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by bobscott
Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Greek Driving Licence
Replies: 103
Views: 12172

Re: Greek Driving Licence

Yes, you do hand in your UK driving licence to the Greek authority when they issue you with your Greek one. They are supposed to return it to DVLA. Note that your Greek licence has on it the reference number of the UK licence that it transferred from. If you went back to the UK you would then need ...
by bobscott
Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Car Mechanic
Replies: 4
Views: 337

Re: Car Mechanic

alansmithnl wrote:I think the best one is Kostas in Kalyves. Very reliable, but I think you would be wise to book a timeslot as he's quite busy. He's opposite Florapunta going towards Armenoi from the EKO garage.



I'd second that recommendation. Bob.
by bobscott
Fri Dec 28, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Block on renewal of IKA books due to BREXIT
Replies: 33
Views: 3497

Re: Block on renewal of IKA books due to BREXIT

Kilkis wrote:Thanks for the info, Midlander. I was planning to go to the Souda office next Thursday so I will give it a miss.

Warwick


Will probably try later next week Warwick. If we all turn up on March 1st we will be there forever! Bob
by bobscott
Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: seasons greetings
Replies: 7
Views: 520

Re: seasons greetings

Kilkis wrote:Rather a lot of "EEEE" sounds in there, Bob. I think it should be "Επίσης".

Χρόνια Πολλά και Καλά Χριστούγεννα σε όλους from me here too also.

Warwick


Probably reflects my near-Yorkshire up-bringing as in Eeee bah gum! Thanks pal. Bob.
by bobscott
Tue Dec 25, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: seasons greetings
Replies: 7
Views: 520

Re: seasons greetings

Εύχαριτστω, Επειηισ. Not sure about the spellng of that, but you know what I mean! Bob
by bobscott
Sun Dec 23, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Predictions for 2019 include a Hard Brexit
Replies: 108
Views: 9629

Re: Predictions for 2019 include a Hard Brexit

Scooby wrote My wife and I are returning to England I am saddened by your departure, I will miss your sensible posts, I enjoyed reading them. Good luck to you and your Wife.I hope that all goes well for you on your return. Thanks Mike, sensible posts? I think a lot of others would disagree :lol: Th...
by bobscott
Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: The Will of the People
Replies: 439
Views: 24716

Re: The Will of the People

scooby wrote:[A lot of assumptions that are very, no, should I say completely inaccurate there. Never assume :wink:


Care to explain that? Bob.[/quote]I don't know if you are referring to me or GuyM Bob?[/quote]

I was suggesting you might care to expand on the completely inaccurate assumptions. Bob.
by bobscott
Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: The Will of the People
Replies: 439
Views: 24716

Re: The Will of the People

There’s something i’m missing here: a UK citizen wants the U.K. to leave the EU, but wants to carry on living in Crete, which is part of the EU. So, there’s an objection to U.K. being governed (in part) by EU rules, but it’s ok for the individual lo be governed by EU rules. How so? A lot of assumpt...
by bobscott
Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Property Register declaration
Replies: 31
Views: 3687

Re: Property Register declaration

...And of course, your accountant will charge for his time..... Andrew That does depend a bit on your relationship with your accountant and what exactly he needs to do. Mine tends to charge a fixed annual fee and only charges extra if there is some major extra work to do. I have only been charged e...
by bobscott
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Block on renewal of IKA books due to BREXIT
Replies: 33
Views: 3497

Block on renewal of IKA books due to BREXIT

This is just a rumour at the moment but heard today that IKA are refusing to renew health care books for UK expats because of the BREXIT situation. Can't quite get my head around that unless they are saying that they know there will be a 'no-deal situation' by 29th March . Anyone heard anything? Bob...
by bobscott
Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: The Will of the People
Replies: 439
Views: 24716

Re: The Will of the People

Excellent analysis Warwick. Have you sent this to May, Corbyn et al?? Bob
by bobscott
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: The Will of the People
Replies: 439
Views: 24716

Re: The Will of the People

Maud wrote If there is a second vote and people still vote for Brexit, I will accept it and hope all works out well for the U.K. What if there is a 2nd vote and it is in favour of remaining. Score 1:1 so there them must be a tie breaker, a 3rd vote. Time that that useless lot in the British Parliam...
by bobscott
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: The Will of the People
Replies: 439
Views: 24716

Re: The Will of the People

Just to clarify a small point in your post earlier Warwick. You said 'Switzerland is not technically within the EEA, but it bilaterally sticks close to its rules, and is not in the customs union and so it also undergoes customs checks.' We were in Geneva last week and took the opportunity to go to F...
by bobscott
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Why 3 pounds?
Replies: 6
Views: 940

Re: Why 3 pounds?

scooby wrote:I was told by Saving the children charity that if I didn't donate 3 quid a child would die, I didn't realise how violent charities could be.

If it wasn't so desperately serious, I could laugh! Bob.
by bobscott
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: The Will of the People
Replies: 439
Views: 24716

Re: The Will of the People

I do think Raab had a point: I can appreciate a point well made, even if I am still on the Remain side; sorry!! B

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