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by Clio
Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Small World
Replies: 9
Views: 927

Re: Small World

Not at all, Jeff. I think it's good that we keep every aspect of this subject in our minds, because it's something that affects us all directly or otherwise. There's quite a bit of stuff immediately available on the internet about the reasons for the drought, the remedies, etc. I offer the following...
by Clio
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Small World
Replies: 9
Views: 927

Small World

Ever since I spent a month in India the winter before last, the little tablet which I took with me has assumed I am Indian. Every time I log on, I get MSN’s Indian news, so if you want to know about the latest political scandal in the Congress Party, or hear about Bollywood’s latest, I am your woman...
by Clio
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Mystery
Replies: 12
Views: 1180

Re: Mystery

Directions to the Battenberg Cake factory?
by Clio
Sun May 13, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Opa!
Replies: 2
Views: 899

Re: Opa!

I was waiting for the γρήγορο part to start ..


Και εγώ; Would also like to know where she got her rather nice outfit...
by Clio
Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Plane spotter arrested near CHQ Airport
Replies: 14
Views: 1364

Re: Plane spotter arrested near CHQ Airport

I don’t understand it either, Guy, but live and let. We all have our interests, some verging on passions, and to others they may seem esoteric, exotic, or downright bonkers. Now this, I really don’t get. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-43843614/sugar-tax-revolt-meet-the-ribena-stockpilers Marmite, y...
by Clio
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Plane spotter arrested near CHQ Airport
Replies: 14
Views: 1364

Re: Plane spotter arrested near CHQ Airport

My late wife used to drool over sailors in dress whites.


Can't see it myself, but each to her own...now if we're talking late 18th/early 19th century naval officers in white breeches, in ships of the line with billowing topsails..I do love a cocked hat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMsTxIq3ITc
by Clio
Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Plane spotter arrested near CHQ Airport
Replies: 14
Views: 1364

Re: Plane spotter arrested near CHQ Airport

The naval vessels are often not identified on the site but if you can get the hull number (painted large on both sides) they can almost always be found on Wikipedia or another shipping site (Warships of the World is good)
etc etc

I guess this must be a boy thing.....
by Clio
Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Visitors!
Replies: 1
Views: 554

Visitors!

Anyone visiting Knossos on May 10 should look out for some fossilized remains from the proto palatial era.

http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2018/0 ... la-greece/
by Clio
Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: How to Watch UK TV Abroad
Replies: 19
Views: 2278

Re: How to Watch UK TV Abroad

I just wish I could pay a fee for the privilege of watching.

Me too, and I'm sure we're not alone. You'd think they would have worked out a way of offering an encrypted service to anyone outside the UK who's prepared to pay the (equivalent of) the licence fee.
by Clio
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Ryanair
Replies: 16
Views: 1478

Ryanair

by Clio
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: How to Watch UK TV Abroad
Replies: 19
Views: 2278

Re: How to Watch UK TV Abroad

For the past few days access to the BBC iplayer via expressvpn has been very unsatisfactory. The company say that they're aware of the problem and their engineers are working on it. (I have this vision of a kind of battle of the engineering brains, with the Beeb's boffins forever trying to build vir...
by Clio
Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Yannis: The Return
Replies: 35
Views: 2636

Re: Yannis: The Return

a pity more wont listen - they will have to someday


Μακάρι......

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