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New video on a UNEP working trip to the Orient

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ivm0-HxyNs A working trip to the Orient for the United Nations Environment Programme, Multilateral Fund, mainly during the weekends, when we had some free time. It includes parts of Malays ...



Itexit highly likely .................

Quote:Italy is poised to become next country to reject the establishment as shock poll finds referendum protest vote is poised to beat the government
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3974306/Italy-poised-countr ...

Police one-day clampdown nabs 985 offenders

Quote: Police one-day clampdown nabs 985 offenders
Nearly a thousand people in Nicosia district were booked in one day for various traffic-related offences, police said Tuesday.
“Members of the traffic departmen ...

Medical

According to broadcast on BBC tv news last night a proposal to introduce proof that anyone needing medical assistance in the UK may be asked to produce evidence eg. passport and utilities bill before getting assistance. Wil ...

Not the end of the EU?

Quote:After Brexit and Trump’s victory, Europeans are beginning to like the E.U. again
LONDON — Europe appears to have gotten used to crises by now. The war in Ukraine, the influx of refugees and the Greece's debt woe ...

Pound dropping like a stone!!

The Pound is trading at a 31 year low against the Dollar this morning at just 1.2766 whilst struggling to maintain a level of above 1.14 to the Euro - as opposed to the 1.40+ it attained earlier in the year!! Yes, looks l ...

For those who want a laugh

The village idiot has published his book!
Quote:Christofias: Cypriots have been fed false hopes for 70 years
IN THE past 70 years or so, the Cypriot people have been fed false hopes and impossible dreams consiste ...

They say - we all remember where we were

The 53rd anniversary of the assassination of JFK today. I certainly remember exactly where I was when I heard the news. How much different would the world be if that tragedy hadn't happened? I doubt he would have fallen ...





US election: Is Trump or Clinton going to win?

I just hope the (Republican) Senate, the (Republican) House and the (soon to be controllede by Republican nominated Judges) Supreme Court can keep a grip on the 'Republican' President. ...

Thomas Mair sentenced

" Jo Cox murder: Far-Right fanatic Thomas Mair given whole-life sentence for 'terrorist' killing Labour MP"
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/11/23/jo-cox-mp-murder-trial-jury-due-retire-consider-verdicts-alleged ...

temp indoors

temp saying 21 degrees in doors feels like 10d. ...

Goldie

Goldie Hawn, whom I think still looks the gorgeous, bubbly blonde, celebrated her 71st birthday yesterday. Now, that makes me feel old.
...

It gets better!

Euro at 1.15/16 to the pound: Ed Balls goes from strength to strength in Strictly and Donald Trump is US President-Elect. What more does anyone want? KIZI ...

Relentless drop in €/$

" The euro has suffered its longest losing streak against the dollar since the single currency came into existence in 1999."
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/11/18/euro-record-losing-streak-whats-behind-the-dr ...

I'll Just Leave This Here

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And better still!

India has signed a double taxation treaty with Cyprus, backdated to 2013 when Cyprus was placed on Indian Government blacklist for non-disclosure of Indian Nationals financial transactions in Cyprus. Good news. These dou ...

New video on Brunei

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHROUXqWUbA This video is essentially a travelogue of Brunei. It was filmed several years ago in the time I was in the country for a meeting of an environmental International Organisation a ...

Defining a role for Boris?

HaHa http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-38014012 I thought Boris had already been appointed as Court Jester :lol: ...

Remembrance Service & March Past

Yet another memorable Remembrance Service and March Past at the Cenotaph this morning, especially when, I think I'm right in saying, it's the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. We should never forget what thos ...

Lee Childs/Jack Reacher

One of my favourite authors and one of my favourite characters! The latest Jack Reacher film "Never go Back" is available on the Kodi Box via Exodus.Watched it last night -not 100% but very watchable.Test your imagination wi ...

Updated post Trump: John Lewis Christmas Ad

Buster the bouncing boxer - and assorted colleagues: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/11/10/watch-buster-the-boxer-is-star-of-john-lewis-bouncebounce-christ/ ...

Pollsters and ratings services, both guesstimates...........

Do either of them ever get things right?
http://cyprusbusinessmail.com/?p=35674
Quote:Moody’s keeps Cyprus’s sovereign rating four grades into junk
Both are junk imo................... ...



Establishment !

Establishment is a word that has been bandied about for some while now. To me it seems from what I have been reading on some of the threads and posts in recent weeks that It is anybody or organisation that you do not a ...

BREXIT & TRUMP

Time to be honest: hands up everyone who said UK won't vote to leave the EU. And hands up all those that are still reeling from Trump winning the US election. Well, I got one right, I had Trump down for winning! Rock on ...

A lesson from America?

When a left wing party ignores its roots and focuses on immigrants and welfare, their traditional, foundation, working class voters WILL desert them for a populist right winger. In the UK, have Labour "got it" yet? I doub ...

Villas in Paphos

What a great opportunity! Cyprus Government should waste no time in inviting President-Elect Trump to visit the Island. With his 4billion dollar fortune he should be more than up for buying a villa or two in Paphos, especi ...

Some Americans look to Canada, NZ

Quote:Some Americans look to Canada, NZ as fear of Trump election grows
Canada’s main immigration website appeared to crash and New Zealand reported increased traffic from U.S. nationals as Republican presidential cand ...

Interior Design at the White House from 2017.....

Umm, guess on the basis of Melania and Donald's current choices, the interior of the White House will look somewhat different in the next few years. Maybe there's a new book in the offing there too....'How to Ruin Design f ...

Nuclear Bunker

Hi, Has anyone got a spare nuclear bunker I could buy, might need one now old "Trumpy" has his finger on the red button :cry: ...



Where will the US money go to....

Who will benefit from the doomed dollar, so many people in the US are in shock.................. Will Sterling benefit or will the Euro come out on top? Cliffhanger...... ...

** Brit Residency in Cyprus post BREXIT **

EU citizenship proposal could guarantee rights in Europe after Brexit
The plan, tabled by a liberal MEP from Luxembourg, could mean British citizens who opt for the new status would be able to continue to travel freely ...

Cypriot citizenship for UK citizens who reside in Cyprus

devil wrote: scottie wrote:
Can you explain the difference between citizenship and nationality please Devil .
? That is if there is one. I've always found this very confusing 😊
Citizen:
1. An ...

Remembrance Day


Can I take a minute or two of your time guys. November 11 is just around the corner & we remover the forces lost during the wars.
Well we have you ever thought of The Mercant Navy. The foto is of TS Vidicart ...

Not The John Lewis Christmas Ad

Hi,
Not sure if you have seen this video - it's not the John Lewis Christmas
Ad but is pretty good:
Cheers
Steve ...

Two new videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ysydzlc-y4
A short video showing some examples of the ancient Thai art of carving fruit and vegetables.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwZMltZt4_M replaced by https://www.youtu ...

Climate change: before the flood

Leonard Dicaprio's much acclaimed film about climate change. Takes 10 minutes or so to get into but - quite thought provoking. Well worth a watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90CkXVF-Q8M ...





MOOSE IN THE HOOSE.

Hey Moose, I will P.M. you when I'm over again. We can have a meet up, l'll buy you a beer....... Dont worry you wont catch Brexitosis. ...

WHY.?

Do some of my posts get removed.? What happened to my Tuesday post about one of Britains recent guests and his family, taking the piss out of all of us.? ...

Why Trump will win

Please google Michael Moore and read his take on Trump. It is frightening, but very, very interesting. I've never before read such easily read, factual stuff. ...

Brexit: we're doomed, DOOMED!

My philosophy has been that it will take quite some time before you can make a reasonable assessment of the effects of leaving the EU.
Nevertheless, it seems we are - sorry, gotta use that word again - doomed to suffe ...

942% Increase...

So my wife was renewing the car insurance in the UK and towards the end of the call asked about adding my daughter on to the insurance. She's 17 and about to learn to drive so thought it an option to add her. You guesse ...

Question for the scientists amongst us......................

Can't remember if I asked this before but seeing as November 5th is almost on us. If I leave some old fireworks in metal box on my patio in Cyprus's direct sunlight, are they safe or could they explode? My impression i ...

clinton

Clinton off the hook again. :roll: ...

Uber lose their case....

Uber have to pay their drivers minimum pay and holiday pay.
They will have to pay backdated pay to some 20000 drivers.
Will they survive this?
Quote:Uber loses landmark tribunal decision over drivers' worki ...

sky news - driving using mobile

to all drivers that us there phone while driving,:sky news home .
[Edit: Updated Title] ...

Clinton vs Trump business opportunities in the USA?

HaHa, I'm not eligible to vote in the US Presidential election - but if I was, I wouldn't willingly vote for either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. OK........ under independent non-partisan torture I'd probably give i ...

Poppy Pins


Not sure how many are ex service on the site but
www.poppypins.co.uk
Have loads of pins for most if not all service branches
Mine was only £10:00 & it's part of The British Legion as well. Excel ...

It's going to feel even darker over the dark side...........

I'm sure Steve will remind you all that clocks go back tonight but are you aware that they will not be going back in the occupied area? ...

Sound of Silence - Disturbed And Myles Kennedy

I liked their version of Sound of silence and I come across this version, with Myles Kennedy, which I think is brilliant. Have a listen. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLghXSP81VhodZD9AWx2djfbBYh2QQJUen ...

"Child" immigrants - what you are dealing with

See below the front page of yesterday's Guardian. That well know upholder of liberal values and the truth:
" A 16 year old from Ethiopia cries while he awaits processing at a registration centre in the makeshift refug ...


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