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by Eleni13
Sun Jul 17, 2016 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Car hire / driving conditions query, Chania area
Replies: 88
Views: 13986

Re: Car hire / driving conditions query, Chania area

Wasted?? Who said it would be wasted??
by Eleni13
Fri Jul 08, 2016 9:17 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: British Graphic Designer
Replies: 3
Views: 1640

Re: British Graphic Designer

It was once a part of my job to proof read graphic artwork before it went to print. Creative, clever designers to a man, and girl they were. Good at spelling they were not.
by Eleni13
Fri Jul 08, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Corned Beef - Ouch
Replies: 48
Views: 10310

Re: Corned Beef - Ouch

I was given the cod liver oil and malt extract daily in hospital as a child. I actually liked it, though some didn't. We were not used to the taste of sugar then, and I still dislike it.
by Eleni13
Thu Jul 07, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Corned Beef - Ouch
Replies: 48
Views: 10310

Re: Corned Beef - Ouch

Which probably explains the nightmares I had as a child after my mother had spread it liberally on my chest, under the liberty bodice. Wait for it......
by Eleni13
Thu Jul 07, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: how to plant olives
Replies: 21
Views: 4466

Re: how to plant olives

The number of trees you plant may affect your tax bill, if you pay tax in Greece.
by Eleni13
Mon Jul 04, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Tourism chat (split from another thread)
Replies: 58
Views: 7412

Re: Tourism Chat

I think the Scandanavian departures use the central check-in desks at Chania airport while other flights use the desks at the end. I don't visit the airport very often but the odd time I have been there the queues for the central desks seem much bigger. Purely subjective. A week ago we were queuing...
by Eleni13
Wed Jun 22, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Photos
Replies: 15
Views: 4373

Re: Photos

The interview panel would need smelling salts.
I am frequently happy with my i-phone pictures, but the Panasonic G3 is my favourite for ease of carrying the kit. My Nikon still produces the best quality, but I hate carrying loads.
by Eleni13
Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:06 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Photos
Replies: 15
Views: 4373

Re: Photos

I went for an interview once where one of the panel asked me if I thought that digital would ever take over from film. I said I thought it was only a matter of time until the technology was good enough. All three were horrified. I only miss the beautiful, unmatchable Kodachrome. Not the hours sent i...
by Eleni13
Tue Jun 21, 2016 6:43 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Photos
Replies: 15
Views: 4373

Re: Photos

I love the storm clouds over Drapanos and the frappé.
by Eleni13
Mon Jun 06, 2016 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: landline
Replies: 12
Views: 2911

Re: landline

The only problem we have had with an OTE engineer is when he jumped with gay abandon onto the stegi over the front entrance and broke several tiles. It has leaked ever since.
by Eleni13
Mon May 16, 2016 9:14 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Homes by the Med
Replies: 6
Views: 2365

Re: Homes by the Med

* It's got wheels to get round planning rules regarding window area but I don't think you could really tow it anywhere. It was built in sections, craned onto the site and assembled there.

The owner thinking like a Greek already then?
by Eleni13
Sun May 15, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Homes by the Med
Replies: 6
Views: 2365

Re: Homes by the Med

The "sprawling house" is a beauty. I found the programme fascinating, if only to wonder at the imaginative architecture.
And the cost!
by Eleni13
Mon Feb 01, 2016 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Apostille stamps
Replies: 4
Views: 1640

Re: Apostille stamps

None at all, except that the info. runs to several A4 pages and I would need to edit out personal informatiuon.
by Eleni13
Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Apostille stamps
Replies: 4
Views: 1640

Re: Apostille stamps

If you send me an email address, I will give you a copy of the exact route we took last year. It was surprisingly efficient.
Your web email address is rejected by our email client.
by Eleni13
Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: New discovery at Ancient Aptera today
Replies: 3
Views: 1508

Re: New discovery at Ancient Aptera today

Excellent state of preservation. I wonder if they will stay in Crete, or be taken to Athens?

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