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by SteveH
Mon Dec 16, 2013 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: How to alienate yourself in your adopted country
Replies: 25
Views: 9678

When we travelled down to live here on Crete, We took the "Superfast" ferry from from Ancona to Patras. On finding our berth I was surprised to see a clear glass ashtray in the "No Smoking" cabin my wife had booked, as a smoker I was quite pleased. On closer inspection there was ...
by SteveH
Sun Dec 15, 2013 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: How to alienate yourself in your adopted country
Replies: 25
Views: 9678

Our local bar will have to put the Zomba outside then, should see how much that smokes... :twisted:
by SteveH
Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: New system for expats getting UK passport
Replies: 5
Views: 2688

Kilkis wrote:Since it is basically an on-line service I don't know how they justify a fee of £128.00 for non-residents compared to £72.50 for UK residents?


They don't have to Warwick. You pay or you don't get.

But I suspect that was a rhetorical posting. :wink:
by SteveH
Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Directions for surgeons appointment in Hania.
Replies: 7
Views: 2921

For anybody who may need the same information as my self, & has a satellite navigation tool, the location in degrees is:-

N 35.51031 E 24.01630

Thanks again...

Steve.
by SteveH
Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Directions for surgeons appointment in Hania.
Replies: 7
Views: 2921

Wonderful!

@Allan: Yes that’s the person. have only ever met him at the main hospital before.

Thank you all.

Steve.
by SteveH
Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Directions for surgeons appointment in Hania.
Replies: 7
Views: 2921

Directions for surgeons appointment in Hania.

A friend has an appointment to see a vascular surgeon at an address in Chania, this Monday morning. I will be taking him. I don’t know Chania that well, the Hospital, the Harbour & the airport & that’s about it. I've tried a Google search, looking for a map, but to no avail. The address I ha...
by SteveH
Mon Dec 02, 2013 1:04 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Winter UNfair
Replies: 11
Views: 4494

Kilkis wrote:Does anyone else get the feeling they are living in a parallel universe?


Feels like I always have been... Maybe that’s why we are here?

Al wrote:WTF. I have not the slightest idea what these posts are about. Please enlighten me!!!


Enlightenment? ... "Grasshopper..."
by SteveH
Fri Nov 22, 2013 5:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: New Accounts for old Bank of Cyprus customers...
Replies: 15
Views: 6462

Thank you for the information Paul.

Steve.
by SteveH
Fri Nov 22, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: New Accounts for old Bank of Cyprus customers...
Replies: 15
Views: 6462

New Accounts for old Bank of Cyprus customers...

If anybody kept their account with BofC they will know that all its business & custom have been transferred to Piraeus Bank. All these accounts have now been changed to reflect this move & as such have new:- Account Numbers Sort Codes IBAN Codes SWIFT(BIC) Codes We simply took our old BofC a...
by SteveH
Wed Nov 20, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Postal Service from United Kingdom to Greece, Changes....
Replies: 11
Views: 9640

Could I just check with the people who have had problems if Parcel Force are only using ACS to implement their "Signed for" service or does the courier vary? Hello Warwick, On the "GLS" web site ( https://gls-group.eu/EU/en/home ), if you change your location to Greece in the Co...
by SteveH
Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Postal Service from United Kingdom to Greece, Changes....
Replies: 11
Views: 9640

Postal Service from United Kingdom to Greece, Changes....

Hello, not posted for a wile, mainly because I've had nothing to say. :) With this being the time of year that people send & receive via the Postal System the most, I just thought I would let you know about some of the recent changes I've experienced in some of "Parcel Force & Royal Mai...
by SteveH
Tue Aug 16, 2011 4:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Electric bill question?
Replies: 4
Views: 1996

Thank you Caroline...
by SteveH
Tue Aug 16, 2011 3:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Electric bill question?
Replies: 4
Views: 1996

Thank you for replying filippos, No personal complaint about BofC, & as you say very good English language communication. Yes we do have online banking, but as is always the way, "There is a slight complication".... I have all the paperwork & my wife carol, who is in the UK, has th...
by SteveH
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Electric bill question?
Replies: 4
Views: 1996

Electric bill question?

We received a statement from ΔΕΗ today & I don't understand a couple of entries (In section 13 of this link:- http://www.dei.gr/Documents/LOGARIASMOS_EN.html ) The text is:- ΕΝΑΝΤΙ ΑΞΙΑΣ ΚΑΤ / ΣΗΣ...
by SteveH
Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: How do they know I'm in Crete?
Replies: 3
Views: 2123

Do a web search for VPN...

You can use a free "Proxy server", but there are security issues going down this route...

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