Fylde Coast Musings vs Cyprus Life – in pictures

Originally from a small mill town in Heywood, Lancashire (United Kingdom) we moved overseas at the beginning of March 2004 and spent the next glorious 12 years in Limassol, Cyprus. Sadly, in 2016 we had to return permanently to UK due to family ill health. We now live on the Fylde coast where the river Wyre meets the Irish sea just across from Fleetwood. More places to discover and capture on camera!

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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.

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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…