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|Mobile 'phone |
| I'm going to the UK shortly but only for a few days. My son has given me a Tesco sim card that was used only recently, so should be alright.
I've found an old Cypriot Nokia 'phone, charged it up and put the sim card in. ... |
|A Lidl more on Lidl.... |
| Taken from today's Mail on Sunday...what I want to know is who is going help Santa pull his sleigh this year??|
|dvd player with usb |
| hi all went to carrfour other day and in the sale was iq dvd player with usb for 29 with 2yr warranty as i download stuff from internet i thought would try it low and behold it does work plays all formats films your music ... |
|Speeding, me?? |
| Yes I just got booked :oops: :oops: |
By the 'on the ball' SBA Police, just past Litsas on my way to the north with my Greek Cypriot friend.
Did you know you were speeding?
Was I? :roll:
Yes would y ...
|Song birds |
| Just read about the monopoly thread below which took me to song birds.
Had no idea it was so many.
I knew it went on , but not to that extent.
No wonder I don't see or hear many birds here. ... |
|How do you make..Frappe |
| You're have to forgive the spelling.
I keep having a bash and mine is really a cold coffe milkshake.
Yet when I have it in a cafe it has that delicious frothy bit at the top, how is that done?
I've a little plastic shaker ... |
|Before I moved to Limassol i kept reading all sorts of |
| things that put me off a fair bit and made me think whether this was sa good idea or not.
Well. the walk down by the beach is so lovely and has those Australian trees that smell nice euco lip dos ( terrible speller but you ... |
|Magnificent day for Cyprus |
| Sheer bliss Lidls has opened ..Hallelujah ....Frozen fish fingers and cheapo plonk tonight.....life doesnt get any better then this..... ... |
|Stopped!!! refund of tax (often called vat refund) |
| I have heard that the building grant and grant for double glazing has either been stopped or will be stopped to help the governments need to reduce the 150 million Euro shortfall. If this true it will be another nail in the ... |
|Just for chocolate lovers |
| I can feel my taste buds watering already!|
|Things I llike that we never had before we came. |
| Time, we have gained a little more.
Blue skies on a constant basis.
Lemons on trees ( that keep making me think are apples as they are green still )
Pomegrantes and figs for breakfast.
Dry washing on the ... |
|Christmas trees |
| Last year , we bought a titchy one (plastic) , I can't remember how much , but I remember thinking, how much !
In carrefour today in limassol, they started at 25e for normal sized ones.
Which I thought was quite cheap.
Ju ... |
|winter breaks away from Cyprus |
| whats so bad about Christmas in Cyprus anyway. ... |
|Is this a Valid use of the Tax Payer's Money....? |
| Came across this article in our Local Rag and personally I find it an absolute disgrace that our Council is proposing to use MY (Our) money to employ someone tell people that they're FAT, and that unless they stop eating p ... |
|Korea has talent |
| - he got to the finals, and - this gent won the national competition. ... |
|New Mobile Phone For Seniors |
| Just in the LG Mobile for Seniors|
Place your orders now... :lol: :lol:
|It's Snowing |
| In Sofia Bulgaria. Today 28 October at 10:00. Big fat wet flakes of snow! Lots of them! ... |
|Help! crossword |
| Does anyone have yesterdays cyprus mail? if you do PLEASE look at the cryptic crossword SOLUTION and tell me what the first across answer was(long one, cant remember how many letters!) and the down answers that come off th ... |
|Brits moving back TO Cyprus? |
| In a week, I've met three couples who were resident here, sold up and moved back to the UK but have now returned to Cyprus. Common to all of them is that they have no intention of buying ever again, just renting property.
|Hurra for the nukes! |
| Just read this today on the CNN website. It was part of a report to assure us everything was fine after a damaged communication cable caused an error in their nuclear ICBM system:
"The United States currently has 450 Minute ... |
|Over a fifth of plants and animals wiped out, 13% of them |
| birds, that makes sobering reading on this mornings BBC website. ... |
|Do we spend the kids inheritance or not? |
| Have been helping a cousin recently with her elderly Mum in the UK, she really needs a nursing home but as a very fiery 90yrs young thank goodness, refused point blank to leave her lovely little home in a picture postcard no ... |
|What's a dodo? |
| I really did have to try and explain this today which reminded me I still haven't done my bit for the Cyriot grass snake.
Often in saving the little brown jobs as Gerald Durrell called them , there are more socially accepta ... |
|Did I have the most expensive pint in Cyprus? |
| I visited The Brewery Pub in Protaras last night with a friend, where they are selling off their beers for 2 a pint. Unfortunately I didn't consult the offer board outside as thoroughly as I should have done as the one I s ... |
|A little help - whats about in May |
| Next year our Daughter is coming to Cyprus with us and bringing the little ones....(under 10year olds)
Now you think I'm going to ask what there is available for them ?... but no...
What I want to know is all the thing ... |
|UK Defence Cuts Your Thoughts |
| Your thoughts on defence custs ... |
|kids say the funniest things |
| My son told me today that Linford Christie was going into 'I'm a celeb jungle' He had read it in the newspaper.
He added that Linford was being allowed to take his own food with him.
I said that can't be true because t ... |
|The Beautiful North |
THE LONG-AWAITED Limnitis-Pyrgos crossing in the north west of the island will open at 10am today after 46 years of separation.
A ceremony is scheduled for 10am on the new 6km-long road, which crosses the buff ...
| Only realised this as I wrote out a cheque this morning........the date today is 20.10.2010
And, as my son said, at ten past eight this evening it will be; 20:10 on 20.10.2010. ... |
| hi need help has anybody renewed there passport lately so need help dont know what to do so need help what you have to do hughie in oroklini ... |
|I had to laugh... |
| Here's an extract from the Daily Telegraph I just read this morning. It's one of the unpublished letters to the editor on racist security screening:
SIR There is a brilliant and simple solution to the controversy over r ... |
|Things I adore the smell of... |
| Fig trees, suddenly I'm 10 again.
Roses, hyacinths, daffodills, jasmin.
The smell of Gin, yes I know it's the juniper beries but I like it so even though I hardly ever have it.
Bitter, the older styles of beer not l ... |
|What if..... |
| Mr Percy Shaw of Halifax, the inventor of the "Cats Eyes" road markers said he first thought of the idea when he drove his car round a bend to find a cat facing him in the beam of his headlamps.
It makes you wonder, had the ... |
|What if......? |
| last nights euromillions was won by one ticket purchased in the UK, so i am wondering , what if a friend had purchased that ticket on my behalf, (and lets assume he is 100% honest and will not do a runner :D ), as a person l ... |
|Things I hope to see.... |
| My children grow up and to be good, kind happy people.
Double rainbows, I've seen a few but could never tire of them.
Ireland, to see if the grass really is that green there.
The gardens of Japan, those rounded re ... |
|Do you want your lawyer to get 10% of your estate |
| This is what will happen if your lawyer is the executor of your estate (check your contract of sale or your cypriot will)
You can do your own will and take it to (I think) the court building in Larnaca, pay for the stamp ... |
|Chilean Miners |
| Great that everybody got out safely. They all looked very well (on the outside anyway) Heros eveyone of them. How they managed to retain their sanity for so long trapped so far under ground is a miracle and I wish them all t ... |
|Anyone for a spot of overtime? |
| No wonder it costs a fortune to import anything..................
http://www.cyprus-mail.com/cyprus/port-workers-took-home-47000-overtime-alone-2008/20101014 ... |
|Early Risers |
| Hope all is well, Woodrow, noted the time of your post, agree, good news about the miners' ... |
|Happy 70th Sir Cliff! |
| I feel very old today cos Ive just seen on TV Sir Cliff Richard being interviewed on his 70th birthday, and boy does he look good for his age.
I once said to my husband that I hope I looked like him when I got to his age, h ... |
|Service my boiler... |
| Hey people, i am looking for someone to service my boiler/radiators.
Anyone have any reliable contacts?
Thanks ... |
|closest fancy dress shop to paralimni |
| Hi , anyone know of a fancy dress shop close to paralimni ..maybe agia napa ...
its a stag night with a theme so looking for gangster clothing , the hat , suit , spats etc ...
Any one know where i can get the kit .... t ... |
|Freedom Flotilla to Gaza |
| For those interested the latest attempt at entering Gaza,s blockade is today off the coast of Cyprus, this time apparently carrying MEP,s MP,s and Senators :roll: even it appears Holocaust survivors. The frieght cargo is sa ... |
|Paphos introduces Neighbourhood Watch |
| Seems well-organised, I wish them luck and hope it spreads eastwards......
http://www.cyprus-mail.com/neighbourhood-watch/neighbourhood-watch-way/20101003 ... |
|xmas lunch |
| can anyone advise me of restaurants in limmasol serving plain fare as well as xmas lunches? ... |
| From The London Times: A Well-Planned Retirement
A perfect example of government mismanagement.
Outside England 's Bristol Zoo there is a parking lot for 150 cars and 8 buses. For 25 years, its parking fees w ... |
|Congratulations to Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse |
| Congratulations to Dr Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse (and her colleagues at the Zoological Society in London) for her Ig-Nobel Prize for Engineering.|
The Annals of Improbable Research awarded this for her work in designing ...
|Thomas Cook cuts! |
| Just been listening to a Radio 4's 'You and Yours' report - apparently Thomas Cook have told hoteliers that they will be paying them 5% less than agreed this year, because of the reduced numbers of people holidaying due to g ... |
|Cyprus in a nutshell |
| Fabulous in today's Sunday Mail. Every word is so very true. ... |
|Cyprus Problem So Far How do you think it is Going? |
| How does everyone out there in Cyprus think the talks are going so far? From where I am standing over here and reading on the net it looks like they will come to a NO Solution unless something has been agreed already between ... |