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by Graham
Wed May 23, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Transporting bones
Replies: 12
Views: 8179

Re: Transporting bones

The whole scenario is far removed from what most North Europeans would expect, as is the whole funeral and grieving process. ? This is a custom still practiced in many of the older communities in Germany also...the renting of the grave site. Not so long ago I read a news article that preservatives ...
by Graham
Sun Apr 15, 2007 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Why are Postmen Attacked?
Replies: 14
Views: 9682

I have been reading everything posted about crime on Crete and I've noticed that so far all crime articles have been domestic related and none are directed at tourist or ex-pats. Am I reading that crime on Crete is no different than in any other country? Although still surprising to me but that's be...
by Graham
Tue Apr 10, 2007 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Why are Postmen Attacked?
Replies: 14
Views: 9682

MY goodness, this is rather disappointing crime news. Sounds like the old Wild West where the stagecoach dealing with the James Gang and the Pony Express riders dealing with indian ambushes. Just re-enforces my belief, living in is not the same as a two week vacation by the poolside. :wink: Right?
by Graham
Sat Apr 07, 2007 1:24 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Why are Postmen Attacked?
Replies: 14
Views: 9682

If this is an ongoing problem why can't a postman have a police escort on those days? The main function of the irish army is escorting bank shipments.
by Graham
Sat Mar 31, 2007 3:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Garden Compost
Replies: 7
Views: 5513

For every three-five inches of waste spread a cup or two of lime on top. This will speed up the compost processing.
by Graham
Tue Mar 13, 2007 7:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Always sunny??
Replies: 18
Views: 12409

After four summers in Ireland winter on Crete beats any irish summer and here, after five snow storms and two ice storms and now going into tornado season I'll take Crete anytime.
by Graham
Tue Feb 13, 2007 4:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Ice and snow
Replies: 1
Views: 3024

Ice and snow

I'm in the middle of my fourth ice and snow storm of this winter season. Returning to Crete is looking better and better. :wink:
by Graham
Sun Feb 11, 2007 10:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Flights from Dublin to Crete
Replies: 4
Views: 6633

A year ago last Oct I flew from Dublin to Crete but I can't remember for the life of me who it was. I do know it was a chartered flight and it was a greek Airlines but not the one that had the crashes happening about that same time
by Graham
Sat Feb 10, 2007 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Flights from Dublin to Crete
Replies: 4
Views: 6633

Flights from Dublin to Crete

Would anyone know what airlines fly directly from Dublin to Crete?

Thanks
by Graham
Mon Feb 05, 2007 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: SIGH ...
Replies: 4
Views: 4602

Carol, as the forum admin you should have a block showing in the upper right hand corner with 'IP' in it. By clicking on that icon you can then get the IP address and from there block it.
by Graham
Mon Feb 05, 2007 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: SIGH ...
Replies: 4
Views: 4602

May I suggest Carol that if you have the capability to restrict any new members after registration from posting until you can send them an email for a rsponse. This way you'll have their IP address with a name. If they post spam you can then block their IP address and since most people have Broadban...
by Graham
Sun Jan 28, 2007 2:38 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: US citizens
Replies: 10
Views: 8028

US citizens

Hello, Are there any US citizens here on this forum or does anyone here know of any living on Crete?

Thanks

Graham

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