Category Archives: Cyprus

Revolutionary

I haven’t written in a while. The events in Cyprus (and beyond) in the past few months have left me disillusioned and confused. The elections and subsequent economic collapse in Cyprus, and all I see and hear around me made … Continue reading

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On a day like today in the history of Cyprus

Nothing happened today in the history of Cyprus. That is to say, nothing happened which the fathers of our history thought worthy of writing about, from Herodotus to Bustronius  all the way to Kyrris and Papadopoullos. No king was crowned. … Continue reading

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>Νέον Μπλόγκ

> Λοιπόν, επειδή αζούλεψα τζιαι επειδή άρκεψα τζιαι βαρκούμαι να μεν εκφράζουμαι στην γλώσσαν της μάνας μου, εξεκίνησα τζι εγιώ νέον μπλογκ. Τούτον λαλούν το ‘Παττίχα τζιαι χαλλούμιν’ τζιαι θα το εύρετε δαμαί. Έτσι για να μεν λαλεί ο παρέας … Continue reading

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>Exorcism pt. III

> Continued from Part II The brigadier was going from bad to worse, as he hadn’t had a whole-night’s sleep in weeks. He started to forget things, turned up to work in a dirty uniform, unshaven and deranged. He forgot … Continue reading

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Exorcism pt. II

  Continued from Part I To make things worse, the squad’s bookworm, Sotirakis, had been reading Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft recently, and his wild imagination conjured images of masked aggressors, outlandish beasts with claws and fangs. He’d sit … Continue reading

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>Exorcism pt. I

> They were all gathered inside the outpost-even Linda the dog was terrified, hidden under the TV stand. The guards did their shifts in pairs, so that they’d have someone to talk to. Patrol duties were largely neglected, not because … Continue reading

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Lavoura’s tale

A long time ago, long before the time of the Turks, when the Franks were ruling the land, there was a rich feudal lord by the name of Markéllos. Markéllos had a daughter, Lavoura, who was of marriage age. Lavoura … Continue reading

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