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My dangerious dog

Well there I was sitting by my open back door at 4am this morning (letting the smoke out) as I am off sick with a cracked hip following a crash in my bus last week. When my 10 stone Rottie started going into one and backi ...



The Chinese are coming?

http://www.cyprus-mail.com/hermes-airports/chinese-interest-old-airport-investment/20120307
An understanding between Hermes and Chinese investors is being developed to invest in the old Larnaca Airport site.
The ...

Wrinklies - creme dela creme.

"Middle aged people the 'pinnacle of evolution'
Middle aged people are at the peak of the evolutionary scale..............."
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/9129205/Middle-aged-people-the-pin ...

International Women's Day.............

2012 is today.
Here's a thanks to all the lovely forum ladies and their posts/comments. Often bringing people down to Earth, giving a different perspective and making things generally more interesting. Oh - and in th ...

Cyta Warning

Just had an email which contained a warning from Cyta, it is in Greek so I will translate for the benefit of non greek speakers. If you get called on your mobile from some one purporting to be a Cyta technician and he ask ...

New smoking law

As from Mon 26th March All non smokers will now have to leave the building and sit outside in the cold when when smokers light up. Non smokers will also be subject to personal insults if they do not smell like an ashtray ...

The problem with democracy?

The problem with democracy is apathy....... ...

Windfarms - are we finally seeing the end?

.... or perhaps the beginning of the end? Windpower is a sop to the environmentalists, it simply doesn't deliver what people need, never can, never will. a) You can't control it, so if you want to switch your light on ...





Greece to default this week??

"Greek default looms as voluntary debt deal looks set to fail
European leaders are braced for the eurozone’s first ever sovereign default this week as Greece’s efforts to secure a €206bn (£172bn) “voluntary” bond sw ...

SKY Sports F1 HD

Was pleased to see this channel is now available on channel 408. No problem on our 2.4m dish. You do of course need a SKY sub and the HD sub, and an HD box. HD is the way to go on SKY now they have closed the 2D satellite ...

opticians

I live in Avgorou and I think I need to start wearing glasses, therefore I require an eye test, has anyone got any recommendations for the one in the village. What is the average price for an eye test here. Thanks ...

Huge Fridge/ Freezer for sale in Kapparis!!

Huge Fridge/ Freezer for sale, many compartments each with its own lighting approx 83 sq.m with lots of shelving etc. also comes with an attached extra freezer approx 47 sq.m. :( :wink: ...

Libya's Grateful Fighters

This was circulating during the week, now on Sky News and reputed to predate the Koran burning in Stan. http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=54c_1330621949 ...

Lock em up

‘Charges against gambling grannies a joke’
quite right, and I hope the police give them a good kicking before they lock them up, I hope they get life without parole. :lol:
FORTY-TWO elderly ladies are facing ch ...

Stand by for the Grey Flight Millions flee pension poverty

http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/305775/Millions-are-set-to-flee-pension-poverty-in-UK ...



86yr old raped in Limassol!!!

After just reading about 71yr old Vince being attacked and hospitalised & then this? How disturbing is this? http://famagusta-gazette.com/cyprus-in-shock-as-year-old-raped-by-attacker-p14694-69.htm ...

Greece and the Euro

There have been more articles written on that subject than you could shake a stick at recently I'm sure but one by Roger Bootle in today's Telegraph business supplement seems to give quite a lucid insight into what's going ...

Some sobering figures today from Eurostat

Eurozone unemployment hits a record high of 10.7%. 450,000 more jobless than assumed one month ago.
Spanish unemployment: 23.2% (amongst young men - 49.9% ). Jobless forecast for the end of 2012 - 6,000,000+. Economic ...

This Sunday

This Sunday 4th March, Sky 1, 6pm UK time, my son and his crew Methods of Movement are in the live final. If you are in the UK or have family and friends there can you please vote for them to win. Thank you all for your supp ...

Lost for words. IS THIS REALLY CYPRUS GONE MAD?

International News ! Cyprus: 98-year-old faces gambling charge March 01, 2012 11:09 GMT NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- The daughter of a 98-year-old woman says her mother is among some 40 elderly ladies ordered to appear i ...

Strangeways

Did anyone see the new tv series ? Bad people I know , but makes interesting tv IMO. As one who grew up seeing this place from the outside , it is interesting to see what goes on in there. I wonder what it is in som ...

storm

got stuck in livda for half a hour roads full of hailstones :( ...



Interesting TV programme.

For those lucky enough to be able to receive BBC1 I have picked up on a short series called Indian Doctor.The main character is the guy who was in The Kumars from Number ? He plays a doctor in a village in the Welsh Valleys ...

Unbelievable

I was going to post "Aaaaaaarrrrrrghhhhhhh", but I don't know how to spell it. Goodnight :wink: Alex ...

There's no tomorrow!

A 30 minute cartoon on energy, our way of life and how it has to change.
There’s no tomorrow ........true or false? How accurate? ............. :-k

...

Great news - Derek Chisora

Chisora handed indefinite ban and serious fine by WBC after shameful Haye brawl By Riath Al-samarrai Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/boxing/article-2107912/Dereck-Chisora-handed-indefinite-ban-fine-WBC-Da ...

Happy St. Davids Day

To all the Welsh in Cyprus or the UK, Dydd Gwyl Dewi hapus. In work the residents had cockles laverbread and bacon for breakfast, and will be having Cawl for lunch and Welsh cakes with a cuppa. Do any dress up or celeb ...

E=MC2. Err, well, actually it may not after all.

If proven, this raises some interesting possibilities:
"Particle physicists detect neutrinos travelling faster than light, a feat forbidden by Einstein's theory of special relativity"
"Scientists at the Gran Sas ...

Japan earthquake - one year on - Arigato

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=SS-sWdAQsYg&vq=medium ...



Check this out

As soon as Mrs Spurs takes the washing off the line Im going to give it a go :lol: http://www.dump.com/2011/12/14/this-is-impossible-video/ ...

This is what happens when the police stop selling stories...

The front page of todays Sun !!
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Why I hate Cyprus.......

Oh, where to start? I hate the long, cold winters.... not at all like we were used to back in the UK! The fact that you can't depend on decent summers...... so unlike our beloved homeland! Cyprus potatoes and fresh ...

The Island of Fernandos ?

You may or may not be aware of the show "Take Me Out" a dating show on UK tv where one bloke has to try and impress about 16 women, they turn their lights off if they dont like him... working towards going on a date.... the ...

Happy pancake day.

I just love pancakes. What will be on yours, I like sugar and lemon, black cherries with squirty cream or ice cream. What ever you have I wish you all happy tossing. :oops: :lol: ...

CARWASH

Good luck to the new guys who took over Soapy Joes car wash in Penera. Had my car valeted yesterday and they done a great job. Thanks lads. Billy ...

News Of The World Closes

I saw this article today:
.James Murdoch has announced that this Sunday's edition of the News of the World will be the paper's last.
It was reported to Yahoo! News by a News of the World journalist that James Mu ...





odd telephone calls uk

any one else getting odd calls . cutting it short phone rings american sounding woman asks is peter there dont matter if you say yes or no she asks again and always says good !!!!!!!!!! then it goes to a mans voice indian ...

It sometimes pays to admit your mistakes.

I returned to UK on a visit on the 8th having booked a hire car at Manchester airport with the same company I always use and paid in full at the time of booking ( never had trouble before and often get an upgrade) on arrivin ...

Sky dish

We have a sky dish in Lio petri ...

The Three Terrors

Ahmadinejad, Erdogan and Assad - in concert. http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=VmffgIqlAYA&vq=large ...

RBS

Is it common knowledge that the Royal Bank of Scotland pay staff returning from maternity leave a 3-month bonus simply for returning, and is anyone aware of other banks doing this or something similar? Charles ...

SKY HD Channels? & Lost Ch 5

mac69 wrote: LynSab wrote:Geoff I have to be honest, and say I really don,t want to spend £120 per year on Sky tv, OH doesn't watch it much as he prefers films, I actually think my needs which tv wise are quite small would ...

Need your votes

So proud, my son and his crew Methods of Movement have made it through to the live semi finals of Got to Dance UK Sky 1. So any of you in the UK that has sky pleeeeease vote for them and get all your family and friends to as ...

This is so true.....

Found this on one of my friends FB page. It is so true.
What do you think??
...

What do you call...........

The "United Kingdom" after Scotland leaves? Disunited Kingdom? A lot richer? And exactly where are people like me supposed to go grouse shooting? (that's a joke) ...

Interesting read, why theres only 1 electric supplier

http://www.cyprusnewsreport.com/?q=node%2F4577 it would appear they are working to keep it that way! ...

Contaminated cosmetics, etc.

We wonder sometimes why so many people are getting cancers of all types, perhaps we have some of the answers already, but just turn a blind eye to it all. See below; Five L'Oreal and Maybelline lipsticks, owned by L'Oreal ...

British TV ad - FOR MEN ONLY!

Hi Girls! :lol:
No, this really is a UK TV ad by cancer.org aimed at men. As such it is somewhat "graphic" and could easily upset the shy/retiring or nervous. The last thing I would wish is to offend the CE ...

Are they completely insane

geoffreys wrote:Yes, but what would you say if an assassin took a pot shot at him?
Geoff
I'd buy him a few pints.
Anyone who denounces their host country in this fashion, should be deported or locked up. I ...

Is this an Expat Lady?

I'm having an ad day. This one has been appearing on the tube recently. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXqdH6qIHZw ...


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