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by hairybloke
Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Decent Garage or mechanic near Chania ?
Replies: 26
Views: 9103

Re: Decent Garage or mechanic near Chania ?

Alas, John/Yanni has sold up (I think) and retired!
by hairybloke
Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: TEA
Replies: 7
Views: 3848

Re: TEA

Thank you, Jeff.
by hairybloke
Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: More Questions from the newbies
Replies: 156
Views: 53864

Re: More Questions from the newbies

Yorkshire tea (loose leaf and bags); Sainsbury's own brand Scottish porridge oats, gravy granules, disposable razors, paracetamols, antihistamines.
by hairybloke
Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Singles groups
Replies: 13
Views: 4675

Re: Singles groups

Hi, have sent you a pm.
by hairybloke
Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: No Water
Replies: 8
Views: 3433

Re: No Water

Don't know if the tank place delivers. We put the thank on our roofrack and drove very slowly!
by hairybloke
Sat Oct 29, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: No Water
Replies: 8
Views: 3433

Re: No Water

In case Blighty or anyone is thinking about installing or replacing a water tank, there's a shop on the Omalos Road that sells almost every possible shape and size. About 5 mins inland from the Ethniki junction - can't miss it! We bought a spare to collect rainwater - 500 liters, about 100 euros fro...
by hairybloke
Sat Oct 29, 2016 1:02 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Hot Water
Replies: 9
Views: 3423

Re: Hot Water

I've often wondered the same, Daisy. Never seen a cover, but been tempted to make one as our tank feels warm(ish) to the touch, so can't not be losing heat. Thanks for the question.
by hairybloke
Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: Job Vacancies Crete
Topic: House and pet sitter needed in early October
Replies: 5
Views: 5874

Re: House and pet sitter needed in early October

Hi Jane, I hope you have a positive house-sitting experience! If you do, please feel free to recommend that person(s) on this forum. We've been making gentle enquiries for a house-sitter, but sadly have only unearthed negative experiences. (Anything and everything from the person not staying overnig...
by hairybloke
Sat Oct 10, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Projector and laptop stand
Replies: 3
Views: 2168

Re: Projector and laptop stand

You can find a ton of things via the http://www.skroutz.gr/ portal. Not sure about a projector stand, but worth a look.
by hairybloke
Sat Feb 14, 2015 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Vegan food
Replies: 7
Views: 5597

Re: Vegan food

To Stachi is an organic vegetarian restaurant in Chania. http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g189415-d2141991-Reviews-To_Stachi-Chania_Town_Chania_Prefecture_Crete.html We had a great meal there with a vegan pal last summer.
by hairybloke
Sat Oct 11, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Wifi booster?
Replies: 8
Views: 4297

We put this powerline adapter with wifi on our roof so our neighbours could use our internet. http://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=el&u=http://www.e-shop.gr/tp-link-tl-wpa2220kit-300mbps-av200-wifi-powerline-extender-starter-kit-p-PER.612576&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dhttp://www.e-sh...
by hairybloke
Mon Sep 22, 2014 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: large dog moving to Crete
Replies: 14
Views: 7593

Sent you a PM.
by hairybloke
Thu Sep 18, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: How does Wifi work in Crete
Replies: 2
Views: 3252

Hi Roltster,

Not at all naive. If you just want to have a wee surf 'n check emails etc, you can sit with your iphone/ipad/anything in many/most cafes/tavernas etc and get wifi free - just ask when you order. There are also free hotspots (see previous posts) but they can be a bit unreliable.

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