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38 posts, 13:37 yesterday
Tragic indeed. I'm reminded of the death of my ex-husband 4 years ago at age 70. He had a narrow boat he was touring with on a canal near Nottingham, where he lived. He had been out drinking with…
1 posts, 12:08 yesterday
Hello All, I recently moved here from the UK for work and was wondering if anyone would like to meet for climbing on weekday evenings and weekends. I'm am an avid climber at intermediate level,…
12 posts, 20 April
I'm maintaining a super long list of job search resources here: allaboutberlin.co... It's centered around Berlin, but many of the links also work for you. Good luck with your search!
2 posts, 12 April
Dear Toytown Community, I have a question regarding the Permanent Residency (Niederlassungserlaubnis... or NE for short) under the AufenthG§18b. The AufenthG §18b is for those who have…
7 posts, 5 April
Thanks i visited UKE - uke.de/kliniken-insti... they gave a list of doctors recommended by them for MS. I have taken an appointment with them and will be going today. Hope all goes well.
20 posts, 2 April
indeed. They have very low self esteem as well. I'm not surprised that screaming hateful things at them would work - drives them over the edge to wart suicide! kidding aside, I do think the body…
154 posts, 31 March
Good Friday had wall-to-wall sunshine & rather cold easterly wind. Club started gliding operations with the instructors first doing their mandatory 3 launches then start-of-season check flights…
3 posts, 30 March
I arrive at 11am on 20th June. A friend is arriving from the uk at shortly after 1500. I'm going to wait for her then we both travel by train to Flensburg for a Ladies' Weekend. Where's a good place…
2 posts, 30 March
The Hamburg airport is not very hang out friendly. there are a couple of cafes, but no real place to lounge. You can take the SBahn direct to the Hauptbahnhof in about 30 minutes. Buy the 9 hour day…
11 posts, 27 March
I know this thread is old, but as it comes up on searches frequently for people looking for alternatives to ISH, I figured I would post that there is a recently opened international school in…
6 posts, 25 March
Really?! That’s surprising they ask you to find somebody even closer than ~15km away... Anyways, there is another specialized center in your area: Praxisgemeinschaft Neurologie - Psychiatrie…
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