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by moved 2 crete
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Flamethrower
Replies: 20
Views: 952

Re: Flamethrower

NOT that this helps but around 8 years ago lidls sold them but none since so I reckon they must have thought that they would be used unsafely and stopped selling them, the yellow ones as described earlier...
by moved 2 crete
Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mesh cover for pool closing...
Replies: 5
Views: 437

Re: Mesh cover for pool closing...

Agreed BST we do the same on advice from our pool installer and have done so for the last 12 years with no problems.
by moved 2 crete
Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Cost of Living
Replies: 18
Views: 1292

Re: Cost of Living

We had a wood burner taken out and an LPG gas fire put in and overall the running cost are cheaper than with the wood-burner, we have central heating from a gas boiler and gas cooker all LPG, total running costs around 750 to 800 euros per annum fed from a 1000ltr tank about 2.5 fill list-ups yearly...
by moved 2 crete
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania
Replies: 22
Views: 1403

Re: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania

Jeff, I think your question mark, the weather has now well been answered... :)
by moved 2 crete
Sat Oct 28, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania
Replies: 22
Views: 1403

Re: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania

Jeff, click on cretepost.gr and you will see all the pictures of the water you crave, it is in Chania region...
by moved 2 crete
Fri Oct 27, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania
Replies: 22
Views: 1403

Re: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania

Some would say you are lucky, last time this happened here about 3 years ago we lost the end of our cul-de-sac road and one-third of our 2000sqr mtr plot, 5 olive trees etc, into the valley below some 40 feet down so the rainy season is not one of our best-loved weather cycles Jeff...
by moved 2 crete
Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania
Replies: 22
Views: 1403

Re: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania

Weather ? I don`t know if you had the thunder lightning and torrential rain where you live Jeff but we had in the Kolimbari area but it was continuous for at least 14 hours or more affecting the roads locally, the lane at back of our house was turned into a raging river, drain covers were blown off...
by moved 2 crete
Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania
Replies: 22
Views: 1403

Re: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania

Weather ? I don`t know if you had the thunder lightning and torrential rain where you live Jeff but we had in the Kolimbari area but it was continuous for at least 14 hours or more affecting the roads locally, the lane at back of our house was turned into a raging river, drain covers were blown off...
by moved 2 crete
Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania
Replies: 22
Views: 1403

Re: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania

Re the meeting in Chania, we had tickets but tied in up here with the weather, just wondering did the meeting take place or was it cancelled owing to the weather...
by moved 2 crete
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Meet the Britsh Ambassador, Chania
Replies: 22
Views: 1403

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: 499

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: 2995

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: 2995

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: 2995

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: 2995

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...

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