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by margarita
Wed May 22, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Angiologist
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Re: Angiologist

I think a friend of mine has consulted one of these doctors in Hania. I have asked her for details and will pass them on.
by margarita
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Cigarette smoke issue
Replies: 27
Views: 3414

Re: Cigarette smoke issue

On Saturday night we ate at 3 & The Cook in Stylos, Apokoronas. As we left I commented on the fact, that despite the taverna being very busy, not one person was smoking. There had been quite a lot of of coming & going through the front door and on the table outside there were several ashtray...
by margarita
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: WHERE TO BUY TROPICAL PLANTS AND PALMS
Replies: 6
Views: 575

Re: WHERE TO BUY TROPICAL PLANTS AND PALMS

The Mediterranean Garden Society has a branch in Crete

http://www.mediterraneangardensociety.org/branches-crete.html

with many knowledgeable members.

The society produces many useful books and leaflets.
by margarita
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: The Storm and the Gorge
Replies: 5
Views: 959

Re: The Storm and the Gorge

There was a piece in today's Haniotika Nea about the effect of the weather on tourism http://www.haniotika-nea.gr/epiptosis-ston-tourismo-apo-tin-kakokeria/ This is the Google translate vesrion of it The dangers for tourism from the rumors that "Chania broke up" were moved to the margins o...
by margarita
Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Shock Horror
Replies: 3
Views: 853

Re: Shock Horror

Apparently the Mylopotamos area is well known for this.
by margarita
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Greek Criminal Record Check
Replies: 3
Views: 1054

Re: Greek Criminal Record Check

Can the 'well-known holiday firm' not advise you?
by margarita
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Post from the UK
Replies: 13
Views: 2289

Re: Post from the UK

We received 4 cards today (12th) - the posting dates in UK ranged from 5th to 10th December. Out of interest, what was the postage value. I got one yesterday with a £1.25 stamp on it. The cards I received today were all £1.25 but a couple of others which arrived previously were £1.55 - maybe due to...
by margarita
Wed Dec 12, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Post from the UK
Replies: 13
Views: 2289

Re: Post from the UK

We received 4 cards today (12th) - the posting dates in UK ranged from 5th to 10th December.
by margarita
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Charging my Kindle
Replies: 7
Views: 1512

Re: Charging my Kindle

I have recently been having problems with my kindle, too - different problems from yours.

Maybe they are designed to malfunction at this time of year so that Father Christmas can pop into Amazon and stock up on Christmas presents - or am I just being cynical?
by margarita
Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Christmas Shopping hours
Replies: 3
Views: 1138

Re: Christmas Shopping hours

by margarita
Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Donations to the Needy
Replies: 13
Views: 2814

Re: Donations to the Needy

excellent idea. Thank you. Will talk to our local supermarket owner. Maybe get his permission to make some labels and then in conjunction with advice from Social Supermarket, put the labels next to the items concerned. Bob. Are there still collection boxes for the Social Supermarket, Bob? I haven't...
by margarita
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Christmas Shopping hours
Replies: 3
Views: 1138

Christmas Shopping hours

Does anyone one know what the shop opening hours are in Hania in the days leading up to Christmas?

I am sure I have seen the information somewhere but now can't find it.
by margarita
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Donations to the Needy
Replies: 13
Views: 2814

Re: Donations to the Needy

excellent idea. Thank you. Will talk to our local supermarket owner. Maybe get his permission to make some labels and then in conjunction with advice from Social Supermarket, put the labels next to the items concerned. Bob. Are there still collection boxes for the Social Supermarket, Bob? I haven't...
by margarita
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Long term rent - Wanted
Topic: Small patch of land wanted to rent
Replies: 3
Views: 1174

Re: Small patch of land wanted to rent

Barry, I have sent you a PM.
by margarita
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mosquitos
Replies: 26
Views: 5247

Re: Mosquitos

An item in Avon's Skin So Soft range - I think it's dry body spray - is reputedly good for keeping mozzies at bay.

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