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Narcissism of the enosists

Narcissism of the enosists

It’s funny how history, occasionally, jolts you at the most inconspicuous of occasions. At a relative’s wedding recently, I had the good fortune of being seated amongst a family of purists’ enosists from Kato Varosha.  Although politically and intellectually at odds with their ideological beliefs, I often sought and enjoyed their company. These were relatives,

Say it with flowers

July brings another anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion and with it comes all those poignant reminders of the island’s continued division. But this year there is also a sense of hope – of the type that has visited briefly from time to time down the decades – that a solution just might be on