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27 posts, 15:57 today
5-a-side footy in Lugano
Hey, am crazy gaga for 5 aside. Just moved here. Bit old with a dodgy back but very keen. AstroTurf with goals and even nets behind where I live. Grand hotel villa castagnola. Viale castagnola. Give me a shout. Today is doable.
Started by: thw14 · 3.Aug.2014 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
27 posts, 15:56 today
Church bells
I don't get woken by them. Like the flights that come into land at Basel airport directly over our house at 6am - I got used to it and it doesn't bother me. But you can keep your kidneys. :D I forgot one important point though. To…
Started by: backtoch · 21.Sep.2014 · Daily life
128 posts, 15:55 today
What if you know sombody who's leaving behind…
Candy, if you are still reading, close English Forum and get on to gathering evidence and preparing how you're going to present, etc- get on to the police or whoever as soon as you can. Do what you know is right, you don't need our votes.…
Started by: Candy-BOS-MA · 19.Sep.2014 · Leaving Switzerland
26 posts, 15:41 today
Stalking from another Forum
He's is still doing it, but seems to have moved on to someone else. It's not the verbal abuse over there that bothers, it's the fact that he took posts and threads that i had started here and turned them into a joke there. He has no idea…
Started by: Patsycat · 18.Sep.2014 · Daily life
5 posts, 15:24 today
Hello from Utila, Bay Islands of Honduras
Started by: Monica_Utila · 21.Sep.2014 · Introductions
18 posts, 15:16 today
‘Mass murder’ reported off Malta, 500 drowned
An anonymous person on the internet. Not exactly a reliable source for anything at all. And just because there are asylum seekers doing whatever they can to make something while they are here, doesn't mean that there aren't Swiss people…
Started by: Castro · 15.Sep.2014 · International affairs/politics
76 posts, 15:09 today
Recent Ebola outbreak
Can we please not descend into hysterical 72 pt font screaming? It would only have been worse if you made it all caps and red. You posted interesting information. Why ruin it by lending it an image of a tin foil hat silliness?
Started by: ThomasT · 3.Jul.2014 · Family matters/health
48 posts, 15:05 today
Swiss village raises taxes for a single…
It makes me grateful to have a normal family life, a regular salary, freedom to come and go as I please and no psychiatric or social problems. I guess we all take the message we want from this story. :)
Started by: we_da_man · 17.Sep.2014 · Swiss politics/news
1 post, 15:02 today
Best car-seat for babies Group1
Started by: stecart · 21.Sep.2014 · Other/general
14 posts, 14:45 today
Tantrum at the spielgrouppe
I agree. For one thing, it's not healthy for a child to cry for a long period of time. I've been told by a doctor that, after 15 minutes of hard crying, a child can start to suffer oxygen loss to his/her brain. :( This, not to mention…
Started by: Litz · 21.Sep.2014 · Education
1 post, 14:43 today
Break from the chômage?
Started by: Iper · 21.Sep.2014 · Employment
7 posts, 14:38 today
Going to looking for a used car, I am unfamiliar…
If you wait long enough, all the advice in a car-thread will contradict each other. If you are going to buy a 2nd-hand car not from a dealer and without recent MFK, you can take it to one of these places to have it evaluated:
Started by: joebagofdonuts · 21.Sep.2014 · Transportation/driving
16 posts, 14:37 today
Real estate in Switzerland...seriously?
real estate presentation in general is a bit of a laugh here. most places are presented with pictures i would delete as in category showing off the worst features in the worst possible light. no wonder some places remain on the market over…
Started by: Susan57 · 20.Sep.2014 · Housing in general
2 posts, 14:15 today
Keeping your own motorcycle after switching…
Started by: n o m ad · 21.Sep.2014 · Transportation/driving
22 posts, 14:12 today
Non EU mom married to alcoholic Swiss
You have to be careful if you get a swiss passport, and decide to get divorced after. I just received my passport through facilitated naturalisation, and it was specifically noted that I could lose the passport up to 8 years after if my…
Started by: greenrose · 25.Jun.2014 · Family matters/health
21 posts, 14:09 today
Surgery for dog's knee ligament tear ??
Wow! Glad to hear that he is feeling better without surgery. Our 11yr old Labradiva ruptured her ACL in March. At first, we thought it was just muscle pain after a day playing at the beach, but after a few days we went in for xrays and…
Started by: Susan57 · 3.Aug.2014 · Pet corner
5 posts, 14:05 today
What is Multicheck ICT?
Started by: Mr Bianchi · 14.Sep.2014 · Employment
1 post, 13:56 today
[Wanted-ZH] IKEA storage boxes
Started by: linros · 21.Sep.2014 · Items wanted
6 posts, 13:33 today
Working in Basel
Hello mimi1981, our place is in Eynsham, although we've only been in Oxfordhsire for 10 months. We drove through Yarnton not so long ago on our way back from Essex. It definitely seems to be a nice place, and it is strange for me mixing…
Started by: sleepytom · 21.Sep.2014 · Introductions
1 post, 13:09 today
Guitar lessons needed (BS)
Started by: paulini86 · 21.Sep.2014 · Other/general
1 post, 12:28 today
Info about vacation house (Ferienhaus) during…
Started by: FuriousRose · 21.Sep.2014 · Travel/day trips/free time
82 posts, 12:27 today
Mediocre (and that's being generous) Swiss…
I'm glad we don't have those. They suck big time. "Have you ever been hit by an plum falling from a tree? Call 1-743-HIT-PLUM. We are there for you 24/7 to help you sue those careless farmers." And that 16 times a day. Creative? Just as…
Started by: 22 yards · 17.Sep.2014 · Daily life
1 post, 11:52 today
IOS 8, privacy, app suggestions
Started by: cello · 21.Sep.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
2 posts, 11:50 today
Merlischachen local shop- very good
Started by: Ormsby · 21.Sep.2014 · Food and drink
4 posts, 11:29 today
Motor Oil
Started by: Timgillis · 20.Sep.2014 · Transportation/driving
1 post, 11:24 today
Young people in Locarno Area
Started by: Charlyn · 21.Sep.2014 · Daily life
11 posts, 11:00 today
Basel short term apartment rentals
I've been looking for furnished place on homegate.ch and a number of WG Zimmer websites. I'm only in Basel for up to 6 months, so the difficulty is all furnished places I've seen so far are long-term. I'm staying in AirBnB for another…
Started by: gruyere77 · 26.Oct.2009 · Housing in general
1 post, 10:11 today
Public primary schools review in Gland
Started by: Andreaandfam · 21.Sep.2014 · Education
4 posts, 09:49 today
Eye Doctor in Luzern?
Started by: Raxx · 9.Oct.2012 · Family matters/health
4 posts, 09:18 today
Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery…
Started by: EF Advertising · 11.Apr.2014 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
13 posts, 09:01 today
How do the Swiss view adoption
Your adopted child will probably have fewer problems than you, as an American. Things just don't work the same here. For example, it can take years before your neighbors call you by your first name. On the bright side, you've got…
Started by: Tacothecat · 19.Sep.2014 · Family matters/health
10 posts, 07:56 today
Ian Paisley dead
Some nuns were out for a drive and ran out of petrol. They called at a house and asked if they could have some. Yes, said the owner. Only problem was a container, he finally came up with a chamber pot. Sister was pouring the petrol when…
Started by: Sbrinz · 12.Sep.2014 · International affairs/politics
52 posts, 07:29 today
Two things I just don't understand
Isn't the clue in the name? I've very seldom been to Ikea (really only when dragged there by girlfriends - which is in itself a very bad sign) and remember it as being full of cheap tat. I sleep only under silk sheets. I can…
Started by: KPegan · 19.Sep.2014 · Complaints corner
8 posts, 06:49 today
A new Lebanese restaurant in Zürich-Seebach
Right, so after the insipid kebab invasion, we're getting swamped over with Lebanese "restaurants" . Let me guess, crappy 11Chf shawarmas, a couple of shishas and inexpensive Conforama furniture...all meticulously set up by the…
Started by: Wollishofener · 19.Sep.2014 · Food and drink
4 posts, 05:55 today
Flat in Lugano
Started by: avmo · 31.Aug.2014 · Housing in general
15 posts, 02:16 today
Lausanne area: Other than EF, where to advertise…
You could advertise on the university and other schools where there are quite a few Chinese studying looking for part time jobs. That's where my wife found an ad (she used to be a Chinese student at the university).
Started by: superbee · 6.Apr.2014 · Family matters/health
6 posts, 01:34 today
Acupuncturist in ZH
Started by: wingchun · 18.Apr.2014 · Family matters/health
3 posts, 00:47 today
Mental help/Support Groups around Zurich?
Started by: Wanderlust_Expat · 20.Aug.2014 · Family matters/health
73 posts, 00:43 today
Husband's Swiss family making me bonkers!
I realize this thread is no longer brand new, and if things have gone unexpectedly excellently, perhaps the problem with the in-laws no longer exists... Unlikely as that is, here's another idea. I agree that you need to pick your…
Started by: pandapotato · 28.Jul.2014 · Family matters/health
4 posts, 00:11 today
Indoor Climbing - Friday - Zurich Gaswerks
Started by: Y'sul · 14.Jul.2014 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
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