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14 posts, 19:07 hrs
The water is clear today. I should have updated thread yesterday. After 45 mins of solid full blast flow from the bathroom tap, it finally turned clear. Wasted a christload of water in the process.
5 posts, 11:02 hrs
The English Choir Berlin (www.englishchoirberlin.... is looking for new singers who are sharp sightreaders and love English cathedral music. We sing monthly Choral Evensong at the Berliner Dom and…
397 posts, 22:59 yesterday
@ale3982 What you need are 18 gauge staples with a 3/8 (9.5mm) crown, typically what you find here are 5.8mm, 12.8mm and 11.4mm and some manufacturers have their own sizes. Apart from trying…
101 posts, 19:12 yesterday
Well, seeing as we have no other suggestions, we'll call it now so people can prepare ahead of time. Tonight we'll meet at F-Cafe Bar on Gruentaler Str. 9 in Wedding. Appears to be located a short…
8 posts, 16:45 yesterday
If you are on Facebook, you might also want to check out these forums created and manned by volunteers. Flüchtlingsnetzwerk Berlin facebook.com/groups/flue... Netzwerk Berlin Hilft…
30 posts, 15:36 yesterday
No, that's not what it says, please re-read article 14 in the double taxation agreement between Germany and the UK. From the time you register here, Germany has the taxation rights on your income.
19 posts, 13:42 yesterday
That is how I came across the thread. But the OP was saying Redmidge should have known the area she was asking for, due to where it was posted. I was just pointing out that not not everyone goes…
2 posts, 13:26 yesterday
Call out to all the fellow Aussies on here: I urgently need to do a stat dec and have a bunch of documents sighted by a JP. Does anyone know a JP living in Berlin? The embassy provides a…
3 posts, 12:44 yesterday
No I don't have insurance. They already are willing to neg but I want to try and get the job back and I think the only way to do this is through the courts. I spoke to one guy and he said my case is…
2 posts, 11:59 yesterday
Hello Fellow Music Lovers, I hope you are all well and still believing that spring will come. Don’t give up the hope! Sadly recently we have lost two legends, Price and David Bowie. They both…
56 posts, 10:46 yesterday
A sunny day in the right parts of Berlin really is a lovely experience. Sand-carpeted beer / cocktail gardens by the river; hot sun glistening off towers and church spires; short shorts and bikini…
5 posts, 27 April
I used an Acccucheck pump for the first four years, and have used a Medtronic Paradigm for nine or so years after that. Had a few problems with the Accucheck (such as the buttons gradually…
1 posts, 27 April
Hi All, I'm a psychology major studying solo (by distance) at approximately a third year university level. I live in central Berlin. I'm looking for a great tutor with some experience in social…
2 posts, 27 April
Main form: the law allows between 1/10 and 6/10, see §24 Absatz 1 Nr. 1 StbVV Self-employment: the law allows between 5/20 and 20/20, see §25 Absatz 1 StbVV Employment: the law allows between…
25 posts, 27 April
The investment visa is designed to attract entrepreneurs - you have to invest at least €1m and create 10 new jobs in Germany. It's not sufficient to e.g. buy €1m worth of shares in an existing…
2 posts, 27 April
Hello! I notice that this post is a few years old, but if you are ever looking for a Berlin based face painter, I am one! You can check out my website for examples of my work-…
136 posts, 26 April
This is one of the oldest tricks in the book and is standard operating procedure in strip bars all over the world, honestly your friends should have known better, and next time I'm sure they will.
48 posts, 25 April
I've had four haircuts in Berlin, all from places/people mentioned in this thread. They have all been utterly terrible. Sorry to be the voice of doom, but I would approach recommendations with care…
220 posts, 24 April
Hi BBell. 3rd May and "Bell Jar" definitely. The location depends a bit on the weather. Whenever possible, we like to meet at Monbijoupark for a picnic in the warmer months. If it's not picnic…
1 posts, 24 April
Shenanigan Island : Comedy Cabaret Open Air First Wednesday of every month Please come and join us for a afternoon and evening of Freak Show, Circus acts, English-Language Comedy, Cabaret, Burlesque,…
8 posts, 24 April
Hornbach and Bauhaus deliver them. Also I saw them available in sconto, not sure if they deliver. We saw various sizes at Bauhaus and Hornbach, also you can order them on the internet to be…
9 posts, 23 April
I was unaware that the Stadler bike mechanics are too soft - I've never been game enough to have a feel.. Anyway, the ADFC in Brunnenstrasse in Mitte has a "self-help workshop" three afternoons a…
9 posts, 22 April
Hi Tamer, I realize it`s been a while since you posted your question. However, in case you haven`t found anyone, I can recommend both Tina Limbird and Heidi Amri in Berlin. Google them and you ll…
1 posts, 22 April
Hi all, Am moving in to a flat on Monday and have just been told that they haven't had it cleaned and cleaning service is booked out. Can anyone recommend a cleaning service? I need someone…
57 posts, 22 April
No, it can be all meat, although the main uses in chicken are to plump up it's weight, it can also be used to speed up the curing process by accelerating the take up of the brine or marinate…
5 posts, 22 April
Sorry to hear it is not common practice, as at the praxis which I visited they said they won't use a dam even on patient's request. Personally, I would like to be protected from water spilling all…
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