Blogs in November 2023

Kipris 11th November 2023

Through a series of vignettes, we see the hopes, struggles, and dreams of Cypriots on their island from 1937-1981. We follow struggles for independence from the Brits, to patriotism, and ultimately, migration and return. And we meet a deity,...

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You Had Me at Halloumi 5th May 2023

When it comes to love, its feta late than never . . . Freya Butterly has always dreamed of being a Head Chef but despite running every service at the Mediterranean restaurant, she still doesn’t get the recognition she...

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The Village House 7th September 2022

“Romantic, descriptive, and evocative… The Village House captures the authentic spirit of a Cypriot village.” – Nadia Marks, best-selling author of Among the Lemon Trees. Katianna receives a solicitor’s letter summoning her to Omodos, a mountain village in Cyprus....

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The Making Of Mrs Petrakis 9th November 2021

Cyprus in the run up to the civil war of the 1970s… the threat of it hangs in the atmosphere like a fine mist. A terrible thing, war. Against this backdrop of war and violence, the island’s inhabitants make the best...

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Island of Fear 2nd October 2021

Cyprus 1974 Turkish forces invade Kyrenia and parachute into Nicosia International Airport. In London a high-ranking RAF officer has been found dead in a seedy hotel and on the wall next to the body is the initials of the...

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