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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.

Chef´s Choice – Turkish Cuisine – Turkish Delight (Lokum)

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 […]

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