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by margarita
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: UK Bank accounts for ex pats
Replies: 39
Views: 2208

Re: UK Bank accounts for ex pats

This is precisely why the first rule of being expatriate is to keep a UK address. I'm sure Lloyds don't care where I live so long as they have an address in UK for me. Tim How can you do that without involving family or friends? I'm not sure I understand your question, margarita. You make it sound ...
by margarita
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Crete Put on Naughty Step
Replies: 9
Views: 982

Re: Crete Put on Naughty Step

From Apokoronaslife on 15th September: "According to the Government Gazette, the restrictive measures in Chania and Heraklion are renewed until September 30th".
by margarita
Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: UK Bank accounts for ex pats
Replies: 39
Views: 2208

Re: UK Bank accounts for ex pats

Tim wrote:This is precisely why the first rule of being expatriate is to keep a UK address. I'm sure Lloyds don't care where I live so long as they have an address in UK for me.

Tim


How can you do that without involving family or friends?
by margarita
Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Σεισμός!
Replies: 12
Views: 614

Re: Σεισμός!

We felt it slightly in Kalyves.
by margarita
Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: English size double bed mattress
Replies: 10
Views: 636

Re: English size double bed mattress

Kilkis wrote:I

I know Scooby bought a bed from Coco-Mat on Akritiri and I think he was very disappointed with it. Very expensive and not comfortable at all so I would not recommend them.

Warwick


We bought a Coco Mat mattress and it's wonderful. Expensive but worth it.
by margarita
Sat Aug 08, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Travel to Cyprus
Replies: 3
Views: 560

Re: Travel to Cyprus

The doctor's surgery in Kalyves (Kalyves Medical Care) would probably be able to tell you - Tel: 28250 33000
by margarita
Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:30 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: White Goods Repair - Kalyves
Replies: 3
Views: 496

Re: White Goods Repair - Kalyves

Lefteris Linarakis who has the electrical shop in Kalyves just across the road from the plateia does electrical repairs. I am not sure how much English Lefteris speaks but his wife, Cathy, who works in the shop speaks English.
by margarita
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: ELTA Parcel deliveries - Apokoronas
Replies: 7
Views: 876

ELTA Parcel deliveries - Apokoronas

The following is copied from the Apokoronas Our Home site http://apokoronasourhome.com/AOH/Daily_Bulletin.html?fbclid=IwAR2oxgyzry9a4JzRKANq_jzM8FVpUsDdYkHftDpuDMrdR56W9yjRsq0YnGQ Regarding parcels being delivered by ELTA. Normally these would have been delivered by your local postman from the Post ...
by margarita
Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mandatory use of masks from tomorrow, Saturday 18th July
Replies: 34
Views: 4212

Re: Mandatory use of masks from tomorrow, Saturday 18th July

So people on Crete are not allowed to know how many cases are being brought onto the island? Warwick From yesterday's Haniotika Nea: New incoming case in Chania: At the tourist quarantine hotel with coronavirus The case was detected through a sampling test, at Chania Airport, is asymptomatic and ha...
by margarita
Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Table top sales Drapanos area
Replies: 1
Views: 407

Re: Table top sales Drapanos area

As far as I know the table top sales are not being held anywhere.

I am sure that when they are allowed to start again someone will post the details on this forum.
by margarita
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: British hopes of summer holidays abroad quashed!
Replies: 268
Views: 30095

Re: British hopes of summer holidays abroad quashed!

I have been trying to find the original Greek of your post, Bob. I want to know what country "Agriculture" is.
by margarita
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Bus from chania to heraklion
Replies: 1
Views: 434

Re: Bus from chania to heraklion

If you visit this site you can download a timetable Chania/Rethymno/Heraklion and from Chania Airport to the Chania bus station

https://www.e-ktel.com/en/services/dromologia
by margarita
Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Novels set in Greece
Replies: 4
Views: 1275

Re: Novels set in Greece

I’m also looking forward to reading: “Greek Lessons” by Rita Wilson and “Eurydice Street - A place in Athens” by Sofka Zinovieff. Sofka Zinovieff has another book "The House on Paradise Street". I haven't read it but I listened to the BBC Radio serialisation. The story moves between the p...
by margarita
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Spouses selling a house
Replies: 24
Views: 2954

Re: Spouses selling a house

When we sold a house here I had to go back to UK for family reasons. Before I left I signed a Power of Attorney for my husband to act on my behalf. The notary who drew up the PoA was a great pains to make sure i understood what I was signing and that I realised that my husband could run off with the...
by margarita
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Postal charges
Replies: 13
Views: 1474

Re: Postal charges

Yin&Yang wrote:Crikey! I didn’t know that.


I think it was announced just before the lockdown so didn't get much attention.

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