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by OldCodgerTwo
Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Any one seen a Honda 400 Four on Crete?
Replies: 3
Views: 289

Re: Any one seen a Honda 400 Four on Crete?

I think Old Codger Two is thinking more of this model , Jeff, or this one or this one . This one is a twin cylinder model just after the 400 4, so not exactly what I think you are looking for, but it is cheap and hence presumably needs work. All the others are rather expensive. I think I saw a nice...
by OldCodgerTwo
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: What`s the best way to get rid of Oleander?
Replies: 14
Views: 628

Re: What`s the best way to get rid of Oleander?

Just had this advice from a neighbour ,drill a few large holes in the top of the stump downwards and pour old engne oil in ,keep reflling.Think I might try this!
by OldCodgerTwo
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Any one seen a Honda 400 Four on Crete?
Replies: 3
Views: 289

Any one seen a Honda 400 Four on Crete?

Are there any? has there ever been any? Got nothing on at the moment and itching to get my teeth into something! I have owned two in the past ,one I purchased in pieces in boxes with many parts missing and restored it two a nice looking machine!
by OldCodgerTwo
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: EHIC CARD LOST
Replies: 27
Views: 1198

Re: EHIC CARD LOST

Well they told me it had to be a UK address!! My home address is in Crete!
by OldCodgerTwo
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: EHIC CARD LOST
Replies: 27
Views: 1198

EHIC CARD LOST

Cannot find EHIC card!!I hadn`t seen it for six months and when I went to the hospital with urinal problems before I left could not find it. I phoned up the UK EHIC lost number and they won`t post it to Crete only to a UK address! I had always thought they would post abroad! They told me it had expi...
by OldCodgerTwo
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Quiet Hours
Replies: 10
Views: 851

Re: Quiet Hours

Music must finish at Midnight! We phoned a couple of hotels near us who carried on til one or two and the music ceased!
by OldCodgerTwo
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: What`s the best way to get rid of Oleander?
Replies: 14
Views: 628

What`s the best way to get rid of Oleander?

Got four big stumps with strong roots after cutting down with a chainsaw.just spent two days digging around one stump with a pick axe trying to break the roots with no luck!! Someone said make the plant die first! How? Any ideas anyone? Muchio Gracas in Advancio por fav vor oh !
by OldCodgerTwo
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: "Bomb" off the coast at Milatos?
Replies: 6
Views: 1959

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

Are you saying NO one who served in WW2 is diving now !!!!? https://news.sky.com/story/worlds-oldes ... sf-twitter
by OldCodgerTwo
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Finding a 12v Car battery charger!!?
Replies: 6
Views: 1139

Finding a 12v Car battery charger!!?

Why can`t I find somewhere in the city of Chania that sells a car battery charger!! Why!!? I have asked in lots of places!! No is the answer! "they are too expensive one place said!" Go to this place here! There I get there "No!" . We are not living in a remote island in the Paci...
by OldCodgerTwo
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Any Gardeners on here?Rosemary plant dying.
Replies: 5
Views: 599

Re: Any Gardeners on here?Rosemary plant dying.

Another question .How much water should I give each plant in each plant in this heat? I count 15 second for each plant (when using the hose )which is roughly half a watering can (which is 5 litres).I decided to use this method to give each plant less as I thought water was being wasted!I water them ...
by OldCodgerTwo
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Any Gardeners on here?Rosemary plant dying.
Replies: 5
Views: 599

Any Gardeners on here?Rosemary plant dying.

Perhaps there should be a gardening section here? My Rosemary plant (quite large) keeps looking like it is dying slowing! Stems dry up,turn brown and then looking like they`re dead whilst the rest of the plant looks healthy.Then slowly the dying spreads. Is the plant diseased? I`m I giving it too li...
by OldCodgerTwo
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Fish and Chips in Platanias?
Replies: 9
Views: 1136

Re: Fish and Chips in Platanias?

By sheer co-incidence I was invited to dinner with a large group of people to Maria`s in Stalos the other night and a set menu was ordered for every one and plate of Fish & Chips was put down on the table right in front of me without even seeing the menu or ordering it!For every one to share ,bu...
by OldCodgerTwo
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Fish and Chips in Platanias?
Replies: 9
Views: 1136

Fish and Chips in Platanias?

Anybody know where? Got talking to a Norwegian tourist in Omalos and we started talking about food from are home countries we missed.I mentioned I missed a nicely cooked Fish and chip meal occasionally.He said last year he had a nice Fish and Chip meal in Platanias last year but couldn`t remember wh...
by OldCodgerTwo
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Is long line fishing with multiple hooks from the beach illegal?
Replies: 9
Views: 980

Is long line fishing with multiple hooks from the beach illegal?

Is this form of fishing illegal? And fishing with a speargun? Seems to be quite frequent in Sougia.How can I report it?

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