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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. Cheers 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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ACX9IlQRbI 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???

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHmZXFRrXgQ 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 ...

Snow

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

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-38568116 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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4cCsuksu30 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 ...

Ditty

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]


Thought this was worth posting for those that haven't seen it as yet.
Amazing Cyprus
A short clip displaying scenery from all over Cyprus, taken throughout
the year:
https://www.youtube.c ...

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.... Cheers 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."
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/0 ...

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 Cheers 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 for tonight?? Night in or will you be out partying hard?? :wink: Cheers 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.
Brexit

In a cracker today. "How will Brexit change Christmas dinner?" . . . . . . . . . "No Brussels" 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 ...

Fidel

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/ Cheers 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 with avoiding. 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 ...


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