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by KateD
Thu Dec 08, 2016 11:07 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Chimney for a wood burner
Replies: 1
Views: 781

Chimney for a wood burner

Hi all, We would like to put a wood burner in our apartment. The only wall it could go on is our boundary wall. The land next door is unused and overgrown. We know who owns it but it is split between 7 people so legally a nightmare. We can't put a chimney through the roof for several reasons so it n...
by KateD
Sat Dec 03, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Upturned bottles on fence posts.....
Replies: 10
Views: 3349

Re: Upturned bottles on fence posts.....

Ian, I think you could be right! The particular ones we say yesterday were either rust old beer cans or water bottles! :D
by KateD
Fri Dec 02, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Upturned bottles on fence posts.....
Replies: 10
Views: 3349

Upturned bottles on fence posts.....

Hi guys, I know you will have the answer for this one..... Why oh why do the Greeks put upturned bottles on their fence posts? We went on a walk today and passed a plot with upturned bottles and cans on every conceivable post and stick. Do they have a purpose? I understand the ones hanging from tree...
by KateD
Thu Oct 27, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Do you live in west Crete?
Replies: 19
Views: 4916

Re: Do you live in west Crete?

Hi Kastri
I have PM'd you about our rental.
by KateD
Mon Aug 22, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 1791

Insurance

Who do you recommend for reliable car insurance, and buildings and content insurance?
Thanks in anticipation
by KateD
Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:02 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Buying a second hand car
Replies: 6
Views: 2078

Re: Buying a second hand car

Thanks Philip, will look there x
by KateD
Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:02 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Buying a second hand car
Replies: 6
Views: 2078

Re: Buying a second hand car

Thanks Philip, will look there x
by KateD
Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Buying a second hand car
Replies: 6
Views: 2078

Re: Buying a second hand car

Sorry should have said in Chania area
by KateD
Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:02 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Buying a second hand car
Replies: 6
Views: 2078

Buying a second hand car

Hi guys,
We have found all the new car dealer's down 'car alley' but where is good to buy a 2 or 3 year old car?
by KateD
Thu Jul 14, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: UK health care
Replies: 23
Views: 4454

Re: UK health care

Having worked in the NHS for many years, I would say the proof will be will be utility bills in your name, less than 6 months old. Any GP would then register you on their list and she should still have an NHS number (getting one of those is the hard part). However if she needs emergency care then th...
by KateD
Sun Jul 10, 2016 9:23 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Bringing a cat permanently to Crete
Replies: 21
Views: 4678

Re: Bringing a cat permanently to Crete

Hi Maud,
Nothing in my PM folder? Have I missed something?
Thanks for your advice :D
Kate
by KateD
Fri Jul 01, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Corned Beef - Ouch
Replies: 48
Views: 7373

Re: Corned Beef - Ouch

Hilarious, you guys have some fun don't you! :lol:
by KateD
Thu Jun 30, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Bringing a cat permanently to Crete
Replies: 21
Views: 4678

Re: Bringing a cat permanently to Crete

Thanks for the advice guys. We have 3 at the moment and are leaving 2 behind so I know I'll end up adopting more! Just can't leave this one though! See you all soon :D
Still crappy cold weather here, it's flaming June lol x
by KateD
Wed Jun 29, 2016 7:07 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: bank account after brexit
Replies: 33
Views: 4493

Re: bank account after brexit

The solicitor we are using for our house purchase opened ours for us in my husbands name in May, but had to get us tax numbers first.
We are with Piraeus in Chania.
by KateD
Tue Jun 28, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Referendum: I smell a large rat!
Replies: 5
Views: 1021

Re: Referendum: I smell a large rat!

From The Guardian comments section Perhaps Brexit may play out differently than we expected If Boris Johnson looked downbeat yesterday, that is because he realises that he has lost. Perhaps many Brexiters do not realise it yet, but they have actually lost, and it is all down to one man: David Camero...

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