1. suzyq

    At this rate we'll all be selling The Big Issue Read more

    Think of the homeless and an image comes to mind of people sleeping in shop doorways or families living in cramped bed-and-breakfast accommodation. Not so, apparently. The notion of 'homelessness' as not having a proper roof over your head is so last century........ Read more: UK welfare...

    A good read

    I have just read this review. Wow! it must be a great feeling for a writer when someone take the time to read your work and write such a review. I'd love to hear what makes you decide to buy a book, would you read a book on the recommendation of one reviewer or do you blindly follow the best...
  3. Yalides

    Have you read the book...

    1. Run to the toilet by Willie Makeit, Betty Wont, Andy Didnt 2. Flood in the Bathroom by Won Lang Pee 3. Yellow River by I.P. Freely 4. Jump off a Cliff by Hugo First 5. Sliding down the banister by R. Arse Tornaway 6. Beautiful Behinds by Seamore Butts 7. Ass Fitness by Hugh Jass 8. Love...
  4. bickern

    PC Brigade - Do not read you will most likely be offended.

    I've just come out of the shop with a meat and potato pie, large chips, mushy peas & a jumbo sausage. A poor homeless man sat there and said 'I've not eaten for two days.' I told him 'I wish I had your will power.' I took my Biology exam last Friday. I was asked to name two things...
  5. tykatem

    If you could read only one book

    Talking to 'She That Casts No Shadow ' the other day about books that we have read in the past. She asked me 'If I could read only one book ,what would would it be ?' I replied:- 'Chickenhawk' by Robert Mason. Bob was an American Warrant Officer pilot during the Vietnam conflict. He flew...
  6. C


    THIS WAS TAKEN FROM A PAGE ON THE LOCAL KOS ON-LINE NEWSPAPER,TURKEY YOU SHOULD BE PROUD This should concern us all…. How have the Turkish people achieved so much in such a short period of time. What am I talking about? Well… The authorities in Bodrum have developed and built over the last 2...
  7. bickern

    Islamic extremists set up Sharia law controlled zones in British cities

    Islamic extremists have launched a poster campaign across the UK proclaiming areas where Sharia law enforcement zones have been set up. Communities have been bombarded with the posters, which read: ‘You are entering a Sharia-controlled zone – Islamic rules enforced.’ Read more: Islamic...
  8. bickern

    Baby girls turned into ‘boys’ in sex swap operations

    Hundreds of girls – some as young as one – are having the procedure every year, it was claimed on Monday. Wealthy parents in Delhi and Mumbai are flocking to the central city of Indore to pay £2,000 for children aged up to five to have surgery known as genitoplasty. Some were said to have...
  9. B

    Read songs/poems?

    If you like songs & poems here is a link to a collection: Songs & Poems by MEMO - at or
  10. arrian

    saddest story i have read

    so many of us are suffering in different ways, but this has to be the saddest story i have read. Teenager with terminal cancer Donna Shaw plans her own funeral | Mail Online
  11. T

    Can someone confirm I've read this correctly?

    I bought a property in Turkey in March 2006 when CGT was 4 years. If I sell it now, this month, am I going to be liable for CGT or not as the 5 years rule only came in for properties bought after 1st January 2007. This document suggests I'm not liable (Property related Taxes and compulsory...
  12. luckycat68

    Please read

    This is a very old superstition that I always believe in - Please DO NOT wash clothes on New Years Day as you will wash a loved ones life away I really do adhere to this one , so I hope all TLF members will also x
  13. A

    New years swİm (plz read)

    Sadly this years official swim has been cancelled due to a legal issue, but we will have it all sorted out ready for next year, İf you still want to have a dip plz turn up and then the local afterwards as normal for fun a drinks and food allan
  14. N

    sellers in altinkum please don't read!

    hi again every one else. just to cut to the chase .will be coming out to altinkum for approx 3 months from late march. question is.. how do you drive a hard bargain on buying a property. some will say , its whats the buyer is willing to pay, but in today's climate it seems like its a buyers...
  15. N

    Please help Hector get to his new life

    Hector didnt have a name, he had no home, in fact he had nothing !! Like many others he was simply just another Turkish street dog... that was until Debbie and her family found him . Now they want to bring him home to the UK . Will you help them ? You can read their story here : ChipIn...
  16. bickern

    The man who loves living in the 1940s (outside loo and all!)

    With the horrors of a world war and the constant gloom of rationing, you would think that nobody today would want to return to the 1940s. But Ben Sansum is fascinated by the decade. Indeed, he has spent years transforming his home into a retro haven. Ben, 32, who works for BA, has been...
  17. G

    Informative article everyone should read

    It's about what to look out for when people are in the water - and how easy it can be to miss a child about to drown. Please do me a favour and read it, I'm glad I did. Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning
  18. carolk

    Possibly the most ridiculous thing I've read in a long time!!!

    I am lost for words!!! No wonder the UK is in the sh*t!!!! I have never heard of anyone talking out an ordinary toilet as we know it and installing one of these in their house, has anyone else?? Shopping centre management install Asian 'stand-up' toilets following cultural awareness course |...
  19. arrian

    isn't this the saddest story you could read??

    Couple discover they are siblings: Child courts blamed after strangers fall in love, have a son - and then find out they are half-brother and sister | Mail Online this is a terribly sad story for all involved.
  20. gerald

    Ts&Cs did you read them?

    UK retailer GameStation now legally owns the souls of more than 7,500 Britons. Earlier this month, the company added the Immortal Soul Clause to the terms and conditions of its online sales, and thousands of buyers unwittingly agreed to turn over the immaterial part of their being. :7...
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