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Pip

Sometimes, we have an unexpected encounter which makes a significant impact on our lives. When I joined this Group, almost a year ago, I started “liking” the posts of a funny, clever Member, who told us stories of her Lockdown life in the UK, brilliantly scripting the words through the “voice” of her cat and… Read more

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Bouzouki

I have been reluctant to watch the news over the last year, so sometimes I’m not really sure of all the happenings in my hometown. So although I sort-of knew that our restaurants and cafes were starting to reopen again, siga-siga, it became a loud reality when my neck of the woods embraced the new… Read more

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Dee-Dum

It’s my baby brother’s birthday! The last time I saw him was just over five years ago, in Cancun, when we siblings reunited — Steven along with his gorgeous girlfriend Jen, my beautiful big sister Lindy from South Africa, and my darling daughter Devon with her soon-to-be fiancé Patrick who popped the question while we… Read more

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Green Monday

It’s “Green Monday” in Cyprus. Usually, every year, we all gather at beaches and parks to celebrate the beginning of Lent. Thousands of kites are flown which symbolize the path of spiritual and physical perfection. However, this year, the festivities are more subdued. I didn’t even leave my third-floor flat, except to take my trash… Read more

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Tablecloth

We traveled so much when I was a kid. From England to Scotland to Australia to South Africa. Then there was America, Scotland (again), and finally, for me, the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus. It’s midnight here, which means it’s Mother’s Day in most of the countries I have lived in. So I want to… Read more

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The Gift

The cold snap in Cyprus seems to be over today, but Bear, Li’l and Ed the Ted had made me promise to allow them to show off my smooshy scarf and Christmas masks which finally arrived via “snail-mail” after three months in transit. I arranged some orange blossoms on the balcony and everyone got cosy… Read more