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by moved 2 crete
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania
Replies: 9
Views: 459

Re: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania

We have applied for the 26th meeting, not got an invite for the 25th evening reception...
by moved 2 crete
Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Olive Fly (Dacus Oleae)
Replies: 5
Views: 420

Re: Olive Fly (Dacus Oleae)

Maybe I am lucky but no problem with olive fly I as get local chap to spray once a year, We only have 45 trees but on very sloping ground so have contracted a local farmer this year having reached the age of 78 and now finding trying to be a mountain goat beyond my ability, he has agreed to harvesti...
by moved 2 crete
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mosquitoes
Replies: 40
Views: 2612

Re: Mosquitoes

Very pragmatic Warwick, I only wish such thought had been in the process before Thalidomide was used on unsuspecting patients, having taught the limbless victims in my business as a driving instructor specialising in disabled persons driving instruction and using my engineering background to invent ...
by moved 2 crete
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mosquitoes
Replies: 40
Views: 2612

Re: Mosquitoes

The Antibiotics part of your post Warwick is sound clinically, but you give the impression that you are very closed mind on other remedies, I personally think that you have a very closed mind about the effects of remedies on all types of differing personal reactions to various remedies all be it tha...
by moved 2 crete
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mosquitoes
Replies: 40
Views: 2612

Re: Mosquitoes

Sounds good to me I will try it, I have tried most other things with little positive results, we have a little Vick left from when we came to live here 12 years ago, hope it has not lost its potency, thanks for the info... :)
by moved 2 crete
Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mosquitoes
Replies: 40
Views: 2612

Re: Mosquitoes

Mozzies and wasps here with us in Kolimbari, we have been bitten by both this year, the wasps like our carport roof and the honey drops on the car roof they then come down as we get into the car we have now taken drastic measures with a spray and got rid of them and their nests, but the tiny mozzies...
by moved 2 crete
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Renting AirBnb? Finance Ministry is looking for you..
Replies: 16
Views: 1693

Re: Renting AirBnb? Finance Ministry is looking for you..

I would say services are Water and Electricity YoMo2. :)
by moved 2 crete
Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare
Replies: 43
Views: 2549

Re: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare

That is the problem, they are important to the UK and the EU immigrant workers are keeping the UK stable in all public sectors, and if all the retirees came back to the UK needing NHS treatment because of Brexit the NHS would collapse under the numbers that are as of now according to the present fig...
by moved 2 crete
Wed Sep 06, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare
Replies: 43
Views: 2549

Re: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare

The best solution would be a second referendum now the full truth is known I think it would reverse the E.U. exit but the present government is adamant that it would not allow it if it was to take place I think that would bring about the status quo, job solved for all...idea
by moved 2 crete
Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare
Replies: 43
Views: 2549

Re: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare

We live in hopes that there is a clear and unambiguous agreement without additional clauses.
by moved 2 crete
Thu Aug 24, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Car and van recycling centre?
Replies: 3
Views: 314

Re: Car and van recycling centre?

Near to us there are 2 scrapyards, pm me for a meet and I can take your there in the Kolimbari Area easy access of the national highway a Tavronitis. :)
by moved 2 crete
Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Exchange rates
Replies: 12
Views: 901

Re: Exchange rates

All I know is that in 2006 when we bought here and moved in the Pound was 1.6 to the Euro and we were comfortably off, now we watch pennies and count... :(
by moved 2 crete
Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Confiscation of Assets
Replies: 2
Views: 606

Re: Confiscation of Assets

Very worrying considering the mickey mouse way land transactions take place here on Crete, having seen a notary here locally with our builder we hope everything is OK for our property...
by moved 2 crete
Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Future (and current) British expats in Crete
Replies: 15
Views: 1474

Re: Future (and current) British expats in Crete

I would hope that we do not return to how it was as Carolina describes in the early days, we have made our bed here and must lay in it...
by moved 2 crete
Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Places to visit
Replies: 20
Views: 1655

Re: Places to visit

A good start point is the Maleme area where it all kicked off, the air field that was the area that Germans wished to have as an air base from which they then could begin the domination of the whole of Crete as you pass along the coast road from Gerani nearing the military base at Tavronitis on your...

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