Cyprusscene and Cyprus Observer A refreshing difference By Ismail Veli Cyprusscene.com the internet media site is only about 2 years old. During this short time Chris Elliott and Margaret Sheard have […]
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.
Murder of a Priest – Lurucina 1924 The history uncovered By Ismail Veli ‘Kirlapo’ The events surrounding the murder of Papa Charalambous Michelides and the hanging of Mustafa and Yusuf Bairam in 1924 […]
By Ismail Veli….. The origins of the Mehmet Katri family in Lurucina goes back at least 11 generations. Hasan Yucelen in his excellent research wrote (Akincilar/Lurucina Turklerin Yuzyillik Varolus Mucadelesi page 29) […]
What would the world be without favourite food and drink? By Ismail Veli For many people starting the day with a cup of tea or coffee is a natural part of our […]
A poem of St Hilarion Castle By Ismail Veli With words we can conjure up so many visions of people and places and when I think about my family roots which are […]