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I can't seem to exorcise MikeMelga quotes from my posts. That's a criticism of TT not him! One of Munich's vegan groups is having an eltern-kind-stammtis... on 11 May. If you can't get good…
5 posts, 20:28 yesterday
Ok so we are finally ready to move to Landsberg am Lech. Problem is we would really like to rent an apartment in the Altstadt and no less than 100 sq m, and as you can guess those are few and far…
10 posts, 20:16 yesterday
Maibaum Labour Day Special: 10am Marienplatz sbahn Cyclists of Munich unite, you have nothing to lose but your chains. No cheap joke goes overlooked this May day as we head out to Fürstenfeld Bruke…
2 posts, 15:09 yesterday
I'll be teaching a group of people traditional Basque dances every Saturday afternoon from 16:00 to 18:00 near the Harras U/S-bahnstop. Classic ballet is based on these dances and steps, but without…
2 posts, 15:08 yesterday
Every Saturday afternoon, from 16:00 to 18:00 near Harras S-bahnstop, I'll be teaching a group of people some Basque traditional dances. Classic ballet is based on these dances and steps, but without…
3 posts, 15:04 yesterday
Hi Alice's, This week I have booked all the high tables and all the bar places at Ysenegger, in the name of Humpty Dumpty. We'll start arriving between 6:30 and 7:00pm well stay till late. As…
9 posts, 11:47 yesterday
Hi Carolyn, I am looking for an english babysitter. My name is Patricia and have two girls age 4 and 6 years old. Could you please give me a call so that we can talk about availability? 0173…
8 posts, 10:20 yesterday
Great work, Spidey. Himself installed 2 solar panels on our sailboat and when we are underway, they power all of our lights, refrigerator, etc. Plus he put in a 220 V gadget that we use for our…
14 posts, 10:10 yesterday
I shall look into the contract if it specifically specifies a kellar. What i think is he runs a renovation company and was using that kellar to put the stuff from the apartment he was working on. I…
11 posts, 10:04 yesterday
This play is selling out, folks -- but there are often returns at the door, so there is a slight chance of getting in if you haven't already made your reservations and paid for them! Congratulations…
10 posts, 09:58 yesterday
To paraphrase Mme. Clinton, if it means getting together on the 17th or 19th, deal me in! Tues 10th - Gen, crusoe, rappy, Jess Tues 17th - Gen, crusoe, rappy, Conq Thurs 19th - Gen, crusoe,…
10 posts, 28 April
And tonight we go to: Vereinsheim, Ocammstraße 8. Nearest public transport: U3/U6 (and many buses and trams) Münchner Freiheit Despite the lack of votes here, there should be at least 10 people…
18 posts, 28 April
We are two moms looking for a native English speaker babysitter for our two girls, age 6. The girls finish school in Neuhausen,near Rotkreuzplatz at 16:00, we need you to pick them up two days a…
11 posts, 28 April
The new building (which will be inaugurated in summer 2018) will be at the S-Bahn stop "Fasangarten", see this map. Here are some newspaper articles on the new building, if you use the Google…
22 posts, 28 April
Well, I'm in the same boat  If there are more people wanting to meet on 3rd May, I'm available. If not, the following week (not Thursday) could work for me too. Hope to see you soon.
1 posts, 28 April
The Improv Marathon, is the next big event leading up to the Improvember Improv fest (November 3-6, 2016). Come join a slue of other improvisers (both English and German), on Friday, May 27th at…
6 posts, 28 April
There is also newer service that offers pick up and drop off in Munich to Augsburg. They are cheaper and more relaible then a taxi. Probably not a long term solution but it could be a start…
58 posts, 28 April
Just be aware that you will have a hard (if not impossible) time getting a freelance permit that covers BOTH English teaching and nannying -- unless you are somehow able to frame the nanny position…
49 posts, 27 April
Hello, I have an old mac laptop (~ 2011) and it is having reboot problems (it heats up and I don't get a login prompt). Although most probably its gone (warranty is is also long expired), I want to…
484 posts, 27 April
What: Walk along the Isar and then lunch When: Wednesday, April 27th at 10:30am Where: Outside Cafe Wassermann, by the Fraunhoferstr U-Bahn station elevator 1. Lydia 2. Nicole 3. Justina…
74 posts, 27 April
Why does it snow in April almost May but the ski conditions in February and March were horrible? ! Actually I realize I am personally responsible for it. I took the ski rack off the Lupo and…
1 posts, 27 April
Myself and a mate will be in Munich for the Fruehlingsfest from Thursday 27th - Sunday1st. We're long-term Fest-goers, but of late have struggled to find good places to go when the tents close for…
819 posts, 27 April
Unfortunately, there is really nothing in Munich that offers supplies. Of course, if you talk to some of the local breweries, you can sometimes get some fresh yeast, or a few kilos of malt. I have…
305 posts, 27 April
Hi my name is Susy, I´ve been living in Munich since January 2016. I moved cause my company asked me to. I love the city and I like my job and same problem for me in finding people who stays here…
3 posts, 26 April
For Munich (there might be a different list for Augsburg), you can find the list of approved certificates/qualificati... here: muenchen.de/dienstleistu... Scroll down the page and click on…
2 posts, 26 April
Still some spots left. Learn how to improvise by trusting your own intuition and instincts. Useful tips for both life and the stage. We'll play some improv games towards the end to help practice what…
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