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Interesting Job

On Monday I was on my hands and knees, under Lady's skirts. No not what your thinking! I was installing a network wire in a clothes shop! Bet that one got you! :lol: :lol: ...



Now THAT is what I call a headline!


OK it could have been a bit snappier, but it is 'The Independent' ...

Shopping

In Belfast at the moment. Just love going around all the supermarkets. ( I know I'm sad )So much choice of goods at really competitive prices. Will have to get another suitcase for the stuff I've bought and intend to buy. Ba ...

About another FORUM

anyone else having difficulty getting onto Paphos people Forum? ...

Tales from the tap-room.

We had need of the services of the plumber the other day. He duly arrived and the job was finished in less than 5 minutes. As he was there, I thought it was a good move to ask him to look at a leaking tap in the kitchen. To ...

A timely Christmas thought


:idea: ...

You must have a double!!

With all the billions of people in the world, every one must look like someone else! So do you resemble somebody famous, and who do you imagine another Forum member (whom you've never met) to look like? :) I'll kick o ...

Winter Fuel Allowance

Got mine today! Yippee :D ...





New assessment for IPT

I believe the assessment for houses at this year's value is about completed. I heard a rumour of the percentage more IPT we will have to pay next year, but I don't want to cause a panic. What I heard may be nonsense. Has any ...

So much for churches

We have just lost Mrs Sagalout's brother, he had serious learning difficulties & Downs Syndrome for the best part of 50yrs his mum went with him to early mass in Hanwell & I mean every day. Even the priest at her fun ...

Can you believe this?!!

Only in America.... :x Chris ...

DAXI Letdown

Read the Daxi last month and decided to vote for Paralimni Dog Pound in their Business Awards as the volunteers really do deserve recognition but found it possible as there was no access. Tried five times then gave up. Spoke ...

Turkey questions Palace expenditure

It has happened before in other countries: extravagant spending on presidential palaces and homes. In Romania, Ghana, South Africa and Ukraine to name but a few. But nothing seems to come even close to Erdogan's Folly in ...

lol, it all sounds a bit fishy!

first scotland's snp had alex salmon(d) as their leader, now they've got nicola sturgeon. you can see why people outside the uk think the whole thing sounds a bit fishy :-) ...

Parasites

I see the parasites are at it again, with more food banks and people unemployed , these greedy barstewards wont give up their limos . Unbelievable.
http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/11/06/no-end-in-sight-to-abuse-of-state-li ...



Holidays are coming

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Bawdy national anthem?

I've just discovered that the tune of the Star Spangled Banner started out life as a rather bawdy song in England. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/To_Anacreon_in_Heaven - the Myrtle of Venus being the feminine pudenda ...

WW1 Remberence

I went to the war museum recently & if you are able the revamp is worth seeing. They are doing a site for all those that served www.livesofthefirstworldwar.org Where you can search out a relative, so I entered my g ...

Excellent news from the Government

Fantastic news on the evening news this evening. The Minister for Employment says they have uncovered several cases of millionaires claiming low income benefit. She said that there were people who owned blocks of flats th ...

Dangerous & Tasteless

Yesterday in Pafos I was stuck in traffic behind this, a 100% mirror finished BMW X6, driven by what looked to be a rather OTT Russian woman, as we (finally) moved off the sun caught it and both I and all my passengers were ...

Two British tourists die in beach tragedy

Sad and it seems to always happen around this time of the year, I think people forget the Med isn't always a mill pond. ...

Hunting today.

Every year the first Sunday of hunting we are woken by a barrage of shots to greet the dawn, this is followed by hoards of double cabs bristling with hunters, guns and bottles of zivaneer. The shooting is intense all day a ...



UK Leaving The EU

What is the opinion if Britain does actually leave the EU? What will this mean to UK residents in Cyprus in terms of health care? I think it highly unlikely we actually will leave but am interested in hearing people's view ...

BANG BANG

Plenty of thunder here in Paphos area at the moment, what's it like on your side of the island! ...

You really think the EU Ministers know what they are doing?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2805663/Brussels-asks-UK-cash-economy-s-doing-Cameron-fire-MPs-Brussels-demands-surcharge-France-gets-790m-rebate.html They screwed little Cyprus now they're starting on the rest of ...

BBC Autumnwatch

The night before last, Autumnwatch evoked a problem of small amounts of pharmaceutical products reaching sewage treatment plants in Britain, where they are affecting wildlife drinking the water. This started me thinking a ...

Words and Phrases that irritate........

One I have noticed becoming more prevalent of late is, when referring to a tasty meal or morsel, someone says it is "to die for"!! :shock: As Martin Crane (Frasier's dad) once pronounced "Your family and friends are to die ...

Recent trip to Chania.

A wander around the old streets of Chania.
Roy ...

Cancer Treatment Petition

Please sign this lady's petition and get all your friends and contacts to do the same. I don't know her personally ( I read the article in the Sunday Times) but a worthwhile use of the internet if ever I've seen one.
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For those with an interest in UK politics

It seems that TV have invited the leaders of the major parties, plus N. Farange, to join the leaders' debate before the election next year.
However this courtesy has not been extended to the Natalie Bennett, leader of ...

It's that time again

Yep, just got back from 18 fantastic days in our little palace :D . Met up with all our old mates and made some new ones as well.
Visited the tax office to pay our IPT to be told we don't need to pay anything and we sh ...

Art

Re-went to the Leventis Foundation gallery yesterday, a really fantastic collection for a country this size. I offer just three samples:
For me, this painting is the epitome of rural Cyprus, as it was when I first came ...

Petrol prices

The price of oil has been falling steadily for some time now and yesterday hit $87, it's lowest for 4 years. There's no sign of any coordination at the likes of OPEC to cut production and there is every possibility that we w ...

Congratulations to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

An Indian Hindu & a Pakistani Muslim share the Nobel Peace Prize
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Posting

Who decides to move posts , I wish it was more logical , I just posted about Tonys Bar and Grill closing and it's been moved to the restaurant REVIEW forum , it's not a restaurant review it's general information .[/i] ...

Nobels

Rats! Another year when mi contreebuttion to litreeture and PV's to ecernomics has gone unoticed!
We call it "Passover".
. ...





Price of cars

Still appears to be unrealistic price expectations for used cars with a 15 year old Mazda Demio priced at 2250. Linglieglen ...

UK Banknotes update

Hi, If you have any sterling sitting around that you have had for a while worth checking the Bank of England website to check you are not holding withdrawn notes. The Bank of England will still honour withdrawn notes th ...

The inmates have finally taken over the asylum..............

The High Court in Cyprus ruled against the decision of the Christofias Government, fully supported by the House of Representatives, to stop the payment of double and triple pensions and the payment of pensions whilst a salar ...

marriage lol

Marriage from a man's point of view!! I had some words with my wife, and she had some paragraphs with me. 'Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little ...

Should people like this be running this or any Country?

http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/10/05/interesting-rationalisations-from-a-tax-cheat/ quote I am at ease with my conscience in the current case because, as always in my private and public life, I performed my duty towards my ...

International property standards

Quote: RICS: Cyprus in pole position to implement international property standards
If it becomes one of the first countries to fully embrace this new standard, it will, through increased consistency, comparability an ...

Book review - Only in Cyprus

Only in Cyprus - Chris Christodoulou. ( a member on here I think) A short but sweet look into life in Cyprus, written by someone who knows! I giggled throughout as you can't help but recognise the authors insight at s ...

Bosnia Helps Cyprus

How Bosnia is helping identify Cypriots murdered 50 years ago
An interesting article: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-28145649
Quote:Now, as bodies are exhumed in Cyprus, bone samples are sent to Sarajevo for ...

Transparency International to set up anti-graft hotline

Quote: Transparency International to set up anti-graft hotline
THE CYPRUS branch of Transparency International, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to the fight against corruption, will launch an anti-corruption ...

Saved!.........................part 2

Will this fix my broken heart?
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/11128265/How-olive-oil-could-reverse-heart-failure.html
. ...

Cypriots

Unlike those posts on here that complain about Cypriots this is the opposite. Yesterday the clutch stopped working on my car when I was driving along the motorway. I was , luckily , able to coast to a slip road and finall ...

Saved!.............................?

"Wonder drug to fight cancer and Alzheimer's disease within 10 years

A new breakthrough by scientists at Imperial College heralds a future where a single drug could fight multiple diseases"
http://www. ...

Very interesting ad.

And one which I suspect would elicit from the majority of drivers out here: "I don't get it." https://www.youtube.com/embed/JHixeIr_6BM?rel=0&autoplay=1&iv_load_policy=3 . ...

reckless's move senseless

sounds like a joke but it's from a news report . well it's politics, so i suppose it is a joke really. how can a bloke go through life with a name like that :shock:
Edit - Link updated - Kwacka ...


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