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No point in reading this....

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Thai Bandit!

This chap just tried to steal a suitcase from my son's class who are visiting Khao Yai National Park, luckily the BARGE ladies saved the day and saw him off!
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Is This The Stupidest Question Of The Year

Just flicked over to Sky news for the news at 6.00pm. News is that a Virgin flight had to return to its departure airport due to a perceived serious aircraft mechanical problem. Presenter asks passenger how relieved she is t ...

Benefit vs Bankers

http://youtu.be/9zIYB6OEXKs ...

Exercise

6 months ago I had my worst ever medical results, I had....
High Blood Pressure.
High Cholesterol.
High Uric Acid.
Plus other blood readings that weren't too good...And was overweight.
A couple ...

Why dieting doesn't usually work


Quote:In the US, 80% of girls have been on a diet by the time they're 10 years old. In this honest, raw talk, neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt uses her personal story to frame an important lesson about how our brains mana ...

Strictly

Typical Saturday night. Strictly bloody dancing on and me off to bed. How can people watch this cr-p? :( Billy ...

Santa is on his way

mac69 wrote:And another one , I must get to bed soon . :wink:
https://santatracker.google.com/#tracker
he will not come if u have been naughty mac
Bill -- who has not been good so expecting nowt lol
...





British expats in Cyprus campaign to reverse WFA plans

British expats in Cyprus are campaigning to reverse the Government's plans to halt their winter fuel payments from 2015, claiming the eligibility tests are unfair and "sneaky". A popular online news and information service ...

A Telephone Tale

Today we received a call on the mobile from a good friend who had been trying to call us on our landline. He was surprised when our number connected him with an automated response, in Greek, from a company. Logically he tol ...

For every good decision the EU makes they make a stupid one

Obesity IS a disability, rules highest EU court after 25st Danish childminder was 'sacked for being too fat to perform his job properly' Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2878792/Obesity-DISABILITY-ru ...

Silence of the (left wing, touchy-feely) lambs

With a respectful nod to Kwacka and Bubblechris.
On 12th June 2014, in the West bank, 3 young hitchhiking Israelis were kidnapped. They were taken into a forest, bound and shot in the back of their heads.
Hamas ...

A Chrstmas Carol

Hi, Saw this video and thought it would be good to share it at this time of year. Hadn't heard of this group before - Pentatonix - but they are very good imho. They are a five piece vocal group who sing A cappella and ...

Very cheap 50" TV on Tesco's site.Free delivery and 5yr

Free delivery to Cyprus? :shock: ...

I just can't help it.

I love this stuff - and - ain't it the troof! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MC3XuMvsDI . ...



Where are British expats in Europe?

. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/11287523/Where-are-the-British-expats-in-Europe-This-map-will-tell-you.html , ...

A veritable forest of bushes for the US then!

Now it's Jeb: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-30503524 ...

Incompetence or backhanders?

spanner wrote:Quote:Previous cabinet expropriated unsuitable Turkish Cypriot land for housing project
THE CABINET has rescinded a bizarre 2012 decision to expropriate land in Moutayiakka belonging to a Turkish Cypriot ...

EU fund UKIP £1.5Million

TGD's new playmates: Czech Republic - Party of Free Citizens - 5.24% - 1 MEP France - Independent - 1 MEP (elected as National Front candidate, forced to leave 2 days after elected) Italy - Five Star Movement - 22 ...

A fascinating primer for Cyprob novices and junkies alike

Quote:George Vassiliou believes that if a referendum had been held in 1992 up to 75 per cent of Greek Cypriots would have voted in favour of a solution
http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/12/14/a-fascinating-primer-for-cyprob- ...

Still think Turkey wants to join 'the club'

Quote: Turkey media arrests: Erdogan rejects EU criticism
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at the European Union after it criticised the mass arrest of opposition journalists at the weekend.

The Priorities Of Politicians....

Pictorial Version 8)
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Another study on oil and gas in the Eastern Med.

"Newly released research from Hudson Institute scholars examines the geopolitical and economic opportunities presented by recently discovered hydrocarbon fields in the Eastern region of the Mediterranean Sea." http://www. ...

English Pronunciation

Just a bit of fun: http://www.tickld.com/x/90-of-people-cant-pronounce-this-whole-poem Enjoy. ...

Bit ov TV nostalgia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tomEJA1jWp8 ...

Corruption Perceptions Index 2014: Results


Note the word 'perception.' This is not a measure of actua l corruption but rather the public belief about the level of corruption in their own country. ...

The Xmas card from Hell?

Imagine opening an envelope and finding this inside :shock:
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Why do they convert traffic lights into a roudabout?

Does anyone understand the logic as to why they have converted traffic lights into a roundabout outside the Cineplex in Larnaca. It is now difficult to cross over to the Kamares aqueduct/Salt Lake if you are a pedestrian, es ...

John Lewis Christmas 2014

For those who like these adverts, probably a tad early for some others :wink: Here's this years ..... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iccscUFY860&feature=youtube_gdata_player ...



MEPs want new EP group on transparency and corruption

Quote:A handful of MEPs are setting up a group in the European Parliament to tackle crime, corruption and transparency at the EU institutions and across Europe.
Quote:The commission had earlier this year issued an anti ...

EU court ruling on hair cut was flawed

EU court ruling on hair cut was flawed
By Alper Ali Riza QC
ON 17 NOVEMBER 2014 the General Court of the European Union decided that the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European Commission had not caused th ...

Who would you vote for in General Election.

If you could or even wanted too, who would you vote for. ...

WHERE DO ALL THE LITTLE B******S GO?

Have you ever wondered where all the little bounders :) ( flies that is) go to at night? Is there a little fly camp-fire they go to keep warm and laugh about what s**t say sat on before going and landing on someones food or ...

Rain in Nicosia today..

I've just seen this on Facebook, I'm hoping it's not in Vrysoulles as well? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PoHmOLktTxs&feature=youtube_gdata_player ...

Christmas cake recipe

I've made my own again this year, just ready to marzipan it.. Thought I'd share the recipe if you're interested.. 1 cup of sugar, 1 tsp baking powder, 1 cup of water, 1 tsp.of salt, 1 cup of brown sugar, lemon j ...

ALERTS TO THREATS IN 2015 EUROPE !!!

[[b]b]The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent events in Syria
[b]and have therefor raised their security level from " [b]Miffed" to
" Peeved". [/b]Soon, though, security levels may be raised ye ...





Christmas Videos

Hi all,
Well the trimmings are up so let's see if we can get folks into the Christmas
spirit.
Am going to post some Christmas videos that I have spotted whilst on the
net and yes some will be a bit ...

C*****'s Worst Driver

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€6 million in the bank!!!!!

Former mayor of Paphos had approx €6m in the bank……. that's a hell of a lot of little brown envelopes!
So how much did he have in the bank at the time the banks applied the ‘hair-cut/bail-in?
...

Cyprus: The Nine O'Clock News in the Year 2030

Found this on Youtube earlier and thought it pretty interesting - albeit it's
a little long. In Greek but with English subtitles but you'll get the idea anyway:
Cyprus: The Nine O'Clock News in the Year 2030
European history


Very interesting video. ...

The Antikythera Mechanism

Interesting (well I found it interesting) article in the NY Times on the the Antikythera Mechanism
And there's even one made out of :shock:
There's also of the device ...

Alan, Here Are Yuu?

I'm trying to get in touch with Alan, the Scottish butcher who used to work in the supermarket next to Steens. If you see this Alan or someone who knows him sees this give me a call n 99241675. Thanks Billy ...

Cruise control Cyprus style.

I have just picked up a customers car from Larnaca airport. When I got in it I noticed the speedometer was half covered in white tape.
I asked why and the elderly Cypriot gentleman told me he travelled a lot on the hig ...

ISIS

Absolutely fantastic news. According to the news, a lot of these "people" from the UK who went to Syria/Iraq now want to go back to UK, and Camerons lot now seem to be some sort of u-turn and may allow it. These people, who ...

Project, Remembering Trees

Would you like to take part in the Remembering trees project?
Can you knit a 6inch/ 15 cms square or crochet a6ins/15cms "granny" square?
The idea is for each square to represent a person remembered. A focal cel ...

Corruption is ‘bigger than expected’

Quote: Corruption is ‘bigger than expected’
PRESIDENT Nicos Anastasiades said the scale of corruption in Cyprus is bigger than expected, as he urged the auditor-general not to compromise when it comes to good governan ...

They couldn't organise a p*ss up in a brewery..........

http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/11/15/suspected-rapist-sent-home-by-mistake/ The President gave him a Presidential pardon, hopefully it was another mistake by his office? What next................... ...

Law firm denies Ryanair link

http://incyprus.philenews.com/en-gb/local-news/4422/43034/law-firm-denies-ryanair-link Govt denies Anastasiades link with Ryanair http://www.newsincyprus.com/article/cyprus-mail/govt-denies-anastasiades-link-with-ryanair ...

Brits in the EU vs EU's in the UK

So the UK sent 1.3 billion pounds to British pensioners living in the EU? What is the relevence to your argument? Possibly that the UK would be able to adopt the model they use for UK pensioners living in Australia (th ...


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