Category Archives: Cretan News from SV9RPE

News from our correspondent in Crete, Dick SV9RPE – formally SV0XBN/9.

Cretan Blog-January 2016

Hello again from a bit of a noisy Crete . . . The quiet of the village is fast disappearing as the local Dimos (Council) have decided that they will dig up the only road through the place and recover … Continue reading

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Cretan Blog-December 2015

Greetings from a pleasantly mild and quiet Crete. All the tourists have now gone, all the coaches have been put away for the Winter, most of the shops and Tavernas have closed and we are left with one or two … Continue reading

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Cretan Blog-November 2015

Greetings once again from a pleasantly warm corner of the Med even if a little damp from time to time . . . So, how are you today? Are you well? Still breathing? Good, now all you have to do … Continue reading

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Cretan Blog-October 2015

Hi again. This is being started on 7th September prior to a quick three-day visit to the UK where we hope to find things a little cooler. For the past three weeks, each day the temperature at the house has … Continue reading

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Cretan Blog-September 2015

Well, here we are again despite what the Government or Technology can throw at us. It was reported out here that one day the Government will get its act together – it did – it called yet another election! Practical … Continue reading

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Cretan Blog-August 2015

Greetings again from a very confused Crete where due to all the financial jiggery-pokery that has been going on, we don’t really know if we are coming or going or been and gone. Still the weather has been nice and … Continue reading

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Cretan Blog supplemental – 9th July 2015

T’other day, we had a referendum. The pundits said it would be ‘too close to call’. These must be the same pundits who said the other month that the UK election was too close to call and there would be … Continue reading

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Cretan Blog-July 2015

Hi again from a pleasantly warm bottom right-hand corner of the Med. Well, the tourist season has arrived but where are all the tourists? Currently numbers are down around 50% which is a heck of a lot of lost revenue … Continue reading

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Cretan Blog-June 2015

Hi again. As some of you may have noticed last month, we finally have the new call. I have been trying to use it on the bands each day, just to spread the word and it has been nice to … Continue reading

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Cretan Blog-May 2015

Greetings once again from the South East corner of the Mediterranean where over the past month we have had everything from wall to wall sunshine with very high temperatures to snow and sleet. Congratulations: I guess congratulations are in order … Continue reading

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