By Ismail Veli…. This a tribute by Aysh Nafi a member of the Facebook group Frozen Cypriots to her grandfather Deveci Hussein. A way of life we can only see in the old photos of Cyprus. Thank you Aysh for sharing these amazing photos of your grandfather. I […]
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….. Being in self isolation need not be boring and you just need to keep yourself occupied and happy during this very worrying period of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
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 of Hollywood musicals and leading lady of the acclaimed film South Pacific was performing live.
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.