John Donne once famously wrote: ‘no man is an island’. I know what he was trying to say but when a woman lives on an island, i.e. Cyprus, she sometimes has to remind herself that there is another reality on the rest of the planet; a mind-bogglingly different reality from which some people on this small island seem blissfully divorced……….
Take, for example, the whole shopping and going out for coffee experience. I went to Ledra Street the other day and paid €6.50 for a small cup of hot chocolate with a bit of orange peel in it. That is like paying nearly £6 in London or more than $9 in New York for a small hot drink. Hello, what about the recession? What about value for money, even if we were not in the middle of a recession?Read More