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by Old Codger
Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: "Bomb" off the coast at Milatos?
Replies: 6
Views: 2065

Re: "Bomb" off the coast at Milatos?

I think they were waiting for some sunny days....... They turned up on Thursday and fooled about for the next two days. Finally on Saturday, the divers went down again. We thought we heard a muffled bang. Looked out from our house to see a huge frothing bubble spreading in a big circle from close t...
by Old Codger
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: "Bomb" off the coast at Milatos?
Replies: 6
Views: 2065

Re: "Bomb" off the coast at Milatos.

Kilkis wrote:
Old Codger wrote:...presumably a diver and a bomb from WW2...


A bit old to be still diving if he served in WW2?

Warwick
He is a veteran ! Dives with a Zimmer frame! They made 'em tough in those days!
by Old Codger
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: "Bomb" off the coast at Milatos?
Replies: 6
Views: 2065

"Bomb" off the coast at Milatos?

Got to love the Greek Authorities! Someone reported seeing a (WW2 ?) bomb on the sea bed ,presumably a diver.Well only six months later ,a few days ago, a police diving team turn up with a couple of small Ribs joined by medium sized Coast Guard cutter,(An Ambulance ,with a Police car with three Copp...
by Old Codger
Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: lost wallet in Sissi with cards and driving licence in
Replies: 3
Views: 1305

lost wallet in Sissi with cards and driving licence in

If someone found it and decided to hand it in where would they take it? Where is the nearest police station?I don't suppose I will see the cash again but the driving licence would be nice!
by Old Codger
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Housesitter available throughout the winter
Replies: 6
Views: 3061

Re: Housesitter available throughout the winter

Hello guys! That wonderful island has gotten hold of me for a couple of month now. I came here in late spring to do a training retreat for a month and just stayed on and on. I was housesitting for friends, taking care of their animals and gardens (in Aptera and Armenoi) during the summer. I am hopi...
by Old Codger
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Eastern Crete
Replies: 36
Views: 7025

Re: Eastern Crete

If you are an animal lover Cretans don`t treat there dogs very well most are kept chained or caged 24 hours a day! Well that's certainly not the case down the western end. We have a pro-active Mayor who is funding animal welfare clinics and free neutering programmes, as well as a police force who a...
by Old Codger
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Eastern Crete
Replies: 36
Views: 7025

Re: Eastern Crete

"If you are an animal lover Cretans don`t treat there dogs very well most are kept chained or caged 24 hours a day!" Certainly not the case in the Sitia area. As you use the word MOST have you conducted a survey of all dog owners on Crete? If that is not the case please give the source of...
by Old Codger
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Eastern Crete
Replies: 36
Views: 7025

Re: Eastern Crete

Milatos and the local area is very quiet especially this time of the year! If thats what you like go ahead.Obviously this changes in the spring and summer .Malia is busy in the summer.Agios Nikolas all year round.No shops in Milatos except the bakers shop which opens from 11 Am to 12.30 PM.There is ...
by Old Codger
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Post from the UK
Replies: 13
Views: 2808

Re: Post from the UK

I remember when a 50p stamp cost 50p years ago! How much would a 50p stamp cost now?A shocking amount I shouldn't wonder!
by Old Codger
Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: British products shop Agios Nikolas
Replies: 1
Views: 1061

British products shop Agios Nikolas

Is the British products shop in Aglios Nikolas still open? What road is it on and is it the near the Lidls? Thanks in advance.
by Old Codger
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Dog abuse in Crete.
Replies: 0
Views: 1462

Dog abuse in Crete.

I have been asked to post this here by a Lady dog owner ,so I do not know the full details - New laws on dog abuse in Greece.If you know a dog owner who keeps their dogs tied up 24 hours and treats them badly you can now act anonymously rather than seeking confrontation by approaching the owner dire...
by Old Codger
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Post from the UK
Replies: 13
Views: 2808

Post from the UK

Whats the last day of posting from the UK? Anyone know?If something is posted now or within 5 days from the UK will it get delayed by xmas?How long do the postal staff have off for the xmas holiday here?

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