By Ismail Veli…….. October 1974 was my first visit to the USA and I was waiting to see a musical show at the Tropicana Hotel Las Vegas where Mitzi Gaynor, star […]
I was born in the village of Lurucina/Akincilar. As a six year old my family migrated to the UK in 1962. We grew up in Highbury, London. I have 2 sons, 2 grandson and a grandchild on the way. My Interests and hobbies include Reading, collecting old books, studying History, painting mini figurines and collecting old Vinyl records.
By Ismail Veli……. Lurucina was a small village in the Venetian census of 1562, there were about 186 people living there, this would equate to roughly 35-40 households.
By Ismail Veli ….. Much talk about the settlement of Turks in the aftermath of the Ottoman conquest of Cyprus has persisted for nearly 450 years. Forgetting the politics of today, and […]
By Ismail Veli… Turkic’s, Indians and Polynesians, what do they have in common?
By Ismail Veli…… In a recent article I touched on the effects of global warfare after WW2. Closer to home, the British found that after six years of hardship, the years […]