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by sandboy2
Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Internet connection for visitors
Replies: 13
Views: 1880

Re: Internet connection for visitors

Ah yes … and looking into it further, there seem precious few Tablets that sport a USB slot … certainly mine does not have one - however I have used a Wind USB stick very successfully on a laptop. So anyway, the prices for access are the same for access with the mifi modem which is ( as mentioned el...
by sandboy2
Thu Jun 28, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Internet connection for visitors
Replies: 13
Views: 1880

Re: Internet connection for visitors

All assistance given so far by responders correct, and you would probably need to be the one to purchase. If still interested ( no response noted from yourself ? ) presuming your friend's' tablet has a USB port, the USB Stick / Dongle / Modem for example from Wind shall cost about 45 Euros, the rele...
by sandboy2
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Self Adhesive Covering
Replies: 3
Views: 966

Re: Self Adhesive Covering

Hi Cruc - as currently back in England have just phoned the Company with the Ebay listing and spoken to Lee ( on +44 1262 602222 ) and apparently the link you give is an old one and the product is now Ebay Ref 181929302306 ( just type that into an Ebay Search ) and there IS delivery to Greece now ! ...
by sandboy2
Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Teenagers & Internet
Replies: 17
Views: 2506

Re: Teenagers & Internet

Yes the current tendency for teenagers to be tethered to their mobiles being "inescapable" ( with the rest of us not too far behind ) so shall try to assist whilst not encourage. As already advised the recent new Roaming situation may be timely in your case, but your daughters must find ou...
by sandboy2
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Long term rent - To Let
Topic: Estate agents contact for long term house rental
Replies: 9
Views: 3030

Re: Estate agents contact for long term house rental

Hi Gael - thank you for that interesting further insight into your situation and reasons for coming to Crete, hopefully you and your family shall find life quite delightful here. I was unaware initially that you needed a school specifically teaching in English ( you being French ) but now knowing th...
by sandboy2
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Long term rent - To Let
Topic: Estate agents contact for long term house rental
Replies: 9
Views: 3030

Re: Estate agents contact for long term house rental

Having read your recent Posting, the lack of varied advice offered ( although the answer to your question swiftly and precisely given by one of our website grandees ) may be due to the factor of Heraklion itself, although a handsome and noble City, not perhaps the choice that many would make when ch...
by sandboy2
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Festivals, National Events & Courses
Topic: Casa Dei Mezzo Music Festival
Replies: 1
Views: 968

Re: Casa Dei Mezzo Music Festival

Thank you Carolina for advising of this event, the first concert in the surroundings of the charming small Harbour at Makrigialos particularly enjoyable in prospect.
by sandboy2
Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Browser problem
Replies: 51
Views: 9379

Re: Browser problem

Seeking to make some recompense for an earlier unhelpful intervention on this posting, extensive researches have been embarked upon into resolving the error that you have been advised of. As you have found, no easy solution seems to be out there, and as one navigated the wilder shores of the interne...
by sandboy2
Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Browser problem
Replies: 51
Views: 9379

Re: Browser problem

Yomo2 get outta the house man ....... that computer is about to blow !!!
by sandboy2
Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Browser problem
Replies: 51
Views: 9379

Re: Browser problem

Probably irrelevant, but is it presumed you at some stage "restarted" or were required to "restart" your computer ? Trying this is sometimes forgotten, but is the unlikely solution to numerous unfathomable problems .....
by sandboy2
Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Up to date info needed for the Hersonissos / Heraklion Area
Replies: 7
Views: 1663

Re: Up to date info needed for the Hersonissos / Heraklion Area

May I also take this opportunity to extend a welcome to Mr and Mrs Mackie, and echo their sentiments regarding this excellent website, to thank Carolina for running it, and to mention how delighted we all are that it is now back to its user-friendly best after recent "error" problems ... h...
by sandboy2
Tue Dec 20, 2016 12:00 pm
Forum: Overland to Crete & Ferries
Topic: DVLA has not sent my V5 log book before trip
Replies: 24
Views: 4920

Re: DVLA has not sent my V5 log book before trip

Ha ha - regarding the now infamous "serial typo"- perhaps the surprise is it only took 15 minutes to convince the bemused Officer concerned, his expression as he shook his head and advised you "drive safe" must have been something to see. Regarding original poster Cundalini ... y...
by sandboy2
Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Cosmote Mobile
Replies: 16
Views: 3797

Re: Cosmote Mobile

Hi Frank - this is what you do. Go to http://www.cosmote.gr On the Menu line just below the cosmote title click on the second option along - kivnto ( kineto) On the page you go to, scroll down and towards the bottom on the right there is the word Paypal and logos of various forms of Bank Cards, clic...
by sandboy2
Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Paint or varnish?
Replies: 6
Views: 1425

Re: Paint or varnish?

Regarding marine paint it is certainly available from any Yacht Chandler on the Island, but is comparatively expensive, can be a law unto itself to apply particularly in bright sunlight, and being very high gloss somewhat unforgiving of errors. It is also probably hard to find in the shade you requi...
by sandboy2
Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Tennis
Replies: 1
Views: 545

Re: Tennis

Perhaps not relevant, but Beach Tennis ( two wooden bats and a ball of varying consistency ) seems popular at both resorts, seniors mainly becoming involved when a stray ball hits them on the bonce as they stand at the water's edge contemplating a dip. It seems an exacting Sport requiring good socia...

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