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by johnincrete
Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Let's alter history
Replies: 39
Views: 2962

Let's alter history

It has been the norm for zealots of the past to seek to change or hide parts of the truth of history to suit their propaganda. It is obvious that the current "Black lives matter" movement, although started with a genuine desire, has been infiltrated by a group intent on distorting the hist...
by johnincrete
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: DEH payment
Replies: 6
Views: 1126

Re: DEH payment

Is "driving from home to where I can use the internet to pay a bill" one of the reasons that can be used now?
by johnincrete
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: UK Catch-up TV
Replies: 3
Views: 877

UK Catch-up TV

I watch some UK TV programmes using Britishtv.club and I am seeing adverts to stream past episodes or box-sets and then the name of the streaming service.

I don't know what "streaming" means but is it possible to do it from here?
by johnincrete
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: FULL Lockdown Monday 23 March 6a.m. in Greece
Replies: 130
Views: 18002

Re: FULL Lockdown Monday 6a.m. in Greece

I am 79 years old and diabetic with a pacemaker. THat I think makes me vulnerable and in the UK I would be compelled to stay at home. Do the regulations in Greece prevent me from walking around my local area if I have a completed form?
by johnincrete
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Help for isolated elderly
Replies: 3
Views: 1431

Re: Help for isolated elderly

At last, someone has spoken the truth
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/comm ... -p2rh3nnfh
by johnincrete
Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Catholic Cathedral Chania - mass
Replies: 18
Views: 2127

Re: Catholic Cathedral Chania - mass

Why do so many people comment on things about which they have no personal knowledge? Why don't they ask? If you want to know about Greek Orthodox traditions then go and see a Greek Orthodox priest. If you want to know about Roman Catholic traditions you can consult Bob. IF you want to know about Chu...
by johnincrete
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Help for isolated elderly
Replies: 3
Views: 1431

Help for isolated elderly

I am 79 years old with all sorts of medical problems including diabetes so I am self-quarantining (is that a word?) After just 4 days a pattern is being established. Firstly, loneliness. Practical things like shopping are easily solved but going for days without seeing anyone is hard. This for sever...
by johnincrete
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Virus
Replies: 65
Views: 10115

Re: Virus

Whether or not we as individuals are being exposed to the virus here in Chania, the advice concerning handwashing should be heeded and taught as normal to our children. Firstly, applying a "hand cleaner" of the type seen in hospitals and freely available and used, is NOT as effective as si...
by johnincrete
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Where in Chania can I buy quality leather goods
Replies: 14
Views: 2377

Re: Where in Chania can I buy quality leather goods

I had a promise from one shop in "Leather Street" that they would make a folder to my spec. Returned to shop only to find it boarded up with no indication when it would re-open. Man across the road offered something like I wanted but only from a photo on his cell phone. He promised he woul...
by johnincrete
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Where in Chania can I buy quality leather goods
Replies: 14
Views: 2377

Re: Where in Chania can I buy quality leather goods

Looked at Peebee's link. Nearly right but there needs to be a way of holding loose papers. It will be used by a teacher with several pages of homework writing that is marked and then put away until return to school. That the item can hold A4 pads is of no value I'm afraid. Yet again, it looks as if ...
by johnincrete
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: IKA Renewal
Replies: 47
Views: 5536

Re: IKA Renewal

HELP PLEASE. I have downloaded the legal form that is all in Greek. Is there a site that tells me how to complete it? I am particularly concerned about the dotted line bit.. Or do I need a lawyer?
by johnincrete
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:09 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Where in Chania can I buy quality leather goods
Replies: 14
Views: 2377

Where in Chania can I buy quality leather goods

I want to give a gift to someone who has done me great service. I am looking for something like I have. I have no idea what it is called! It is a folder, with inside, a pocket and a clip to hold papers. I used to use it to hold papers for a particular meeting. I need good quality leather to make it ...
by johnincrete
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Download from YouTube
Replies: 11
Views: 2573

Re: Download from YouTube

1. I have installed and paid for the latest Youtube Downloader. It is very fast. I am very satisfied. 2, Kikkis I have a quandary - I use often the simple desktop publisher PagePlus that will not run under Windows 10. I am investigating leaving the laptop on 7 and converting desktop to 10 and also w...
by johnincrete
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Mountain Tea
Replies: 5
Views: 1474

Re: Mountain Tea

Kilkis
That's the way I have been doing it using a lovely one-cup brown teapot.

Two locals say no, Use a small saucepan and boil it for 5 min. or until it is to personal taste.

Going to try that way. Trying various quantities of leaf and tasting. I'll let you know

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