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Thought for Today - All Anger is Self-Anger

What are you recognizing in others, who behaves in ways that irritate you most? Remember; when you make things personal what others say or do, it becomes something you have to deal with, if you like it or not.

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Mary's Dinner Club Stories - Austrian Dinner Club and Birthday Treat

mary's dinner clubSaturday’s Austrian Dinner Club at Art Bistro Agora was really a belated birthday treat for myself - I had celebrated ‘my special day’ on Thursday. The drinks on the day itself at the same venue had been absolutely lovely with many dear friends stopping by my new venue. I enjoyed catching up, sipping sparkling wine and nibbling on chips.

On Saturday it was time for something more substantial and as I told some friends, in Austria we eat Goulash year round, hot or cold out. Goulash with dumplings to me is always a special treat even though considered quite ‘common’ food back home, to me it’s a real birthday meal. To the guests it was also a treat and both the vegetarian potato version and the beef version were much appreciated.

I had been undecided about starters and when my physics teacher from looong ago with whom I have recently reconnected asked via Facebook about it I told him so.

FBME Clients Stranded Financially After Central Bank Wind Down

Federal Bank of the Middle East (FBME) clients are financially stranded after the Central Bank wound down the Cyprus operation on the basis that it was protecting the banking sector, according to CyprusNewsReport.com sources.

Former Minister Loses Mother in Car Accident

praxoula antoniadou mother deathFormer minister of commerce Praxoula Antoniadou has lost her 81-year-old mother in a fatal road accident in Limassol, said police.

The accident happened on August 18th, when Semele Antoniades was crossing Leontiou A road, and was hit by a car driven by a 43-year-old man from Limassol.

The victim had head injuries and multiple fractures from the impact, and did not survive her injuries.

The driver has been arrested, and had no traces of alcohol, according to authorities.

Police Investigate Ayia Napa Drowning Death

The owners of an Ayia Napa hotel apartment complex have been arrested on suspicion of negligence after the drowning death of 18-year-old Savaki Georgiou in their swimming pool.

One Hundred Tons of Aid Dropped To Refugees in Sinjar Mountains - UK Min. Def

islamic stateDuring his brief visit to President Nicos Anastasiades in Troodos this week, UK Defence Minister Michael Fallon said that the British Bases in Cyprus have been used to airdrop 100 tons of aid to refugees trapped in the Sinjar mountains, who are fleeing Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists in northern Iraq.

July Deflation Slows to minus 0.6% vs -1.2% in June

Deflation slowed to minus 0.6 percent in July, compared to minus 1.2 percent in June, said the Cyprus Statistical Service.

Prices fell by 0.86 percent due to summer sales. There was an increase in certain vegetable prices, electricity and petrol products, according to the survey.

For the first seven months of the year, deflation was the main trend, showing a decrease of 1.8 percent in prices compared to the same period in 2013, said CySTAT.

Russia EU Food Ban Hits Cyprus

Cyprus is being hit by Russia's EU food import ban, which covers 52 categories of goods, said government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides.

The affected products include citrus fruit, fish, vegetables, Halloumi cheese, and fruit. The total amount is 13.5 million euros, said the spokesman.

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