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by Jeffstclair
Sun May 27, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Water Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 242

Re: Water Problem

Years ago when we came to Crete for holidays ,rent rooms and hotels had a "Crete is running out of water" notice in the bathroom do they still have them ?...
by Jeffstclair
Sun May 27, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Water Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 242

Re: Water Problem

I think the water shortage is going effect more places in Crete .Here in the far East we have a hosepipe ban and reduced pressure, so we are using shower water to flush the loo and water plants and the fruit trees as I have used the rain water that we collected over the winter.I also bought some bot...
by Jeffstclair
Sat May 26, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: They Paved Paradise...
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Re: They Paved Paradise...

If the Greek government handle it well it could boost local economy.The developers should be made to redevelop a existing tourist site . There are many here that were badly run and failed , rather than bulldoze a pristine area ,but if they just take a bribe and let the developers do what ever they w...
by Jeffstclair
Mon May 21, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Driving
Replies: 11
Views: 677

Re: Driving

Yes it was the same in France and Spain in the 70s when I was there ...don't know if it's still like that ..".defensive driving" is the watch word when driving in Crete ...Most of my neighbours think the the route they are on is the main road any other roads that they are not on ,are minor...
by Jeffstclair
Mon May 21, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: Adult mountain bike wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Re: Adult mountain bike wanted

Oh great,that was quick ..I have sent a PM
by Jeffstclair
Mon May 21, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: Adult mountain bike wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Adult mountain bike wanted

I'm looking for an adult mountain bike. .PM me and I will send you my email address so you can send me photo...
by Jeffstclair
Fri May 18, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Driving
Replies: 11
Views: 677

Re: Driving

I don't think it's a new thing ..as a youngster in my teens and early twenties when I traveled in Europe before the UK was in the EEC ..I had to have an international driving licence issued by the AA for a year ...in fact while I was looking through some old paper work I found one with a 20 somethin...
by Jeffstclair
Fri May 18, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Long term rent - Wanted
Topic: Long-term rental on Heraklion-Agios Nikolaos bus-route
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Re: Long-term rental on Heraklion-Agios Nikolaos bus-route

Hi BrizoH71..have a look at the facebook page called Crete Property for sale or rent ..... https://www.facebook.com/groups/271797129556907/
by Jeffstclair
Thu May 17, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: UK v Greek Driving Licence
Replies: 17
Views: 1217

Re: UK v Greek Driving Licence

Yes , that is kind of the response I got from DVLA. when I asked about hiring a car on a visit back to the UK using my UK license...as long as the hire company has your real Greek address it's fine and DVLC would not prosecute ...
by Jeffstclair
Mon May 14, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Furniture Disposal
Replies: 5
Views: 280

Re: Furniture Disposal

Another thought just crossed my mind .Down this end ,the far east the refugees are being helped by a local group and they need household goods of all kinds, you must have a group up your end ..
by Jeffstclair
Sun May 13, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Furniture Disposal
Replies: 5
Views: 280

Re: Furniture Disposal

I spent a few hours looking around Iraklio a bit ago ..I found a second hand furniture shop that was selling sofas and armchairs that I would have skipped ...and I am a scruffy bloke ... joking apart ask at the dimos...I had a mattress to dump and they were able to point me in the right direction .....
by Jeffstclair
Sat May 05, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?
Replies: 6
Views: 583

Re: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?

Speak to your accountant is the only advice I can give you ,good luck with it ..
by Jeffstclair
Sat May 05, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: The ball bearings in a maze thing
Replies: 2
Views: 290

Re: The ball bearings in a maze thing

You can get ball bearing maze game in an I phone case ....http://www.greatthingstobuy.com/product ... maze-case/

and for those of us that don't have an I phone , there are loads of wooden ones and cheap plastic ones for sale on ebay ..hope this helps ...
by Jeffstclair
Sat May 05, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Don't pay electricty bills at post office
Replies: 16
Views: 1036

Re: Don't pay electricty bills at post office

Yes we pay all the household bills on line , Phone ,lectric , water , truck tax& insurance,...
by Jeffstclair
Tue May 01, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Looking to buy a holiday home..
Replies: 21
Views: 1502

Re: Looking to buy a holiday home..

Yes there are a lot of houses for that sort of money , they need a bit of work but if you have that sort of cash you can get a great little house,it's a buyers market ...

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