Category: HP People

HP People
The big ol’ snip, snip
 

There’s nothing worse than being forced to host a party when you’re not in the mood. Especially when it means watching people celebrate the fact that you have just had the snip! Two hundred people dancing, eating and having a good time while you sit there dressed as a camp, flamboyant little soldier, struggling to […]

Columnists
Wimbledon never stops surprising
 

This year marks the fifth year in a row I have been lucky enough to visit the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in SW19. And while you may think it gets old, Wimbledon is always full of surprises. 2018 has proved this yet again, with top women’s seeds tumbling and the return of the legend that is […]

Guest Views
The UK must help end Turkish Cypriot isolation
 

For the best part of 60 years Greek Cypriot governments have, with ingenious guile and commendable tenacity, persuaded most of the world and international institutions to see Cyprus through their eyes, the widely held view being that Turkey is entirely responsible for the current situation, having taken the north of the island for itself and […]

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 […]

HP People
Ask Pemba abla: how can I tell them?

Dear Abla,  I am a 22-year-old male. I’ve just moved back home after studying away at university for the past four years and it’s doing my head in. The problem is I’m gay and my family doesn’t know. From the outside, I am the archetypal macho Turk: I go to the gym and pump iron, […]