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by Jean
Thu Aug 16, 2007 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: HELP ! Removals
Replies: 6
Views: 3783

Wow, that's a more high tech solution! My last move was a while back so I guess that things have changed.
by Jean
Thu Aug 16, 2007 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: HELP ! Removals
Replies: 6
Views: 3783

On the side road of the Chania KTEL (the one that leads into Kydonia Street - buses will exit there) there is a small taxi stand. Only enough for one or two cars. Right behind those cars you will often see several small trucks/vans parked. They do exactly that sort of removal. I have no idea if thes...
by Jean
Tue Aug 14, 2007 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Rentals again
Replies: 5
Views: 3674

Despite the fact we are selling, we want to rent in Crete. It would obviously be best to take the advice given elsewhere and book short term accommodation initially and look for a longer term place once we are there, and see what we are getting. That is VERY smart! As for long term rental: you real...
by Jean
Mon Aug 13, 2007 5:58 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Apple Macs in Crete
Replies: 3
Views: 5316

My short experience with Rainbow computers made me decide never to use them.
by Jean
Mon Aug 13, 2007 2:37 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Mozilla Firefox
Replies: 18
Views: 9210

So it would point to perhaps one of the video card settings being out of kilter That was my initial thought! A graphic card set up for two monitors with only one monitor attached. But it sounded too simple and obvious. Still, got to your display properties and make sure that only one monitor is ena...
by Jean
Mon Aug 13, 2007 12:15 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Mozilla Firefox
Replies: 18
Views: 9210

If it started yesterday why don't you use the Restore function (assuming that you are running XP or Vista).

Sounds like you might have caught a nasty and running Restore might get rids of the problem.

Have you tried uninstalling / reinstalling Firefox?
by Jean
Sun Aug 12, 2007 6:48 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Mozilla Firefox
Replies: 18
Views: 9210

Assuming that you are running Windows OS have you tried right-clicking on the Firefox tab in your task bar then clicking on either Maximise or Restore?
by Jean
Sat Aug 11, 2007 5:27 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Meteor Shower
Replies: 9
Views: 5576

I am planning to go somewhere a little darker than Kalathas (quite a lot of light pollution from this horrible bunch of new houses on the way up to Horafakia). Probably Tavri or Niato plateau above Askyfou. I have never tried long time exposure of stars, probably because until recently I didn't have...
by Jean
Sat Aug 11, 2007 4:36 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Meteor Shower
Replies: 9
Views: 5576

Good of you to remind those who don't know or might have forgotten.

Going to good place to watch it is almost an annual ritual for me.
So where will you go to watch them?
by Jean
Thu Aug 02, 2007 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Is Your Car Legal?
Replies: 21
Views: 11953

Thanks for the information Warwick, I'll give then a try soon.
by Jean
Wed Aug 01, 2007 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Is Your Car Legal?
Replies: 21
Views: 11953

Thanks Carol.
So if I wanted my car to be 'legal' I could go to the IKTEO in Mournies for a 'pre-check certificate' and that would cover me until my car is called (in a few years time by the looks of it as it is 'only' 10 years old). Is this correct? And any idea how much that pre-check costs?
by Jean
Tue Jul 31, 2007 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Is Your Car Legal?
Replies: 21
Views: 11953

jeansy, you write about KTEO workshops springing up and having a waiting list of 2 years. So do you mean the official ones? Have they just just 'sprung up'? It seems to me that KTEO has been around a good few years now. Caroline mentions a private one in Mournies. This is confusing. Would someone ca...
by Jean
Tue Jul 31, 2007 7:08 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Two tourists missing in Samaria Gorge
Replies: 10
Views: 8673

you don't take them daily do you, just post daily. I take photos most days so the stuff I post is generally current but not necessarily taken on the day that it is posted. East Crete / West Crete ... won't get into that either but the West is where I live so this is where I tend to do my photography.
by Jean
Mon Jul 30, 2007 11:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Is Your Car Legal?
Replies: 21
Views: 11953

the private one at Mournies So that's a private one??? Every time I pass it I think that one day I should get an MOT for my 10 years old car but I didn't know it was private. So how does that work? They take your money and give you the paper regardless of the condition of the car? I am interested n...
by Jean
Mon Jul 30, 2007 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Two tourists missing in Samaria Gorge
Replies: 10
Views: 8673

Thanks for the plug Kathleen. For the daily fix they might as well go straight to http://www.west-crete.com/crete-daily-photo.shtm

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