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by Jeffstclair
Sat Oct 08, 2011 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Pick up truck
Replies: 2
Views: 790

What sort of change are you refering to?... jeff...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Life on crete this days
Replies: 18
Views: 2995

I did young and skint in Scotland . had a great time! ....jeff..
by Jeffstclair
Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Life on crete this days
Replies: 18
Views: 2995

I second that, Much better being old and skint here that old and skint in England...... Jeff.....
by Jeffstclair
Thu Oct 06, 2011 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: UK Car Insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 1221

The other problem with buying a UK car here to drive back to the UKis the MOT and road tax .If you got a uk company to say they will cover you to drive back to England . I don't think the policy is valid without the MOT and road tax if you needed to make a claim or produce documents ....jeff..
by Jeffstclair
Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: New property tax on DEH bill
Replies: 48
Views: 7942

Doh ,I've just thought when we first got the power on, the size of the house went on the "Hatia " so DEH have that info, and they gather a small local tax already, so this is just a extension of that.... jeff...
by Jeffstclair
Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: New property tax on DEH bill
Replies: 48
Views: 7942

I guess the bill will be calculated from the information gathered from the census, therefore the size of the house.
I don't think the land registry is complete enough at the moment .
So how do you find out your" value zone"... jeff...
by Jeffstclair
Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Living in Crete People - Where are you and why? (Part 2)
Replies: 8
Views: 1770

Hi Cashey , this is the short version of our story We had been coming to holiday in Crete for a few years, got it down to a fine art you know the style, grab two weeks, cheap flight,hirecar at the airport, the only real desision we made was do we turn left or right when we get out of the airport.. d...
by Jeffstclair
Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Saving South Crete Petition
Replies: 27
Views: 4742

Sorry oliveoyl , I just read your last post, So what is the link between the save south Crete website that is hosted in Gemany by someone called Stephan, and the local people that you met who run an Taverna, In as I remember a very beautiful place that should not be destroyed to build a ugly hotel a...
by Jeffstclair
Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Saving South Crete Petition
Replies: 27
Views: 4742

I got this reponse from the save south Crete people . It seems a bit odd not to have a meeting of some sort so that local people can put there point of view and put a face to the authors of the petition ... Jeff "Hi Jeff, we are several activists based in Crete (local activists) and Germany (fo...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Sep 09, 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Recycling
Replies: 10
Views: 1758

One of my elderly nieghbours had a deepfreeze pack up on them last weekend , It was very old . We cleared out all the rotting food and they ordered a new one from a shop in Sitia down the hill from Expert... the guy is called Dimitri and he will take away the old one . much better than chucking the ...
by Jeffstclair
Sat Sep 03, 2011 11:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Saving South Crete Petition
Replies: 27
Views: 4742

Well I sent an E mail to the contact link for more info and got ... nothing .. so I guess it's a dead duck... Jeff...
by Jeffstclair
Mon Aug 29, 2011 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Recycling
Replies: 10
Views: 1758

I hav'nt had to dispose of anything like this, but you could try and give it to the shop that the new one comes from.. just a thought... or ask at the KEP... always worth a try... Jeff
by Jeffstclair
Mon Aug 22, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: electric combi boilers
Replies: 5
Views: 1234

They look very good after a quick look at that link; it seems they are at their best on the of peak tarif . I don't know if we have the quite same system in Crete? But I'm interested in the solar and electric combination ... You must have read my mind while I was typing .. with my two fingers .... j...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Aug 21, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: electric combi boilers
Replies: 5
Views: 1234

Hi can you give us a bit more info I've not ever seen an electric combi boiler ? Have you got a link to the company that markets them?::: Jeff..
by Jeffstclair
Sun Aug 21, 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: Jobs Wanted Crete
Topic: canadian nurse looking for live in elderly caretaking job
Replies: 3
Views: 2282

Yes I agree with all filipos has said , and add that many people , native Greek speaking and migrant workers, are finding it very hard to take home 600 to 800 euros a month, Lot of couples with young familes have multiple jobs and box and cox between them sharing the childcare and working long hours...

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