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9 posts, 29 September
lol. thanks. you are right. it ended up in my spam folder. just saw lot of emails from my mother that ended up in my spam folder. but an actual spam email made it into my inbox. lol.
3 posts, 29 September
Hello, I would like to sign up for this event, but I don't know how to do it. I'm also clicking on "track this topic" but nothing really happens. Can somebody Help? Thanks, Raffaele
5 posts, 28 September
You are right in saying that an ordinary termination of the contract is not possible before 31-10-16 but you seem to forget that because of the three-month notice period the OP is already too late…
9 posts, 23 September
I can only tell about my expererience with purchasing an apartment in Frankfurt. There is a real estate agency in Darmstadt, called DeluxRe, covering newly developed projects in Hessen area,…
1 posts, 22 September
Lollipop House is EXPANDING!!! We have a new room and more outside space. More exciting classes will start in Jan 2017. It is a good chance for your child to speak or learn English and for…
7 posts, 21 September
Funnily enough, long before there were cash cards or ATMs in the UK, the first time I ever heard the term 'hole-in-the-wall' outside of a Western movie was in relation to a food outlet in London.
1 posts, 21 September
Hello I was wondering if you could help us please with your advice. We left the Germany on 30th July. Our appartement was renovated and professionally cleaned on 31st. Painter and cleaner…
9 posts, 21 September
Hi Azille, On second thoughts, no thanks. Sorry to jerk you around, but not speaking a word of French and not into that style of illustrated books, I think I will nto enjoy it. Wishing you all the…
3 posts, 19 September
There's a Cat Sitting Club in frankfurt: katzen-sitte... The members look after each others cats during holidays etc. I'm sure they're glad of every new member, even if you don't have a cat of…
3 posts, 17 September
If anyone in Frankfurt needs a cat sitter to come and feed the cats in your own home while you are away, feel free to give me a call. I have lots of experience with cats and have two cats of my own.
15 posts, 16 September
They do follow the traffic lights in Heraklion, though. One cop car turned blue light and siren on and then turned left on red light. And then there was me trying to cross the road on my green. I saw…
6 posts, 15 September
Thanks @erdmann. some additional points to keep in mind, if you do wish to pursue the hobby legally Try to join a local "Geschichts Verein" but also in my previous post, check the forums to…
13 posts, 14 September
I've been testing a Swopper office chair and after 10 days I already see an improvement on my lower back pain. I doubt that the mattress is to blame for being too hard. Probably is too old. For…
30 posts, 13 September
We went to Schönhauser for Sunday brunch 10 days ago. Brunch was good, lots of choice, but drinks (coffee and tea) were extra. On Sundays they do only the brunch buffet, on other days you can get…
1 posts, 12 September
Join Asha Frankfurt's resident photographer, Keerthan Shetty(www.keerthanshett... on a Photowalk in Frankfurt, Bornheim. The Photowalk is targeted at photography enthusiasts and will cover basics in…
9 posts, 12 September
Hi I can help you out. I live in Bad Vilbel and have a few metal detectors, Where did you loose your ring ? If it is in a park then you will need to obtain permission from the park authority to look…
1 posts, 12 September
Hi, I was recently diagnosed with diabetes and I have been a vegetarian (lacto ovo) for 20 years. I was sent to a dietary training but the trainer, when told I did not eat meat or fish, exclaimed…
6 posts, 11 September
Hello all, I am very much interested in doing long runs upto 20k at a moderate pace of 6min/km upto 5min/km. I am looking for a running group/individuals with similar interests where I can join,…
57 posts, 7 September
I don't think that you really want to know it, but others might be interested: That's the reason not to throw around with antibiotics: "Key facts - Antimicrobial resistance threatens the…
4 posts, 6 September
Germans also have this problem, for example Ulrich Müller and Ullrich Muller are totally different people (first and last names different!) but you can easy mix them by making a spelling mistake.
3 posts, 6 September
Looking for the same kind of thing in the Darmstadt/Frankfurt area. Was hoping to find something like Dr. Sketchy's in the big cities but that doesn't seem to be a big thing in Germany
5 posts, 5 September
Our daughter's school offers Ganztagschule for most until 16:00 while the other Grundschule only offers places for about 25%. I think the reason is that most of the kids in our daughter's school are…
1 posts, 5 September
I am looking for organic Argan Oil for skin in Frankfurt - anyone knows which shops I can buy good quality one? bought one from a shop in Skyline Plaza lately, the smell does not seem to be right.
1 posts, 2 September
Hi everyone, I was wondering if there are other fellow Toytowners in the Rhein-Main area who are lgbt and who are looking to get to know other English-speaking lgbts to explore gay life around…
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