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by Jeffstclair
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: HELP PLEASE! -CARPENTRY TOOLS
Replies: 9
Views: 1485

I've not come across a saw with 70 teeth per inch , but if you want a fine tooth saw try the pull saws made by TAJIMA ( japanese I think) very well made and last for years. I've seen them in tool/ hardware shops down this east end of Crete so hopefully up your end too.... these saws cut on the pull ...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Customs office in Sitia ?
Replies: 13
Views: 2128

Yes there is a customs office in Sitia ,but it's not open every day and they dont(or did'nt )deal with car importation if that is what you want, when I went there a few years ago,they told me I had to take my car to the dock side customs office at Iraklion .... It was quite easy to find as the carpa...
by Jeffstclair
Thu Mar 01, 2012 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: power cut
Replies: 3
Views: 956

So it's not just us in the East then , in truth we don't mind the power cuts,we are geared up for them with oil lamps,woodstoves,gas stove, and a generator that will if needed run the freezer full of last years vegeatables and some local goat. We spent a few winters here 10-12 years ago without main...
by Jeffstclair
Thu Mar 01, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: power cut
Replies: 3
Views: 956

power cut

Hi we have just come back online after a 36 hour powercut and a shorter phone outage. .The power went off Tuesday evening in the wind and rain and we woke up on Wednesday to 20cm snow and that continued all day . (Thank you wood stoves, best things in the world.... oh and gas cookers ...)... my ques...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Feb 05, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Jerusalem artichokes
Replies: 3
Views: 777

Yes,, thats a bit like what google says too ,but I thought that it had just translated the two words and not come up with the name of the vegetable. We got a pall of ours to send us some tubers from England , They need a lot of water and they have big yellow flowers, that spend all year catching the...
by Jeffstclair
Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Germany to blame for Eurozone Crisis???
Replies: 124
Views: 16795

Phaedra ,where have you seen this ? .. jeff.. (oh right,now I've seen it)
by Jeffstclair
Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Jerusalem artichokes
Replies: 3
Views: 777

Jerusalem artichokes

Here is a question for gardeners and foodies, does anyone know the Greek word for jerusalem artichokes? We grow them and I showed them to a mate of mine in the village and he said he just calls them potatoes ...he sort of peered in to the bucket and gave me the look (you know that look that can eith...
by Jeffstclair
Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: We're Back!
Replies: 46
Views: 5511

Yes all fixed ,smooth as a smooth thing ... jeff..
by Jeffstclair
Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: We're Back!
Replies: 46
Views: 5511

Oh that means it can't be me ... If I click on" bookmarks" to get to the site I get the" Debug "message ,but if I click on" Most Visited "I get on no problem. Sometimes when moving from one disscusion to another it drops out and I get the" Debug" message again...
by Jeffstclair
Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: We're Back!
Replies: 46
Views: 5511

Hi . I'm glad the problem got fixed however when switching between threads I sometimes get this message .... I don't think it's me cos I'm fine on other sites... anyone else ?... Jeff phpBB : Critical Error Error clearing sessions table DEBUG MODE SQL Error : 1034 Incorrect key file for table 'phpbb...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Jan 13, 2012 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Daily Rate for Labourer?
Replies: 8
Views: 1697

Wow my jaw has hit the floor aswell , that is awfull , people cannot live on that kind of money . ah well... jeff
by Jeffstclair
Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Daily Rate for Labourer?
Replies: 8
Views: 1697

I think it depends on ;a ,where you are in a town or a very rural area ;b, what sort of work want done and other stuff like tools and equipment ... here if you want someone to do olive harvesting for example it's 50 euros a day and lunch (with meat) and coffee (with appropriate sticky cakes, cheese ...
by Jeffstclair
Thu Jan 12, 2012 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Easyjet - Reclaiming Athens Airport Development Fund charge
Replies: 15
Views: 3631

Glad to be of help , It's a well crafted piece . well done Warwick and you .
.... jeff...
by Jeffstclair
Thu Jan 12, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Easyjet - Reclaiming Athens Airport Development Fund charge
Replies: 15
Views: 3631

I'm being a bit dense ,so if I fly from Iraklion to Athens with Aegean then Squeasy Jet to Manchester ( I did this in November last year) and the return journey, am I able to claim the refund and from whom and at what stage of the journey?... Hang on a moment, I just found http://www.docstoc.com/doc...
by Jeffstclair
Tue Jan 10, 2012 6:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Easyjet - Reclaiming Athens Airport Development Fund charge
Replies: 15
Views: 3631

So how much is the refund and how does one qualify? Is it something to do with only transfering to another flight and not ending your jouney at Athens sorry if I sound dim... I frequently do these days ..jeff..

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