays you can find a wide range… Continue reading

Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy – June 2016

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 By Ralph Kratzer…….. The Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge Bakery and Bistro in Catalköy continue and have become a regular popular event! Our TFR members Sonja and Latifa just sent me the latest… Continue reading

Words of the Week 21/2016 – Google

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Words of the Week 21/2016 Google Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software. Most of its profits… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Homemade BBQ-Sauces – Simple and tasty Tomato Sauce

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Chef´s Choice – Homemade BBQ-Sauces Simple and tasty Tomato Sauce Summertime is BBQ time. And a good barbecue meal tradtionally includes delicious sauces. Of course, nowadays you can find a wide range of prefabricated… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) – Norwegian National Day 2016

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Norwegian National Day 2016 By Ralph Kratzer Norwegian flag For the member of the Committee of the Association The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR), Tommy… Continue reading

Cypriot Leaders celebrate one Year in Negotiations

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Cypriot Leaders celebrate one Year in Negotiations The leaders of the two communities on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus have jointly celebrated the first anniversary of the re-launching of United Nations-brokered talks to… Continue reading

Words of the Week 20/2016 – Charlie Brown

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Words of the Week 20/2016 Charlie Brown Charlie Brown (created by Charles M. Schulz) is the central protagonist of the long-running comic strip Peanuts, syndicated in daily and Sunday newspapers in numerous countries all… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – South African Recipes – Cape Malay Pickled Fish

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Chef´s Choice – South African Recipes Cape Malay Pickled Fish Coming back from a marvelous trip to the Cape Provinces of South Africa and having enjoyed their wonderful cuisine, I want to share some… Continue reading

North Cyprus Heritage – Mausoleum for Rauf Raif Denktaş

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North Cyprus Heritage Mausoleum for Rauf Raif Denktaş Rauf Denktas´ grave Work will start this year on the construction of a mausoleum for the late Founding TRNC President Rauf Raif Denktaş. The news… Continue reading

Cyprus – Earthquake Shocks in Larnaca this Morning

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Earthquake Shocks in Larnaca this Morning An earthquake of 4.2 magnitude on the Richter scale was felt early this morning at 3:18am. According to the [Greek Cypriot] Geological Survey Department of the Ministry… Continue reading

Girne Municipality – Traffic Awareness Day – 15th May 2016

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Girne Municipality Traffic Awareness Day By Ralph Kratzer It has come to my attention that Girne Municipality (Belediyesi) are organising a traffic awareness day on Sunday, 15th May 2016 from 10:30 to 13:30, to create… Continue reading

Words of the Week 19/2016 – Garfield

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Words of the Week 19/2016 Garfield Garfield is an American comic strip created by Jim Davis. Published since 1978, it chronicles the life of the title character, the cat Garfield, Jon, his owner,… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – South African Recipes – Orange Chicken

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Chef´s Choice – South African Recipes Orange Chicken  Coming back from a marvelous trip to the Cape Provinces of South Africa and having enjoyed their wonderful cuisine, I want to share some recipes from… Continue reading

My travel report – Cape Impressions – from Tsitsikamma to Addo Elephant National Park

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My travel report Impressions from the Cape – Part 6 Tsitsikamma, Port Elizabeth and Addo Elephant National Park By Ralph Kratzer Editor´s note: To remember the first four parts of my travelogue – click… Continue reading

Turkey to abolish Visas for Greek Cypriots as Part of EU Deal

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Turkey to abolish Visas for Greek Cypriots as Part of EU Deal Greek Cypriots will no longer require visas to visit Turkey under an EU-Turkey agreement on visa liberalization, however this does not… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – South African Recipes – Tomato Bredie

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Chef´s Choice – South African Recipes Tomato Bredie Coming back from a marvelous trip to the Cape Provinces of South Africa and having enjoyed their wonderful cuisine, I want to share some recipes from… Continue reading

Words of the Week 18/2016 – Oprah Winfrey

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Words of the Week 18/2016 Oprah Winfrey Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk… Continue reading