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by Jeffstclair
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Predictions for 2019 include a Hard Brexit
Replies: 108
Views: 13304

Re: Predictions for 2019 include a Hard Brexit

Yes the UK is a full member ,but it has not adopted the Euro and therefore somewhat removed from the whole EU project ...many people have no idea who their MEP is and never vote in the elections, so in some way never embraced Europe. So sort of half in ...and now will shift a millimetre ..to be half...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Predictions for 2019 include a Hard Brexit
Replies: 108
Views: 13304

Re: Predictions for 2019 include a Hard Brexit

So is the UK going to move from being half in to being half out ?
by Jeffstclair
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Predictions for 2019 include a Hard Brexit
Replies: 108
Views: 13304

Re: Predictions for 2019 include a Hard Brexit

This is from another article from the BBC so hardly a pro EU position . Juergen Ziegler, regional CEO Europe at Schaeffler, said: "Brexit is clearly not the single decisive factor behind our decision-making for the UK market, but the need to plan for various complex scenarios has brought forwar...
by Jeffstclair
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Olive Oil Process Question
Replies: 11
Views: 1567

Re: Olive Oil Process Question

Yes that's how it works here , everyone olives are pressed separately ,the press can process 8 lots of olives at the same time and the acidity and the ratio of olives to yield of oil is recorded .
....can you imagine the outrage if folk were asked to take home oil that was not theirs ...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Applying for Greek Citizenship
Replies: 10
Views: 3046

Re: Applying for Greek Citizenship

Many thanks indeed for this information.
Does anybody know how fluent you need to be to pass the Greek language test?

Jeff
by Jeffstclair
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: The Map of Brexit
Replies: 3
Views: 1192

Re: The Map of Brexit

I think it is interesting , But I think what is more interesting is why people voted the way they did and that is much harder to quantify I have done a small amount of very low level research amongst friends and family in the UK of all ages from late teens through to their sixties in many different ...
by Jeffstclair
Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: leeches
Replies: 4
Views: 1615

Re: leeches

These little fellas ? click on the image for a larger view ....

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by Jeffstclair
Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?
Replies: 44
Views: 8765

Re: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?

I'm really interested about how the OP got on with the fuel made from prunings project ...any body had any contact ?
by Jeffstclair
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Still in Limbo
Replies: 37
Views: 5313

Re: Still in Limbo

Well put Maud
by Jeffstclair
Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Still in Limbo
Replies: 37
Views: 5313

Re: Still in Limbo

So it will be in the Greek Government interest to get the system running smoothly , and see the pensioners from other countries as a source of income... The idea of plane loads of sick pensioners queuing at UK hospitals ...sounds dreadful ....
by Jeffstclair
Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Still in Limbo
Replies: 37
Views: 5313

Re: Still in Limbo

Interesting ..But surely the reciprocal healthcare thing should be an earner for the Greek Hospitals ? I thought the deal was as a state pensioner and a Greek tax payer , I can get treatment here and the bill get sent to the NHS in the UK ... have I got this wrong ?
by Jeffstclair
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Why Brexit is Right
Replies: 82
Views: 11323

Re: Why Brexit is Right

No I don't think it's real ... it a joke ...just like Brexit ...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Heating my home
Replies: 8
Views: 1694

Re: Heating my home

Hi Stephen , If you have a standard central heating system you may have thermostatic radiator valves , if you do you can use them to adjust the heat so the rooms you use more can have more heat and the rooms you use less can have less..so saving the oil and yet being warmer .. And I agree about the ...
by Jeffstclair
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: How to become a greek resident
Replies: 68
Views: 9820

Re: How to become a greek resident

Thanks altohb...
by Jeffstclair
Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: How to become a greek resident
Replies: 68
Views: 9820

Re: How to become a greek resident

Well thanks for that Sue A and ying and yang... I'm off into Sitia on Monday quietly confident ,armed with residence permit and passport copies ,latest tax form, the S1...first stop the KEP for the AMKA number ... then on to IKA....fingers crossed ..yes and thanks Bob for your input and yes the lett...

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