Breaking News
    27 April 2012 09:17
     By Andrianne Philippou
    I’m not sure whether it’s ‘the grass is always greener’ syndrome, but every year without fail, withdrawal symptoms from the separation anxiety I call ‘lusting for London’ manifest, and leave me hankering for my hometown. This year it’s more pronounced than...
    27 April 2012 09:19
    By Bev Orton Jennings
     I had occasion to go to Larnaca airport this week.
    No, I wasn’t jetting off anywhere exotic, I was doing the airport run... collecting family who’d been off overseas on a jolly.
    It was an early evening arrival (I do like it when the people I so...
    20 April 2012 09:54
     By Charlie Charalambous

    Sweet. But not yet double sweet. Blues boss Roberto Di Matteo said Chelsea had to play two ‘perfect games’ against world beaters Barcelona and there is another 90 minutes plus of football to play.
    Chelsea may have been out passed and out played...
    Immunity from what exactly?
    20 April 2012 09:54
     By Andrianne Phillipou
    There’s been a lot of media coverage recently about the immunity afforded to deputies in parliament.
    As far as I’m concerned the issue is very simple; there is no place for parliamentary immunity in a democratic modern society. It gives deputies a status...
    A Cyprus country garden
    20 April 2012 10:05
     By Bev Orton Jennings
    I like my garden. I’m no great gardener, but I think it looks pretty smart. It mainly consists of cacti and succulents, not by choice you understand, but due to me owning gardening dogs.
    Plant anything new and interesting and, as soon as my back is turned,...
    Out for a stroll
    20 April 2012 09:52
    By Martyn Henry
    Well, it’s finally complete.
    We can now (minus dog) take a wonderful stroll along the Pedeios river and enjoy the calm of the country in the middle of the city.
    We could always do this, of course, but in the past you had to contend with mud and water in the...
    12 April 2012 19:52
    By Charlie Charalambous

    Giving and forgiving is a big part of the Easter message, although how many of the faithful attending Church adopt such sentiments – even temporarily – is open to question.
    I’m not a great believer in forgiving or forgetting but I’m sure dementia will...
    12 April 2012 19:51
    By Martyn Henry
     It’s amazing what you can do with a little bit of imagination.
    I have just returned from a trip to London (cold, crowded but full of life) and we ventured forth from the area around Oxford Street to see some other parts of this major world capital.
    As with...
    12 April 2012 19:49
    By Bev Orton Jennings
    While I’m not particularly religious (sorry Mum), the build up to Easter in Cyprus really is something special.
    The air seems taut with expectation and a real vibrancy courses through everyday life. I never noticed this back in the UK. As a child, growing up...
    12 April 2012 19:48
     By Adrianne Philippou
    It’s not every day life jolts you into taking stock of what really matters.
    So much of our daily routine is literally going through the motions, the odd highlight or lowlight to make us reconsider some course of action, reflect on a decision taken, to be...
    3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10