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by BST
Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Animal Welfare Under Attack
Replies: 3
Views: 595

Re: Animal Welfare Under Attack

Totally impossible to understand! Apart from the welfare of the animals which is of utmost importance, who wants to go on holiday and see lots of sick, injured dying animals in the streets? This put me off Tarifa in Spain many years ago. Couldn't believe there were so many skinny sick animals, dogs ...
by BST
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Flamethrower
Replies: 20
Views: 1180

Re: Flamethrower

Tried that once and the weeds grew back even stronger.....and salt tolerant!
by BST
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Earth Tremor
Replies: 7
Views: 471

Re: Earth Tremor

There are also L waves which cause rippling of the earth's surface eg roads and railway lines. They are the slowest but are often responsible for toppling buildings and major damage.
by BST
Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mesh cover for pool closing...
Replies: 4
Views: 494

Re: Mesh cover for pool closing...

We keep the pool filled over winter and pump going 1hr approx every day. No chemicals until March, other than the remaining chlorine from the summer. Water stays clean. Much cheaper than a cover and healthier than nasty chemicals. In March, start normal vacuuming and chlorine routine.
by BST
Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Lightning damage
Replies: 10
Views: 706

Re: Lightning damage

Sounds similar to BlitzOrtung. I find this useful using it on 4g to decide when to plug appliances back in. About the only time I use 4g as opposed to plugged in WiFi.
by BST
Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: mirroring to TV.
Replies: 20
Views: 766

Re: mirroring to TV.

Been using Tooway for nearly 5 years to stream TV with no problems except under real extremes of weather maybe once or twice a year. Also have Sky for Sky sports. That works fine except in torrential rain showers. Having a UK ip address is a big bonus plus unlimited package. No chance of a phone lin...
by BST
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Kodi / Roku
Replies: 7
Views: 818

Re: Kodi / Roku

Likewise Warwick. We have Sky TV for Sky Sport, Eurosport etc.... and a box bought locally which works brilliantly for BT sport and everything else. Not too bothered about most TV in the summer but like it for the long winter nights.
by BST
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Illegal grazing of Goats in olive trees.Advice please.
Replies: 37
Views: 2694

Re: Illegal grazing of Goats in olive trees.Advice please.

Been for several walks in the foothills recently with areas well outside the villages fenced off. I doubt if they had building permits. They were areas clearly owned and grazed by someone's sheep or goats.
by BST
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: Ryanair Cancellations
Replies: 17
Views: 1318

Re: Ryanair Cancellations

Yes we have unusable vouchers as well! Very Irish!
by BST
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Chimney
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Re: Chimney

Camino been doing ours for several years now. Speak perfect English. Very good! :D
by BST
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mosquitoes
Replies: 40
Views: 3186

Re: Mosquitoes

Exactly my point filippos!
by BST
Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mosquitoes
Replies: 40
Views: 3186

Re: Mosquitoes

Have to agree with most of what you say Kilkis but I'd be lost without Greenlip Mussel tablets. They also work brilliantly on animals with arthritis, so no placebo effect as they haven't a clue they are taking it! I guess the companies who make the usual painkillers for arthritis really wouldn't wan...
by BST
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mosquitoes
Replies: 40
Views: 3186

Re: Mosquitoes

Ditto! Must have been the wet winter?
by BST
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Buying a car in Crete
Replies: 12
Views: 1427

Re: Buying a car in Crete

Have bought 2 cars from Supercars, Chania. We have found Manolis to be totally trustworthy , very helpful and he speaks perfect English. He will help you sort out the paperwork so you don't have to worry in advance! He also knows all the other dealers in Chania and does some second hand valuations f...
by BST
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare
Replies: 43
Views: 3314

Re: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare

I'm not sure the Albanians would expect healthcare for serious illnesses if they don't pay IKAs? I think they would pop back across the border.

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