Cyprus Negotiations: Eide says Turkish President Erdoğan ready to deal on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is ready to “play ball” on reaching a deal to reunify divided Cyprus because it would help resolve overarching regional issues including mending Turkey’s relations with the European […]
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 47/2016 Eckhart Tolle Eckhart Tolle (born Ulrich Leonard Tölle, February 16, 1948) is a German-born resident of Canada, best known as the author of The Power of Now and A New Earth: Awakening to your Life’s Purpose. In 2011, he was listed by Watkins […]
Chef´s Choice – Turkish Cuisine Dessert with Cheese and Syrup (Künefe) 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, […]
The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) The most successful Year-End Dinner of the TFR in the Opinion of the Guests By Ralph Kratzer I believe that I have participated in about 8 or 9 year-end dinners of the association The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (short TFR) since […]