Author Archives: kyreniacatkin

Jean Melton – Rest in Peace


Jean Melton – Rest in Peace We have received the sad news that TFR member Jean Melton passed away on 8th March. Jean would have been 97 years old in June and her dearest wish was to leave this world … Continue reading

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) – Weekly Meetings East Side of Girne


The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Weekly Meetings East Side of Girne By Margaret Sheard ….. It has been very difficult for us to travel to Lapta to attend the weekly get-togethers of The Foreign Residents in the TRNC … Continue reading

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North Cyprus – Events Calendar – 19th to 22nd January 2017


Events Calendar 19th to 22nd January 2017 19th January – Thursday Classic film event at The Food Lodge in Catalkoy in association with the DVD Shop, Catalkoy. Starting at 6.30pm you can enjoy Alien (1979) …. 12TL for the film, a soft drink and … Continue reading

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North Cyprus – Entertainment – Starlux Cinema Karaoglanoglu – The World of Cinema


Starlux Cinema Karaoglanoglu The World of Cinema By Margaret Sheard …… As a youngster in the UK I loved going to the cinema and always attended the Saturday morning children’s matinees.  On getting older a different lifestyle brought different pursuits … Continue reading

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North Cyprus – Black Olive Cafe/Studio, Alsancak – Fun Fitness Day – 31 Jan 2016


Black Olive Cafe/Studio, Alsancak Fun Fitness Day By Margaret Sheard ….. The Black Olive Cafe/Studio in Alsancak will be holding a Fun Fitness Day on Tuesday 31stJanuary  which will be in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips). Why … Continue reading

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Cyprus History – Major George S. T. Woods MBE, Welch Regiment 1911 – 1994


Major George Samuel Thomas Woods MBE Welch Regiment 1911 – 1994 Introduction by Margaret Sheard….. I have been involved with writing various accounts of military service, including members of the Welch Regiment and a recent article (see link below) was instigated … Continue reading

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North Cyprus – Social Life – The Hermitage, Girne – After Christmas Soirée


The Hermitage, Girne After Christmas Soirée By Margaret Sheard ….. We were delighted to be invited by Rev’d Wendy Hough, the Chaplain of St Andrew’s Church, Kyrenia, to a get-together at the Hermitage on Friday 6th January. The Christmas period … Continue reading

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