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by Jeffstclair
Fri May 24, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Ferry to Cyprus?
Replies: 7
Views: 298

Re: Ferry to Cyprus?

And then you can get to Turkey ...https://www.marmarisferry.com/
by Jeffstclair
Mon May 20, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Kalamatisi
Replies: 5
Views: 579

Re: Kalamatisi

Just to be clear, in the building trade the term general labourer refers to someone who does not do any work on their own, but someone who labours for a trades person. Mixing plaster and Mortar , Concrete, and shifting bricks blocks so the bricklayer can lay them...keeps the site tidy , cleans the t...
by Jeffstclair
Wed May 15, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Overland to Crete & Ferries
Topic: Bordeaux to Chania
Replies: 3
Views: 338

Re: Bordeaux to Chania

Yes I agree ferries are dull and boring .I suppose if you are on the camping deck in your caravan with the pets it's OK..but I would prefer ...the route Maud suggested..'Or maybe via Venice to save a bit of driving....
by Jeffstclair
Sun May 12, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: The Men From The Ministry
Replies: 8
Views: 516

Re: The Men From The Ministry

Yeah I 'm 3/4 of the way through re painting the whole house ....
by Jeffstclair
Sat May 11, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: The Men From The Ministry
Replies: 8
Views: 516

Re: The Men From The Ministry

Ah the thott plickens ...
by Jeffstclair
Sat May 11, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Voting in Greece -EU & local Elections
Replies: 7
Views: 418

Re: Voting in Greece -EU & local Elections

Thanks for that ..
by Jeffstclair
Sat May 11, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Green
Replies: 5
Views: 519

Re: Green

Yes up here in the mountains in the East we are enjoying an abundance of wild flowers, all the wells in the village are full and the village spring that dried up is running again after being dry for nearly two years very very slowly but running ....Folk around here in their 80's where shocked when i...
by Jeffstclair
Sat May 11, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: The Men From The Ministry
Replies: 8
Views: 516

Re: The Men From The Ministry

No not heard of anything like that ....but there is very few of us immigrants up here ...was that in Sitia ....
by Jeffstclair
Sat May 11, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Voting in Greece -EU & local Elections
Replies: 7
Views: 418

Re: Voting in Greece -EU & local Elections

Thanks for that Carolina ,I feel I should vote here now I can't vote in the UK ..so where do I start the process of getting registered ?
by Jeffstclair
Sat May 11, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Overland to Crete & Ferries
Topic: Realistic Driving Costs
Replies: 19
Views: 699

Re: Realistic Driving Costs

Yes,Tim that is almost the same route I used when I still lived and worked in the UK ...I would go from Harwich to The Hook and then Luxembourg, stay one night with some mates who live there ...fill up the Volvo Estate with petrol (for some odd reason Luxembourg had the cheapest fuel in Europe I don...
by Jeffstclair
Fri May 10, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Where to rent a Moving Truck
Replies: 12
Views: 740

Re: Where to rent a Moving Truck

You will be fine ...It's all about attitude ..Mostly things here are fairly laid back ..so sometimes people coming from other cultures find it difficult , when they try to get definite answers to questions , to the local council , the police , the phone company , the electric company or whatever and...
by Jeffstclair
Fri May 10, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: buying stuff for house rebuild
Replies: 12
Views: 762

Re: buying stuff for house rebuild

Hi We are in the South East of Crete our nearest city is Sitia but we can also get to Ierapatra. We are needing internal doors at a reasonable price. We have seen the doors at Praktiker but are unsure if they include the frames. We don't want to travel so far if it doesn't. Any help would be greatl...
by Jeffstclair
Wed May 08, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Where to rent a Moving Truck
Replies: 12
Views: 740

Re: Where to rent a Moving Truck

Yeah when I take the truck for the K.T.E.O. test I unbolt the tow hitch ... in fact one year I forgot and the tester unbolted it and left in the back of the truck ...as he handed me the key and the paperwork he nodded towards it and grinned ..
by Jeffstclair
Mon May 06, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: buying stuff for house rebuild
Replies: 12
Views: 762

Re: buying stuff for house rebuild

Hi Clogs ...I'm right down the East end , and there is not really any big suppliers down here , I don't know about the West end .and yeah most raw materials steel , timber , etc tend to come from Athens . and merchants don't like to have tons of stuff in stock costing money ... It has changed when I...

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