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by jimbolou
Mon Sep 27, 2010 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: WTF!!....Helping to Stimulating the economy...not!
Replies: 30
Views: 12649

Sorry Paul i thought i had stated i had bought my car here brand new, i have a greek car seat leon 2 years old now...shiny red!!!!!..well sometimes!. Topdriller this was suggested to me by someone else to obtain your 6 month pass... :lol: .but as AN HONEST...honest i am honest just ask my parole off...
by jimbolou
Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: WTF!!....Helping to Stimulating the economy...not!
Replies: 30
Views: 12649

Surely the point the original poster is making is that he is happy to pay tax and wants to stay legal, and if you buy the same car in any other country in europe you pay tax and the car costs around 17,000 euro but the same car costs a great deal more in Greece and only Greece , so why is it so exp...
by jimbolou
Sun Sep 26, 2010 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: WTF!!....Helping to Stimulating the economy...not!
Replies: 30
Views: 12649

[quote="paulh" Personally I am slightly surprised that you are allowed to purchase a diesel engined car at all. I had always assumed that you had to be a business of some description to be able to do that.[/quote] The reason is economic , as i travel from Istron to Iraklio everyday to work...
by jimbolou
Sun Sep 26, 2010 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: WTF!!....Helping to Stimulating the economy...not!
Replies: 30
Views: 12649

So the maker decides?? where did you obtain this bit of info because i have been told differently!..interesting tho, as seat have been informed and assure me they will look into it. Fuser.... thanks for you honest answer, i just wish more people would do the same and not tell so many porkies, i was ...
by jimbolou
Sat Sep 25, 2010 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: WTF!!....Helping to Stimulating the economy...not!
Replies: 30
Views: 12649

WTF!!....Helping to Stimulating the economy...not!

Kalimera, You have probabaly read and heard this before but now its my turn for a wee rant!..ish. I am currently looking to buy a new car here in Crete and will be selling my current one which is only 2 years old, this is due to wanting to try and save money in the long term by which i intend to go ...
by jimbolou
Thu Jul 22, 2010 7:06 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: I blame Warwick!
Replies: 46
Views: 11595

Firstly let me say i am wetting myself laughing at this... but if i had a hat on i would surely take it off in salute to my 2 brave comrades.... or should i say 3? as ive heard a certain person called Fowles has also been banned so can u confirm this! As i am friends personally with all the protagon...
by jimbolou
Tue Mar 10, 2009 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Heraklion - worth a full day?
Replies: 12
Views: 4200

Now then ....Andheath biased or what lol, Stop off at Istron golden beach where we live, just 10km past agios...best beach on Crete on your way to Sitia, but to be fair the scenery on this side is beautiful..... As for Iraklion, well its good for shopping if you lke that sort of thing...but woudnt l...
by jimbolou
Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: 2009 Difficult year for Crete tourism
Replies: 77
Views: 34635

Having just read through all this thread i agree with a lot of it, but as mentioned only briefly ...the cost of flights has to come down first! I have my family wanting to come and see me and bring my grandson and because they live in Glasgow they are being ripped off....bigtime. My good lady has th...
by jimbolou
Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:00 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Last Day!
Replies: 24
Views: 7997

What...... is it only me thats up at a god forsaken hour!!! .

Send me a pm an we can arrange something, also had pm from Jim and Meg.

Happy days and keep smiling, better get my coffee catching net oot :lol:

Jim
by jimbolou
Wed Feb 18, 2009 7:08 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: Testing times
Replies: 16
Views: 14404

I went back to Glasgow on the 8th January for 10 days...3 horrible flights. Did the old Scottish breakfast thing and chinese takeaway...K.F.C, etc and guess what i was ill!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! my smomach just could not cope with the food at all. It was great to see my grandson but as for the food.......! ...
by jimbolou
Sat Feb 14, 2009 2:40 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Last Day!
Replies: 24
Views: 7997

A big Scottish welcome to Crete to you both, i hope you enjoy it here as much as we do.

I drive through Malia everymorning..not Saturday or Sunday tho on my way to work in Iraklion so if u r up at 7.00am ish u can wave to me ...im the guy in the red seat leon....bring the coffee lol

Jim
by jimbolou
Sat Feb 14, 2009 2:25 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Scottish Invasion -The story so far...update
Replies: 4
Views: 6753

Well Scotland has well and truelly taken over Istron. Well thats my opinion...but what the hell i am biased. Gettin closer to the one year on the island and so far its all we wanted and hoped it would be. We have made many new friends as well as cementing the old ones....RIC you know you love me.......
by jimbolou
Tue Jun 17, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Scottish Invasion -The story so far...update
Replies: 4
Views: 6753

I am still alive , havent quite kicked the bucket yet, the invasion has been completed. I arrived i got caught up in the red tape and gmt....i have dismanteled the wall that was built to keep me oot, oh and by the way we are the champions..cmon the hoops and RIC is the new karaoke king, trust me ive...
by jimbolou
Mon Apr 14, 2008 10:54 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Scottish invasion? What does that mean?
Replies: 11
Views: 9575

Ray, Latsida, I thought the question was "the Scottish invasion , what does that mean". Having read what your posts said i didnt see any answers or thoughts on it, maybe its the 10 pints of the black nectar i supped at the weekend. So i will read it again :lol: Everyone is proud of their h...
by jimbolou
Fri Apr 11, 2008 3:14 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Scottish Invasion -The story so far...update
Replies: 4
Views: 6753

:twisted: thanks for that, that cheered me up :lol:

Jim

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