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by Netty
Thu Sep 06, 2007 10:48 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Families
Replies: 16
Views: 9543

Re: Families

filippos wrote:
One of my ancestors may well have been the creator of Kendal Mint Cake.



Which make of Kendal Mint Cake was it Filippos? I live in Kendal now and I might be able to do some research for you!

Netty
by Netty
Tue Aug 28, 2007 8:13 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: UK sending any aid to Greece?
Replies: 16
Views: 8057

Muttly wrote:It seems we are too busy starting fires in Iraq to help our EEC partners putting them out at their homes. There seems to be an embarresing silence from "Nu" Labour and Whitehall.


Not just me then that thinks even just a few words would not go amiss. I feel ashamed at our silence!
by Netty
Sat Aug 25, 2007 3:36 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Email Address Problems
Replies: 3
Views: 3066

Good news!! After much experimentation with different spellings, we finally managed contact with our new Cretan friend and, today, we received a lovely reply back from him!! This has put a BIG smile on my daughter's face. He had, of course, as are most Cretan's at this time of the year, been very bu...
by Netty
Mon Aug 20, 2007 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: The Island: Victoria Hislop
Replies: 25
Views: 13895

The Island: Victoria Hislop

I read this during my recent holiday in Crete. I got to the last chapter on the plane home and then had to put the book in my bag so that I could read it later, alone, as I felt vast quantities of Kleenex might be needed -I'm not letting on as to whether they were or not - but it was a beautiful boo...
by Netty
Mon Aug 20, 2007 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Book review - Please Remember by A R Drew
Replies: 11
Views: 6007

:D Just ordered a copy off my mum - we have bookshops here in the UK, if she can't get it from her suppliers then I will order it off Amazon!!!! Can't wait!!!

Netty
by Netty
Mon Aug 20, 2007 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: What a Lovely Site
Replies: 3
Views: 3017

Couldn't agree more!! I've only just joined this site today but I'm getting wonderful vibes already - cheers everyone and especially to those who run it!! Think it will be my little 'oasis' until I return to Crete again - which I WILL, SOME HOW!?!!! (Ummm better do some work then and get off here!!)...
by Netty
Mon Aug 20, 2007 2:06 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Email Address Problems
Replies: 3
Views: 3066

Oh Nita that is so kind of you, thank you. I have just had one more attempt with a different spelling and I think(?!) it has worked, fingers crossed!!! If we don't receive a reply I will certainly take you up on your offer. My daughter has already put his photo in a special frame at home and it woul...
by Netty
Mon Aug 20, 2007 11:02 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Email Address Problems
Replies: 3
Views: 3066

Email Address Problems

We have just returned from a wonderful 2 weeks in Chania staying at the Santa Marina Beach Hotel (Gorgeous!) and we made special friends with one of the waiters...more to the point our 7 year old did!! Anyway on parting we exchanged email addresses so we could stay in touch and send him the photos w...

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