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Mazotos We are already in mid September, however it still feels like summer in Cyprus. It's got 35*C (95F) inland right now and 33*C (91F) on the coast. This is no surprise. In my part of the world, September has always been..... the fourth summer month! This is why it... Continue »
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So, another school year has come to an end. Funny how I feel sad and already look forward to the new school year beginning in September. I guess this is not normal but I know in my heart of hearts that I'm going to miss my kids for the next... Continue »
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Greek Meatballs Ingredients 500 g minced beef 2 onions finely chopped some parsley finely chopped 2 eggs 2 tbs breadcrumbs 1 tea spoon cinnamon 1 tea spoon cumin 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tea cup frying oil salt and pepper Directions Heat the frying oil in a large pan. When... Continue »
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Situated on the east coast of Cyprus, Protaras covers approximately 5km of the golden Famagusta Coastline. Protaras flourished into a charming tourist resort in the 1980s as a more sophisticated alternative to the buzzing and wild atmosphere of its neighbouring town; Agia Napa (located 7 km west of Protaras). Saint... Continue »
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For many years, Alkis and I had been toying with the idea of spending Easter in Alkis's hometown - Serres , Greece. However, due to work, Alkis wasn't able to get away during Easter. As a matter of fact, the last time he celebrated Easter with his family in Serres... Continue »
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A NUMBER of MPs have co-signed a law proposal to amend the current smoking ban, which hopes to offer venues the right to have separate smoking areas. According to DISY MP Andreas Themistocleous, who prepared the proposal, the current ban is not being adhered to, with members of the public... Continue »
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Paphos is rapidly becoming the most popular holiday resort in Cyprus, chiefly because amid all the construction and development in the last 20 years or so, it has remained largely unspoilt. The small, picturesque harbour is a popular meeting / dining place. This is where you can also find some... Continue »
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Kleri Angelidou is a well known philologist in Cyprus and an awarded writer and poet. She has served as a Minister of Education and Culture in Cyprus and as a Member of Parliament. Kleri is an honorary member of the International Women’s Association and she is also the Honorary President... Continue »
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4 servings Ingredients 1 cup extra virgin Greek olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 kilo (2 pounds) grouper or other gelatinous Aegean or Mediterranean fish, bones in, cut into serving pieces 1 medium carrot, pared and cut into diagonal slices 2 celery stalks, finely chopped Juice of 1 lemon... Continue »