Foodie Fun

One of the interesting aspects of living in North Cyprus is that food is pretty much seasonal – mangoes and bananas would be the main imported fruit. Apart from that, food comes for local producers or is imported from Turkey and it’s fresh, delicious but – in the interests of honesty – sometimes mysterious with … More Foodie Fun

Breaking the Shell

In 1996, on 2nd July (I remember the date because it was my father’s birthday), I fell and broke my leg and ankle.  Subsequently I spent six weeks in an isolated rural area, alone all day as my husband was away working, listening to the beautiful song of the butcher birds and magpies, enjoying the … More Breaking the Shell