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Waiting for a bus - Montreal style

A bus stop with swings.One of the best ideas. Except the truth is even better. This is in Montreal and every summer they put up a series of musical swings. If you look in the background you can see more people swinging away. ...



No need to stress about another Falklands invasion

And we thought that the current British Navy was inadequate. http://en.mercopress.com/2012/11/22/argentine-navy-short-on-spares-and-resources-for-training-and-maintenance?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campai ...

Thugs

It dosnt matter what team you support every right thinking fan should condemn this. Pictured: The Briton 'fighting for his life' after 50 'Ultras' storm pub in Rome in 'race hate ambush on English fans'
Read more: ht ...

The Pope on the myth of Xmas

Just heard that, in a new book, the Pope says that there were no donkeys or cattle at the birth of Jesus. These were an addition by later converts who imported them from their old religions (like Xmas at the solstice). Po ...

Thanks giving

A very happy thanksgiving day to all our American friends ...

The richest kid in the World?

1 Dirham being around UK 17p I believe. I saw No 1 on a new Roller last year in my previous life at Knightsbridge. Worth somewhat more (50 times!!!) than the car it seems. I missed my chance. :cry: http://www.youtu ...

A short intermission - for a bit of light trivia

This year December has 5 Saturdays, 5 Sundays and 5 Mondays. This only happens once every 824 years. The Chinese refer to it as "the money bag". Fill your boots. :lol: ...

Orphanides

Apparently Orphanides is closing 5 stores! I think its the smaller Express type stores though. Chris ...





Love it

CALL 020 7782 4031/4641 - TVBIZ@THE-SUN.CO.UK Russell Brand laughs off 'Fag Pimp' right wing religious row Making their opinions clear ... Russell Brand is presented with the offensive poster on his chat show FX/Ruckas ...

EU getting annoyed

EU officials at the very top are this morning giving its final warning to the Cypriot reps to get their act together, or go hop. Sad to say, but the Cypriot President is seen as a laughing stock in the present negotiations. ...

A complete history of the World - in 2 minutes

Well worth watching (sound on): http://marcbrecy.perso.neuf.fr/history.html ...

Computer Graphics in a nutshell

sandyoap wrote:but tibbs, surely anyone with a single brain cell knows how it's done, how easy it easy to do it, and does the same thing just about every day with their own pics as a starting point?
Oh Sandy - get ove ...

This year's John Lewis Xmas ad.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0N8axp9nHNU ...

Saturday night......Sunday morning......

I was woken up at stupid oclock by someone ringing the church bell...do people actually attend church at this hour?They cant,because the number of guns going off makes me think that I am surrounded by Rambo types,who are far ...

Where would you go?

From a Lebanese friend in the mail this morning. I can see his point. :D
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How to shave those hairy bits?

I've had a need to shave (facially) since I was about 13. I've always dry-shaved with an electric razor and have been pleased with the results. Recently, though, my current shaver is not what it once was and is in need o ...

This'll make you smile.

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Unbelievable

And we moan about drivers using their phones here :lol: Now that's multi-tasking! German driver created mobile office in his car... complete with laptop, printer, and two phones Driver was pulled over by police after brea ...

Free speech

Is this where FREE SPEECH ends up ultimately?
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Bad hair day?

I know many who would have done the same! From the Cyprus Mail today: Shots were fired at a hairdresser’s in Limassol at 1.30am on Sunday. Witnesses saw a man riding a high-powered motorbike, fire shots into the shop win ...

T Shirts and Other Obscenities

On the recent 'Napa' thread, it was mentioned that one could buy T Shirts with rude and obnoxious phrases printed on them. This was rightfully condemned by all who commented on them. However, isn't such profanity to be e ...

Im alright Jack

From todays Cyprus Mail Judges want exemption from pay cuts :roll: ...



Deadliest Catch

As an avid viewer of this program could somebody tell me how the crabs can't get back out of the cage and how do they count the keepers while 3 to 4 crew work on the sorting tabel ...

Advice wannted... Thanks in advance

Hi :) Please feel free to move this post to it's appropriate home? But i have a fair few questions, So feels more of a General post to me.. My family & i are moving to the area in April 2013 (Ish) We actually are due ...

Touching story

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Remember remember the 5th of november

Just been to our local firework display, very good as usual but no bonfire.
Most of the towns and villages have stopped having bonfires, partly because of the cost of insurance and also the people who set off the firew ...

Skydive from the edge of space.

I've just finished watching the BBC documentry on Felix Baumgartner and his jump from a balloon 38km altitude. 4 years preparation. The part where he stands on the edge of the capsule and dives off, brave guy. Watch if yo ...

Poor show

Ryanair call in Spanish police to remove woman from a plane… because her book and a scroll were 'the wrong type of hand luggage' Spanish woman was ejected moments before take-off having carried a book and a scroll on board ...

arrived in paradise

following my previous post on 12th oct "Arriving in Cyprus" I arrived on the 17th oct viewed appts on the 18th on the 19th met Tina from Century 21 Dherynia and Chrysdoula of Med Travel Penera took my wife and I to see a 2 b ...



SKY BBCi Red Button Channels - gone?

Anyone know what has happened to the 6711-6715 channels? Have they moved frequency perhaps? Geoff ...

Sack him

Can anyone explain to me why the word Honorable is used amangst the politicians in the house of commons .Ex-Labour minister Denis MacShane to be suspended from the Commons for ONE YEAR after claiming expenses on 19 fake in ...

Not Cypriot builder then - amazing build

scottie wrote: spurs wrote: carts320 wrote: Can you imagine this happening in cyprus (ok to be fair not in many places) but never here.... :D
https://www.youtube.com/embed/GVUsIlwWWM8?rel=0 trying to compare Cyprus ...

Nice HD video/sim of the Spirit/Curiosity Mars mission

http://www.youtube.com/embed/XRCIzZHpFtY?rel=0 ...

Comet stores in UK

As a lot of people will know, the Comet stores in the UK are going into administration. Just in case any members of the Eastern Forum have Gift vouchers from them, trade them in immediately. This is the advice that is ...

Will America Finally Acheive Energy Independence ?

Shale shock drives boom in re-shoring and manufacturing... http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/ambroseevans_pritchard/9639192/Europe-left-behind-as-shale-shock-drives-Americas-industrial-resurgence.html the jury ...

halloween

Went to buy a Dracula costume for Halloween, the girl brought me a Liverpool shirt, I said I think you misheard me, I said I want to look like a Count. ...





What Does This Cypriot Word Mean?

This word has just been scrawled on my apartment’s cold water tank on the roof: KKEΛEKHƩ Can anyone translate it and/or suggest what its significance might be? ...

Tropical Storm/Hurricane Sandy

Just watching the storm making landfall across the eastern seaboard of the US. Amazing scale and power with quite a lot of damage been done even whilst the storm was a couple of hundred miles out to sea. Storm surge co ...

Seventies sitcoms

If you like Seventies sitcom "Man about the House " series is back. . The first episode is now on Itv Player . Remember their landlords George and Mildred (G)roper ? Good timing as the modern C4 "New Girl" has just finishe ...

No More Bunga-Bunga

"Silvio Berlusconi, the former Italian prime minister, has been sentenced to four years in prison for tax evasion and banned from holding public office for three years."
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/sil ...

Mother Russia

This item appears in today's Daily Telegraph and deals with the growing influence of Russia in Cyprus. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/jeffrandall/9625571/Cash-strapped-Cyprus-plots-Russian-exit-from-austerity. ...

Earthquake scientists jailed for manslaughter.

I'm surprised by the strange verdict in this case - these scientists are being punished for apparently failing to do the impossible.
Does it mean that Michael (Hurricane? Naaahh, ho, ho, ho!) Fish will be joining Juli ...

It's poppy burning season again

" Royal British Legion minders for young poppy sellers
Poppy sellers will receive protection from Royal British Legion “minders” for the first time after a spate of attacks last year in which volunteers were verbally ...

Telegraph (business) article on Cyprus

From the Business supplement. Make what you will of it. There doesn't seem to be anything astonishingly new but posted here just for interest:
"Cash-strapped Cyprus plots Russian exit from austerity"

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Scottish Independence.

Do you, as Scottish want independence, do you as English want them to have it? only comical answers please, i dont want nothing serious, just a laugh :D ...

Extradition refused

I never thought I would actually say this... :shock: ... but I applaud Theresa May's decision to disrergard the extradition request to the UK from the US pending on Gary McKinnon. The US demand always was totally out of o ...

How do you sleep?

I do it hanging from the ceiling, by my feet. Doesn't seem to be covered here though. :( http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9617122/What-does-your-sleeping-position-say-about-you.html ...

Jimmy Savile

It seems that nothing is sacred. Perhaps these organisations (here the BBC) need to look into exactly what the implications of creating what - on the face of it - seem to be "celebrities" who are in essence insulated fr ...

Oldest Dad

Ramjit you horny devil you .........World's oldest dad does it again at 96 (well, he does have sex three times a night!)
Ramjit Raghav has become a father for the second time, aged 96
His first son, Karamjit, wa ...

Coffee..................

.................in the Coffee Shop. I don't know what it's like for you Eastender lot but there's a proliferation of small coffee/frappe trailers dotted around the sides of the highways 'n' byways of Limassol these days. ...


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