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Forum: General Chat 28 Sep 20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 54,645
Posted By 1972
My daughter is about to start her 2nd year of...

My daughter is about to start her 2nd year of English and Creative Writing. She loves it.

She has no idea what she wants to do, but will probably go down the teaching route.
Forum: TV and Film 21 Sep 20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,847
Posted By 1972
I didn't think this season could have got any...

I didn't think this season could have got any better than the last - how wrong was I!

Didn't see any of that coming!
Forum: TV and Film 21 Sep 20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,847
Posted By 1972
I know - I wonder if the next season will follow!

I know - I wonder if the next season will follow!
Forum: TV and Film 21 Sep 20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,847
Posted By 1972
I miss it when it isnít on over the weekend -...

I miss it when it isnít on over the weekend - roll on tonight!
Forum: General Chat 21 Sep 20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 54,645
Posted By 1972
Looks lovely

Looks lovely
Forum: General Chat 21 Sep 20, 02:52 PM
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Views: 54,645
Posted By 1972
I am glad she seems happy. When do lessons...

I am glad she seems happy. When do lessons start?

When my daughter came home for lockdown we both started running and did Couch 2 5K. I had to give up due to a bad ankle but she carried on and...
Forum: General Chat 21 Sep 20, 12:39 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 54,645
Posted By 1972
That's great news. She is at BGU in Lincoln...

That's great news.

She is at BGU in Lincoln if I remember rightly?

My daughter is just about to start her 2nd year at the University of Lincoln.

She (and us) loved Lincoln from the moment...
Forum: General Chat 21 Sep 20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 54,645
Posted By 1972
My daughter is about to start her 2nd year at the...

My daughter is about to start her 2nd year at the University of Lincoln.

She has been back there since 1st August (as she moved into a student house, but the term doesn't start until 12th...
Forum: TV and Film 6 Sep 20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,847
Posted By 1972
Yes I liked him too. Started going off him when...

Yes I liked him too. Started going off him when he was hoovering in his pants and ugg boots!
Forum: General Chat 5 Sep 20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 963
Posted By 1972
Sounds like there is a nice mix of things our...

Sounds like there is a nice mix of things our young people will be doing.

Has anyone started back yet?

My daughter went yesterday for an assembly and had one lesson - Media.

She had to...
Forum: TV and Film 5 Sep 20, 01:06 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,847
Posted By 1972
Yes we made sure we didn't google last time until...

Yes we made sure we didn't google last time until all over, although my daughter did and knew who was still together.

She just kept quiet about it.
Forum: TV and Film 3 Sep 20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,847
Posted By 1972
I did the same! Ryan went on I'm a...

I did the same!

Ryan went on I'm a Celebrity Australia and was romantically linked with Charlotte Crosby from Geordie Shore. I have never watched it, but know who she is.

They are not on...
Forum: TV and Film 27 Aug 20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,847
Posted By 1972
You can watch it on 4 On Demand. They don't...

You can watch it on 4 On Demand.

They don't drag it out for weeks like the Australian one. They concentrate on a few couples each episode.

I know what you mean about the exotic locations and...
Forum: TV and Film 26 Aug 20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,847
Posted By 1972
Yes it is definitely what we need at the moment. ...

Yes it is definitely what we need at the moment.

I have been watching the UK one too a d that is much more "believable".
Forum: TV and Film 26 Aug 20, 01:51 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,847
Posted By 1972
Oh my goodness - Dean and Davina!

Oh my goodness - Dean and Davina!
Forum: General Chat 26 Aug 20, 01:50 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 54,645
Posted By 1972
That's funny! She is taking the student life...

That's funny! She is taking the student life seriously then with the minimum of cooking?

I would get her a cheap set as my daughter couldn't really cook before uni, but now she sends me lots of...
Forum: General Chat 24 Aug 20, 12:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 963
Posted By 1972
What's next after GCSEs?

I hope after the last stressful week of waiting for GCSe results, everyone's child got the grades that they deserved.

My daughter was very happy with hers and we were very proud.


She is now...
Forum: General Chat 23 Aug 20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,280
Posted By 1972
Sorry to hear that Sarah. I think it is so...

Sorry to hear that Sarah.

I think it is so unfair to make young people keep taking these exams.
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 54,645
Posted By 1972
Agree about Wilko. It was funny last year...

Agree about Wilko.

It was funny last year in Lincoln on moving in day - Wilko was absolutely rammed with students and their parents.

Got everything we needed there.
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 54,645
Posted By 1972
I was in Dunelm the other day and noticed this. ...

I was in Dunelm the other day and noticed this.

I think IKEA fo something similar.

My daughter went to Uni last year and I think something like this would have been good.

You can use the...
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 54,645
Posted By 1972
I bought some too after I saw how good they were...

I bought some too after I saw how good they were.

Think they are about £2 for 10.
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 54,645
Posted By 1972
Primark do some really good thin coat hangers in...

Primark do some really good thin coat hangers in nice colours.
Forum: TV and Film 18 Aug 20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,847
Posted By 1972
I thought exactly the same - especially the teeth...

I thought exactly the same - especially the teeth and laugh!

My husband thinks he looks like Keir Starmer - think it is the hair!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Aug 20, 01:32 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,264
Posted By 1972
u Both my daughters did A Christmas Carol...

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Both my daughters did A Christmas Carol (which they both disliked), Romeo and Juliet and An Ispector Calls (which they both loved).

They saw the stage show of it twice too.

My youngest is...
Forum: General Chat 1 Aug 20, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4,695
Views: 284,394
Posted By 1972
Mobile My daughter moves into her student house in...

My daughter moves into her student house in Lincoln later today.

She doesnít start back at uni until mid October, but they have decided to go and live there now and make up for all the time they...
Forum: General Chat 28 Jul 20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By 1972
Mobile We are out on a day trip now and it is going to...

We are out on a day trip now and it is going to take 2 hours.

We are going to the coast.

I guess it depends on how long you want to spend there when you get there and what time you want to...
Forum: General Chat 17 Jul 20, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4,695
Views: 284,394
Posted By 1972
That is a good tip about the Click and Collect...

That is a good tip about the Click and Collect. We went and did a Morrisons shop after she had unpacked sad the shelves were bare! No pasta, no pasta sauces, no tins, no orange juice. I really wasn't...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jul 20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,759
Posted By 1972
I couldn't remember his name - but I agree - I...

I couldn't remember his name - but I agree - I could just watch them both all night. They are fantastic together.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Jul 20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,759
Posted By 1972
Used to go to the Gordon Craig as a child and...

Used to go to the Gordon Craig as a child and take my own children there now (who are almost 20 and 17 - they would be disappointed if they didn't go each year!)

Paul Laidlaw is an amazing...
Forum: General Chat 15 Jul 20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4,695
Views: 284,394
Posted By 1972
I was a mess leading up to her moving away! ...

I was a mess leading up to her moving away!

I was not too bad on Moving Day as we left her with her new flat mates and she went out, so we had no tearful goodbyes from her.

I found it worse...
Forum: General Chat 4 Jul 20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4,695
Views: 284,394
Posted By 1972
Mobile The agent answered my queries and said this about...

The agent answered my queries and said this about the council tax.

That saves them a job.

ďRegarding Council Tax, we complete the exempt forms for the house and have all the details we need...
Forum: General Chat 2 Jul 20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4,695
Views: 284,394
Posted By 1972
Mobile I am just looking through the contract that was...

I am just looking through the contract that was signed back in January.

It is written quite well with all the clauses in black and what it actually means in red.

One made me laugh!

2.9 The...
Forum: General Chat 22 Jun 20, 12:29 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 54,645
Posted By 1972
Really wish it was per month. Total rip off...

Really wish it was per month.

Total rip off really.

My daughter has just finished her 1st year in Lincoln and was roughly £2000 per term. Thankfully the university waived all the last terms...
Forum: General Chat 5 Jun 20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4,695
Views: 284,394
Posted By 1972
Mobile That is a lot to think about - does the letting...

That is a lot to think about - does the letting agent help in any way with suggestions about which providers to go with?

Emmaís bills are all included, so that is one less worry for them. TV...
Forum: General Chat 5 Jun 20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4,695
Views: 284,394
Posted By 1972
Certainly is a roller coaster - I found that I...

Certainly is a roller coaster - I found that I was worse than my daughter leading up to moving in day.

It is a strange feeling and you do feel like your right arm has been taken away.

Once they...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 May 20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,470
Posted By 1972
Lincoln return a month later than planned on 15th...

Lincoln return a month later than planned on 15th October (1st Years - 5th October).

My daughter is planning on moving into her house in August if allowed.
Forum: General Chat 20 May 20, 12:46 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 54,645
Posted By 1972
My daughter has just finished her first year at...

My daughter has just finished her first year at Lincoln.

They were told last week that they want to a mix of online and face to face lectures.

They have decided to postpone their start date...
Forum: General Chat 11 May 20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 30,284
Posted By 1972
Sending you all my love at this very sad time. ...

Sending you all my love at this very sad time. RIP beautiful girl x
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 May 20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,295
Posted By 1972
Yes this was the main stipulation. We also...

Yes this was the main stipulation. We also visited the property and me the owner of the property company who ran through it all with us.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 May 20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,295
Posted By 1972
Mobile I am just about to reply. Viking House is the...

I am just about to reply. Viking House is the first one mentioned that had the summer fees waived. Did your daughter get the email?
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