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Determined

It’s beginning to cool down considerably in Cyprus. But I’m nothing if not determined to make the most of the almost-empty beach while there’s still any sun to be had. The tourists that traveled here are all but gone, some of them worried that their holidays have now resulted in having to isolate upon return… Read more

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Halloween

Li’l on the balcony on her ownToday the Bears will stay at home.It’s Halloween around the worldNo trick-or-treaters can be heard. Our curfew here at night, you seePrevents the kids from running free.But Cyprus is a tiny isleWhich follows rules with grace and style. Our numbers, slowly going down!Masks must be worn when going to… Read more

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Mom

It’s October 25, my marvelous Mom’s birthday. A milestone indeed, as today she is 85 years young. My gift to her is the magnificence of Jacarandas in Johannesburg, South Africa, and a photo of myself and Mandela on my last visit to the land of Mommy’s birth. She has always said how lucky she was… Read more

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Spike

Some sad news from Cyprus to share with you, my friends. My island paradise is experiencing a slow spike in CoVid cases, which has subsequently led to a new curfew starting on Friday. Mandatory mask-wearing will also be enforced, even in outdoor spaces, where, up until now, we were free to leave them off until… Read more

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Precious

While the Others were out this afternoon, Ed the Ted took the opportunity to tiptoe onto the balcony of our third-floor flat to supervise the hanging of our neighbor’s washing. I must mention that for the first two months of the Lockdown, the thing that kept me from going dilly, was the daily doings of… Read more