She said: “You can live happily without speaking Greek, but I still would highly recommend some basic language skills.
“I have a pretty good understanding and can speak a little, but I have never had proper lessons.
“But the more I learn, the more comfortable I feel living here.”
Many British expats move abroad for the weather and Mimi was no different.
She listed what she enjoyed most about living on the island: “The thing I enjoy most about living in Cyprus… the weather!
“The sun shines almost every day, even in the winter months.