Cyprus Life – in pictures

My new life in Cyprus in images and words. I'm a British 50 something female, originally from a small mill town in Heywood, Lancashire (United Kingdom) and came to live in Limassol, Cyprus in March 2004. This is my photo blog about my new life as an expat on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Plus other things which catch my attention every once in a while…. Enjoy!


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EAC insurers seek to recover payouts


THE GOVERNMENT is mulling a deal with the insurers of the Vassilikos power plant that would allow the latter to recover from the state €200 million they’ve paid out for damage to the insured part of the facility.

Read more via the link through the image.


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Cyprus explosion – the Mari disaster 12 months on…


Black Monday 11th July 2011

To the 13 men who lost their lives at the power plant, we salute you.

Still fighting on in Cyprus.

Black Monday 11th July ribbon


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Plaque unveiled in memory of the Mari dead.


A LARGE marble plaque honouring the six firefighters who died in the Mari naval base explosion last July was unveiled yesterday at Fire Station 1 in Larnaca.

“It is our duty to honour these firefighters and with them the other seven (sailors) who lost their lives,” said head of the Retired Firefighters’ Association , Stavros Kyprianou.

Read the full article in the Cyprus-Mail online news.

We’re coming up to one year since the huge explosion caused by badly stored confiscated ammunitions and I feel it’s going to be a very raw event. There’s still much hostility towards President Christofios who has chosen not to run for another year of office…

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