Category Archive: People

The 33rd National Day of TRNC – “Eyewitness Report” from Berlin

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The 33rd National Day of TRNC “Eyewitness Report” from Berlin By Heidemarie Blankenstein (translated by Ralph Kratzer) Celebrations on National Days are conventional institutions of most countries which cultivate diplomatic exchange. I was fortunate… Continue reading

Kyrenia Animal Rescue receive German Goodies

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By Kim Betts……. Kyrenia Animal Rescue……. Back in May 2016 German tourists, Kyle and Sarah, were very upset at finding 3, obviously abandoned, pups in a very bad state. They were very thin… Continue reading

Assistant Editor and Author for Cyprusscene.com on 12-Nov-16

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By Kathy Martin… Sitting reading my newspaper at Los Amigos on Saturday 12th November 2016, when I received an email on my phone! As a PS Chris Elliott said “I have a small present… Continue reading

From Summer Hot dog to Winter Frankfurter

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By Kim Betts…… KAR Pet Travel…….. It is always nice when we help to relocate pets — but even nicer when the pet was homed from our Rescue Centre.

My Travel Report Cappadocia – Journey to a strange Planet

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My Travel Report Cappadocia – Journey to a strange Planet By Ralph Kratzer There are some bizarre landscapes on our beautiful planet. One of the most peculiar ones is certainly Cappadocia in Central… Continue reading

My Travel Report – Through Anatolia on the Motorbike

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My Travel Report Through Anatolia on the Motorbike By Ralph Kratzer There are things in life you plan for a longer time, and the closer the date of fulfillment comes, the more doubts… Continue reading

North Cyprus teacher marries ice cream man

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By Steven Roberts……. The Mediterranean Sea was the backdrop for the recent wedding of Ilnur and Cem on 3rd September 2016 at the Blue Song restaurant in Lapta. Mr and Mrs Kurc made their vows on the… Continue reading

Tribute to Delia Heptonstall by her sister Clare Serginson

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Carole King and Sue Tilt have sent us a very poignant tribute by Clare Serginson in memory of her sister Delia Heptonstall who died here in North Cyprus following a long battle with… Continue reading

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

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Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy August 2016 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

Community Help – Motorcycle Club helps Needy on Kurban Bayram

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Community Help Motorcycle Club helps Needy on Kurban Bayram By Ralph Kratzer On Kurban Bayram, in the Muslim world also known as Eid al-Adha or Bakr-Eid, which literally means “Sacrifice Feast”, it is… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) – Midsummer Night Party at Akdeniz Beach

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Midsummer Night Party at Akdeniz Beach By Horst Gutowski, pictures by Mike Turner More than 50 members of the TFR, an association for foreign residents living in… Continue reading

Words of the Week 26/2016 – Barack Obama

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Words of the Week 26/2016 Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician serving as the 44th President of the United States. He is the first African… Continue reading

My beloved Alsancak – A Village in Transition – Part 2

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My beloved Alsancak A Village in Transition – Part 2 By Ralph Kratzer In the years before I have written some articles about my adopted homeland, the village – or nowadays better said… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC – A helpful Organisation for Expats in North Cyprus

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC A helpful Organisation for Expats in North Cyprus By Ralph Kratzer The association The Foreign Residents in the TRNC, or for short TFR, was established in 1998 from a rather sad… 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

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

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

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