(Site is no longer operational pending a major long overdue overhaul of the entire website. Thank you for your patience. Site should still be visible and searchable for old posts.)
The Lisburn Exiles Forum is dedicated to the memory of James Goddard Collins (The Boss) who single-handedly built LISBURN.COM (with a lot of help from many contributors) from 1996 to 29th November 2012. This website was his passion and helping people with a common interest in the City of Lisburn around the world is his lasting legacy.
Donald, That's one hell of a markup ,It would almost make one consider taken the pin ,(Well Almost)
yesterday was the start of the Volksfest in Dachau, the beer there is the cheapest in the whole of Bavaria, a litre costs €6,10, when you consider €11 for a litre at the Oktoberfest then they are giving it away.
May take a run out today, it,s only a few Kms from where I live.
Morning Donald, Just as a matter of interest , is this Dachau you mention the area were the camp existed during the war? Hope you enjoy your day out though if your driving it's going to cramp your thirst slightly, I was in Lidl last evening but nothing special in the Beers .
The Concentration Camp is near the Volkfest area. On the entrance gate it says " Arbeit macht Frei" = Work Liberates.Some time ago the gate was stolen and later found in Norway
Eamon Lowercase likes that saying. It is always full of International visitors
I have not driven now for 3 weeks as I have to wear a boot because my Achilles left heel is giving me trouble and the specialist says the sinew is not broken, just partly divided and it will take up to 6 weeks to rejoin .Herself drives me around, even up to my local twice a week. I have booked for norniron for September but it looks like I will not be able to go because of hospital appointments in the next weeks, as I bought a economy ticket a refund or a different flight is not possibile
Hi Donald, Sorry to hear about your foot it does sound painful and your travel arrangement's have taken a hit as well, things never come in one's do they ? Re Dachau ! That instant of the gates being stolen I remember well as it was well publicized by the different News Org's ,By coincidence I had the offer early this year to visit Dachau but like yourself situation arose that made it impossible this time, Donald in the meantime keep on taken the tablets
had to cancel my flight to norniron, my treatment goes on until end of September
Obviously a big disappointed Donald for you both ,but you know it makes sense ,look forward to a bit of craic come September, Regards Ted
down in Lidl this morning and lo and behold the Perlenbecher Festbier was on sale for 0,39 Euro per half litre!!!! Bought a carton of 24 for 9,36 euro. that is 12 litres compared to 1 litre at the Oktoberfest for 11,50 euros Prosit, Prosit Kamarad
Morning Donald. That's you covered for the weekend at least 24 cans and a packet of crisps , Regards Ted
The Oktoberfest started yesterday, watched the Parades yesterday and today on TV, very interesting, bands and national costumes from all over Europe.
May decide to go into it and enjoy a litre of beer.
Donald, You know it makes sence ! Go for it, Cheers !