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#21 Assim

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Posted 08 January 2008 - 11:56 AM

Snap, I usually get Twinings too. I just got some from my local AB. I was surprised to see it there as its only a small shop. Earl Grey and pure green tea, so I was very happy. Also its cheaper than Lipton. how does that happen?

Of course this doesn't help on where to get tea in Crete, but it may mean its on its way as almost all the stores have it here now.

Another thought is Coffeeways or other specialist coffee shops. They sell a variety of loose tea

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Posted 08 January 2008 - 03:08 PM

Well that has made up our minds, two packing cases of belongings, and two of tea, we are now taking orders for a June delivery, Andy ;)
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Posted 08 January 2008 - 08:02 PM

Thanks Ross! I never say no to some fine tea. ;)
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Posted 08 January 2008 - 09:33 PM

Talking about teas - our favourite and in fact the only tea we ever drink is Lapsang Souchong, preferably as leaf tea rather than tea bags, which I am sure is not available anywhere in Greece - it's difficult enough to get it in England. In fact the only place I really know is the Tea Shop in Covent Garden. When we're on holiday in Greece we usually bring tea bags, which are easier to get hold of and OK for a couple of weeks. Our plan is to bring a good supply with us and then make it a condition for any visitors that they bring a couple of bags with them!

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Posted 09 January 2008 - 01:10 AM

Our plan is to bring a good supply with us and then make it a condition for any visitors that they bring a couple of bags with them!

Thanks for that posting, you put on the kettle and I'll arrive with a few bags and suitcases......how long can I stay for? Would 6 weeks be OK???

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Posted 09 January 2008 - 01:35 AM

When I lived in France, anyone arriving from the UK was instructed to bring tea for distribution amongst fellow British students. One term, I think I had to get my mom to post me some as no-one had returned home for so long.

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 06:36 PM

The Englishmen and their "untouchable tea bags". :o

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 03:32 PM

Ah, but, Wim I did specify leaf tea (to be pedantic) - the sort where you need a teapot and strainer, not tea bags. You can get Lapsang Souchong easier in tea bags, but it doesn't seem quite the same!

Househunter, you'd be very welcome to visit, but reading your posts it's likely you'll be over in Crete way before us - we can't do it for another couple of years.

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Posted 26 January 2008 - 04:27 PM

Househunter, you'd be very welcome to visit, but reading your posts it's likely you'll be over in Crete way before us - we can't do it for another couple of years.



Who said anything about a visit?? :lol: :rolleyes:


Could be the other way around if I can find a school for our son, that's our main concern.

While Crete is a beautiful place but not much good if schools aren't right.
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