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News From Cyprus – Gardening, Photography & Growing Vegetables

| March 14, 2011

It is always a joy to receive an email from my friend David in Cyprus as I am learning lots about the produce that grows in the foothils of the Troodos Mountains and Cypriot life. Here is David’s letter: Hi Sara and all at Farming Friends Well it has been a long while and I [...]

A Note From Cyprus – Autumn News From Kedares

| November 26, 2010

I love to receive news from my penpal David in Cyprus. Hi Sara and all at Farming friends I am still not connected to the internet as Cytanet seems to keep offering deals and I cannot make up my mind whether to have broadband or just plain diial up. Anyway Jane a great friend still [...]

Sandy Get’s Some Hens Who Do A Good Job Of Insect Control

| August 29, 2010

It’s always good to hear from my farmingfriends and Sandy who lives in the US has been in touch about her guinea fowl and naked neck turkens! Hello Sara, Well it’s been some time since I’ve checked in with you. We have since removed our guineas to a farm. They had decided to roost on [...]

A Note From Cyprus – Life In Kedares

| August 28, 2010

My penpal David lives in Cyprus and I do look forward to his emails and letter. David has beenwithout the internet for some time now but has managed to get to a computer to let us know what he is up to. Hi Sara I have borrowed a friends computer with broadband (fast isnt it) [...]

A Quick Letter From Cyprus – Settling Into New Cypriot Village Community

| May 11, 2010

My penpal David lives in cyprus and I do look forward to his emails and letter. David has been very busy moving house recently so he has just sent a quick update on the move and settling into the new village community. Hi Sara and all at Farming Friends Just a rather quick note to [...]

Life In Cyprus – David’s Tenth Letter

| March 23, 2010

I was pleased to receive my tenth email from my friend David who lives in Cyprus Hi Sara and and all at Farming Friends At  last the weather is improving but with the wind coming from the south and Egypt we now have rather high dust and sand in the atmosphere and the other day [...]

The Weather & Life In Cyprus – 9th Letter From David

| February 24, 2010

I am pleased to receive the latest letter from David in Cyprus, we have been writing to each other now for over a year. Hi Sara and all Farming Friends, Well no matter what the tourist brochures tell you it can be cold and pretty wild in Cyprus in january and february. As I write [...]

A New Year In The Troodos Mountains – 8th Letter From Cyprus

| January 29, 2010

Another year has started and it’s great to hear from David who lives in the Troodos Mountains and who has been sharing snipets of his life with us. Hi Sara and all at Farming Friends Well here we are into the New Year and quite a lot is going on all of a sudden. Well [...]

Olive Picking – Seventh Letter From Cyprus

| December 13, 2009

It is always great to get word from my farmingfriend‘s friend David who has a smallholding in Cyprus. Hi Sara and all farming friends Well we are now into November and I am happy to say that the sun is still shining although rain is forecast tomorrow. After the very wild weather and thunderstorms that we [...]

Katie’s Kunekune Piglets

| November 30, 2009

Katie is a member of the farmingfriends forum and a reader of the farmingfriends website. Katie contacted me back in August and introduced me to her Kunekune pigs, Coleen, Wayne and Mable. Katie was unsure if Coleen was pregnant and it later turned out that she hadn’t been but she did finally get served by [...]