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by TweetTweet
Sun Mar 04, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Why I feel smug.
Replies: 18
Views: 2648

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: 1739

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: 2648

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.
by TweetTweet
Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Why I feel smug.
Replies: 18
Views: 2648

Re: Why I feel smug.

because you don't present anything special.
by TweetTweet
Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Why I feel smug.
Replies: 18
Views: 2648

Re: Why I feel smug.

feeling smug: Having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one's achievements.


you don't need to feel at all smug.
by TweetTweet
Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Easing of Capital Controls restrictions as of Mar1st
Replies: 13
Views: 1739

Re: Easing of Capital Controls restrictions as of Mar1st

Unfortunately Piraerus bank employees in ANY branch in Rethymon don't seem to have clue...
by TweetTweet
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Easing of Capital Controls restrictions as of Mar1st
Replies: 13
Views: 1739

Re: Easing of Capital Controls restrictions as of Mar1st

Thank you, that is very timely information. What does this mean though - sorry if I'm being dense i.e. via a debit card with a UK based bank I could take as much as I wanted on a daily basis (certainly not a good way to get cash and only used in extremis. The monthly withdrawal limit is raised to 2,...
by TweetTweet
Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: EU joke(s)
Replies: 14
Views: 1254

EU joke(s)

A farmer, named Sam, was overseeing his herd in a remote hilly pasture in Hereford when suddenly a brand-new BMW advanced toward him out of a cloud of dust. The driver, a young man in a Brioni® suit, Gucci® shoes, RayBan® sunglasses and YSL® tie, leaned out the window and asked the farmer, "If ...
by TweetTweet
Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: we are so lucky
Replies: 0
Views: 652

we are so lucky

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbmbSjeUrxc
WHY live anywhere else...this beautiful country..aren't we so lucky, particualrly when we know greek/cretan people who know how lucky we and they are. PHEW.
by TweetTweet
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Please settle a wager .
Replies: 13
Views: 1626

Re: Please settle a wager .

Good grief to original poster...do you know how nature works? Ivy can be a bastard but if you cut it low down eventually you can be clear ...anythig upstream that has has been cut will die off ...it's not rocket science.
by TweetTweet
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Good Old Lidls
Replies: 12
Views: 1539

Re: Good Old Lidls

h ey look lovely , fabulous colours . And well done finding anything worth buying in lidl...I walk around the lidl in Sitia with an empty basket and arrive at the check out with one, item see massive queue .. put the pot of yogurt back and leave .. .I shall have another go next autumn . Me too,,but ...
by TweetTweet
Sat Dec 23, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: FOrgotten what thew topic was...sheesh!
Replies: 2
Views: 1034

Re: FOrgotten what thew topic was...sheesh!

Thank you for your reply - and yes, me too I prefer the version you posted :) And the lead on to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToQ0n3itoII again I don't kow this music - I am pushing 70 years so more Pinkish Flloyd etc :) Thank you re your Triopetra friend but I have the chance (i.e. space) to gro...
by TweetTweet
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: FOrgotten what thew topic was...sheesh!
Replies: 2
Views: 1034

FOrgotten what thew topic was...sheesh!

Regardless of many apparent crap situations in my life, I consider myself to be an incredibly lucky person. Could anyone recommend an orphan children's charity that might be interested (for next year) in a good supply of organically (and lovingly grown) vegetables ...I know of one (sort of) in Herak...
by TweetTweet
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Getting rid of coins
Replies: 12
Views: 1320

Re: Getting rid of coins

I've probably missed the obvious BUT why collect the small change - i.e.USE it pay for small items eg bread, parking (f you have to)?

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