Archive for 2024

Make your break

Going away for that long-awaited holiday break is not always soon enough or even possible when you are working or have other commitments, but even if you only have a day or two, just to create a little break at …

Turkish coffee: A meeting at the U.N.

The United Nations Educational, Social, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) – Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Decision of the Intergovernmental Committee: 8.COM 8.28

The committee: takes note that Turkey has nominated Turkish coffee culture and tradition (No. …

Coffee afternoon raises funds for Zinc House Kids of Sierra Leone

On Saturday 11th May, a coffee and cake event was held at the Clissold Arms in Muswell Hill, who provided a private room with teas and coffees. Cakes were donated by Andana Foods, Dulcesol and Raphael’s Bakery and Patisserie.
The …

16th May 2024


Omonia Youth FC Celebrates the End of the Season with Thrilling Cup Victories, a Final Youth Match and a Completed Treble

Omonia Youth FC, a community football club sponsored by Diamond Corp. Ltd., enjoyed an extraordinary weekend on the field with several teams delivering outstanding performances. From thrilling victories in cup finals to commendable displays of teamwork and resilience, the young …

UK Cypriot Chef Loulla Astin cooks Red Pepper Houmous

Red Pepper Houmous

This easy, roasted red pepper Houmous, made with sweet red Ramiro or Florina peppers, is cultivated in the northern Greek region of Western Macedonia and specifically in the wider area of Florina.
Houmous is widely eaten all …

UK Cypriot Chef Loulla Astin cooking Spicy whipped Feta Dip

Spicy whipped Feta dip

Htipiti is a classic Greek salty, spicey, tangy and delicious whipped Feta cheese-dip. It’s a speciality of Macedonia in Northern Greece. The literal translation of Htipiti is that which is beaten.
I like to chargrill the …

Congratulations on your graduation Andrew Stelios!

Congratulations to Andrew Stelios who has just graduated with an MA in Philosophy at Birkbeck University in London. His course was two years part-time and his dissertation was on Plato’s Theory of Forms and its viability.
Sixty nine year old …

Anna & Gogol interview  by George Savvides   

Croydon-born Anna Savva became a household name thanks to her remarkable performance in the much-loved, long running television series THE DURRELLS, in which she played Lugaretzia, the long-suffering housekeeper in the Durrells’ household.

“It was a gift of a part …

Forest Protection Week in Cyprus

Meeting of AKEL’s Parliamentary Representative with the Board of the General Control Centre of the Forestry Department
17 May 2024, AKEL C.C. Press Office, Nicosia
On the occasion of Forest Protection Week, a delegation of AKEL headed by the Party’s