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 the never ending debate among many who simply argue about the statistics of demography, I would […]
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… 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 of austerity, rationing involving shortages of petrol, paper, food and even soap was finally ending.
By Ismail Veli……. WW2 officially started with the invasion of Poland by Germany on 1st September 1939 and Poland was invaded by the Soviet Union on 17th September.