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"Cyprus is a place where miracles still work"

So stated President Anastasiades at the conclusion of his speech to the LSE in London this week entitled "The true story about the geopolitical role of Cyprus: David or Goliath?" (From the "Famagusta Gazette") I hope he ...



Australia: deja vu

" Hundreds flee homes as heatwave fans Australia bushfires.
Extreme heat and high winds fanned dozens of bushfires across Australia on Friday, prompting hundreds to flee their homes in some of the worst conditions se ...

A Busy day in court

Stuart Hall has been convicted & sentenced to 15 months imprisonment. After appeal by CPS this was increased to 3 years. ...

Petrol Price

I know it would create another problem, but I wonder what the price of petrol would be in Cyprus if the Petrol stations didn't employ so many people, especially as most of them you are able to self service anyway. ...

Does Life Go Quicker As You Get Older?

Hi All, Recent events have made me take a step back and look at life in perhaps a different light. You know when I started this forum I was in my early thirties with two young children - now I am in my forties and my ...

MEP Elections

In the 2013 Presidential elections there were 545,491 registered voters (all with Cypriot nationality). According to the 2011 Cyprus Census there were 106,270 EU citizens living here. According to a recent poll publish ...

How do they do this?

Manufacturing cost, shipping costs, retailer profit.......................... Beats me. :? http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00BV2V5KA/ref=pe_186441_43300141_em_1p_0_ti . ...

Water stats................

..................... are still looking fairly grim, with 32% less in the reservoirs than this time last year. http://www.cyprus.gov.cy/moa/WDD/WDD.nsf/reservoir_en/reservoir_en?OpenDocument :( ...





BBC News Article

Don't want to start another slanging match, but I found this interesting. Nothing more, just an interesting article with a positive viewpoint. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25496729 ...

valentines day

LynSab wrote:Bill you old romantic you... :wink:
Umm I don't like fresh flowers, too expensive and they die very quickly especially in hot weather, we go out for meals often so nothing special there tbh, and I would ...

So wrong

http://youtu.be/oKuWIjOJxek ...

Varosha: The abandoned tourist resort - BBC World Service

Quote:Welcome to Varosha, the Mediterranean's best kept secret.
Miles of sand where it's just you and nature. Dozens of grand hotels where you'll have the pick of the rooms.
Just remember to pack your bolt cutter ...

A bit more on road tax + cars

"..................Payments for the 2014 road tax started on Tuesday January 7. As of Monday, the tax had been paid for 116,020 cars – 18 per cent of the cars currently in circulation. (that seems a lot of cars - for suc ...

Re: The EU...If we all went home?

Would we fit?
:? ...

Dhekelia Cinema

morning folks. probably an old question this but does anyone know how you go about getting passes for the SBA cinema? I believe its not open to just anyone? ...



Dolphin "asks" for human help.

On a night-time dive near Hawaii, 2 divers are found by a bottlenose dolphin, which starts to swim around them over-and-over again. Looking closer, one of the divers discovers the reason for this strange behaviour - th ...

What a voice!

http://distractify.com/default-category/a-shy-9-year-old-girl-takes-the-stage-these-people-will-never-forget-what-follows/ ...

International air hub?

From Today's Famagusta Gazette:
Minister of Communications and Works, Tasos Mitsopoulos has referred to the government’s efforts to reinvent Cyprus as a destination point for visitors/tourists and as a hub connecting E ...

40 interesting maps

http://asheepnomore.net/2013/12/29/40-maps-will-help-make-sense-world/ ...

Cockroaches

Just to add to my endearing love of these things:
" Australian man has 2cm cockroach removed from his ear.......
............Local media reported that the 2cm pest caused agonising pain for Hendrik Helmer, and ...

Gravity

Finally got to see Gravity on the big screen in 3d.George Clooney and Sandra Bullock were excellent {in my opinion}The special effects were breathtaking and the story line was `edge of your seat stuff` The loneliness of spac ...

Russian Base Deal

Hi,
I note that several of the news organisations are reporting that a deal
has been struck for the Russian Military to use a base in Paphos.
Quote:
According to the Ministry of Defence in Nicosia the ...



Hubble: staring at nothing

What happened when scientists pointed Hubble (one of the most powerful telescopes humanity has built) at what appeared to a completely empty part of the universe - and left it there for 10/11 days. Quite an astonishing l ...

You gotta laugh

...

Not Cyprus but perhaps of interest anyway

"Northern Lights sightings possible over Britain
Britons living as far south as the Cotswolds may have the best chance in years of seeing the Northern Lights this evening as the impact of a vast solar storm begins t ...

Getting "The bung"

If the system works I'm in imminent danger of receiving the claim form for my OAP (oh dear, a toy-boy to Mrs T no longer! :cry: ) Any tips on this one? I'm thinking of having it paid into a UK account - if it makes any ...

UK AAAyhhhhh EU AA Nayhhhhhh

Kwacka wrote:Benn formed the British National Oil Corporation with the aim of renovating British manucturing industry.
It was sold off in the 1980s.
The UK & Norway had virtually the same agreements with oil ...

A perfect forum to ask...

How do they do this?
It looked so nice I thought my wife wasn't going to drink it! :shock: ...

Inmates in charge of the asylum??

geoffreys wrote:
My tame Lawyer advises me that Dave is right on this one.
Never mind us expats, we will always find a suitable watering hole.
Think about the Cypriots - dropped right in it by a corrupt sy ...



Government charges extra for JCC payments - no it doesn't

This morning the Cyprs Mail reports that, from March, an extra 50 cents on all payments via JCC (e.g. car tax). This lunch-time the Cyprus Mail reported that the Government had changed its mind, due to public pressure. ...

"Ah, sweet mystery of life"

Apparently still not found.
- incredible video. ...

Warmest or Coldest

ethel wrote:I think Mouse has been cheating and getting his mates to vote for him
Mouse has got mates?!!! :shock:
:lol: :lol: :lol: ...

Wright Flyer

Fancy having a good look at this historic aeroplane?
.
The Smithsonian Institute has started to digitise its collection. They've managed about 20 items so far with only another 137 million to go. :wink:
Y ...

weather ayia thekla

what is the weather like this winter in ayia thekla? pooring with rain in Colchester, cannot wait to retire to thekla. ...

Warmest Day of year

It was the warmest day of the Year in Paralimni today, it peaked at 18C. ...

3 days undiscovered in a supermarket carpark

really doesn't give us much hope does it? bloke died in his car in a supermarket car park and no-one noticed for days. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-25564045 ...





All Inclusive

after several debates on the forum discussing all inclusive holidays and their impact (especially the Russians), here are some facts from todays CM http://cyprus-mail.com/2013/12/31/dealing-with-the-growing-issue-of-all ...

New Years Eve - Your Plans?

Hi folks, Looks like it might be a quiet one here and might stop in but what are you doing tonight?? Going out - staying in? Cheers Steve ...

Can you believe what your eyes tell you?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/good-to-share/10542220/An-optical-illusion-that-makes-you-question-what-you-see.html ...

The Worlds fastest aeroplane.

SR-71 Blackbird: How to fly the world's fastest plane .........
Beats a Cessna 152 any day! \:D/ ...

Turkish Lira Tumbles

" Turkey first of Fed Taper victims as political crisis scares investors

Lira tumbles as Turkey goes from star performer to 'sick man' of the emerging market block................
...............The curr ...

You wanted evidence Nicos was stalling on producing oil/gas.

On the news last night Kassinis as good as damned the Government for not insisting that Noble must start drilling for oil, partly covered by this heavily edited artiicle http://www.newsincyprus.com/preview/?url=http://www.cy ...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year From FSB Properties Ltd

We would like to wish all our clients previous, current and yet to come a Very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.
In addition, we will be available for viewings throughout the Christmas period
except 25t ...

Merry Christmas from Devon

I hope you all have a great Christmas and a peaceful end to the year. It's been a bit strange here. Beautifully sunny one day and then very stormy the next. We lost a 90' lime tree to the storm on the 23rd and our village ( ...

Merry Christmas To All

Hi, I woke this morning with the realisation that it is Christmas next week so better start doing some Christmas shopping and getting sorted :) I would like to wish you and yours a very merry Christmas and a happy, ...

Santa Is On His Way - Track Him Here

He's already working delivering presents (last seen in China) track him here: http://www.noradsanta.org/ Cheers Steve ...

Merry Christmas and happy new year

Jacqui and I would like to wish all our customers past, present and future a very merry Christmas and great new year. ...

Bring It On LOL........

Oh Yes if only....... http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/business/pubs-to-trial-professional-lanes-2013122082253 ...

Michael Adebolajo/Michael Adebowale guilty

" Islamist fanatics Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale found guilty of murdering Lee Rigby.
The extremists admitted killing the father-of-one but tried to argue it was legitimate because they were “soldiers” att ...

The 12 days of Christmas - Oirish

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbejNNCTr7k ...


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