Category Archive: Information

21 Facts About The Human Body

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21 Facts About The Human Body By Ralph Kratzer Hello reader, I hope you don’t mind me saying, but you have an amazing body! That’s not a clumsy compliment, I really mean your… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Presentation on Property by Prof. Dr. Roland Czada

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Presentation on Property One of the leading property experts in Germany, Prof. Dr. Roland Czada, will be delivering a presentation on property in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Prof. Czada will be… Continue reading

Bee-keeping in Cyprus

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Practical Beekeeping Course begins 13th October Admissions for the “Practical Beekeeping Training” course have commenced at the Girne American University Life-long Education Centre (GAUSEM). For the professional beekeepers or those who want to… Continue reading

Kyrenia Animal Rescue – A brave Lady and her “Jumping for Dogs”

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A brave Lady and her “Jumping for Dogs” by Ralph Kratzer Some people have good ideas. Some have a heart for animals. The TFR-member Jacqueline Jones has both. On the occasion of her… Continue reading

St Andrews Church Kyrenia – October 2014 News

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St Andrews Church Kyrenia  October 2014 News   By Chris Elliott The committee of St Andrews Church, Kyrenia are very proactive when it comes to communicating with their flock and also the world at… Continue reading

Kurban Bayram or the Feast of Sacrifice began today

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Kurban Bayram or the Feast of Sacrifice Today, 4th October 2014, began the 4 day Kurban Bayram or the Feast of Sacrifice. All government and semi-government offices and schools – with the exception… Continue reading

Did You Know? By Fevzi Hussein

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‘Did You Know?’   The merits of an arranged marriage have been argued for decades. Many moons ago, marriages were far less complex. Do not get arranged marriages mixed-up with forced marriages. In… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Trevor’s Tips – October 2014 – Sharing News

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Trevor’s Tips – October 2014 Sharing News   By Trevor Hughes Lost Log Book One of our readers mislaid his logbook recently and needed a replacement, for obvious reasons. If you are in a… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – October 2014 – North Cyprus

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Chemist Rota – October 2014 By Trevor Hughes I have compiled the Chemist Rota for the month of October 2014 for the Girne/Alsancak/Lapta areas and this can be viewed by clicking here Please note that… Continue reading

Rebecca Bryant’s book – “The Past in Pieces: Belonging in the New Cyprus”

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Rebecca Bryant’s book “The Past in Pieces: Belonging in the New Cyprus” Intro by Ralph Kratzer I found the following interesting article written by Marina Christofides in the Greek Cypriot online newspaper “Cyprus Mail”. Unlike… Continue reading

Horse Racing in Cyprus Nicosia Race Club

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Horse Racing in Cyprus Nicosia Race Club By Ralph Kratzer I´ve never been to a horse race before in my life. First, because I do not bet. I’ve never been in a casino,… Continue reading

Gaining Northern Cypriot Citizenship – Nationality Resolution of 30th June 2014

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Gaining Northern Cypriot Citizenship Nationality Resolution of 30th June 2014 The Chairman of The British Residents Society, David Brown, has provided us with a copy of the white paper of a resolution, issued by the… Continue reading

Authentic Bavarian Oktoberfest in Northern Cyprus

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Authentic Bavarian Oktoberfest in Northern Cyprus By Ralph Kratzer The original Oktoberfest is the world’s largest funfair held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It is a… Continue reading

UK Passport Renewal – Reasurance for those in the TRNC

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UK Passport Renewal Reasurance for those in the TRNC   By Peter Wills Despite the recent bad press about the UK Passport Office, this reassurance might help anyone who needs to renew their… Continue reading

Plans for “Disneyland” in Northern Cyprus

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Plans for “Disneyland” in Northern Cyprus Plans are afoot to create a giant theme park in North Cyprus, Turkish Cypriot press reported on Tuesday. According to the reports, ‘Gifa land project’ is being… Continue reading

Turkish PM Davutoglu – Cyprus could be reunified immediately

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Turkish PM Davutoglu Cyprus could be reunified immediately Intro by Ralph Kratzer Oh my god! How many more meetings should there be until it finally comes to an agreement? How many more words… Continue reading