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Tragedies

Two stories in today's CM which I think would have been inconceivable, perhaps as little as 10 years ago: http://www.cyprus-mail.com/yeroskipou/pregnant-women-and-three-year-old-found-dead/20111213 http://www.cyprus-ma ...



The greatest card trick ever

Any ideas..how its done :?: http://youtu.be/Uh0CMcLiRkw ...

Amazing talent

A friend sent us this today, and I had to share it. http://youtu.be/Ak2jxmhCH1M ...

How the bailout package works.....well sort of.

What follows below explains the economic situation in Europe. It is a slow day in a little Greek Village. The streets are deserted. Times are tough, everybody is in debt, and everybody lives on credit. On this particul ...

Interview with a Vampire

Does anyone have a copy of the film Interview With A Vampire that they may be able to loan me. Ade 99250603 ...

Blue Christmas

Can't remember if I put this on last year but if I did a lot of new members may not have seen it. She would not have been born when he sang this and even at Fullscreen you can't see the join. http://www.youtube.com/wat ...

Hounds for Heroes

awwwwwwwww. amazing puppies :) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2072265/Using-cashpoint-Nipping-shops-The-heart-warming-story-pups-giving-hope-war-heroes.html ...

smoking

just finished my supper and as usual reached out for the fag packet -- although I haven't had a smoke since March 25th :shock: -- old habits are hard to get rid of :roll: Bill ...





Words fail me

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2071000/Woman-caught-CCTV-stealing-flowers-schoolboys-grave-Essex.html#ixzz1fqxMrGYd ...

The end of the dreaded "ash cloud" problem?

" Ash detection technology successfully tested by EasyJet
Technology which would enable an aircraft to skirt around the thickest concentrations of ash has been tested by easyJet."
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/t ...

Worst film 'translation'?

I usually find that films cannot really compare to the books they are based on. The worst such 'translation' I've ever seen is Catch-22 (I've just finished the book yet again). Can anyone think of another, even worse, ...

Pan, spurs and others...

http://youtu.be/bWYMk4LZep8 This is particularly funny to us Gringlish, but sure others will have a chuckle. Chris ...

Message for Roods re Christmas Cake Recipe

I,ve forgotton the ingredients needed for your Christmas Cake recipe :D ...please may I have them...want to make one this weekend. Thanx Ann ...

Who can find the Sprout?

I certainly can't.
Do we have a sprout scarcity?
Are sprouts now a near extinct species?
Has the weather been wrong?
Are they banned in the EU
Do you even like them? I do, they are luverly.

Merry Christmas!

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/hms-ocean’s-mariah-carey-christmas-cover-wows-the-web.html ...



Crack The Code For A UK Spy Job


Quote:The official line is: “The digital arena is fast moving, and from a recruitment perspective we acknowledge the need to engage with prospective candidates in new and innovative ways. With this marketing initiativ ...

my home town

just thought that some of you's might like to have a look at some photos of my home town, in the northeast of scotland
...

Electricity bill surcharge

Jambos98 wrote:Just got electricity bill showing the surcharge that is in place for the next ten months.
I can't see old cauliflower head getting re-elected somehow 8)
How Insulting!! Cauliflowers might have ...

Leeds

Leeds has been designated as the most deprived city in the U.K. in a recent poll. Given the fact that it has no tourist trade ,culture or history and nobody of any note who has burst onto the world stage I thought that a ...

New Marks & Spencers in Paralimni Scrooges this Xmas

I am sorry to write this but my wife and I are so angry about the Manager and if its true, the Management of Marks that run the store in Paralimni next to Lidl. We have been doing a little work for a local charity and the ...

Interested in genealogy, history or just a bit of nostalgia?

Unfortunately there's no link to the relevant article; however, The British Library, which contains every newspaper, comic and magazine - regional, national and some international - published in the UK since the 1720s, are ...

Disability Benefits

Hope this may be of help..... Written Ministerial Statements Thursday, 13 December 2007What are written ministerial statements? House of Lords EU: Disability BenefitsAll Written Ministerial Statements on 13 Dec 2007 ...



You couldn't make it up

'Germany's dumbest bank robber' jailed 7 years Published on Dec 2, 2011 BERLIN (AFP) - A man who tried to hold up a bank that closed 17 years ago has been jailed for seven years, a court said, in what the Bild da ...

Scuffles in Vrysoulles

 SCUFFLES broke out in Vrysoulles at around 1pm today between British sovereign base area (SBA) police and potato packers on strike, after the police reportedly intervened to secure the entry of non-union foreign workers to ...

Anybody heard about the Mari / EU compensation prospects

So far I have heard little concerning the prospects of an EU bailout fund to cover the costs of the Mari Blast. We have not yet heard either of any insurance settlement in the offing. The most optimistic scenario would ...

Best Vampire Movie

For all those vampire fans ( or wolves ) Breaking Dawn Part 1 will be showing again tomorrow night at Ay Nik cinema A great movie well worth waiting for. Julie ...

Staff to be banned from sending emails


I found this quite interesting. Going by the number of daft emails I receive from people who are being paid to work (jokes, funny pics, that sort of stuff) I thought it would be to stop wasting co. time on outside ac ...

Where did all those Harriers go?

"The Navy and Marine Corps have agreed to buy Britain’s entire decommissioned fleet of 74 Harrier jump jets, along with engines and spare parts — a move expected to help the Corps operate Harriers into the mid-2020s and pro ...

Where to find Koupes in Northwest UK

Hi all, Does anyone know where I can buy ready made Koupes in Northwest UK? There are many Greek restaurants, but I haven't found any there :( Thanx Kat ...



Warhorse

I saw the play in London last year. It was a tremendous production where, in a very short time, you didn't really see the "puppeteers" and were completely absorbed in the story. Looks like the film is going to be a crack ...

Lamb vs mutton?

Most 'legs of lamb' I see here are so huge they can't possibly be from a lamb. It must be a sheep or what I always called 'mutton'? And I've noticed that, in some restaurants, they differentiate between 'lamb' and what t ...

HELP PLEASE

Can someone please tell me how to upload photos on here, every time i do it i just seem to end up with lots of letters and numbers instead of a photo ALL SORTED THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP ...

Father Christmas

Hi If you have children then you should go onto this site, put in a few details and it sends your little one a video from Santa himself, it is just brill, www.portablenorthpole.tv Thanks Michelle ...

A sign of the times!

The Theory of Pythagoras 23 words. The Lords Prayer 66 words. The Principle of Archimedes 67 words. The Ten Commandments 179 words. The US Declaration of Independence 1300 words. EU regulations on the sal ...

Paracetamol: a hidden danger

If taken regularly, for chronic pain:-
"Taking just a few extra paracetamol tablets a day over time could lead to a dangerous overdose and even death, a new study suggests."
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/h ...

Will the proposed 50% RTB discounts in the UK be good or bad

Title should have been a little longer but the field is size limited. Steve please feel free to move the thread if required. Please see the thread started by Jinty for the preamble at http://easterncyprus.com/viewtopic.ph ...





Recommended DVD viewing!!

The dark nights are here and it is getting colder.I would like to recommend some DVD viewing that has given my missus and I a great deal of enjoyment over the last couple of years.It is a series called DEXTER and we have jus ...

Sorry, but can I ask a UK question???

Apologies, but I've hunted the net and can't find an answer and when all else fails I come back to the Foum! :? My neice phoned me last night asking for my help (for some reason she thinks I can answer all her questions ...

Eating at the heart attack grill.

I wonder how it measures up to bacon and Halloumi. I'd probably go just for the nurses (who clearly never eat on the premises :D ) http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/video/2011/nov/17/las-vegas-dining-heart-attack-grill ...

Garmin Satelite Navigator

I'm looking for some help, please. Is there anywhere that I can download a free Cyprus map for a Garmin sat nav? ...

Farmhouse Kitchen

Hi Joyce, Could be the recipe you seek? Fruit Scones Recipe By : The Complete Farmhouse Kitchen Cook Book Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:45 Cat ...

brown water tax

hi i am in uk now but today i got a call from a cyprus neighbour (who is in cyprus for a few days and doesnt speak greek)someone was knocking on doors asking for brown water tax , has any one got a clue what this could be? ...

Latest on drilling for gas?

spurs wrote: 2diffs wrote: spurs wrote: 2diffs wrote: geoffreys wrote:Anyone know what the latest is on the drilling for gas (or oil)?
All seems to have gone quiet on the local news media.
Geoff
The word i ...

Cyprus Investment Scam?

Hi All I have copied and pasted a topic from another forum (sorry Steve) and sent this link to the individual so he can also follow it on this forum. It does seem to be a scam by all accounts but incase anyone can offer an ...

Is it now winter?

I'm really chilly today and Chris of Chris's Takeaway told me he is closing today - he sometimes stays open much later in the year if the weather is set to stay nice! Mind you - he does have a serious health problem at ...

Romantic Wedding Proposal - Mobbed!

This is how much trouble to propose some people can go too ...sigh....... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7F9WZgTgB9E&feature=youtube_gdata_player ...

Japanese School Kids Swing Band

Japanese Kids swing band you tube.com/watch_popup?v=L7N6slVrQeY&vq=medium I don't know how to put the above link onto this post, but just go on to you tube and type in Japanese School kids swing band. ...

Children in Need..................Lady Gaga Now quotations

Excuse me, I have just seen this display of females doing nothing to attract my somewhat conservative and and private attraction to sexuality. The idea of collecting money by overt sexual displays by scantily clad females ...

Dale Farm: what a surprise.

Seems the past few weeks of "travelling" has taken its toll. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-15760161 ...

A word of thanks...

To Nick, of Limniotis, for his know-how and assistance with my recent car problem. It's great to find someone who really cares about his customers. Service above and beyond the expected. Thanks, Nick Alex ...


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