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by Jeffstclair
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Life with a pacemaker
Replies: 14
Views: 1551

Re: Life with a pacemaker

I don't you would even be in the same room when a MRI scanner is switched on if you have a pacemaker ...
by Jeffstclair
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Storm Clouds.
Replies: 98
Views: 8769

Re: Storm Clouds.

A
Phild wrote:
Maud wrote:I am sure many retirees will notice the difference if the £ dips again when Brexit takes place.


...there will be no "if" about it.

You mean "when"

:D

And when state pensions are frozen ....
by Jeffstclair
Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: Mitsubishi Shogun Sport 2.5D for sale 2005
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Re: Mitsubishi Shogun Sport 2.5D for sale 2005

Yep and for clarification I'm guessing the OP meant to type Ierapetra not Lerapetra....
by Jeffstclair
Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Lunar Eclipse Tonight
Replies: 10
Views: 820

Re: Lunar Eclipse Tonight

But at the top of my garden is the shed where I have barrels of wine and raki ....
by Jeffstclair
Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Lunar Eclipse Tonight
Replies: 10
Views: 820

Re: Lunar Eclipse Tonight

The red moon is very beautiful here tonight clear sky shooting stars . Mars is very bright and a very clear Milky whey ...I just spent half an hour at the top of the garden with a glass of wine ....
by Jeffstclair
Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Artists' Modelling Clay
Replies: 5
Views: 405

Re: Artists's Modelling Clay

I would ask a potter ..there are a few in Χανιά.
by Jeffstclair
Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Storm Clouds.
Replies: 98
Views: 8769

Re: Storm Clouds.

I would have thought that the percentage of tax residence will be much higher . I know a few UK nationals that live here, most of them are tax residence 'cos they live and work here. I don't think the there is much chance that the government will ask anyone to leave , but for some it may become impo...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Airguns
Replies: 6
Views: 587

Re: Airguns

Yes there are at least two hunting, shooting, fishing shops in Sitia..If you stand with your back to the war memorial and look inland and walk up the street that has the OTE building, the street that is the first or second on the left has two gun shops ....hope this helps ..
by Jeffstclair
Tue Jul 24, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Storm Clouds.
Replies: 98
Views: 8769

Re: Storm Clouds.

Thanks for that Mouche ... That article talks about private pensions , my pension company told me five years ago that it could only pay my pension into a UK bank ..so I don't think Brexit has nothing to do with it ...However OP talks about British state pensions ....
by Jeffstclair
Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Storm Clouds.
Replies: 98
Views: 8769

Re: Storm Clouds.

Where is this coming from Brian ? Have you got a link to it ? It can't mean I have to hand back my recently acquired Greek EU driving licence 'cos I'm a British Citizen....
by Jeffstclair
Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: Flight Delay Compensation
Replies: 15
Views: 2780

Re: Flight Delay Compensation

Buy a lottery ticket ....
by Jeffstclair
Sat Jul 21, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: Flight Delay Compensation
Replies: 15
Views: 2780

Re: Flight Delay Compensation

Well done Warwick, so the drinks are on you ....I claimed 3 years ago from RyanAir for a delayed flight of 3or 4 hours and got £300 That was not an easy process so they must have improved the system , many emails, filling in the online form that then hid itself many times , some where on the website...
by Jeffstclair
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Santander Debit Card
Replies: 32
Views: 2644

Re: Santander Debit Card

Yes I think you are right , For some reason my pension company can only pay into a UK bank, so it's better for me to hang on to this account . It will support telephone banking , and online banking and it's registered to my Greek address,and with the correct ID I can get cash in the UK..shame it doe...
by Jeffstclair
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Santander Debit Card
Replies: 32
Views: 2644

Re: Santander Debit Card

Well I bank with Santander from when it was Abbey National , when I moved here in 2005 I just thought it would continue , My private pension get paid into it and they send me statements here , but they wont issue a card or enable me to change the account into one that pays any interest...Maybe I sho...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Quake!
Replies: 3
Views: 494

Re: Quake!

Yep we felt it here ...I was sitting reading and one of our dogs came and sat under my chair the other barked and went in the other room ....then a bit later it happened it went on for a few seconds long enough for me to reach down and speak to the dog and put my hand on his head , while the tremor ...

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