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by moved 2 crete
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Influx of mosquitoes or normal?
Replies: 8
Views: 578

Re: Influx of mosquitoes or normal?

We also use the Avon product Skin- so- soft, it contains citronella which was used by filming crewmen and the Forces also found it useful in stopping stinging insects.
by moved 2 crete
Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Renting with pets
Replies: 15
Views: 1243

Re: Renting with pets

kissamos area is OK at the moment, the Kolimbari area where we have lived for the last 13 years is not bad but we live in Darmarohori about 5 to 10 kilometres from the main town, the more west you get the less touristy it gets, the area can be a little better as you move away from the main towns, ho...
by moved 2 crete
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Driving
Replies: 32
Views: 3170

Re: Driving

As a retired driving instructor and Advanced driver for R.O.S.P.A and the I.A.M, also teaching for the Police as a driver awareness scheme instructor and having lived and driven here in the Chania area for the last 13 years the best advice I can give is, use your mirrors frequently and always be awa...
by moved 2 crete
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: IKA and AMKA
Replies: 42
Views: 8058

Re: IKA and AMKA

Grim news.
by moved 2 crete
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: WHERE EXPATS MEET
Replies: 30
Views: 3511

Re: WHERE EXPATS MEET

Welcome naturelover, we have lived in the Kolimbari area of Chania for the last 13 years, there are various Bars, tavernas, hotels etc where we expats meet, the area is coastal and some good beaches close by, some stony, some sandy, you're able to explore once here and take your pick, happy hunting,...
by moved 2 crete
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: The Will of the (Greek) People
Replies: 8
Views: 1263

Re: The Will of the (Greek) People

Reminds me of Hitler`s thugs at the time of his rise to power, I am glad they are condemned to the garbage bin.
by moved 2 crete
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Water filter taps
Replies: 15
Views: 2344

Re: Water filter taps

Kamisiana wrote:LINK to removing lime scale in kettle :?
https://www.osmiowater.co.uk/osmioblog/ ... rmanently/

Thanks for this informative post it confirms our use of the reverse osmosis system... :D
by moved 2 crete
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Water filter taps
Replies: 15
Views: 2344

Re: Water filter taps

The reverse osmosis system we have eliminates limescale in our kettle it has been free from the deadly scale that causes stones since we had it fitted, most vitamins and minerals are present in most of our foods so I personally don`t think that we are missing out in that regard. :D
by moved 2 crete
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Water filter taps
Replies: 15
Views: 2344

Re: Water filter taps

our system is from creta aqua tel 6973296800 6976583446 http://www.creta-aqua.eu, the best for pure water, it is a reverse osmosis system, the firm from Rethimno comes once a year to change the filters for around about 70 euros, it fits under the sink... :D
by moved 2 crete
Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: cremation in Greece
Replies: 15
Views: 3808

Re: cremation in Greece

The latest on the internet is that the go-ahead has been given for a crematorium in Athens and to operational in 2019, good news for those who prefer cremation. :D
by moved 2 crete
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Cigarette smoke issue
Replies: 27
Views: 4647

Re: Cigarette smoke issue

I understand from advice from many years ago that lifelong nonsmokers are more tolerant of passive smoking than those who have smoked many years then given up, how many agree with these sentiments, I personally gave up on doctors advice some 40 years ago from a habit that was 60 a day and 100 a day ...
by moved 2 crete
Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: What can i get for 300,000 Euros
Replies: 13
Views: 1902

Re: What can i get for 300,000 Euros

Interesting moved 2 crete ,in 2000 2001 when we first started looking at houses and plots it was the other way round ...a least 30% lower in the East end of the Island. That is why we ended up here in the East . :D .. or do you mean further West in the Χανια province.? Jeff my post quoted the Chani...
by moved 2 crete
Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: What can i get for 300,000 Euros
Replies: 13
Views: 1902

Re: What can i get for 300,000 Euros

13 years ago we came to look around, the further west we went the cheaper the housing got, I don`t know if it is the same now, we settled in the Chania area at Kolimbari... :D
by moved 2 crete
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Appalling weather
Replies: 26
Views: 5107

Re: Appalling weather

Lidls at Platanias is a sorry sight to see, a carpark that is a sea of mud 3 to 4 inches thick, inside the store wrecked by water from the river that runs behind the store, it brock it`s banks and devastated the whole area that is the Lidls store. :cry: :cry: :cry:
by moved 2 crete
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Block on renewal of IKA books due to BREXIT
Replies: 65
Views: 13719

Re: Block on renewal of IKA books due to BREXIT

Went to IKA building today 29th to renew books, arrived 10 AM got job done and away by 10.45, went on Monday 28th about 11 AM very busy so came back home to Kolimbari. :D

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