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by Peter W
Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Visiting the Electricity offices
Replies: 5
Views: 601

Re: Visiting the Electricity offices

The office was open when I visited a couple of weeks ago.
by Peter W
Sat May 30, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Weather websites
Replies: 35
Views: 3573

Re: Weather websites

....If you are hiking up in the mountains or sailing out in the Aegean then accuracy tends to be a bit more important. I agree with the "InAccuweather" designation. Warwick This site is useful for weather forecast in the mountains:- https://www.mountain-forecast.com/mountain_ranges Peter
by Peter W
Thu May 14, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Coronavirus, what happens next
Replies: 202
Views: 29300

Re: Coronavirus, what happens next

......In life, anyone can cope with a situation when all is going well. It is only when there are problems that we see the true capabilities of a person/business/government. I am afraid to say they the majority of the U.K. public voted for BJ and his band of followers, and they are now about to wit...
by Peter W
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Accountant in Rethymnon area
Replies: 4
Views: 1267

Re: Accountant in Rethymnon area

I can highly recommend Yiannis Zografakis, a young accountant based in Rethymno, He speaks good English, he is fast, efficient and his fees are extremely reasonable, you can contact him at:- giannis7@gmail.com

Peter
by Peter W
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Hiking trails Book western Crete
Replies: 3
Views: 1222

Re: Hiking trails Book western Crete

Jeffstclair wrote:I don't have a copy of this book but it looks great , and Amazon have it in paper back for 9 .95 ....It gets good reviews ..


I haven't seen this guide either but five reviews - four good, one dreadful is hardly a ringing endorsement but the Kindle version at £4.99 is probably worth a punt.

Peter
by Peter W
Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Walking group?
Replies: 5
Views: 1973

Re: Walking group?

For guided walks you could contact the Mountaineering Club of Chania and the Mountaineering Club of Rethymno, don’t be put off by the name, some of their guided walks are little more than countryside rambles. There are also some commercial organisations which advertise walking tours on Crete but I h...
by Peter W
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: TOEB Water Cut
Replies: 16
Views: 3196

Re: TOEB Water Cut

For anyone relying on agricultural water for domestic use it is sensible to install a reservoir tank, a 5,00 litre tank, a few metres of plastic pipe and an electric pump is not a massive expense and saves trips to the river during water cuts!

Peter
by Peter W
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: The Will of the People
Replies: 1643
Views: 248195

Re: The Will of the People

...the new Tory party leader don't actually care about all of this because they are too focused on finding a leader to rescue their party from the mire. I read an online blog of this view a couple of weeks ago that gave the definitive timeline on what the Tory party are doing as opposed to what the...
by Peter W
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: The Will of the People
Replies: 1643
Views: 248195

Re: The Will of the People

scooby wrote:Javid is a knob :roll:


Well there's an intelligent, well considered observation.

Peter
by Peter W
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: D Day Commemoration
Replies: 2
Views: 1280

Re: D Day Commemoration

Aside from his important wartime work Alan Turing also developed the Turing Test - the test of a machine's ability to exhibit intelligent behaviour, Wikipedia has more information on the subject for anyone interested.

Peter
by Peter W
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: The Storm and the Gorge
Replies: 5
Views: 2291

Re: The Storm and the Gorge

Post by George » Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:03 pm We have a week booked in Plakias next month so I take it we will have to take the long way down through Mirthios. I guess you will be coming from Rethymno if so turn right at Pale, it's signposted to Plakias, only a couple of Kilometres longer journey than ...
by Peter W
Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Any advice please on travelling with my cat
Replies: 16
Views: 4643

Re: Any advice please on travelling with my cat

Transfer Ambassador is a grand term for a bloke in a hi-vis vest but yes there was assistance for transfer passengers on a late inbound flight from LHR in January this year. My wife required Special Assistance but we were nevertheless routed through security and passport control for the onward fligh...
by Peter W
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Boat Tours?
Replies: 13
Views: 5364

Re: Boat Tours?

Here's a link to the Anendyk south coast boat service winter timetable:-

http://www.anendyk.gr/pages/en/timetable.php

Peter
by Peter W
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Garden furniture
Replies: 6
Views: 3237

Re: Garden furniture

A company called Almeco provides outdoor furniture for many of the hotels and bars on Crete, they also sell into the domestic market, their factory and showroom is located off the National Road, Rethymno, take the Atsipopoulo turn off from the National Road.

Peter
by Peter W
Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: The Will of the People
Replies: 1643
Views: 248195

Re: The Will of the People

New Statesman interview with Yianis Varoufakis:-

https://www.yanisvaroufakis.eu/2018/11/23/21130/

Peter

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