Crystal Capers

On Thursday I went to a crystal shop in south Nicosia with a friend, intent on getting a Carnelian stone but, as everyone knows, who comes out of a crystal shop with only one stone? Certainly not me. So I ended up with a Carnelian stone and a number of pendants – Tree of Life; … More Crystal Capers

The Sun Tree

Since I moved to North Cyprus I’ve been fascinated by olive trees.  Their grey, gnarled twisted trunks look ancient and sturdy, and I love their grey-green foliage. To me they’re the bearers of life: wood for fires; olive oil for cooking; olives for eating.  So I decided that the olive was the tree of the … More The Sun Tree