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by Jeffstclair
Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Wind
Replies: 20
Views: 1554

Re: Wind

That's fantastic peebee it goes much more local than the one I use , many thanks for posting ....jeff..
by Jeffstclair
Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: Very Cheap camper van .
Replies: 2
Views: 810

Re: Very Cheap camper van .

Hi Have you got any photos , Is it Greek registered or UK , how long is the MOT or KTEO, how long is the road road tax ? ....petrol or Diesel ...
by Jeffstclair
Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Wind
Replies: 20
Views: 1554

Re: Wind

A friend of mine who is a professional sailor uses this in order to find info on world wind .....
https://earth.nullschool.net/#current/w ... ,51.63,493 It's possible to zoom in to find out wind speeds and see how that relates to the whole planet .....
by Jeffstclair
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Greek Honey
Replies: 4
Views: 635

Re: Greek Honey

The other thing to think about is ,how much sugar the bees are fed..... Most bee keepers, when they rob the hives leave enough honey so the hives can live over the winter , other bee keepers clear out the hives and feed plain sugar all winter this is bad practice IMO....so ask around and only get ho...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Wind
Replies: 20
Views: 1554

Re: Wind

Well..... I like the wind we have here in the hills above Sitia , it mean's I don't need air con .....
by Jeffstclair
Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Wind Customer Support
Replies: 4
Views: 349

Re: Wind Customer Support

The contact form is what I used and over the space of a couple of days i'd spoken to three Greek people at Wind who all spoke good English and I got the problem resolved. Must say though I think Winds cell phone service is inferior to Cosmote Well in my village the Cosmote coverage is useless , win...
by Jeffstclair
Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Teenagers & Internet
Replies: 17
Views: 768

Re: Teenagers & Internet

I did a similar thing from vodaphone last year when we stayed near Iraklion for a bit ... it worked enough to do emails but was painfully slow and would just frieze trying to load a web site ....then you had to go ofline and start again ... maybe it would work faster in some areas with a better sign...
by Jeffstclair
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: public transport and taxis
Replies: 11
Views: 1256

Re: public transport and taxis

Yes always the best bet ,ask a local .....
by Jeffstclair
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Teenagers & Internet
Replies: 17
Views: 768

Re: Teenagers & Internet

Yes but in many areas of Crete there is no signal , in my village the Mobile phones are useless for anything other than a text message ...and the land line just about works for a phone call if it's not too windy.....
by Jeffstclair
Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Teenagers & Internet
Replies: 17
Views: 768

Re: Teenagers & Internet

Yeah good point Filipos , If I go to a cafe or bar I leave phone and tablet things in the house or car .. cos, I want to eat or have a drink with friends ....
by Jeffstclair
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Teenagers & Internet
Replies: 17
Views: 768

Re: Teenagers & Internet

I think you will find that if you don't have a good, stable internet connection ..it will be because the infrastructure local to you will not support it. However most cafe's and Bars have free WIFI fine for Face book and stuff life that ... if you want a private connection a stand alone satellite co...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Cretan walking guide wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 923

Re: Cretan walking guide wanted

We did some good walks with these people a few years ago , ask them if they can help ... http://www.happywalker.com/.. I think the kidnappers,went over Mount Ida from Iraklion and then down onto the South coast ....could be a bit of a climb, good fun though ....
by Jeffstclair
Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Half Litre Pyrex Measuring Jug
Replies: 31
Views: 2989

Re: Half Litre Pyrex Measuring Jug

[quote="Eleni13 Nice photos. Francis Frith would be proud of you. [/quote] Yes they are very nice ... when I look at the work of the photographers like Francis Frith, I think how much stuff they had to cart around to get the job done ... and the people management skills they must have had to ke...
by Jeffstclair
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Epicurus
Replies: 2
Views: 577

Re: Epicurus

yep ,sounds good to me....
by Jeffstclair
Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Wrought iron gates
Replies: 14
Views: 698

Re: Wrought iron gates

Do you really want wrought iron gates ? Sure they are very beautiful and will last for ever , but the price will be very high, blacksmithing is a highly skilled craft and the raw materials on a small island are expensive ... why not go for steel ? Much cheaper material cost , plentiful supply , much...

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