The origins of Surnames and their meanings By Ismail Veli Throughout the history of humans our names have been an important part of our identity. They often have a meaning which has […]
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 There are many stories of heroes and unknown Martyrs who served the British Commonwealth in its hour of need.
Lurucina and the exodus from the village. By Ismail Veli The people of Lurucina are spread far and wide around the world. From being the largest Turkish village in Cyprus it has […]
The History of Cypriot Photography – Part 2 By Ismail Veli The History of Cypriot Photography may imply that all the photographers were based in Cyprus, far from it. Some of the […]
Cyprus Hidden History. Did the Greeks offer to partition Cyprus? By Ismail Veli Enosis, Partition, divide and rule, occupation, destruction, refugees, genocide are all words that are spoken by most Turkish Cypriots […]