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by Jeffstclair
Mon May 08, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Long term rent - Wanted
Topic: Looking for an apartment in Chania region
Replies: 2
Views: 472

Re: Looking for an apartment in Chania region

Hi Mia, you often see places for rent here ...https://www.facebook.com/groups/423558357696857/... If there is nothing today , look again tomorrow it changes daily ...good luck ..jeff
by Jeffstclair
Thu May 04, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Teak Oil
Replies: 4
Views: 489

Re: Teak Oil

I bought some teak oil in Sitia at a shop next to the big carpark in the town centre near the bus station .. called ...Χαδζάκης quality solutions .. very helpful guys with good English ....hope this helps ...Jeff
by Jeffstclair
Tue May 02, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: New Broadband Service from Cosmote
Replies: 8
Views: 1419

Re: New Broadband Service from Cosmote

So am I right in thinking that this system works on the landline and the mobile telephone system via a sim card like I have in my phone... I suppose it's more cost effective for Cosmote to up grade the mobile phone network rather than the landline network ..Sadly for me here the mobile network is ve...
by Jeffstclair
Tue May 02, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Coals to Newcastle
Replies: 1
Views: 525

Coals to Newcastle

A friend of mine Janis or 'Jango ' came around for coffee this morning, he bought with him a large square feta tin that he had got from one of the local shops , he wanted me to cut the top out and fix a bit of wood so it becomes a Cretan farmers bucket , I'm sure you have seen them..I've done loads ...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Safe As Houses?
Replies: 12
Views: 1141

Re: Safe As Houses?

Yeah it's quite clear a house in Crete is a house to live in and enjoy ... not a money making investment ... great..... relax ....
by Jeffstclair
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Yellow arrows on the road
Replies: 10
Views: 1484

Re: Yellow arrows on the road

Or around here someone was giving a big party a few years ago ... and the directions to his house were marked on the road in red paint for miles around ...
by Jeffstclair
Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: LIVE FACEBOOK Q & A
Replies: 24
Views: 3566

Re: LIVE FACEBOOK Q & A

Yes that is how it works now Warwick ..I know someone under 65 who returned to the UK after living abroad for ten years and was refused treatment at an NHS hospital.. even after paying in to the NI scheme for most of their working life ....and being referred by their old GP... Interesting Jeff. Was...
by Jeffstclair
Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: LIVE FACEBOOK Q & A
Replies: 24
Views: 3566

Re: LIVE FACEBOOK Q & A

Yes that is how it works now Warwick ..I know someone under 65 who returned to the UK after living abroad for ten years and was refused treatment at an NHS hospital.. even after paying in to the NI scheme for most of their working life ....and being referred by their old GP...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Processionary Caterpillars
Replies: 9
Views: 1311

Re: Processionary Caterpillars

This is where I first read about the Caterpillars ...http://www.mythankyoupage.com/pets-and- ... n-portugal
by Jeffstclair
Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Buying a car - name change fee?
Replies: 15
Views: 1661

Re: Buying a car - name change fee?

Well I thought is was purchase tax ... and the figure is a percentage of the purchase price .. so that is why the invoice is a bit lower than the price you pay .....
by Jeffstclair
Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: Small car wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 672

Re: Small car wanted

Hi audacity..check out this ...www.car.gr...or the facebook page called things wanted or for sale in Heraklion ... jeff....
by Jeffstclair
Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: what to bring from Uk
Replies: 10
Views: 1771

Re: what to bring from Uk

Excellent orange pekoe tea is available here in crete, no need to bring teabags ....
by Jeffstclair
Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Loos in the News
Replies: 16
Views: 2138

Re: Loos in the News

I'm lost....
by Jeffstclair
Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Loos in the News
Replies: 16
Views: 2138

Re: Loos in the News

Last year I was in London for a bit of work and visit my daughter ... the loos in central london were dreadful ...
by Jeffstclair
Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Mattress disposal Crete .
Replies: 20
Views: 2659

Re: Mattress disposal Crete .

That's interesting, Jeff. Where is the local landfill site to the eastern Lassithi area, please? Tim The land fill site is near Sitia out past Agia Fotia ...It's up in the hills and you think you are going nowhere, there is a sign on the coast road ,but unhelpfully I can't remember what it says ......

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