Food Glorious Food

#BEDN23 You didn't think I was going to leave Cyprus without showing my appreciation for the food here now did you? It's the last night of my holiday and all I can think about is…

Ye old Saint Lazarus

#BEDN22 Tradition is often thought of as a belief or a physical behaviour with some sort of symbolic meaning or special significance, with origins in the past that is passed down within a group, society…

To spiti twn pappoudon mou

#BEDN21 The roads may change, the weather may change and the people in Cyprus may change, but my Grandparents' house and garden will forever stay the same. Their property in Cyprus is timeless to me.…

Family Jewels

#BEDN20 Today's been a good day. And a funny one at that. All day I've been thinking of how to summarise it in words and came up with one word. Romanticism. After spending the day…

Coffee, mating grounds and mezze

#BEDN19 [caption id="attachment_1236" align="alignleft" width="158"] (c) Arte[/caption] One of the things I like about Cyprus is that it's cool to like coffee. It's the social thing to do. The kids these days like coffee, like…

Foreign Times

#BEDN17 I can't sleep. Maybe because I've just landed Cyprus? Maybe because I'm excited that I'm staying with family I love and haven't seen for a year? Or maybe I'm just nervous that I'm not…

It’s all Greek to me…

#BEDN5 In less than two weeks I'll be jetting off to Cyprus to eat, sleep, eat, be merry and eat. And of course, see my family. Did I mention that I'll be eating? A. Lot.…

Caveman-eating, writing and yoga

#BEDN1 Today not only marks the first day of November, but also (hopefully) the start of new beginnings. I can be described as stubborn by my nearest and dearest because I don’t like change, and…