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10/09/22
« on: Saturday, 10 September, 2022 @ 01:02:20 »
Kef fire risk 10/09/22: Medium

Today’s bank rates:
1 €UR = £ 0.8926 GBP
1 €UR = $ 1.0309 USD
£1 GBP = 1.1203 €UR
$1 USD = 0.9700 €UR

Based on Alpha Bank exchange rates, these are widely used by exchange agencies in Greece.
Other banks likely to offer a different rate which may be marginally higher or lower.
Banks and foreign exchange offices normally charge standard 2% commission.
You may get a better rate changing your holiday money in advance at e.g the
Post Office.
NB: some f-ex agencies advertise "No Commission".
Invariably, they deduct commission before they (don't) advertise the rate.
Foreign exchange offices are businesses, not charities.


Ten day weather forecast for Kefalonia:
This is an overall forecast, due to the mountainous terrain the weather can be very localised.
Updated forecast @
weather.com

Day, Date   Hi°/Lo°   Wind sp   Wet   Forecast
Sat 10/09   30°/22°   14 km/h   45%   Thunderstorms possible early
Sun 11/09   29°/22°   20 km/h   12%   Sunny
Mon 12/09   27°/20°   29 km/h   08%   Sunny, windy
Tue 13/09   27°/20°   23 km/h   07%   Sunny, breezy
Wed 14/09   27°/21°   16 km/h   03%   Sunny
Thu 15/09   28°/21°   17 km/h   05%   Sunny
Fri 16/09   28°/21°   17 km/h   10%   Sunny
Sat 17/09   28°/21°   17 km/h   14%   Sunny
Sun 18/09   28°/21°   16 km/h   12%   Mostly sunny
Mon 19/09   27°/20°   19 km/h   20%   Sun & cloud


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Re: 10/09/22
« Reply #1 on: Saturday, 10 September, 2022 @ 01:09:00 »
Body of a 78 y-o foreign male recovered yesterday morning from the sea off Malia beach, Crete.

Body of an 85 y-o Greek female recovered sometime yesterday from the sea at Istiaia, Evia.

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Re: 10/09/22
« Reply #2 on: Saturday, 10 September, 2022 @ 01:24:34 »
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Russia Poised to Ship First Cargo From New LNG Plant to Greece

Russia will send the first shipment from its newest liquefied natural gas terminal to Greece, a surprise destination as Europe tries to reduce its dependency on Moscow for energy supplies.

There are currently no sanctions on Russian LNG in Europe, although the UK stopped taking super-chilled fuel from the country after the war in Ukraine started.

Greece’s sole LNG facility can send out 6 billion cubic meters a year, about half of which goes north to Bulgaria and North Macedonia and the rest to the domestic market.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-09-09/russia-poised-to-ship-first-cargo-from-new-lng-plant-to-greece

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Re: 10/09/22
« Reply #3 on: Saturday, 10 September, 2022 @ 11:42:26 »
Burnt out car discovered this morning near the petrol station on the road into Skala, no info yet as to how/why/who.

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Re: 10/09/22
« Reply #4 on: Saturday, 10 September, 2022 @ 15:59:09 »
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King Charles approves day of the Queen’s funeral will be a bank holiday across UK

The date for the State Funeral is yet to be announced but it is thought to take place around September 19.
https://www.itv.com/news/2022-09-10/king-charles-approves-day-of-the-queens-funeral-will-be-a-bank-holiday

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Re: 10/09/22
« Reply #5 on: Saturday, 10 September, 2022 @ 16:07:44 »
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The cat’s miaow or purr-fect nonsense: can an app translate for your feline friend?
Like millions of others, I talk to my pet all the time, but I’ve always wondered what she’s actually saying

A new app promises help. A self-described “cat translator”, MeowTalk works by identifying a sound from your furry friend and suggesting which one of 13 human phrases it corresponds to. In Japan alone, there have been 17m downloads since launch and 250m miaows recorded. The recently added MeowRoom feature works like Amazon’s Alexa – founder Javier Sanchez was formerly one of its engineers – listening for your cat’s voice in a room and sending the translation to your phone when it’s detected.
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/sep/10/cat-miaow-app-translate-feline-pet

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Re: 10/09/22
« Reply #6 on: Saturday, 10 September, 2022 @ 16:11:08 »
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‘All the best’: Vladimir Putin offers congratulations to King Charles III on his accession to the throne
The Russian leader also wished the new monarch ‘success’

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin became one of the first world leaders to congratulate King Charles III, after he was declared the new British sovereign on Saturday.
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/putin-king-charles-iii-proclamation-b2164343.html

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Re: 10/09/22
« Reply #7 on: Saturday, 10 September, 2022 @ 16:33:59 »
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Queen lookalike to give up job after 34 years out of respect for late monarch
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/queen-lookalike-quit-job-royal-b2164336.html



Er, maybe I need to visit Specsavers?  :dunno:

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Re: 10/09/22
« Reply #8 on: Saturday, 10 September, 2022 @ 16:40:35 »
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Stamps bearing the Queen’s image remain valid, say Royal Mail
Regular stamps will remain valid until the end of January 2023
https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/royal-mail-stamps-valid-queen-b2163632.html

Someone on a Spanish website was asking if UK money with Queen's head on was still valid. Hey ho, yes it is!

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Re: 10/09/22
« Reply #9 on: Saturday, 10 September, 2022 @ 16:54:28 »
Medium risk of fire on Kef tomorrow, according to civilprotection.gr

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Re: 10/09/22
« Reply #10 on: Saturday, 10 September, 2022 @ 17:02:58 »
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Royal rebranding: What will happen to stamps, coins, banknotes and passports?
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-59596996

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Re: 10/09/22
« Reply #11 on: Saturday, 10 September, 2022 @ 22:33:40 »
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Stamps bearing the Queen’s image remain valid, say Royal Mail
Regular stamps will remain valid until the end of January 2023
https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/royal-mail-stamps-valid-queen-b2163632.html

Someone on a Spanish website was asking if UK money with Queen's head on was still valid. Hey ho, yes it is!

No sent it to my email address please. 😂😂