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by sandboy2
Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: Arrivals at Heraklion airport
Replies: 4
Views: 343

Re: Arrivals at Heraklion airport

Hi John - you may be both comforted and exasperated to hear that things have not much changed since your last attempt to rendezvous at Heraklion Airport. There are indeed still two Arrivals doors - the one at the extreme left ( as you face the building ) that you quite understandably waited at last ...
by sandboy2
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Self Adhesive Covering
Replies: 3
Views: 417

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: 841

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: 1328

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: 1328

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: 329

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: 49
Views: 4033

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: 49
Views: 4033

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: 49
Views: 4033

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: 1023

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: 2416

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: 2300

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: 1050

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: 379

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...
by sandboy2
Tue Jun 14, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Siteia or Agios Nikolaos
Replies: 9
Views: 1434

Re: Siteia or Agios Nikolaos

Regarding being cosmopolitan - in Season both Towns, lovely all year around - have that feel, with everyone from the eco traveller to the beautiful people arriving either by air or by sea to further enhance the experience. Purely as sidenote details, In Sitia there seems to be a noticeable Italian p...

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