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by peebee
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Cataract Operation
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Re: Cataract Operation

Greece, and indeed Crete, are the pioneers of laser eye surgery, check out Professor Ioannis Pallikaris
by peebee
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Google Translate
Replies: 5
Views: 335

Re: Google Translate

https://translate.google.com/
cut and paste the text into the window.
If it is printed text, rather than computer text, and you have a smart phone, the G.T. app allows you to take a photo of the text and it will translate it on your phone.
by peebee
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Wow that was a big one ....
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Re: Wow that was a big one ....

Didn't notice anything here either.
by peebee
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Internet connection for visitors
Replies: 13
Views: 887

Re: Internet connection for visitors

john4d wrote:My UK Mobile phone operator does not allow tethering outside of the UK

Get a Greek SIM :-)
by peebee
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Internet connection for visitors
Replies: 13
Views: 887

Re: Internet connection for visitors

If you have mobile data on your phone, you can link it to your tablet - `tethering'
https://www.howtogeek.com/170302/the-htg-guide-to-tethering-your-android-phone/
by peebee
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?
Replies: 43
Views: 2768

Re: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?

Went home walking steadily, cheered and relaxed, thanks in part to the raki. A Cretan friend over the Eastern end of the Island always refers to it as `medicine' as it can be used for many things - good on insect bites I have found. The proprietor at our regular watering hole, refers to it as `ασπι...
by peebee
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Sodastream
Replies: 3
Views: 612

Re: Sodastream

You can get one here - might be worth asking them about the refills.
https://www.e-shop.gr/sodastream-mega-pack-dynamo-p-HAP.263701
by peebee
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Ears syringed
Replies: 11
Views: 570

Re: Ears syringed

I'm pretty sure the Vamos health centre is open today, they might be able to help.
by peebee
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Motorcycle tyres
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: Motorcycle tyres

Doesn't Kostas at the big shed on the right of the Kalami road (about 250m after the turn to Stylos) do m/c tyres. As for the front/rear difference the KTEO man probably thinks a front wheel blow-out is more dangerous than a rear. Never thought of him for tyres - he does my car servicing. Still got...
by peebee
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Motorcycle tyres
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Motorcycle tyres

Does anyone have a recommendation for m/c tyre suppliers / fitters in the Apokoronas area.
Guy at KTEO this morning said I should get my front tyre changed as it is 8 yrs old, didn't seen ar$ed with the rear which is the same age :-)
by peebee
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: phone is dead
Replies: 23
Views: 892

Re: phone is dead

I agree with toastie, the product was not as advertised so therefore it should warrant a refund. Whether or not that ever happens . . . . .
If it was paid for by credit card then it is easily rectified, CC company is responsible.
by peebee
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: No stone unturned ...
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Re: No stone unturned ...

I have hundreds of the little blighters hibernating on my garage door, send him around and he can have all of them.
by peebee
Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: phone is dead
Replies: 23
Views: 892

Re: phone is dead

Kookla wrote:Peebee if he doesn’t want your phone then may I have it? I would be very grateful.

Have sent you PM
by peebee
Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: phone is dead
Replies: 23
Views: 892

Re: phone is dead

toastie wrote:hey chaps.

am in apokoronas and need a new phone desperately.

am guessing kalives or maybe souda is my nearest option.

can anyone shed any light.

cheers

I have an old Samsung GT-S6102 dual sim smartphone you can have for nowt if you are interested. I am in Kalyves
by peebee
Fri May 04, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: The ball bearings in a maze thing
Replies: 2
Views: 405

Re: The ball bearings in a maze thing

You could always make your own https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGk4u8d52qk

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