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by SatCure
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Kalyves Post Office
Replies: 54
Views: 13986

Re: Kalyves Post Office

I was in Vrises P.O. yesterday to post a package. Kostas, the Vamos postie, handed me a bundle of mail and asked me to deliver it to Kefalas INKA, since I'd be passing! (I did so.) I received packages from the UK in that delivery and also two other packages, two days previously. So UK mail is defini...
by SatCure
Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Pool pump not working
Replies: 7
Views: 3218

Re: Pool pump not working

Generally, if the power is reaching the pump but it won't run, the startup capacitor needs to be replaced. They can be ordered online. There are only two wires to connect. (Turn the power off first.) :wink:
by SatCure
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete
Replies: 184
Views: 44303

Re: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete

...an incoming flood of tourists and second-homers who think they can share our isolation with impunity. We don't have a flood in our quiet village but the locals were incensed by a woman and son from London who turned up to stay in their holiday home and wandered around the village (mostly just ge...
by SatCure
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete
Replies: 184
Views: 44303

Re: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete

Someone emailed me a link to a BBC article: https://www.bbc.com/news/51980731 Just think logically for a second: in the last 60 years we have pumped more than 100 TRILLION dollars into "cancer research". And there's still no cure for ANY form of cancer! Does that scenario seem even remotel...
by SatCure
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: FULL Lockdown Monday 23 March 6a.m. in Greece
Replies: 130
Views: 35263

Re: FULL Lockdown Monday 6a.m. in Greece

Can anyone direct me to a form in English please? I saw it last night somewhere but can’t remember where :roll: CERTIFICATE FOR CITIZENS MOVEMENT EXCLUSION PART A Signatory: Date of birth: Address: Travel Time: I declare that my move relates to the following reason: (Note X in the corresponding box...
by SatCure
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete
Replies: 184
Views: 44303

Re: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete

Did you watch the video? Watch the video without prejudice. Use your discernment. Don't allow the Media to tell you what to think.
by SatCure
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: UK FCO Advises Against ALL non essential travel
Replies: 15
Views: 4717

Re: UK FCO Advises Against ALL non essential travel

Tim wrote:Who do the airlines think is going to rebook when nobody knows how long the pandemic will last


My wife just rebooked for September. 8)

My own intuitive feeling is that this problem will be gone before end of April. Keep your fingers crossed.
by SatCure
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete
Replies: 184
Views: 44303

Re: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete

If all of this is true (and I am not suggesting Warwick or Martin or anyone else is peddling untruths) I'm not peddling anything. :wink: I'm merely reporting facts and pointing you to the articles/video so you can use your own discernment. I've just been told by a local person that Greek scientists...
by SatCure
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: EOPYY Prescriptions
Replies: 48
Views: 12886

Re: EOPYY Prescriptions

An elderly, disabled acquaintance phoned her (private) doctor in Kalives. He phoned the pharmacy and I collected the prescription direct from there.
by SatCure
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete
Replies: 184
Views: 44303

Re: CoronaVirus now confirmed on Crete

On March 19th it was announced in America that there's a potential cure for the c-virus. Here is Trump's announcement: (at time 1:13.30) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSFBJZp9P2Q&feature=youtu.be&t=4201 It's an existing malaria drug called Chloroquine, so President Trump has ordered it to ...
by SatCure
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Download from YouTube
Replies: 11
Views: 4784

Re: Download from YouTube

I use this Add-on for "Firefox" web browser: https://www.yourvideofile.org/ Also (I think) this one: https://technologyto.com/media-capture.html YouTube continually tries to block such Add-ons (frequently succeeding) so whichever you choose is likely to stop working eventually - sometimes ...
by SatCure
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Greek EHIC card for a resident Brit?
Replies: 28
Views: 7862

Re: Greek EHIC card for a resident Brit?

I just used the landline ..I know it's expensive but we don't really have the bandwidth for skype ... I use Skype 4-way video call each week with less than 3.4 Mbps download speed (and less than 800 kbps upload). Problems are rare and usually caused by someone* deciding to download/stream a movie s...
by SatCure
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Road tax for 50cc mopeds/bikes
Replies: 2
Views: 1092

Re: Road tax for 50cc mopeds/bikes

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by SatCure
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Laptop Screen Repair
Replies: 6
Views: 3581

Re: Laptop Screen Repair

"Public" near the indoor market in Haniá are also good, although my experience is only with Apple Macs.
by SatCure
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Road tax for 50cc mopeds/bikes
Replies: 2
Views: 1092

Road tax for 50cc mopeds/bikes

For the last five years I've paid road tax on my 50cc bike - €3 + €12 = €15. Each time, I've enlisted the help of others but this year I'd like to do it myself. The tax for 50cc vehicles is due in April (unlike other vehicles). The method is to locate the relevant webpage, fill out the form, print o...

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