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by Jeffstclair
Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Teenagers & Internet
Replies: 17
Views: 993

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: 1429

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: 993

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: 993

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: 993

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: 1076

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: 3991

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: 649

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: 942

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...
by Jeffstclair
Sat Jun 24, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Half Litre Pyrex Measuring Jug
Replies: 31
Views: 3991

Re: Half Litre Pyrex Measuring Jug

I've been looking for a glass measuring jug for ages ,if you find one let us know ....
by Jeffstclair
Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: POLICE STATION CLOSURES
Replies: 5
Views: 959

Re: POLICE STATION CLOSURES

Do the residents of this area feel that crime is on the increase ,or is it the reporting of crime that is on the increase... I have lived in my village for 10 years ... this year for the first time I saw a police car cruse through ....the guys waved and said hi ...never lock my house never lock my t...
by Jeffstclair
Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Apple Mac Users BBC/ITV
Replies: 4
Views: 680

Re: Apple Mac Users BBC/ITV

Can someone with more computer savvy than me explain ? ...I use I player for BBC stuff, and the only change I have noticed is you now have to register with the BBC ... "So we can personalise your listening pleasure "... so what are the "format changes " and when will they happen ...
by Jeffstclair
Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: STEEL RAILINGS - VARIOUS SIZES - FOR SALE
Replies: 3
Views: 676

Re: STEEL RAILINGS - VARIOUS SIZES - FOR SALE

Have you got any photos ?
by Jeffstclair
Wed May 31, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Medical costs
Replies: 17
Views: 2838

Re: Medical costs

Many UK citizens who now live in Europe ,could not afford to up stumps and move back to the UK..myself included..jeff...

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