TRNC Officials condemn recent Istanbul Attack State and government officials have issued messages in reaction to Sunday’s terrorist attack [in a famous nightclub] in Istanbul which claimed the lives of 39 people. President Mustafa Akıncı, the Speaker of Parliament Sibel Siber, Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün and Deputy Prime […]
Born in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany in 1957, I was educated at a Baccalaureate High School. Later completed Technical University with a degree in Economic Informatics. I served for 12 years in the German Army before joining a French computer company for another 10 years.
Then ran my own motorcycle and gastronomy businesses before deciding to retire.
I arrived in North Cyprus with my second wife in 2004 and since her sad loss in 2011, I have kept myself very busy trying to help others with similar problems and in 2012 became the Secretary of “The Foreign Residents in the TRNC” (TFR). I am very keen to see expat communities coming together and playing their part in helping North Cyprus, our adopted homeland.
Words of the Week 50/2016 Helen Mirren Dame Helen Lydia Mirren DBE (née Mironoff; born 26 July 1945) is an English actor. Mirren began her acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1967, and is one of the few performers who have achieved the Triple Crown of […]
Chef´s Choice – Turkish Cuisine Turkish Delight (Lokum) Turkish cuisine is largely the continuation of Ottoman cuisine, which in turn borrowed many elements from Central Asian, Caucasian, Jewish, Middle Eastern, Greek and Balkan cuisines. Turkish cuisine varies across the country. The cooking of Istanbul, Bursa, Izmir, and rest […]
Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy January 2017 By Ralph Kratzer The Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge Bakery and Bistro in Catalköy continue and have become a regular popular event! Our TFR-members Sonja and Latifa just sent me the latest programme for January. So, come […]