Category Archive: Information

My travel report – Cape Impressions– Route 62, Klein Karoo, Cango Caves and Ostriches

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My travel report Impressions from the Cape – Part 5 Route 62, Klein Karoo, Cango Caves, Ostriches and Knysna By Ralph Kratzer Editor´s note: To remember the first four parts of my travelogue –… Continue reading

Kyrenia Animal Rescue gives Snake Alert

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By Kyrenia Animal Rescue……. KAR want to warn ALL pet owners to be very aware of snakes now. We have had several reports of pets being bitten by snakes over the last few… Continue reading

“UK safer in a reformed Europe” says High Commissioner to Cyprus

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UK citizens including those that have been living outside the country for 15 years or less will soon have a vote to decide whether the country remains in the European Union. Here the… Continue reading

My travel report – Cape Impressions – The Winelands and the Prison on Robben Island

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My travel report Impressions from the Cape – Part 4 The Winelands and the Prison on Robben Island By Ralph Kratzer Editor´s note: To remember the first three parts of my travelogue –… Continue reading

Peter Smith – Rest in Peace

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By Jayne Matter……. Tulips Ex Pat Cancer Support Worker…….. The funeral of Charles Peter Smith (known as Peter) was held on April 14th at Lapta Cemetery. Peter had requested that the service be… Continue reading

North Cyprus Forum calls all old members

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By NCF Admin……. The new North Cyprus Forum has been running now for just a few months and we have seen its unique flavour and style growing with many complete articles being published… Continue reading

Termites in Northern Cyprus – Orkin Pest Control

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By Margaret Sheard…. Do you have these nasty insects? I know the USA has a major problem with termites but did not expect to see the result of their handiwork in Northern Cyprus… Continue reading

My travel report – Part 3 – Cape Peninsula, Seals, Penguins and Sharks

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My travel report Impressions from the Cape – Part 3 Cape Peninsula, Seals, Penguins and Sharks By Ralph Kratzer Note: To remember the first two parts of my travelogue – click Part 1… Continue reading

My travel report – Part 2 – Cape Town, from Table Moutain to The Waterfront

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My travel report Impressions from the Cape – Part 2 Cape Town, from Table Moutain to The Waterfront By Ralph Kratzer Editor´s note: To remember the first two parts of my travelogue –… Continue reading

Tai Chi Camps Cyprus: 24 and 42 Steps Tai Chi and Pushing Hands

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By Tarik Tekman….. Tai Chi camps are for anyone who wants to learn Tai Chi or improve their Tai Chi skills. Participants will practise 24 Steps or 42 Steps (from second camp onwards)… Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth II – 90th Birthday poem by Bob Scott

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 By Margaret Sheard….. One of our acquaintances in the UK, Bob Scott, a Cyprus veteran of the Berkshire Regiment who served in Cyprus in the late 1950’s has sent us a poem he… Continue reading

New DHL agent (Passport renewal) – Hire It Trading Ltd, Catalkoy

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By Margaret Sheard We have recently received various comments regarding the DHL service which has been provided by The Food Lodge and we called in to see Sonja at Catalkoy, who confirmed that… Continue reading

My travel report – Impressions from the Cape – Part 1 – Summary and Conclusion

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My travel report Impressions from the Cape – Part 1 Summary and Conclusion By Ralph Kratzer After about 30 hours travelling in an open safari jeep, two coaches, three planes, four airports and… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – April 2016 – North Cyprus

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Chemist Rota – April 2016 By Trevor Hughes I have compiled the Chemist Rota for the month of April 2016 for the Girne/Alsancak/Lapta areas and this can be viewed by clicking here  Please note that as… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Trevor’s Tips – April 2016 – Sharing News

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By Trevor Hughes…… MOT Testing The fee for MOT testing has risen to 152.50TL. Child car seats and cots The season for thinking about the need for car baby/child seats is fast approaching.… Continue reading

North Cyprus Gas Tank Permits

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North Cyprus Gas Tank Permits The following information was posted as a topic on North Cyprus Forum and in the spirit of  sharing information between cyprusscene and North Cyprus Forum we are replicating… Continue reading

Chris Widdows – Rest in Peace

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By Chris Elliott……. Like so many people, I was so very sad to learn of the passing of Chris Widdows from cancer on Saturday 26th March. I had met Chris many times in… Continue reading

Nature and Health – The Healing Properties of Capers

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Nature and Health The Healing Properties of Capers  By Ralph Kratzer The Caper is a shrub which has enchanted its consumers with its healing properties, delicious taste and flavour enhancing attributes for centuries. Capers… Continue reading