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867 posts, 20:59 yesterday
That made me smile, Panda..growing up in Britain in the 50s and 60s etc, I remember that VD had a different meaning on the telly!! dict.cc/?s=venereal+dise... (sorry..couldn´t resist..I know it´s…
17 posts, 19:39 yesterday
The Tegernsee area got a fresh dump of snow today. Snowshoes are definitely required for Sunday's hike. Regular hiking boots and crampons are not enough to walk through knee deep snow. You don't…
4 posts, 28 April
 It's a bird! It's a plane. No, it's Bake This improv!! You're in store for an adventure. Come and watch Bake This turn your suggestions into a superhero story! There may be love, fighting, a show…
2 posts, 27 April
Hi ladies I am new in Munich and its a bit lonely here without friends and family, i am looking to make new friends and meet regularly for tea/ coffee or potluck lunches. If your interested let's…
15 posts, 27 April
Of course you can! No choice of venue made just yet, but I'm quite sure everyone's brains are working overtime on that issue. 1) crusoe 2) Conquistador +1 4) Gen 5) -betsy 6) munichmom…
2 posts, 27 April
Hi, Does anyone know if netto still sells rechargeable subscriptions for their telephone cards? the ones where you enter a PIN and get a number of minutes and GBs bandwidth per month? I don't…
3 posts, 27 April
Hello embryonic stem cells* On Friday we have booked the Grosswirt Neuhausen near Rotkreuzplatz. They have some fancy-schmancy food as well as good old burgers and snizzels.  Plenty of cocktails,…
3 posts, 27 April
Your sublet contract should be enough for him to claim the expenses on his taxes (if he's eligible to do so) and you can send him payment confirmations if necessary. You can't write any bills,…
149 posts, 26 April
Friday playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids from 10:30-12:30. All are welcome! The playgroup is located at Kidlerstraße 15 of the Himmelfahrtskirche in Sendling. Walk through the…
67 posts, 26 April
Hi, I am going to be in Munich from 24th until 26th April and would be happy to play squash ( I have played for some years) during the evening if anyone is interested. Send me a msg or write to my…
23 posts, 26 April
Hello, Next meeting trying to climb a bit: Date & Time: May 6th, 2017 - 10am Meeting point: Tram 16, Prinz-Eugen-Park station Trail: outdooractive.com/en/mou... Weather forecast so…
5 posts, 26 April
That commute is insane, even if you live half-way between Vilsbiburg and the private Obermenziger Gymnasium, it would still be too far: goo.gl/maps/xrjrdb... Can't you you find a school nearer to…
339 posts, 26 April
Hello all - I managed to adjust the reservation for tomorrow night to fit the 16 people who confirmed. We're filling the biggest table available, so it should be easy to find us. For everyone who…
1 posts, 26 April
I'll be in Munich April 28 until 2 May. I would like to get an anklet while I'm there. I went to the jewellers where I live and they told it takes 1 week to make something up. They have no stock.
620 posts, 25 April
Hi Sarah, Things are kind of up in the air at the moment. If afternoons are alright, you can join me at the English playgroup at the Mütterzentrum Ramersdorf on Tuesdays from 3-5pm. This…
2 posts, 25 April
We just spent a month in an Airbnb half a block from the Alter Sudfriedhof, and we saw a ton of families with little kids (often strolling through the Friedhof). I think it would be great. So easy to…
62 posts, 25 April
Hi everyone, are you still looking for this Lorna Collinson aka Lorna Wright???   I know where she is as she’s back in the UK now. Yes she’s a Geordie and is in Newcastle upon Tyne   Would…
14 posts, 25 April
Just in case this is interesting: toytownger... Korfball is the Dutch version of basketball and a lot of the skills are transferable. We play on Thursday nights near Neuperlach. PM me if you…
15 posts, 25 April
The first overnight hike in 2017 takes us up Benediktenwand. We will explore Tölzer Land around Lenggries. Benediktenwand is our destination on Saturday and a well known amongst hikers for its…
2 posts, 24 April
We have a special beginners session running this week with about 4 or 5 new people. So if you can make it this week, you wouldn't be the only newbie! Here's the club's facebook…
31 posts, 24 April
Hi all Are there any up to date recommendations for an English speaking physio in Munich? Particularly for back and neck pain? Public providers preferred as I am a student with public…
1 posts, 24 April
Hi ladies I am new in Munich and its a bit lonely here without friends and family, i am looking to make new friends and meet regularly. If your interested let's start a group. Nidhi
20 posts, 24 April
hello we are looking for a new Au Pair or Nanny to work approx 30 hours a week. We have 3 kids aged 5,7,9. Could be live in or live out. must have driving license and excellent English or…
1 posts, 23 April
i am looking for regular help for the next few weeks. We have two kids, both are in kindergarten, I would like someone to pick them up and help with some light cleaning and cooking as I am pregnant…
201 posts, 23 April
My guess is that a number of people have read about his work (the media call his lab the 'Love Lab'), but the name might indeed not register. Relationship therapists would know. Though seeing as his…
9 posts, 23 April
Thanks to all our fantastic performers last night - and to our lovely sold-out crowd. It was a great show: some fellas let out their inner pirates while one let out his inner fallen woman, while the…
141 posts, 23 April
Natasa and I had an appointment on Saturday at 10, however she didn't show up and didn't answer my phone calls or SMS. At 11 she told me she couldn't come because she needed to work in the morning.
2 posts, 23 April
I'm a traveler flying into Munich with my wife and meeting a German couple. All of us are of similar age and socioeconomic status; I’m 72 years of age. I met the husband months ago in the US and he…
33 posts, 22 April
I grew up in an Aggie family and was the first to go to UT (EE/Plan II). I think Germany raised the non-EU work permit requirements about 5 years ago but I can't remember (I'm thinking it was…
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