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Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Money Moving Post Brexit
Replies: 15
Views: 1567

Re: Money Moving Post Brexit

Waewick said: I think HSBC, Barclays and Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group will do allow this I can confirm that Clydesdale is happy to open an account for a non UK resident and they do require you to present yourself to open an account. As far as I know they will only open accounts with very l...
by TweetTweet
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?
Replies: 43
Views: 3218

Re: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?

thank you v.much for your kind offer Sir .I wonder how useful a castrated male goat would be to me? i suspect it might make some fresh dog meat for Bebino and Mortis?If you include several large bottles of your Rakki or homemade wine I may reconsider! I'm female. A castrated male goat might be more...
by TweetTweet
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?
Replies: 43
Views: 3218

Re: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?

I just tried to reply (and it disappeared) to say (essentially) that we are on the same page re olive harvest and the pruning story - ditto to Jeff. I had got the idea that you were doing the harvest in the relatively small window of opportunity, and then leaving the clean up (or at least the other ...
by TweetTweet
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?
Replies: 43
Views: 3218

Re: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?

sorry, for some reason your initial sentence didn't show up. Setting up a briquette making factory to turn waste from the olive trees into fire bricks You said: Most prunings are burnt on the roadside or left on the ground ,not everybody owns goats and sheep. .The MAJORITY of sheep and goats are sem...
by TweetTweet
Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?
Replies: 43
Views: 3218

Re: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?

Most wild fires are caused due to lightening, sometimes a thoughtlessly discarded fag by a tourist or other, and/or a deliberate act to try and circumvent planning rules around *forest areas* plus of course sometimes due to the deranged mental faculties of the pyro-maniac. Generally speaking, olive ...
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Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Cicadas-love em or hate em?
Replies: 11
Views: 1119

Re: Cicadas-love em or hate em?

We are coming up to Summer Solstice, where I live that's usually the time they start to reach constant background music. Just to say if you want to know how many Cicadas are hanging out, apparently unseen, walk through an olive grove early in the morning and if they are there, you will have the hono...
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Mon May 14, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Kaolin Clay
Replies: 2
Views: 520

Re: Kaolin Clay

Thank you very much - not sure why I didn't Google! :)
by TweetTweet
Sat May 12, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Kaolin Clay
Replies: 2
Views: 520

Kaolin Clay

Apparently using this on growing veggies prevents the utterly dastardlly stink bug from wrecking everything! Might anyone here know where I could get this? Apparently another remedy for the stink bug would be to have some *decoy* light areas (something like a row of solar powered lights to lure thes...
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Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Greece-wide litter pick 29 April
Replies: 8
Views: 905

Re: Greece-wide litter pick 29 April

Well in my area things are certainly changing for the better....parents ages about 40/42 are giving good info to their offsrpings.
by TweetTweet
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Greece-wide litter pick 29 April
Replies: 8
Views: 905

Re: Greece-wide litter pick 29 April

It is a day devoted to the love of volunteering and the environment.
With the main slogan "Become the Change You Want",


Well every day should be like that, don't you think?

Be the change you want to see in the world...Mr Gandhi words originally ?
by TweetTweet
Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Yannis: The Return
Replies: 35
Views: 2636

Re: Yannis: The Return

try not to be so silly mouche (aka small annoying fly from somewhere or else) :)
by TweetTweet
Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: water into wine
Replies: 9
Views: 929

Re: water into wine

I agree :)
by TweetTweet
Sun Mar 04, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Why I feel smug.
Replies: 18
Views: 2060

Re: Why I feel smug.

Dear god, we've had parallel experiences -albeit it was Mother who was (apparently in love) with Mr Enrico Caruso.

Was it a Dansette so-called portable wind up machine I wonder :)
by TweetTweet
Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Easing of Capital Controls restrictions as of Mar1st
Replies: 13
Views: 1675

Re: Easing of Capital Controls restrictions as of Mar1st

Basically they are lying. No Greek person is that ignorant of the news.

Yes, they are lying....apparently many Piraeus employees haven't got a clue however.
by TweetTweet
Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Why I feel smug.
Replies: 18
Views: 2060

Re: Why I feel smug.

No,not at all...don't be silly :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvNfPSXWZqw

as far as I can discern WE RE All SO LUCKY TO BE LIVING HERE....smugness is something other.

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