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|Cheaper (but slower) Post |
| Mrs K. was told yesterday about reduced price postage (I assume surface mail) and as she was about to post approx. 3,759 Xmas cards (judging from the stack took to the post office).
She queried the costs of posting at the ... |
|Surprise at Albert Hall remembrance concert |
| http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxjDLzuqUTs ... |
| " Strokes fall by 40 per cent due to increased statin use |
The growing use of statins has led to a 40 per cent fall in the number of strokes among Britons, research suggests."
"The prescription of statins, dr ...
|How Does Cyprus Recover? |
| Byker wrote:Sorry to be negative, but Petros can come up with as many proposals as he likes, while the ones above are admirable and I'm sure that almost all Cypriots, including local bank and civil service employees, will ... |
|Breast feeding and heating allowance . |
| So looks like we know where the future heating allowance is going , to help mums breastfeed i thought that was free anyway , im sure my wife didnt have to pay for it . ... |
|A man of somewhat strong beliefs |
| " Naked artist nails himself to Red Square in protest " |
Those with a delicate constitution are advised to move on. :shock:
|More on the 3D printer gun |
| "V&A museum to display printed gun" |
A working handgun - made of plastic, in your own garden shed. Very reassuring. :shock:
|Cats stealing dogs' beds |
In its different versions, this has had nearly 2 million hits ... |
|Another child prodigy |
On Holland's got talent ... |
|Heads up!! |
| " 'Don't panic': (Captain Mainwaring?) One-tonne satellite falling to Earth "|
| After a day of partial lock-outs around the world yesterday it seems that the Facebook "bug fix" app issued today has actually turned out to be a crashing (non) success. Oh dear, oh dear. ... |
|Are there too many polls of late. |
| In the Yassar Arafat thread Devil begged the question. ... |
|My wife hit me for no reason!! |
| Experts tell us that the best way to make a perfect cup of tea is to agitate the bag.
All I said was. " Two sugars, Fat Arse." :? :cry: ... |
|If I meet 1000 Russian women... |
| Get yerself over to facebook - you can meet more than 1000 on there lol! I should think some of them might even BE doctors! :wink: ... |
|winter time |
| spurs you say its not cold at night in the winter well why do we have to heat how homes up tell me that or can you live at night with out it your on about fuel A from UK :) ... |
|Sci Fi fan? |
| I've seen nothing but 5* reports on this new George Clooney/Sandra Bullock film: Gravity.
Here's a 2 minute snippet. Looks pretty good:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/filmreviews/10271540/Gravity-review.html ... |
| Young mother dies after getting skin cancer from sunbeds aged just 33 |
Quote:• Lianne Gosling was diagnosed with malignant melanoma just before Christmas last year after finding a suspicious mole on her face
• T ...
|Winter Fuel Allowance |
| Has anybody received their Winter Fuel Allowance....or know when it should be paid? I was under the impression that once applied for and accepted it would be paid automatically each year without the need to re-apply. ( unti ... |
|€€€ - Southern Europe is on a precipice - €€€ |
| "Southern Europe is on a precipice |
The super-power currency - the euro - has become a curse
"A Deutsche Bank study said the euro “pain threshold” for Germany is $1.79. It is $1.24 for France, and $1.17 for ...
|Scottish Independence |
| spurs wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXGP4Sez_Us&feature=share&list=PL39321ACC11B2E133 :shock:|
If you think that's bad - don't ever go to the likes of Buckie. =; :shock: ...
|Who says they don't enforce the law here? |
| We know the disastrous title deed laws which allow buying and selling while the bank holds the deeds; we know about the disastrous state of the economy, which is going to be worse next year, huge unemployment, hundreds of ba ... |
| Just had an email from Bonmarche saying they have a 20% off sale plus free worldwide delivery. Ends 9th November.
Paul. ... |
|Well parked |
| This is my nephews Honda CBR 1000cc Fireblade after he ran out of road riding in the South Downs. The bike cartwheeled into the tree, he was thrown around in there, helmet smashed but luckily only bruising.|
The forres ...
|Small World! |
| Our friends, and sometimes neighbours, recently returned to their Essex home for the winter!
They went into Carphone Warehouse in the town where they live, to sort something out on their mobile, and got into conversation ... |
|Burn him!! |
| A tragic story about what can happen when people take the law into their own hands. Not in some Middle Eastern country, with a medieval and draconian outlook but right back there in "civilised" Bristol.|
" How wild rum ...
|I'm now a Mum in Law |
| Hi friends. Just want to share my news. Our daughter got married at the Aphrodites Hills Resort in Paphos yesterday. It was a truly fantastic day, and yes i am a very very proud mum to have got her this far.|
|Australian fires |
| Remarkably little on the news about the fires in New South Wales.|
Fire service report 92 fires, largest getting on for 50,000 acres (20,000 ha), with 56 brought under control.Flights cancelled, highways closed, dozens ...
|Its the fault of the Troika |
| Stabilo wrote: LynSab wrote:There's a lot of reading in the MoU many things still to come too it seems, but the Welfare system changes are from 3.12 onwards if you want to read about what's expected.|
|(Yet) Another one bites the dust. |
| " BBC presenter Paul Gambaccini arrested on suspicion of sexual offences |
BBC presenter Paul Gambaccini is arrested on suspicion of historical sexual offences under Operation Yewtree"
|When you think youve seen it all!!!!!!!!! |
| Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2483343/Man-wearing-German-Nazi-costume-spotted-shopping-Asda-pushing-baby-trolley. ... |
|Global warming. Encouraging news? |
| " Global emissions of carbon dioxide may be showing the first signs of a "permanent slowdown" in the rate of increase.|
According to a new report, emissions in 2012 increased at less than half the average over the past ...
| Should make you smile.
=2&theater ... |
|Impending disaster for wine lovers? :O( |
| " World faces global wine shortage - report |
The research by America's Morgan Stanley financial services giant says demand for wine "exceeded supply by 300m cases in 2012".
It describes this as "the deepest shor ...
|Adobe hacked |
| " Adobe hack: At least 38 million accounts breached |
The software-maker said that it now believed usernames and encrypted passwords had been stolen from about 38 million of its active users."
|Doner kebab inventor dies |
| "Doner kebab 'inventor' Kadir Nurman dies in Berlin|
The Turkish immigrant credited with inventing the doner kebab has died in Berlin aged 80.
Kadir Nurman set up a stall in West Berlin in 1972, selling ...
|Costa Concordia trial................. |
| ......................... Captain's lover was on bridge. |
In court, Ms Cemortan acknowledged after being pressed that they had been romantically involved. She had boarded the ship as a non-paying passenger hours bef ...
| Occasionally, just occasionally, I read something that gives me hope for the human race.|
|Bloody woman hit me again, for no reason. |
| The same woman at our Bowls club hit me again for no reason. :cry:
Fred from our club and myself were having a laugh with Sue (the one who keeps hitting me) and the conversation for some reason turned to how tight ce ... |
|Cyprus: more local authorities than the UK |
| " More local authorities than the UK |
CYPRUS, with a population of 840,407, has more local authorities than the UK, which has a population of 65 million, and Bulgaria with a population of nine million.
Since 199 ...
|What a wonderful world! |
| Spotted this on CL this morning posted by Jim, thought it would bring a smile...
https://www.youtube.com/embed/auSo1MyWf8g?rel=0 ... |
|Courtesy of Edward Snowden and the NSA |
| ......................... THE REAL TANGUTICA!!!|
|Luckily..... they don't mention CEO |
|'The Sky at Night' |
| The BBC is, apparently, planning to axe 'The Sky At Night'. |
I'm one of those that watches this programme regularly, so would like it to stay; so I've signed the petition : .
Anybody who feels the same as me migh ...
|Would you pass the cockroaches please |
"Cockroaches: the new miracle cure for China's ailments
Cockroach farming is booming in China as the country looks for new, cheaper medicines for its rapidly ageing population "
|New head for Bank of Cyprus |
| Bank of Cyprus appoints new CEO |
|Underlining in a Post on here? |
| Is it possible when making a post to underline selected words or letters?
Geoff ... |
|Only saying |
| ... |
|New Benefit Rules |
| I have been told that the qualifying period for all seasonal workers to be entitled to sign-on and claim unemployment benefit for the winter shut-down is now 7 months. Previously the 7 months only applied to workers who were ... |
|British tourist dies saving a swimmer in Cyprus |
| " Keith West, 50, from Sheffield, had entered the sea on the first day of his holiday, after seeing a man in difficulty.|
He managed to pull the man to safety but lost his own footing and was dragged underwater by the ...
|The Comrade |
| Christofias to blame for economy, says panel report |
Quote:One published excerpt says: “Bearing in mind the body of testimony that was put to us, the first and foremost person responsible for bringing our country’s ec ...