The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease commented upon his arrival to Cyprus: 

I saw a man today engaged in ploughing on shore, who had in his hand a long stick with which he kept his cattle in motion and thought of...

From the diary of Rupert Gunnis, ADC to Sir Ronald Storrs:

Thursday, November 29, 1928. Down to the museum in the afternoon and then to help Lady Storrs give away some prizes at the Junior Staff ennis Courts. Mary and I to the cinema in...

The governor of the island impressed American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease with his new punitive laws:

The Pasha has made a law that whoever strikes another in a quarrel, shall pay as many dollars. ...

Sir Garnet Wolseley was experiencing his first winter in Cyprus:

The days are now so cool when there are clouds about that one may play lawn-tennis all day. The nights are cold and the early mornings...