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by evansmr1
Sat Oct 12, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Greece - a failed state in the making?
Replies: 9
Views: 3982

FAILED STATE

Is this in relation to the UK?

Reading Topdrillers last post I think that it is.
by evansmr1
Sat Oct 12, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Earthquake
Replies: 12
Views: 5962

EARTH QUAKE

What earth quake?

Not felt east of Agios Nikolaos. Been sitting on our roof terrace all afternoon, felt nothing. Only knew about it from this site.

Ok you guys can keep it.
by evansmr1
Sun Sep 22, 2013 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: BRIDGE
Replies: 5
Views: 2637

BRIDGE

Looking for at least 2 more Bridge Players to make a foursome NE area (Crete)

Or perhaps two who can play Partner Whist, we could teach you the rules of Bridge, very much the same, major difference is the "Bidding"
by evansmr1
Sat Sep 21, 2013 10:13 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: NEW WEBSITE FOR TOURISTS (EAST CRETE)
Replies: 0
Views: 1317

NEW WEBSITE FOR TOURISTS (EAST CRETE)

Still work in progress, hope that it will aid tourism.

Spot the Photographer !

http://www.cretepanoramas.gr/
by evansmr1
Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:34 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Whirlpool fridge freezer repair
Replies: 5
Views: 4800

WHIRLPOOL

I have an American style Whirlpool Fridge/freezer. It recently required a service as it was icing up. Whirlpool advised me of registered Engineers in Crete: I would like to inform you that we have qualified engineer in Chania: •Mprokolakis Giorgos-28210-94000,Address: Grigoriou E 35 •Augeros Stilian...
by evansmr1
Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:48 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Bad news
Replies: 2
Views: 1942

PENSiONERS

I am willing to bet my pension that expat pensioners save the government a fortune in benefits,

Bus passes, TV licence, top ups etc etc.

But they will not take those into account.
by evansmr1
Mon Jun 24, 2013 7:45 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: cost of living 2013
Replies: 34
Views: 18784

COST OF LIVING

Sorry gents, no idea of how you arrive at such high figures. perhaps you both rent a very expensive Villa. My Wife and I own our house, 3 bedrooms all with en-suite, a dinning room, large kitchen, lounge and a roof lounge. We eat out once or twice a week, during the Summer sometimes 3 times a week. ...
by evansmr1
Fri May 17, 2013 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Wedding photographer Rethymnon?
Replies: 2
Views: 1558

Wedding Photographer

I am a retired professional Wedding photographer and for the past 3 years have photographed UK and Dutch weddings primarily east of Heraklion I average about 18 weddings a year. I have 4 booked for June and on June 28 I have a wedding in Rethymnon. If you can send me more details, date Time I will s...
by evansmr1
Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:15 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: wandering into Brit land again
Replies: 51
Views: 14056

WHY ARE YOU ALL BOTHERING

I do not understand why so many in the Forum are concerned re the bedroom charge for Council Houses in the UK. 99% of members who entered opinions live in Crete. So why are you all so concerned?. Or are the majority living here for convenience and when reaching a certain age return to the UK and spo...
by evansmr1
Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Tax Number
Replies: 22
Views: 8511

There is still no English version, Warwick - there is an English "front page" where you log in, and then it reverts to Greek. I beg to differ. I have been using the Eurobank on line for 3 years now. It is all in English including error messages. Much better than some of the UK on line Bank...
by evansmr1
Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:03 pm
Forum: Job Vacancies Crete
Topic: singer/musician wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 3557

SINGER WANTED

I sent to you a pm on behalf of a friend.

he has yet to be contacted. I have sent a further pm which includes an alternative number.

Please advise if you are still interested
by evansmr1
Sun Dec 23, 2012 11:34 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Cretan Football
Replies: 5
Views: 3130

CRETE FOOTBALL

If you love Football of course it is worth going. However, be aware that it is not the same standard as that of the UK particularly at the Amateur level. At Amateur and semi-Profession level, Clubs do not have the high number of potential players to select from. After all the population in Crete is ...
by evansmr1
Thu Nov 29, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: How the Greek Bailout Package Works
Replies: 3
Views: 2075

GREEK BAILOUT

That is excellent.

Got to try that in my village.
by evansmr1
Thu Nov 29, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Builders
Replies: 43
Views: 18301

BUILDERS

My advise is to NOT use any of the British builders on the Island.

Use a Greek Company.

I know of many folk who regret using a UK Builder as we also regret. Using a Greek company to correct all the snagging.
by evansmr1
Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:17 am
Forum: Long term rent - Wanted
Topic: Estate Agents
Replies: 3
Views: 3973

ESTATE AGENTS

Tell me what sort of property that you are looking for.

I know a number that are available in the Kalo Chorio Area (10kms east of Agios Nikolaos.

Be glad to help. Note I am not an Estate Agent. Always happy to help anyone if I can. Greeks and expats.

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