Category Archive: People

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

Alistair’s “Random Rambles” (3)

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Alistair’s “Random Rambles” (3) By Kathy Martin… Further rambles written by Alistair for initially the “The KibKom Times” then “The KibKom Forum” Both Kibris/Cyprus and Rhodesia, where I grew up, experienced trade and… 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

Alistair’s “Random Rambles” (2)

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Alistair’s “Random Rambles” (2) By Kathy Martin… The following rambles were written by Alistair for initially the “The KibKom Times” then “The KibKom Forum” Now, perhaps a brief introduction to Africa political and… 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

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

My memories around Alistair’s death (5) – my new life

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My memories around Alistair’s death (5) my new life By Kathy Martin… This time – my new life Every week since Alistair died (12 weeks tomorrow as I write this); I have been… Continue reading

My memories around Alistair’s death (4) – the forms

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My memories around Alistair’s death (4) The forms By Kathy Martin… This time I will continue with how I coped, with more than a little help from my friends, to get through dealing… Continue reading

My memories around Alistair’s death (2) – 1st to 4th November 2015

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By Kathy Martin… My blog continues from when my darling man, Alistair Martin, died My memories around Alistair’s death (2) 1st to 4th November 2015 Sunday 1st November I sent out an email… Continue reading

My memories around Alistair’s death (1)

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By Kathy Martin… This was written two weeks after Alistair died on Sunday 1st November 2015. I felt that if anyone else suffers the same devastating loss that possibly my experience may help.… Continue reading

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

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Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy March 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

MY LIFE AND TIMES – Alistair Martin Part 4

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MY LIFE AND TIMES – Alistair Martin  Part 4 (War Stories 1)   By Kathy Martin… I found these very difficult to read. I have split into two episodes as it is a… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) visit the Munich Hofbräuhaus

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) TFR visits the Munich Hofbräuhaus By Ralph Kratzer Bavaria is world famous for its beer, the association The Foreign Residents in the TRNC,short TFR, is known… Continue reading

Stand up for Federalism

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Stand up for Federalism Shared by Steven Roberts…. Stand up for federalism by Esra Aygin As negotiations to reunify Cyprus under a bi-zonal federation based on political equality reach a critical stage, there is… Continue reading

Shrove Tuesday – Pancake Day at Food Lodge Bakery and Bistro in Catalköy

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Pancake Day at Food Lodge Bakery & Bistro in Catalköy By Ralph Kratzer Again Shrove Tuesday is coming and again our TFR-members Sonja and Latifa plan a nice… Continue reading

Sport Activities – Mountain Bike Club North Cyprus

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Mountain Bike Club North Cyprus ‘Wheel see you on the trails’ By Angela Phillips Introduction During the summer of 2014, two British cyclists decided to move… Continue reading

Iskele Turns Into Old Istanbul (Part 3)

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Steven Roberts continues his report on the making of the film ‘Reis’ about the life of Turkish President Erdogan on location in Iskele. Filming has now started in Iskele, as you can see… Continue reading