Still wheelchair bound but have access to a P.C so should be online a little more now. :crutch:
Extracts from letters written by council tenants:
1.. It's the dogs mess that I find hard to swallow.
2.. I want some repairs done to my cooker as it has backfired and burnt my knob off.
Just wanted to give my experiences of the NHS after a recent experience I have had/am still having with them.
On 14/12 I fell over on the pavement outside my house (I was stone cold sober honest!) and broke my kneecap in 3 places and my Fibula (Shin bone) near where it joins the knee.
The diversity of the English Language:-
Cocktail lounge , Norway :
LADIES ARE REQUESTED NOT TO HAVE CHILDREN IN THE BAR.
Doctors office, Rome :
SPECIALIST IN WOMEN AND OTHER DISEASES.
Dry cleaners, Bangkok :
DROP YOUR TROUSERS HERE FOR THE BEST RESULTS.
In a Nairobi restaurant...
Another UK based thread :ukflag: but potentially it effects all UK citizens living in Turkey.
BBC News - Pressure on David Cameron ahead of EU crisis summit
Do we need a referendum/should there be one?
Someone sent me a link to this site 'The Daily Mash', it has some very funny stuff on it, this is just one article.
TWO giant pandas were very drunk within 15 minutes of arriving in Scotland, it has emerged.
Tian Tian and Yang Guang are today sleeping off what experts...
Benefits will be getting a 5.2% increase this year thanks to the Lib Dems.How do we afford/justify an increase like that at a time like this?
courtesy of that great bastion of Britishness the Daily Mail!
Britain's benefits divide: One borough hands out £146m as nation's bill...
How many hours have you spent puzzling over the mystery of the wonder that is women? Now you need waste no more time understanding the strange phenomenon of the female species when you can control them, and all from the comfort of your arm chair. Such life essentials as beer, sex and food are...
Trying to get into the Christmas spirit, what does everyome want Santa to bring and what are this Christmas's must have gifts?
Are they ipad's, laptops, mobile phones or something else?
Mrs Yogi wants some hair straightners and my son wants a JD Bug scooter.
Strangely, I actually need some...
The Libyan government apparently wants to share its successful experience of overthrowing the Gaddafi regime with like-minded Syrians. It has sent 600 of its troops to support local militants against the Assad regime, according to media reports.
The fighters have joined the Free Syria Army, the...
I've just been reading the thread about alternatives to Turkey for Christmas dinner. It got me thinking what is the strangest/weirdest food people have ever eaten and did it taste good or was it disgusting?
A few years ago I was working in Finland and ate Reindeer, it was OK tasted a bit like...
Hmmmm..... not entirely sure what to make of this. Is it all a Western conspiracy?
Blatant lies told by alleged "human rights activists" led to ignominious NATO-sanctioned brutality and ultimately brought BP, Shell, Total-sponsored Petroleum Institute representative, Abdurrahim...
Interesting article from the Economist:-
THERE are many facets to the crisis in the euro zone, but at heart the problem is fairly straightforward. The euro zone developed a balance-of-payments problem; some of the countries in the single currency accumulated large external debts...
I was sent this today, thought I'd share it. Some of you may have seen this before but it's good fun.
The Animal Test
I am a Beaver apparently. Really thought I might be a Bear but obviously not!
What animal are you?
Just heard on the radio the London Underground Tube Drivers will be balloted over strike action as they want Quadrupule time for working on Boxing Day.
Are they worth that amount of money or is this just a case of them taking the mickey?
I don't have any more details unfortunately.
This Maths sequence can predict your all time favourite Film.... mine was Star Wars.
I'm not sure how it works, but it does!
Pick a number from 1-9
Multiply it by 3
Add 3 to that number.
Multiply this number by 3.
Add the two digits together.
Your all time favourite Film is....
Just for a bit of fun, can you answer these?
Google is not allowed.
1.Carrots are said to be a good source of which vitamin ?
2.Which fruit tree has the scientific name “malus domestica” ?
3.If a dish is described as being “a la Florentine” what vegetable would it contain ?
After a recent visit to Akbuk our washing machine decided to give up the ghost. It was the last day of our visit and was a Sunday so we couldn't get it sorted before we left so will have to get it looked at when we return.
Can anyone recommend a good washing machine repair man in Akbuk?