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by Jeffstclair
Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Insurance for a British reg van in Crete?
Replies: 12
Views: 387

Re: Insurance for a British reg van in Crete?

Yes that is the only option, get on to the insurance company , tell them your dilemma ,if they want your business they could send the papers out to you, issue a new green card so you can get it back to the UK ...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Insurance for a British reg van in Crete?
Replies: 12
Views: 387

Re: Insurance for a British reg van in Crete?

I'ts not possible to insure a UK registered vehicle with a Greek company . You have to use a UK company to issue the green card . Some UK companies will give you a 12 months greencard , but the vehicle can only be used in Greece for 6 months legally , then it should return to it's country of origin ...
by Jeffstclair
Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Sending a package to the UK
Replies: 10
Views: 437

Sending a package to the UK

I want to send a container of our olive oil to my daughter in London, has anyone done this ? who did you use ? we live at the East end of the Island ...but I will deliver it up the other end if I need to ...thanks ...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Parcel Delivery Crete - Send Parcels From UK to Crete
Replies: 10
Views: 3108

Re: Parcel Delivery Crete - Send Parcels From UK to Crete

That is a shame ...they gave me a price to deliver some of our olive oil to my daughter in London ...and I was going to run over to their office with it next week ....thanks for the heads up ....jeff
by Jeffstclair
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: selection packs
Replies: 18
Views: 1162

Re: selection packs

A selection pack of what ?...am I missing something ....jeff
by Jeffstclair
Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Importing vintage vehicles
Replies: 2
Views: 376

Re: Importing vintage vehicles

What a great idea ..I have a hankering for a BSA c15 like I had when I was a teenager ...I don't know anything about importing Bikes but if it is like a car ...the rule is get all the paper work done and dusted before you bring the bikes over ...and declare them when you arrive. Don't wait the 6 mon...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Best places to source DIY products?
Replies: 15
Views: 1022

Re: Best places to source DIY products?

One of the thing I really love about Crete , is the lack of shops like B&Q ... instead there are loads of proper family run , hardware , toolshops, builders merchants, steel stockholders , paintshops , and timber merchants ... staffed by folk who know what it is they are selling ...and really ne...
by Jeffstclair
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Costings
Replies: 10
Views: 910

Re: Costings

Yeah , Gas heaters are useful for a bit of quick heat ...but dreadful for dampness. I had one here before I lived here full time , when I was working on the house in the winter time ... Now we only use wood stoves and an oil filled radiator with a thermostat in the bathroom.. For fast heat the wood ...
by Jeffstclair
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Flamethrower
Replies: 20
Views: 1667

Re: Flamethrower

A flamethrower might be a bit over kill, unless your weeds are trifids ... try a weed burner. ....https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flamethrower...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Flamethrower
Replies: 20
Views: 1667

Re: Flamethrower

Wood sorell or Oxalis is good food for the hens , and a very good green manure.I just leave it to die and rot down . or just rotivate it in to the soil ,it helps with the moisture retention ..I don't like using roundup near anything I'm gonna eat , or my hens are gonna eat ...so that means I never u...
by Jeffstclair
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Flamethrower
Replies: 20
Views: 1667

Re: Flamethrower

Salt water in a watering can , works well on weeds on gravel .....
by Jeffstclair
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Earth Tremor
Replies: 7
Views: 649

Re: Earth Tremor

Brilliant ,Warwick ...did you feel it down your end of Crete?
by Jeffstclair
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Earth Tremor
Replies: 7
Views: 649

Re: Earth Tremor

Yeah I'm about 20 mins from Μακρύ Γιαλός so must be near you ...it wasn't so much a second tremor but one event with a ripple if that makes sense .. I felt it come and go ...
by Jeffstclair
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Earth Tremor
Replies: 7
Views: 649

Earth Tremor

Anyone else feel it ...last evening it came from the south ,I felt two waves the second a little bit stronger .The epicentre was less than 30 km south of Μακρύ Γιαλός....
by Jeffstclair
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: Gas fire and woodburner
Replies: 2
Views: 433

Re: Gas fire and woodburner

Have you got a photo of the wood stove ?

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