Category Archive: Heritage

St Hilarion Castle in Northern Cyprus

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Saint Hilarion Castle   By Graham Brown….. Esentepe Community The Saint Hilarion Castle lies on the Kyrenia mountain range, in Northern Cyprus near Kyrenia. This location provided the castle with command of the… Continue reading

Policing in Cyprus 1955 to 1960 – 2015 Investigation Update re: PS. Emyr Pedr Edwards

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Policing in Cyprus 1955 to 1960 2015 Investigation Update re:-  Police Sergeant – Emyr Pedr Edwards   By Chris Elliott…. Cyprusscene.com has been increasingly successful in bringing old friends together after many years… Continue reading

St Philon Church near ancient Karpasia

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St Philon Church near ancient Karpasia   By Graham Brown….. Esentepe Community Saint Philon (Philonas) was the first bishop of Karpasia (Karpas or Kalpasios) and the saint who converted the people of Karpasia to… Continue reading

Groovy Historian : Stories and Myths of Cyprus Vodcast

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Groovy Historian : Stories and Myths of Cyprus Vodcast   by the Groovy Historian…. Hey there this is the Groovy Historian and I have created a short vodcast of some myths and stories… Continue reading

Memories of Cypriots frozen in time

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Memories of Cypriots frozen in time   By Ismail Veli In the last few years social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter have revolutionised human behaviour like nothing else in history. The ability… Continue reading

Groovy Historian : The Rise of the Ottoman Empire?

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 The Rise of the Ottoman Empire? by the Groovy Historian…. Hey there it’s the groovy historian, this is a podcast on the causes of the rise of the Ottoman Empire which is showing… Continue reading

Hash House Harriers in the TRNC – A Brief History of the Hash House Harriers

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Hash House Harriers in the TRNC A Brief History of the Hash House Harriers by tfrsecretary (by courtesy of Richard “Brad” Bradley) Ancient Harriers Hash House Harrier roots extend back to the old English schoolboy… Continue reading

Groovy Historian : Short history of Cyprus : Famagusta or Magusa

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Groovy Historian : Short history of Cyprus Famagusta or Magusa Hey there this is the Groovy Historian and  this is a short history podcast of the very old port and city known as… Continue reading

The offices of the Ministry of Tourism, North Cyprus

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The splendid offices of the Ministry of Tourism By Margaret Sheard…. We recently had the pleasure of visiting the offices of the Ministry of Tourism which was arranged by Mustafa Köprűlű, who made… Continue reading

Groovy Historian : History of the Decline of the Ottoman Empire Podcast

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Groovy Historian : History of the Decline of the Ottoman Empire Podcast Hey there it is the groovy historian again and this is a post about the history of the decline of the… Continue reading

Lois Cemal – Unscrambling Breakfast in Cyprus

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UNSCRAMBLING BREAKFAST IN CYPRUS Personal notes by a foreign wife By Lois Cemal…. Most world travelers would agree that taste preferences and rituals concerning food and eating are influenced by our cultural background. … Continue reading

Groovy Historian: Short History of Cyprus 877BC – 500BC – Part Two Podcast

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Groovy Historian: Short History of Cyprus 877 BC – 500BC Part Two Podcast Hey there this is the Groovy Historian part two History podcast of Cyprus. This is a history between the years… Continue reading

Groovy Historian: Short History of Cyprus 1075 BC to 877 BC – Part one Podcast

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Short History of Cyprus 1075 BC to 877 BC Part one Podcast Hey there this is the groovy historian talking about the history of Cyprus part one. This is a History of Cyprus… Continue reading

A Tribute to Kemal Tunc – Pioneer of Turkish Cypriot Theatre

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A Tribute to Kemal Tunç A pioneer of Turkish Cypriot Theatre By Margaret Sheard…. During a recent visit to Bűyűkkonuk for the Donkey Day festival, Chris wandered off to explore and discovered some… Continue reading

The Groovy Historian talks about Cyprus

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The Groovy Historian talks about Cyprus   By Chris Elliott…… The nice thing about the internet community is that you can meet some great people with the same concept of wanting to share… Continue reading

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