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by Clio
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Coolair
Replies: 6
Views: 920

Re: Coolair

looks like I'll have to stick to the cold Mythos strategy.

That the one where you put the bowl of Mythos in front of a fan?
by Clio
Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Google Translate
Replies: 5
Views: 919

Re: Google Translate

Google translate is a lot better than it used to be but it is still far from perfect You can say that again and in reverse. My favourite mega-taverna has menus with the usual quaint but adequate multi-language translations, but a Google-speaker has clearly had a hand in the very different English-l...
by Clio
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Heraklion Airport
Replies: 9
Views: 1551

Heraklion Airport

I read somewhere the other day, in a piece obviously inspired by a PR handout, how Hellenic Duty Free Shops have invested 13 million euros in refurbishing Heraklion Airport. "Which means", said an arriving friend sourly, "That they've removed most of the seating and replaced it with m...
by Clio
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?
Replies: 44
Views: 5694

Re: Any advice on starting a business in Crete?

Absolutely. I don't think it can be arbitrarily dismissed as "not a good drink" - because the quality varies enormously, as Filippos says, Like any alcoholic drink it can be abused. But perhaps there are other "good" aspects to it. Like other originally moonshine alcohols - potee...
by Clio
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Whither the Weather?
Replies: 8
Views: 1342

Whither the Weather?

This is being a really weird year, weather-wise. The dry winter, with so little snow on the mountains; the premature heat wave, then a full week of buffeting melteme-type winds ( in May?) driving everyone off the beaches. And now we're promised several days of dropped temperatures, rain, storms...in...
by Clio
Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Small World
Replies: 9
Views: 1231

Re: Small World

Not at all, Jeff. I think it's good that we keep every aspect of this subject in our minds, because it's something that affects us all directly or otherwise. There's quite a bit of stuff immediately available on the internet about the reasons for the drought, the remedies, etc. I offer the following...
by Clio
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Small World
Replies: 9
Views: 1231

Small World

Ever since I spent a month in India the winter before last, the little tablet which I took with me has assumed I am Indian. Every time I log on, I get MSN’s Indian news, so if you want to know about the latest political scandal in the Congress Party, or hear about Bollywood’s latest, I am your woman...
by Clio
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Mystery
Replies: 12
Views: 1827

Re: Mystery

Directions to the Battenberg Cake factory?
by Clio
Sun May 13, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Opa!
Replies: 2
Views: 1207

Re: Opa!

I was waiting for the γρήγορο part to start ..


Και εγώ; Would also like to know where she got her rather nice outfit...
by Clio
Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Plane spotter arrested near CHQ Airport
Replies: 14
Views: 1640

Re: Plane spotter arrested near CHQ Airport

I don’t understand it either, Guy, but live and let. We all have our interests, some verging on passions, and to others they may seem esoteric, exotic, or downright bonkers. Now this, I really don’t get. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-43843614/sugar-tax-revolt-meet-the-ribena-stockpilers Marmite, y...
by Clio
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Plane spotter arrested near CHQ Airport
Replies: 14
Views: 1640

Re: Plane spotter arrested near CHQ Airport

My late wife used to drool over sailors in dress whites.


Can't see it myself, but each to her own...now if we're talking late 18th/early 19th century naval officers in white breeches, in ships of the line with billowing topsails..I do love a cocked hat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMsTxIq3ITc

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