1. Goatman

    Crete 2016 - rip-off or paradise island?

    Mate of mine just came back from a week on Crete. Loved the island , hated his accom and felt overcharged for everything. I haven't been there since 2003. I suspect the recent dive in the Sterling Euro rate didn't help. Views welcome. Are Cretans more rapacious than elsewhere? Is it simply...
  2. E

    Rejected holidays

    Hi all, Is it common practice for lower ranks to have their holidays rejected on the basis that none of the senior ranks are on holiday at the same time. Several of my partners regiment have had their holiday requests rejected because none of the senior ranks will be on holiday at those times...