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by BrianS
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Carry-On Counting
Replies: 14
Views: 915

Re: Carry-On Counting

This is from the Aegean website and clearly states and illustrates what you can bring on board: https://en.aegeanair.com/travel-information/baggage/cabin-baggage/ Note that Duty Free purchases, overcoat, umbrella and small camera must be carried within the cabin baggage. Otherwise your additional it...
by BrianS
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: 6ft Pre-Lit Christmas Tree For Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 263

6ft Pre-Lit Christmas Tree For Sale

6ft (180cm) Pre-Lit Christmas Tree with 100 Microlights - €20 Only used twice Easy assembly as it comes in two sections, 40 lights on one and 60 lights on the second. Ideal for restricted space as it has a compact spread, 101cm wide. https://www.dropbox.com/s/gr6iuusu3c3q1gc/Tree.jpg?dl=0 https://w...
by BrianS
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Its here ! The Big Christmas Fayre.This Sunday, 3rd December
Replies: 10
Views: 623

Re: Its here ! The Big Christmas Fayre.This Sunday, 3rd December

Directions, supplied by Helen P-P, on how to get to Esperos: Take the old road between Vrysses and Georgioupolis. About halfway along you will see a turn to Fones. ( Right if you are coming from Vrysses, left if you are coming from Georgioupolis. Take this turn, go under the bridge and turn immediat...
by BrianS
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: Bosch Sheet Sander For Sale - SOLD
Replies: 1
Views: 202

Bosch Sheet Sander For Sale - SOLD

Well-used but still in good working order
Bosch Sheet Sander - €15
https://www.dropbox.com/s/viylw67yl0qrx ... r.jpg?dl=0

Contact by PM if interested

Location: Paleloni near Vamos, Apokoronas.
by BrianS
Sat Sep 30, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Facebook problems
Replies: 12
Views: 946

Re: Facebook problems

I get many messages (?posts) on my smart phone and it is annoying


No need to delete your Facebook account. On your smartphone go to Settings and locate the Notifications section where you can control what you want or don't want (sound alerts, pop-up messages etc) on each individual app.

Brian
by BrianS
Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: Bikes and Accessories For Sale - NOW SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 355

Bikes and Accessories For Sale - NOW SOLD

Man's Apollo Hybrid Bike 18" frame (5'1" - 6') (150 -180cm) Woman's Apollo Mountain Bike 14" frame (5'1''- 5'5") (156 -167cm) They have never been used but new tyres required as the rubber of the existing ones has perished. https://www.dropbox.com/s/yivnjm0hr4hhjtj/His.jpg?dl=0 ...
by BrianS
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: iPlayer
Replies: 29
Views: 2783

Re: iPlayer

I don't know how the rest of you are doing with problems accessing BBC iPlayer but as of today, two weeks after reporting it, my DNS server provider announced a fix and all seems well...

Brian
by BrianS
Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: iPlayer
Replies: 29
Views: 2783

Re: iPlayer

As Unotelly can not give me an ETA on fixing the problem I tried another DNS server company called Overplay and bingo...I can now access BBC iPlayer again. Easy to set up on a wide variety of devices, $4.95 a month.

Brian
by BrianS
Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: iPlayer
Replies: 29
Views: 2783

Re: iPlayer

I too have had this same problem with BBC iPlayer since Wednesday morning. I use a DNS service with Unotelly and when I reported my problem with accessing BBC iPlayer they responded by saying that they were aware of the problem and that their engineers were working on a fix. I pointed out to them th...
by BrianS
Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: New discovery at Ancient Aptera today
Replies: 3
Views: 957

Re: New discovery at Ancient Aptera today

The report of this in ekathimerini has the location of Ancient Aptera as "Iraklio"!
http://www.ekathimerini.com/205425/arti ... a-in-crete
by BrianS
Sun Sep 20, 2015 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Palm Weevil Alert
Replies: 3
Views: 872

Re: Palm Weevil Alert

Thanks Warwick, I have altered the link, hopefully anyone can access it now.
by BrianS
Sun Sep 20, 2015 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Palm Weevil Alert
Replies: 3
Views: 872

Palm Weevil Alert

I live in the Apokoronas, between Kefalas and Drapanos. Although the Palm Weevil has been in this area before we have not suffered any damage... until this weekend. The noise emanating from the trunk of our largest palm was like that of a fast-boiling preserving pan. Click on the link http://youmigh...
by BrianS
Sat Sep 12, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: New Restaurant in NW Crete
Replies: 0
Views: 1257

New Restaurant in NW Crete

This is just to share our experience of a recently opened restaurant “Chez Pardon” in Douliana run by a charming couple, Kris & Elfi Pardon. They are both accomplished chefs; the cuisine is Belgian/French pitched at a high level using the best ingredients and the table settings and prices reflec...
by BrianS
Wed Jul 22, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: BT Sport SD
Replies: 8
Views: 1753

Re: BT Sport SD

BT Sport is changing radically as it will have all the Champions League this year instead of Sky. They now have a BT Sport Europe channel, a BT Sport ESPN channel as well as BT Sport 1 and 2. I don't know how that will effect viewing via Sky, I watch it via the BT Sport app which is also changing.
by BrianS
Wed Jul 22, 2015 3:39 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Technical help
Replies: 10
Views: 1772

Re: Technical help

In the Kefalas area we have never had anything higher than 8 Mbps possible from the Vamos exchange. Until about a year ago I used to get just above 5 on a good day but now it is generally 3.5 Mbps and very often a lot less. I switched to WIND a few years ago but friends who are with OTE and had been...

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