An 18-year-old Syrian who pushed a sinking dinghy toward Greece’s Lesbos Islands after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey has been chosen to compete at the Rio Olympics as part of a 10-strong refugee team.
Syrian woman who pushed sinking dinghy from Turkey to Lesbos to compete in Rio - OTHERS
I had an interesting experience this week. On Monday I put my VW car in repairs (new petrol pump etc). The garage (main VW dealer)promised to call me when they had investigated the problem and give me a quote.
When they called I understood what they were saying but could not understand how it...
In the process of negotiating a sale and are coming towards the end of it and will have a contract with the people who have been looking after our property management.
They have provided me with the following info which I looking at getting clarification on before going back to them.
"So you're able to carry shopping to a customer's car free of charge..?" I asked the guy in Tesco this morning.
"Yes." he replied.
I said, "Can you carry mine for me..?"
He said, "Sure, of course."
As we walked across the entire distance of the car park, I suddenly stopped beside my motor...
Continuing from my other thread on Turkey, I though it might be good to ask the same question to people living in North Cyprus.
What is involved in living there Part Time instead, is this something anyone does, what are the pitfalls?
If it was possible, would you spend say half of the year in...
I know many members live in Turkey and most only visit for holidays and dream of possibly retiring there one day.
Many things have changed over the years and I'm wondering if it's still a goal to live there full time after retirement or is it something people are now reassessing?
I posted a thread about two years ago on here (tried to link it but not allowed) about me accidently overstaying my visa due to the fact I was given a “90 days within 180 days” visa and I actually I travelled to turkey assumed the 90 days I had was spread over a period of 180...
Had a lovely afternoon at Key'f.
Couple of beers and a nıce lunch then they had to spoıl ıt!
One sprıte too many,and charged us for toast we dıdnt ask for.
Only 9 TL dıfference.
We lıve here and we have been many tımes wınter and summer.
Querıed the bıll and he saıd sorry my mıstake,but 2...
Well I am not sure what the War Department is trying to do to me,having successfully fought off the demands for a Man bag she now wants me to take her to see Andre Rieu.
Other than dressing like me old mate Philip on a Saturday night, I know nothing about him and I was wondering have any TLFs...
I want a gas hob now for my kitchen are the gas bottles all the same like in england with the universal regulator and how much are the gas bottles i want to buy nice black gas hob any ideas on shops to buy one from thanx
Hi, we have a beautiful 5 bedroom detached property near fethiye, turkey.
it has amazing views in a very quite location. NOT ON A COMPLEX..
fully furnished to a VERY HIGH STANDARD.
we would like to swap or part ex with someone in the Antalya or surrounding area's.. must be in a quiet location...
If Laura, Kate and Sarah go out for lunch, they will call each other Laura, Kate and Sarah. If Mike, Dave and John go out, they will affectionately refer to each other as Fat Boy, Bubba and Wildman.
When the bill arrives, Mike...
Dear Neighbour, you are not invited to my party.
A few weeks ago, a guy moved into the apartment across from me. I know little about him apart from the fact that he owns cane furniture as I saw the delivery guys carry it up. I bumped into him on the stairs once and he said hello but I cannot be...
We are selling our beautiful villa for good reasons and wonder if anyone may be interested.We have constructed our own web page containing all information/pictures and more for anyone interested.
We're now on to Round 2 of the House Clearance sale... and thank you to those people who have bought already. I have added several more items and taken off everything that has already sold. Items are all to be collected from us at Gumsan Sitesi 1, Gumusluk. Photos of all the items are at the...
Coming from İzmir where 'satlik' signs are quite a rarity i was quite bemused (and shocked) by the amount of incomplete blocks and amount of property for sale in and around Kusadasi.
What are your honest thoughts of the way the property market is like in the area?