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by Eric & Shirley
Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Help - Advice needed on our olives
Replies: 1
Views: 1116

Help - Advice needed on our olives

Hi,

Can anyone out there please tell us when the olive oil factory on the Kalives/Vamos road is open? We have just picked some of our olives and have been told they need to get to the factory within 48 hrs. :?

Thank you
by Eric & Shirley
Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Last Parcel Post to England
Replies: 1
Views: 946

Last Parcel Post to England

Does anyone know if there is a last posting date for posting parcels or cards to the U.K. for Christmas? Asked at the post office and was told "you can post anytime", which I kind of gathered, but really wanted to know when it would arrive!! :?
by Eric & Shirley
Fri Nov 09, 2012 9:32 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Split topic - punctuation
Replies: 77
Views: 9560

Lol ... Don't tell me I'm human after all .... and I thought I was perfect! It serves me right for not proof-reading and doing things in a hurry. Have you read 'Eats Shoots & Leaves? It's one of my favourite books, it always makes me smile. When talking about apostrophes, I especially like "...
by Eric & Shirley
Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:34 pm
Forum: Jobs Wanted Crete
Topic: Do you require ......?
Replies: 0
Views: 2219

Do you require ......?

Do you require your dog walked or pets looked after? Would you like your property cleaned, bedding and towels washed etc when you leave or cleaned with beds aired and made up ready for you when you return? Would you like to find essentials (water, coffee, milk etc.) in your fridge or cupboards to we...
by Eric & Shirley
Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: Jobs Wanted Crete
Topic: Qualified, experienced teacher (Eng. specialism)
Replies: 0
Views: 2108

Qualified, experienced teacher (Eng. specialism)

Qualified and experienced college and primary school teacher available for English language tuition, home tuition, literacy tuition, help with homework, exam preparation or child minding; for learners of any age from beginners to academic English including English for work and help with CVs, persona...
by Eric & Shirley
Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: invasion of Millipedes
Replies: 5
Views: 2196

Many thanks Give them both a try
by Eric & Shirley
Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: invasion of Millipedes
Replies: 5
Views: 2196

invasion of Millipedes

:( Our house in Almerida is covered with Millipedes (its like a Hitchcock film) since the rain any ideas how to get rid of them as they are somehow constantly getting in the house?
by Eric & Shirley
Sun Sep 16, 2012 5:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: English speaking church
Replies: 2
Views: 1268

English speaking church

Does anyone know of an English speaking Church in the Almerida, Kalives, or Chania area? :?
by Eric & Shirley
Thu Aug 30, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Help - chances of work near Kalives?
Replies: 3
Views: 1509

Help - chances of work near Kalives?

Hi, Just arrived in Crete, but need to work to stay. Can anyone tell us if there is any chance of work for Brits in the Kalives area please? Have found proerty to rent, but just been told there is no chance of getting work here at any time of year. :( Any comments would be useful Thank you
by Eric & Shirley
Thu Aug 16, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Buy furniture etc or ship it over ...?
Replies: 36
Views: 10710

Thanks for all the above, looks like we'll probably do a bit of both :D
by Eric & Shirley
Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Buy furniture etc or ship it over ...?
Replies: 36
Views: 10710

Buy furniture etc or ship it over ...?

Moving over in September and not sure whether to bring furniture or buy when we get there. Can anyone recommend somewhere to buy furniture etc in the Chania area - second hand or new? Thanks
by Eric & Shirley
Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:21 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Greek Language Lesson
Replies: 13
Views: 7222

Mmmmmm ..... we're not so fluent after all! :?

We'll definitely get interactive on the net!!!

Thank you
by Eric & Shirley
Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Removals to Chania
Replies: 21
Views: 4116

Hi and thanks for all the comments about Nomad, we'll probably go with them. Thanks also for the thumbs up on the bacon butties!!! :lol:
by Eric & Shirley
Sat Jun 30, 2012 6:34 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Greek Language Lesson
Replies: 13
Views: 7222

Thanks John that is really good news.
Sorry if the WOW reply above seemed weird but we were replying to Warick :lol: [/quote]
by Eric & Shirley
Sat Jun 30, 2012 6:30 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Greek Language Lesson
Replies: 13
Views: 7222

WOW and we thought it was a hard language - it turns out we're almost fluent!!! :lol:

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