Category: Letters

HP People
Letters, The origins of the town name ‘Varosha’ is Turkish

Dear T-VINE, I read with interest the recent article on the partial re-opening of Varosha (Historic partial re-opening of Varosha attracts hundreds, but ramifications go beyond collapse of TRNC coalition government, 9 June 2020), and thought your readers would be interested in the origins of the town’s name ‘Varosha’. During the medieval period when Anatolia […]

HP People
Letters, Why are you treating us like lepers, TRNC?

Dear T-VINE, I’ve been following the travel advice updates closely and have to say I am really upset with the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus and its policy towards travellers from the United Kingdom. At the beginning of this coronavirus crisis, I and other British Turkish Cypriots and expats applauded the TRNC for taking quick […]

Features
Letter to my long lost Turkish Cypriot father
 

Not many words were shared, but the language of love took over all those years ago in a white house in Elephant and Castle, south London. The road name was Elliotts Row, house No. 32. It was 1986, spring time. My mother Carole Mitchell had come over from Essex with her best friend Corrine. Money […]

HP News
Letters, Bloody Map: battle lines are drawn as Parikiaki and the British Turkish Cypriot Association respond

Response in full from Cyprus Wine Fair organisers, newspaper Parikiaki on Bloody Map that was displayed at their recent event. Dear T-VINE, Firstly, I would like to thank T-VINE Magazine for giving us the opportunity to comment on your article regarding the Cypriot Wine Festival & Business Expo (CyWineFest). Parikiaki newspaper is the main organiser […]