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by Jeffstclair
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Weather websites
Replies: 26
Views: 1410

Re: Weather websites

Hi kookla ...we use this one , https://www.deltiokairou.gr/ for local weather you can get a very local forecast for your area , it's not always right but ...who cares near enough is good enough ... I went to that website, got some interesting locations listed in the Chania prefecture, see if you ca...
by Jeffstclair
Thu Jul 02, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Up-To-Date Covid Regs?
Replies: 3
Views: 345

Re: Up-To-Date Covid Regs?

I made one of my very infrequent trips to the supermarket in Sitia today .. Watching the people, holding my basket wearing me mask waiting 1.50 mts back from the tills waiting for the person being served to move on through .. all a total waste , Blokes mostly just bundling in and putting their shopp...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: British hopes of summer holidays abroad quashed!
Replies: 267
Views: 21904

Re: British hopes of summer holidays abroad quashed!

jackdaw wrote:It's going to be 'squeaky bum' time for those of us booked on Ryanair Bristol to Chania on 1st July. Still have fingers crossed.



I must confess I had to look up the phrase “squeaky bum time”.....
by Jeffstclair
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Damned if you do - damned if you don't
Replies: 9
Views: 802

Re: Damned if you do - damned if you don't

Interesting .. I suppose an 18 percent rise would just about cover the money we have lost due to the fall in the value of the pound against the euro over the last few years.
by Jeffstclair
Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Cost a of a courier package to the UK
Replies: 7
Views: 496

Re: Cost a of a courier package to the UK

Yes another vote for Nomad ....I send a 17 ltr can of our olive oil to my daughter in the UK quite often and I use Nomad ..https://nomad-international.com/parcels ... e-express/
by Jeffstclair
Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Advice on UK residency rights in Greece
Replies: 24
Views: 2124

Re: Advice on UK residency rights in Greece

Yes... they have a project they call Euro Brits ( who thinks these things up ?)... there is a link here https://www.airecentre.org/eurobrits... their aim is to inform us about Brexit ...
by Jeffstclair
Fri May 29, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Weather websites
Replies: 26
Views: 1410

Re: Weather websites

A old mate of mine who is a keen sailor put me on to this site for a global view of the weather ...https://earth.nullschool.net/ Thanks phild for the link to windy that is very good ...
by Jeffstclair
Thu May 28, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Weather websites
Replies: 26
Views: 1410

Re: Weather websites

Hi kookla ...we use this one , https://www.deltiokairou.gr/ for local weather you can get a very local forecast for your area , it's not always right but ...who cares near enough is good enough ...
by Jeffstclair
Wed May 27, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Nothing has changed on here then
Replies: 48
Views: 4646

Re: Nothing has changed on here then

Yep end this now
by Jeffstclair
Sat May 16, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: The Lotus Eaters
Replies: 36
Views: 2306

Re: The Lotus Eaters

I don't know either of these TV series .. I don't think I owned a TV in the 70s ...but who pays the ferry man is on netflix ...
by Jeffstclair
Sat May 09, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Theft of wood! Hidden CCTV cameras in our olive trees?
Replies: 46
Views: 4815

Re: Theft of wood! Hidden CCTV cameras in our olive trees?

This thread reminds me of “Dobby the house elf “ from a few months ago .
by Jeffstclair
Wed May 06, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Allergy/Pollen Count
Replies: 22
Views: 2269

Re: Allergy/Pollen Count

Yeah we love avocados and eat loads ...I like them best sliced up with olive oil and black pepper ...but we did do a thing last year that made a fantastic chocolate moose from mashed avocados, organic cocoa powder and a little local honey ...it was fab even I liked it and I normally avoid anything s...
by Jeffstclair
Fri May 01, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Theft of wood! Hidden CCTV cameras in our olive trees?
Replies: 46
Views: 4815

Re: Theft of wood! Hidden CCTV cameras in our olive trees?

Yeah we had this happen down this end of the Island last year...best thing is to report it to the agricultural police as soon as possible with photos and details about location of the trees ...The local police will have contact details for your local Agrofilicas
by Jeffstclair
Sat Apr 25, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Tax number tourism and Corona
Replies: 5
Views: 1068

Re: Tax number tourism and Corona

Hi all, I own land in Crete but I don't live there. I worry about my plants there, the water will run out soon. Also I need to cut the grass and weeds to prevent spreading of bush fires. I am wondering whether people with a Greek tax number are seen as tourists, and so not able to enter the country...
by Jeffstclair
Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Changes in car registration documents
Replies: 16
Views: 2174

Re: Changes in car registration documents

I think it's just tightening up the old ...if you don't have a trailer you don't need a tow hook rule ..sounds ok to me ....and stops the KTEAO tester having to remove the tow hook in the car park before testing ,and then fitting it back on after the test...

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