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Chain Letters

I know this forum isn't really about tax and global warming etc... but suppose I go to work at 6 am... I get in my little car and start up its little engine and drive directly to my place of work....then later drive direc ...



Walking in Cyprus

I've just read an interesting piece in today's Daily Mail about a natural path called the E4 that stretches from Larnaca to Paphos through the Troodos taking in lots of pretty villages and monasteries, including the magnific ...

Baby's First Doctor Visit

This made me laugh out loud. I hope it will give you a smile! A woman and a baby were in the doctor's examining room, waiting for the doctor to come in for the baby's first exam. The doctor arriv ...

A Song for Europe

http://serghei.net/humor/swf/dearpenis.swf ...

This has to be a wind-up

A brilliant story appeared in today's Daily Mail about a tunnel that was started in Victorian times, under the Atlantic and completed just this month. Apparently the tunnel houses a kind of telescope known as a "telectrosco ...

WORTH A TRY

if all you people on this forum give me just 1 euro a week i wont have to work when i move out there. now i dont want you to all rush in, but today is as good as any to start :D ...

Desperate Housewives

Do any members watch this ? Have to say I find this compulsive viewing. If you do watch it which Desperate housewife is the most like your character - My Hubby reckons that me and Lynette were sisters in another life :wink: ...

Questions you can't answer

When the Earth rotates the air tries to follow it but basically drags and goes slower. New York to London is generally 7-7.5 hours but up to an hour slower the other way. This is how balloons circumnavigate the globe. We s ...





WHY SENTENCE STRUCTURE IS IMPORTANT

The boss had to fire somebody and he narrowed it down to one of two people - Sarah or Jack. It was an impossible decision because they were both super workers. Rather than flip a coin, he decided he would fire ...

Eurovision Song Contest

This Saturday............ The UK entry is good (for a change), I dont like the Cyprus entry, think its their worst yet. Greece, not as good as last years ( I liked Sarbel's Yassou Maria). Ireland has a singing turkey! (n ...

Email Joke

A Minneapolis couple decided to go to Florida to thaw out during a particularly icy winter...They planned to stay at the same hotel where they spent their honeymoon 20 years earlier. Because of hectic schedules the husband ...

And so it goes on........

Can I just draw your attention to a story in the News section of today's online Cyprus Mail, entitled.........."Two remanded after Briton loses half a million in land fraud." When are we going to stop reading stories like ...

A golfers tale

mot man wrote:This morning I got up early, put on my long johns, dressed quietly, made coffee, grabbed my clubs, slipped quietly into the garage, loaded my clubs into the car and proceeded to back it out into a torrential d ...

Does television spoil your lives?

This is an offshoot from another thread whereby I read of everyone installing expensive satellite dishes, decoders etc. etc. in order not to miss episodes of Coronation Street, Eastenders etc. etc. My question to this was i ...

Party venue

I'm looking for ideas for where to throw a party for all my friends in Cyprus when I come over in August. The only suggestion I've had so far is the telephone box on Makarios Avenue, any ideas? :lol: ...



Would like to pick your brains, if that's ok

Hi all, I'm putting together a montage for a friend of mine who's 40 in July. I've got plenty of photos from her parents, husband etc, but need some music to put with them, and I'm struggling with ideas! I tried looking at ...

Britain's Got Talent

Hi Malcolm, Glad you enjoyed the links, they are both excellent acts but I'd be surprised if Charlie wasn't the outright winner. He gets coaching from his dad who used to be one of the "Black and White Minstrels".......... ...

Raise a glass to Henry

Henry Allingham is today 111 years, 11 months and 11 days old. On D-Day, 6th. June 2008, Henry will be 112, making him the oldest man in Europe and the oldest surviving veteran of WW1. He's not the only British survivor, the ...

Alcoholism amongst ex-pats

I've just read an interesting article in the Features section of yesterdays online Cyprus Mail entitled "The battle of the bottle" Please read it as I think you'll find it of interest but the general theme is that retired ex ...

Cyprus Sea View Videos

Just found this site, has some great videos of beaches in cyprus. Good for all of us in the Uk wanting the beach NOW. http://www.cyprus3.com/beaches.html Graham ...

FAO Mustn'tGrumble

Hi Jacqui can you e-mail me again with a different e-mail address please as I've tried replying to your e-mail twice but keep getting the message below: 'This Message was undeliverable due to the following reason: Your ...

For your information

This is just to let you know that I shall be on the plane at 6pm. ...



A nice little thread about nostalgia

Can anyone remember their favourite radio or TV programme from years ago like "Two Way Family Favourites" or even "Worker's Playtime" What about Uncle Mac on a Saturday morning with children's requests like "Sparky and his ...

It gets worse over there.

Did you read my last post on this subject - well this one takes the biscuit. Taken today from the Mail online.# Revealed: Afghan plane hijacker now working as a cleaner at Heathrow. One of the nine Afghans who won the rig ...

Enjoy Wembly Ian

We would like to wish Ian a safe and memorable journey to Wembly to see his beleoved Cardiff City play in the Final. Even if they dont win you can say you were there and experienced the atmosphere. Leave your troubles behin ...

Technical fault?

Guess where?
Now I know why it takes them so long to answer the flaming phone!! :lol:
Ruth ...

Tough times ahead in UK

Because of the ever rising costs in the UK, even I have had to "tighten the belt" and the first thing we gave up was.............caviar! Well, I always said that darn cat was too well fed anyway! ...

Tough times ahead everywhere!!!

Cyprus property sales dive 17% in 1Q08 http://www.financialmirror.com/more_news.php?id=11017 UK expats face Spanish troubles http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7400846.stm There are other posts on the BBC talkin ...

Books to read by the pool....

Hiya all I love the build up to my holidays especially choosing books to take with me on holiday. Can any members recommend any 'must reads' for this summer ? ...



Happy Birthday Hattie

Happy Birthday Hattie - YOUNG thing!!
:lol:
Hope you have a fantastic time in Cyprus. Make sure to give young Ian a good talking to. ...

Sangria

What a wonderful and potent drink. I once had the ability to charge or release a Spanish national waiter in the UK charged with affray. I decided he could go on the condition that he gave me the recipe for Sangria. Strangel ...

Bouncy castle - compensation

Just heard on the radio news - short snippet. Parents have claimed compensation from the parents of a child who held a birthday party with a bouncy castle. Their child was seriously injured when he was kicked in the head. ...

How to behave on a Forum

Now there are a few people that this could apply to and I especially like number 6 :!: www.videojug.com/film/how-to-behave-on-an-internet-forum Maggie Larnaca :bwink: ...

New Rights Established

Having just been in contact with the Assistant Police Commissioner in Ireland, I have been able to establish my right to urinate in public anywhere and at any time I like!! Ridiculous? I know!! Disgusting...Yes! ...

Barcelona now shipping in Water!!

Link to BBC story:- www.bbc.co.uk/news/2/hi/science/nature/7398012.stm Seems Cyprus is not on its own! ...

A Great Sunday

Just wanted to tell everyone about yesterday. I went to Agros to help with the Rose picking for the distillation. Sandra came with me. We had to leave at 5am to get there as the Roses have to be picked early in the morning. ...





Airport for Sale

Hi, This one is bit of a mystery, Here we are facing the prospect of a village being bulldozed to make way for a new runway at Heathrow, whilst at the other end of the spectrum the Manchester Airport Group are getting rea ...

Good 'ol British Cornish Pasties & Pies

I did some work for a customer the other day and she told me she had a business somewhere around Ayia Triada making pies and pasties, when i questioned here about the pasties and pies she said she would drop some samples in ...

Rickyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

Is coming to Pervolia on Saturday 24 May at 3pm... Sid Owen is opening a new Suncatchers shop there.. Now I wonder how much Sean Bean would be????!! ...

Unbelieveable!!!

Unbelievable is right! I'm sorry but I can't find one single excuse for this couple and sincerely hope the authorities do proceed with a charge. It is neglect, pure and simple! Babies of one year old and two year old, ho ...

Dublin

I know it's not Cyprus, but my daughter is going to Dublin next month for a few days and is desperately looking for affordable accommodation. Can anyone recommend any decent B&B's or hotels? Joyce ...

Dublin?

Anyone know what happened to my post on Dublin hotels? I know it was here, got some replies, but can't find it now. Am I having a senior moment or am I just being dense? Joyce ...

Anyone live or lived near Wilberfoss?

I know it's a strange request, but I've just heard that a close friend who lives in Wilberfoss is very seriously ill and I want to travel down there. Never having been in this neck of the woods I wondered if anyone who kn ...

The wedding of Panni and Selina of Kennedy pub

Well not Kennedy pub anymore but were.
I went to the wedding yesterday and what a lovely day it was.
They had the normal procession to the church, the wedding itself was quite short for a Greek wedding as it was ...

Nutrition and health

After an exhaustive review of the research literature, here's the final word on nutrition and health.: 1. Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than us. 2. Mexicans eat a lot of fat and suffer few ...

Lindy aka Lidl

MUSN'T GRUMBLE wrote:Hi Lindy, glad you enjoyed your stay in Cyprus. It will be good to have us all back in Sunday chat.
Its easy for Ian to pass comments like that when he is out of striking distance.lol
Good t ...

Cost of UK living, and making savings.

That's how we got our new kitchen several years ago, sent the In-laws armed with all the information on 10% day. ...

Now thats the way to do it. READ THIS

Travellers facing eviction from a notorious illegal camp have built a community hall on the site with 12,000 of taxpayers' money.
The funds were handed to the travellers - even though no one has applied for planning ...

The Indespensible Man

I found this recently while going through old papers, I did not write it but I rather like it, See what you think? The Indespensible Man Sometimes when your feeling important, Sometimes when your e ...

Men and women

He said . . . I don't now why you wear a bra; you've Got nothing to put in it. She said .. . . You wear Pants don't you? He said . . .. What have you been doing with all the Grocery money I gave you? She said . . .Turn ...


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