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|Film: The Accountant |
| Another good film worth watching...... ... |
|President Trump |
| As Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States thought
we'd have a poll - voting is anonymous.
Steve ... |
|Looking like trouble post inauguration speech...... |
| Watyching Sky News something looks like there's going to be trouble.
Policwe have blocked off a section of road either side of a t junction.
Anobody have more info? ... |
|Unusually Designed Homes |
| I subscribe to Dezeen, who have posted this amazing article about a 'Dragon House' or 'The Cliff House' which I thought might prove amusing
https://www.dezeen.com/2016/03/11/house-on-the-cliff-gilbartolome-architects-zinc ... |
|Turkey set to approve sweeping new powers for president |
| Quote: Turkey's parliament set to approve sweeping new powers for president |
A sweeping bill that will alter the Turkish constitution and grant broad powers to the president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is on track to p ...
|So close................. so close. |
| http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/01/19/unexploded-bomb-found-river-thames-close-houses-parliament/ ... |
|Australian Open Tennis |
| Djokovic knocked out in 2nd round by Istomin.
Looking forward to seeing Andy Murray lift the Winners Trophy for the first time - foregone conclusion for me.
KIZI ... |
|The more it changes, the more it rests the same! :-( |
| 2010: There are high expectations here in Cyprus and internationally that a settlement acceptable to both communities can finally be reached, said here Friday, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Cypr ... |
|AI Again - Split Topic |
| [Edit: Topic Split From - Insurance in the north] |
mouse wrote: SensibleBob wrote:Strangely enough we are also looking at Thomson cruises. We have found Helen at Century very helpful.
Does anyone else know if t ...
|A 3 minute potted history of Larnaca |
From prehistory to today, Larnaca has had a chequered history. Kiteon had two ports a thousand years BCE and was a great commercial centre. Its famous son was Zeno, the founder ... |
|Why Trump makes me very nervous |
| Not his impetuosity, or his rabid extreme right wing appeals to people who clearly have come, by a left leaning government, to feel isolated and ignored but.............. the possibilities for some sort of overreaction and m ... |
|A watery thought for tomorrow??? |
A minute's reminder that, in this time of drought, Cyprus' biggest dam overflowed in 2012 ... |
|Favourite Music Collaborations |
| Hi folks,
Was just listening to some videos on Youtube and thought this would be
a good topic for folks to share some of their favourites.
Just collaborations on this one so will kick things off with:
BB King / Eri ... |
| Evening all
It's six thirty in St Albans and it's snowing quiete a lot and very cold
Keep smiling and be lucky
Pete ... |
|Phenomenal incomes |
I agree with Corbyn that some personal 'salaries' are totally obscene. The proposal is a cap on excessive salary levels, but I think that is wrong; I believe that supertaxing m ... |
|Video of Cairo and around it |
This is 18 minutes of a trip in and around Cairo. It starts with the Egypt Museum with a good coverage of the treasures found in Tutenkhamen's tomb. Of course, some of Cairo inc ... |
| Afternoon all
Went to the old firm today to my children and some of the men
On the notice board was a ditty be Arthur Conan Doyle
Once you eliminate the impossible
Whatever remains. No matter how lmprobable
Must be the ... |
|Star Wars advert. |
| Has anybody else noticed how much it would cost to make R2D2 robot as advertised.
I make it £893.00 Bit of a con.
Her indoors noticed it, not my fault. ... |
|Amazing Cyprus from above [Video] |
|Had enough of the rain/poor weather yet?? |
| Was just talking to a friend and comparing weather reports -
yes I know it's needed :wink:
Now if they could just make it so that rains only on a night....
Steve ... |
|28 years ago today |
| .......... and still a cracker:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63rcdLeXiU8 ... |
|Why are the working classes so unhappy... |
| On LBC radio this morning one of the discussions was average wages.
The average wage overall has multiplied fourfold since 1979 to £28200 ... |
|Five dead after shots fired at Fort Lauderdale airport |
| " Five people are believed to have been killed after shots were fired at Fort Lauderdale airport - a busy airport connecting Florida with the Caribbean and the rest of the US." |
|TV Adverts |
| Am I alone in thinking that TV ads are getting to be just too much lately??
Do we really need to be seeing the wide range of feminine products
advertised repeatedly?? I mean the other day I was tucking in to a very
nic ... |
|Andy Murray (New Years Honours) |
| From New Years honours to immigration.... :o
Steve ... |
|New Liam Neeson films |
| Been to see "A Monster Calls" and "Silence".
Well impressed with the Monster one.Brilliantly acted by a young boy and excellent special effects.Take a few tissues.
Was disappointed with Silence.Liam got his money for nowt ... |
|News Years Eve Plans?? |
| I tend these days not to go out on New Years eve but anyone got any plans
Night in or will you be out partying hard?? :wink:
Steve ... |
|Fireworks light up Sydney Harbour - Video |
| Fireworks light up Sydney Harbour |
A massive fireworks display has lit up Sydney Harbour as Australia's largest city ushered in 2017.
Some 1.5 million revellers had been expected to turn out on the waterfront.
| In a cracker today.
"How will Brexit change Christmas dinner?"
Yep, I know.
I'll get me coat! :oops: ... |
|Sense of proportion |
| Over the holidays, George Michael and the whole of the 'Red' Army Choir died. The media have been full of tributes to a has-been pop singer but almost nothing to a group of entertainers who have given joy to people world-wid ... |
|Romantic Troodos proposal by drone (VIDEO) |
| Romantic Troodos proposal by drone (VIDEO) |
A local drone operator this week made use of the Troodos snow for a
particularly romantic purpose, incorporating a marriage proposal within his
footage of the ...
|cyprus market livadia |
| Does anyone know if the market is on this Sunday new years day ? ... |
|Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 people aboard |
| Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 people aboard (updated) |
An airliner on an internal flight in Libya was hijack ed by a man claiming to
have a hand grenade on Friday and diverted to Malta, where it ...
|Russian Ambassador to Turkey killed |
| Am I wrong in believing that the Turks always seem to find the culprit but they never survive to be questioned? ... |
|Death in Berlin |
| Yes, it's unresolved at the moment and of course it could be said any post about this tragedy, at the present stage, would be "provocative"
I leave it to Allison Pearson, who pretty much sums up a year of such events, to ... |
|What are these? |
| taking a back route from Nicosia to larnaca a few weeks back we came upon these:|
Any ideas are what they are? ...
|Fridge Freezer |
| Can anyone point me in the right direction to buy an integrated fridge freezer from the UK? I checked local prices last year and the cheapest I could find was Ä1000.00. Will be cheaper to buy in the UK and get it shipped ove ... |
|World record wave. |
| No, nothing to do with Mexico'
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/12/13/six-storey-high-wave-inbetween-uk-iceland-sets-world-record/ ... |
|Spain may move its clock back one hour |
| Spain may move its clock back one hour |
Spainís government will consider reversing a decision taken by dictator
Francisco Franco and moving the countryís clocks back one hour to
normalise its working hou ...
| Would his "In our thoughts" obituary (the silence is deafening) be more appropriately posted in the "Debate" section? :? ... |
|Happy Weekend! |
| Was going to put up the Christmas trimmings on the forum - but I can't find
the sellotape and drawing pins 8-[
Anyway "enhance your calm and be well" Happy weekend everyone!! \:D/
Steve ... |
|Happy Birthday! |
| To Kirk Douglas, who reached 100 today and still gave an all up-top interview.
Thanks for all that entertainment:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQjUdwvHzTc ... |
|Forum late tonight....... |
| Thanks folks!
Just checked and everything looks to be ok at the moment.
So as to give you a little perspective as to what was going on and what
the server was trying to deal with let's look at the servers CPU load.
|Governments Brexit Appeal in Supreme Court |
| Overtaken by events?|
" Theresa May secures Article 50 victory in the Commons as Parliament passes amended Brexit motion by 448 to 75.... "
"MPs have overwhelmingly backed Theresa May's plan to trigger B ...
|My First Time... Part II |
| Well i'm racking up these motoring firsts - except this one I could have done
Yes a few days ago I got my first speeding ticket in the UK - caught by the
mobiles - cameras that is. That's about thirty yea ... |
|EU Chief Negotiator for Brexit comment |
| Could the red white and blue comment not be referring to the colours of the Union Jack and the countries to which they relate?
Why Kwacka do you write as If you know what she refers to, did I miss something?
Before WW ... |
|UK expats in the EU |
| Kwacka wrote:You are laughing at what?|
Sorry, making light of a serious subject :oops:
I thought the brevity was amusing (at the time). Sort of "Columbus sails from Spain in 1492. Returns 7 months later. The ...
|Italy kicks a brick out of the wall |
| bubblechris wrote:Thinking about it logically what surprises me is that so few people realise how badly organised and how corrupt, possibly just dishonest, is the EU.|
Ask a young person what they know about how the EU ...
|What job or profession. |
| Just a bit of fun.
What job or Profession did you want to do when leaving school.
I always wanted to be a lollipop man.
That way you don't start work till you are 65. :wink: ... |
|Corbyn urges Europe's progressive parties to fight 'populist |
| I wonder whether he was thinking of Cyprus where the populist parties need taking down a few pegs?
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-38196303 ... |