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Forum: General Chat 8 Nov 20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By DFussy
Mobile Does he want to do something later that needs...

Does he want to do something later that needs particular subjects, eg my dd is in yr9. She wants to be a zoologist, so would need a biology gcse for starters, and so needs to do well enough that the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Nov 20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,865
Posted By DFussy
although they have tried to reduce the amount of...

although they have tried to reduce the amount of people in a corridor at one time by seperating year groups into two sets, instigated one way systems etc, my dds school still has 450 kids moving from...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Nov 20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,865
Posted By DFussy
Mobile Our school have gone from this in sept to in...

Our school have gone from this in sept to in classroom also, everywhere when not eating or drinking from return after half term today.

We have also been warned windows will be kept open throughout...
Forum: Christmas 24 Sep 20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By DFussy
Mobile Maybe buy, but take contents out and rewrap so...

Maybe buy, but take contents out and rewrap so your giving her the contents but not an advent calendar as such.
Forum: General Chat 19 Sep 20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 760
Posted By DFussy
Mobile Thanks for the replies. Im not at all keen, but...

Thanks for the replies. Im not at all keen, but thought I'd get advice in case i was being an old fogey. Sounds like i should keep resisting and hope it blows over soon.
Forum: General Chat 18 Sep 20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 760
Posted By DFussy
Mobile Hair dye advice for teens

Hi. My 13 yr old wants to dye her dark brown hair, black. Never been dyed before and I don't dye mine, so no experience.

My suggestion of a wash in wash out to try did not go down well. School...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 15 Sep 20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By DFussy
Mobile We went at end of july and stayed at Blackpool...

We went at end of july and stayed at Blackpool beach premier inn. Good cv protection, parking, short walk to front, and really reasonable for our dates. Second the comment re masks etc, as we seemed...
Forum: Weddings and Honeymoons 11 Sep 20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,896
Posted By DFussy
Like both. Also chose not to grow for my own...

Like both. Also chose not to grow for my own wedding, only when being a bridesmaid. This pic of a pic is very blurry, but gives you an idea. Good luck with...
Forum: General Chat 4 Sep 20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,573
Posted By DFussy
Mobile I had pain under breastbone which even after the...

I had pain under breastbone which even after the worst had subsidised left me in pain moving. I didn't loose my appetite though or feel extra tired, just uncomfortable when moving like id broken ribs...
Forum: Christmas 1 Sep 20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,049
Posted By DFussy
Mobile Are there any things he likes that you could go...

Are there any things he likes that you could go down the experience route. For my dd 8th birthday we did a junior zoo keeper experience at dudley zoo which she loved. It has had a much longer lasting...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 11 Aug 20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By DFussy
When my dd had to try gluten free for a while, we...

When my dd had to try gluten free for a while, we found some gf rolls in the freezer department of major supermarkets, which were really nice. The brand is schar and yellow packaging.
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 10 Aug 20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By DFussy
OP, are you sorted yet? Cottage Bwthyn Clyd...

OP, are you sorted yet?

Cottage Bwthyn Clyd a mile or so outside Llangollen was just off a5 but in really quiet location, close enough to town for shopping at Aldi, and Llangollen was really...
Forum: General Chat 29 Jul 20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By DFussy
Mobile I just took my dd yesterday and they have changed...

I just took my dd yesterday and they have changed to second pair half price.
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 29 Jul 20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By DFussy
Mobile When i was looking sykes had the most choice, but...

When i was looking sykes had the most choice, but i haven't looked since i booked about a month ago. There are some on booking.com too. Good luck
Forum: General Chat 28 Jul 20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,374
Posted By DFussy
Mobile Fizzypop. They have terapins in the greenhouse,...

Fizzypop. They have terapins in the greenhouse, so we usually go in. The last few times have been in lockdown and you couldn't get past the weir down to them. An old colleague of mine went to school...
Forum: General Chat 28 Jul 20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,374
Posted By DFussy
Mobile Hi fizzy pop. I live in walking distance of hp...

Hi fizzy pop. I live in walking distance of hp and got married there.

The sunken garden got waterlogged a few years back and they have let it go a bit. Last time i visited a few weeks ago it was...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 19 Jul 20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By DFussy
We are going in just under two weeks. So looking...

We are going in just under two weeks. So looking forward to it.

We are staying in a cottage for a week near Llangollen, which is not in the park but on the a5 between border and snowdonia. Got...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 14 Jul 20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,315
Posted By DFussy
Mobile Princess ariel. How were the queues at pleasure...

Princess ariel. How were the queues at pleasure beach. We are due to go sat first August and have never been before. Trying to work out how long we are likely to be as driving to a cottage in North...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 5 Jul 20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 767
Posted By DFussy
I have a macaroni cheese receipe that has about...

I have a macaroni cheese receipe that has about 60g of mascarpone added, to a cheese sauce with egg yokes, and whipped egg whites (2 eggs). makes a nice fluffy rich macaroni. I sometimes add...
Forum: Accommodation 1 Jul 20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By DFussy
I dont know what Sheraton Vistana is like but...

I dont know what Sheraton Vistana is like but Vista Cay is not too far from Pointe Orlando and has lovely condos and townhouses.
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 22 Jun 20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,596
Posted By DFussy
I like spinach leaf salad, with strips of carrot,...

I like spinach leaf salad, with strips of carrot, spring onion, cucumber, peppers, mushrooms, cashew nuts and chinese hoi sin sauce (tonights dinner). we have with chicken, or duck, or marinated...
Forum: General Chat 31 Mar 20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,292
Posted By DFussy
My dd 13 is now on two weeks school holidays for...

My dd 13 is now on two weeks school holidays for easter. We have made a non school timetable to help us get through.

It includes all three of us doing countdown together, jigsaws, breaking out...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Mar 20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By DFussy
Most of the time its one park and volcano bay. I...

Most of the time its one park and volcano bay. I think it is has been all three at really peak times, but ive been July /Aug twce and both times only one and vb. Unfortunately they don't alternate...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Mar 20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By DFussy
Hi, we have never stayed at the start and always...

Hi, we have never stayed at the start and always had other accommodation which we left our valuables in. However there was another recent thread, which im screenshotting in which covered...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Mar 20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By DFussy
Just adding you don't get your express pass...

Just adding you don't get your express pass before you check in, but you can do this first thing before your room is ready, and store luggage with bell services, go to parks, and come back for your...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Mar 20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By DFussy
I haven't been that time if year, and i think its...

I haven't been that time if year, and i think its us holidays period. We have enjoyed staying over and express passes (you still q just shorter) , taking a break for a swim and going back to the park...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 23 Feb 20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,405
Posted By DFussy
I don't really have any recipe suggestions, but...

I don't really have any recipe suggestions, but if you were intending to use meat substitute products from the supermarket, this is my experience from my dd turning veggie last spring.

We found...
Forum: General Trip Planning 22 Feb 20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By DFussy
Some of our favourites are the skygarden,...

Some of our favourites are the skygarden, Fenchurch Street. Its free but you need to book, approx 3 weeks in advance.

The British museum, and just round the corner my old dutch pancake house.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 18 Feb 20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By DFussy
I think that walmart or target would be better...

I think that walmart or target would be better than publix. I think publix is just food and household.

The old lake wilson walmart is huge. Walmarts near universal would be old turkey lake rd, or...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Feb 20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By DFussy
In terms of size, planning. Probably about same...

In terms of size, planning. Probably about same size as ak/hs imo.

Planning universal tend to only open one of the two parks, plus vb early. The info comes out much later than disney so check on...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Feb 20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By DFussy
Ive been at that time of August and i would say...

Ive been at that time of August and i would say with express passes weather permitting you can definitely do it all in two days.

I say weather permitting because the last time we went end of july...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 Feb 20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By DFussy
Understand if you, ve already done sw. Yes, i...

Understand if you, ve already done sw. Yes, i would say three days at uni would be enough, weather permitting. The coasters at busch are great.

A lot of dibbers do an overnight at one of the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 Feb 20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By DFussy
If you bought the 3 park seaworld ticket, that...

If you bought the 3 park seaworld ticket, that would give you seaworld, busch, and aquatica water park. I really like universal too, but find seaworld parks less busy and more relaxed, and a lot...
Forum: General Trip Planning 18 Jan 20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By DFussy
Centreparcs uk questions

Hi.

We have a weekend booked at the end of march. The school holidays in woburn seem to start a week later than ours, so this is a lower priced weekend.

Not been to cp for a long while so a...
Forum: General Trip Planning 11 Jan 20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 990
Posted By DFussy
Sorry for your loss. I understand. The hp...

Sorry for your loss. I understand.

The hp site is outside of london. Trains to the nearest station Watford junction seem to start at Euston. According to warner bros tour site there are shuttle...
Forum: General Trip Planning 11 Jan 20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 990
Posted By DFussy
Have you looked at thameslink trains from...

Have you looked at thameslink trains from Gatwick, rather than Gatwick express into Victoria, which will be more expensive. I think you might get more replies, if you say where in London you are...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 31 Dec 19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By DFussy
I brown mine on the hob, and then cook in slow...

I brown mine on the hob, and then cook in slow cooker in beef stock for about four hours on high. Makes the beef nice and moist. I usually put carrot slice bed for it to sit on, and shallots in with.
Forum: General Chat 7 Dec 19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,462
Posted By DFussy
I considered these. Liletts do a special teen...

I considered these. Liletts do a special teen range of pads, night pads, panty liners and tampons. The tampons are smaller than adult ones because i compared them. I suggested to my dd to try one a...
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,299
Posted By DFussy
Have they tried Phillip pullmans northern lights,...

Have they tried Phillip pullmans northern lights, currently being serialised on bbc sunday nights. There are three books in the original trilogy and were up to two of three in the follow up book of...
Forum: Accommodation 19 Nov 19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,954
Posted By DFussy
We were there in the summer and the halls and...

We were there in the summer and the halls and exteriors were being repainted. We didnt find it run down, but the apartments are not all run by the same mgt company.

My mum booked thru home and...
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