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by thebigbluecheese
Thu Mar 19, 2015 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: How to sell a car privately on Crete?
Replies: 6
Views: 1371

Re: How to sell a car privately on Crete?

Dont need your passport martin , just your residence card , cars docs , . theres also a machine in the place now to pay for the change over tax
by thebigbluecheese
Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:41 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: How do I convince the BBC that I am in UK not Crete
Replies: 4
Views: 1566

If your smart box is using xbmc install the BBC iplayer addon from xunity , configure , press the proxy button .... crack on BBC think you are in the UK . Works really well except for Live TV but you don't really need that part of iplayer anyway
by thebigbluecheese
Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:25 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: OTE cold calling
Replies: 6
Views: 1645

I'm so glad they rang me asking me to return to OTE from Wind . I rang Wind and told them what OTE's offer was , they reduced my monthly bill by 12 euro , the same package for the next 12 months ..
by thebigbluecheese
Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:21 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Best English TV andradio setup?
Replies: 8
Views: 2118

XBMC
by thebigbluecheese
Thu Jul 03, 2014 8:00 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Sponsor a bag
Replies: 9
Views: 2815

Maybe delete the word " regular", you might get a few people donating a bag of food . I for one like to spread my donations to charity about a bit and would not like to commit to a regular payment scheme
by thebigbluecheese
Thu Jun 19, 2014 6:48 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Filmon.com
Replies: 10
Views: 3207

I watched both , the Holland v Australia and the Spain v Chile game last night on Filmon through xbmc ,and no I don't use a Uk IP address
by thebigbluecheese
Tue Jun 17, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Filmon.com
Replies: 10
Views: 3207

There is nothing wrong with Filmon , went down for a few minutes last night but all OK since . There is no blocking by FIFA and anyone can watch , not just those with UK IP addresses
by thebigbluecheese
Fri Jun 13, 2014 8:24 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Parking in Xania
Replies: 14
Views: 3054

Never had a problem parking in Chania , what's the guy driving a T62 Russian tank , with a trailer ??
by thebigbluecheese
Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:52 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: CHIMNEY SWEEP WOODBURNER INSTALATIONS
Replies: 3
Views: 2156

Thanks scooby ,
by thebigbluecheese
Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:03 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: CHIMNEY SWEEP WOODBURNER INSTALATIONS
Replies: 3
Views: 2156

CHIMNEY SWEEP WOODBURNER INSTALATIONS

If you require installation , service , repair or cleaning of woodburners , I can highly recommend DRAGO of Chania 69325459 .( English Spoken ) Great service good rates . Will also clean stone fireplaces. Will travel in the Apokoronas area
by thebigbluecheese
Wed Feb 05, 2014 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Cost of living on Crete 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 15210

Insurance shop in Kalives , It was 117 last time , gone down by 3 Euros !!!
by thebigbluecheese
Mon Feb 03, 2014 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Cost of living on Crete 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 15210

Think your way too heavy there , , Wood , car insurance as a couple of examples . probably live a comfortable winter with 500 Euros of wood as I do , Just insured my car for 6 months 114 Euro . Dont know where your getting your prices from
by thebigbluecheese
Fri Jan 03, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: Expatvision
Replies: 8
Views: 2534

These two sites are excellent and give more value for money, in my opinion . You can watch via PC , ipad , laptop connected to your TV or via XBMC using a Apple TV , as I do , or an android dongle. Check out the channel lists , excellent

http://offsidestreams.com

http://ntv.mx/
by thebigbluecheese
Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Wood burning stoves
Replies: 15
Views: 4225

Are you using wet wood by any chance , this can cause CMP. Also is the wood burner nice and sealed around the doors etc with fire rope . These are just a couple of points to consider . Also get yourself a CMP alarm , light your wood burner and see if the alarm shows an indication . Dont stay in the ...
by thebigbluecheese
Wed Oct 02, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Ikea
Replies: 52
Views: 13695

What global company are you not using when you come on holiday next week ? George , take off those rose tinted specs and tell me in a few years once you have lived here for a while about shopping and having nice little local chats etc . I live in a very small mountain village , I'm the only Brit . I...

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