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Forum: General Chat 25 Nov 20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Tetrarch
Like you, I love having glass instead of tiles. ...

Like you, I love having glass instead of tiles. No more horrible grout which always looks dirty in a kitchen and glass is so easy to keep clean.

Debra
Forum: General Chat 25 Nov 20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Tetrarch
I have glass instead of tiles all round my...

I have glass instead of tiles all round my kitchen between top and bottom cupboards, behind the hob and around the sink, but as above, it's a plain RAL colour.

If opting for an image you have to...
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Tetrarch
Thanks to everyone who has replied, especially...

Thanks to everyone who has replied, especially Julia (parisdisneyfan) as a layman's perspective is exactly what we are looking for. Talk to the individual oil, LPG or ASHP suppliers and their product...
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Tetrarch
Oil Heating vs LPG vs ASHP

We are in the early stages of looking to replace an oil fired central heating system and initially we were investigating the pros/cons of replacing this with LPG.

However, our research has brought...
Forum: General Chat 18 Nov 20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By Tetrarch
My passport expired in August but I hadn't...

My passport expired in August but I hadn't renewed it with no intention of travelling abroad anytime soon. Recently though, I found I needed it for ID purposes quite urgently so I applied online two...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 12 Nov 20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,315
Posted By Tetrarch
More likely I have some kind of split...

More likely I have some kind of split personality!

Debra
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 12 Nov 20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,315
Posted By Tetrarch
I saw both at exactly the same time Debra

I saw both at exactly the same time

Debra
Forum: General Chat 10 Nov 20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By Tetrarch
What an amazing transformation, it looks...

What an amazing transformation, it looks fabulous!

I'm also in the early stages of planning a new kitchen which will include an island with a hob on one side and a breakfast bar with stools...
Forum: General Chat 25 Oct 20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By Tetrarch
We are geocachers and love it for all the reasons...

We are geocachers and love it for all the reasons given above. It's something additional to do on a long country walk which we do once a week since we got our pup last September.

We check out...
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By Tetrarch
A hot tub really comes into its own when itís...

A hot tub really comes into its own when itís cold. The shock of being barely dressed heightens the pleasure of the warmth when you do get in.

Weíve had a Hot Tub since June 2004. Itís a 7í Master...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Oct 20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,440
Posted By Tetrarch
A friend had Covid at the end of March and he...

A friend had Covid at the end of March and he still doesn't have his sense of taste and smell back. He estimates it's still less than 50% of normal and is resigned to some impairment forever.

Debra
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 8 Oct 20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By Tetrarch
I've made the Delia Smith Christmas cake for...

I've made the Delia Smith Christmas cake for years and that one says soak the fruit overnight in brandy so that's what I always do. I have a feeling there won't be a definitive 'right' answer to this...
Forum: Accommodation 6 Oct 20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By Tetrarch
The villa I was referring to is the one...

The villa I was referring to is the one advertised by Majik who posted earlier on this thread and owns a villa on Hunter's Creek in Orange County.

Many years ago, Orange County did allow short...
Forum: Accommodation 5 Oct 20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By Tetrarch
If this is a villa, I would proceed with caution...

If this is a villa, I would proceed with caution because AirBnB carry out no checks and there are very few licensed rental villas in this area (the Dibb villa above is one of the few exceptions)...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 23 Sep 20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Tetrarch
I had to use this website to buy something I...

I had to use this website to buy something I wanted from WH Smith but couldn't get in store. The item was only £3 so I wasn't too concerned about ordering from them but I was surprised when delivery...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Sep 20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,226
Posted By Tetrarch
I also read that it was professors and students...

I also read that it was professors and students who were processing the tests and now they have gone back to study/teach, there is a shortage of necessary staff. This is exacerbated by the fact that...
Forum: General Chat 10 Sep 20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,349
Posted By Tetrarch
I don't feel like I need to justify our decision...

I don't feel like I need to justify our decision to get a puppy rather than a rescue to anyone on here, but I'm going to explain why we took the decision we did for balance.

Our first cocker...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Sep 20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,431
Posted By Tetrarch
My understanding is that if it's a flight only...

My understanding is that if it's a flight only booking, the airline must provide the option to cancel and receive a refund because of the change of airport from LGW to LHR. If booked as a package,...
Forum: General Chat 10 Sep 20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By Tetrarch
007 now knew he was right to be suspicious when Q...

007 now knew he was right to be suspicious when Q revealed his latest car

Debra
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Sep 20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By Tetrarch
Daughter works for a very small consultancy...

Daughter works for a very small consultancy company in a highly specialised role, working mainly on government projects. There is nobody else who can fill her role and the two weeks she has received...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Sep 20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By Tetrarch
Thank you to everyone who has replied. ...

Thank you to everyone who has replied.

After an initial chat with HR yesterday, it looks very much like her employer may ask her to request a deferment as the timing doesn't fit the needs of the...
Forum: General Trip Planning 7 Sep 20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Tetrarch
This page...

This page https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/dominican-republic/return-to-the-uk confirms the need to isolate for 14 days on return from the Dominican Republic. Whether that is still the case...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 Sep 20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By Tetrarch
Jury Service During Pandemic

Our youngest DD(24) who still lives with us, has received a jury service summons for the end of October.

I'm not concerned for her, or even for myself and my DH, but we have been very careful...
Forum: General Chat 6 Sep 20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,250
Posted By Tetrarch
Our cocker spaniel Jasper is now 13 months and...

Our cocker spaniel Jasper is now 13 months and although we'd had a dog previously, he was a rescue who was 6 when he came to live with us, so this time last year was our first puppy experience.
...
Forum: General Chat 1 Sep 20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,308
Posted By Tetrarch
Does it have to be an entire flat/house or would...

Does it have to be an entire flat/house or would you be happy to rent a room in a house share? If this is an option, check out Spare Room as you could definitely rent something on there for two...
Forum: General Chat 26 Aug 20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By Tetrarch
Let me show you round my new home - quite stylish...

Let me show you round my new home - quite stylish don't you think?

Debra


(Everyone so far seems to have gone for the obvious so I tried to think of something different)
Forum: General Chat 25 Aug 20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By Tetrarch
...98...99...100... coming if you're ready or...

...98...99...100... coming if you're ready or not!

Debra
Forum: General Chat 24 Aug 20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By Tetrarch
What were the odds on us all being pregnant at...

What were the odds on us all being pregnant at the same time... oh wait... you're not? :blush:

Debra
Forum: General Chat 24 Aug 20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By Tetrarch
You never said I had to dress like this when you...

You never said I had to dress like this when you asked if I wanted to do SeaVenture at Discovery Cove!

Debra
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Aug 20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By Tetrarch
Out of thin air? Debra

Out of thin air?

Debra
Forum: Accommodation 23 Aug 20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By Tetrarch
My advice would be not to focus on specific...

My advice would be not to focus on specific communities, but to put all your efforts into finding the best villa which fits all (or the majority) of the requirements for your group, as there will be...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Aug 20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By Tetrarch
That's the average number of guests for our...

That's the average number of guests for our bookings. Don't automatically discount larger properties as you might be pleasantly surprised that there's not that much difference in price. An extra...
Forum: General Chat 17 Aug 20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Tetrarch
Iíve used L&C (London and Country) loads of times...

Iíve used L&C (London and Country) loads of times since 1991 with absolutely no complaints whatever

Regards

Gary
Forum: Accommodation 14 Aug 20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,176
Posted By Tetrarch
Wow! Our luxury 5 bed villa costs less than that...

Wow! Our luxury 5 bed villa costs less than that for two weeks in September - I'm completely staggered by the cost of a Disney value hotel which is really no more than a basic motel!

Debra
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Aug 20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,403
Posted By Tetrarch
Yes, because we want to go to our villa before...

Yes, because we want to go to our villa before any guests arrive to make sure everything is as perfect as possible. This has been the longest time by far without anybody staying since we bought back...
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,606
Posted By Tetrarch
Still no rain or storms here in London and...

Still no rain or storms here in London and another very uncomfortable night. Slept really badly which has a knock on effect of making us really tired today and it's forecast to be 32 degrees again. ...
Forum: General Chat 11 Aug 20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,606
Posted By Tetrarch
Not due to get any storms here on the outskirts...

Not due to get any storms here on the outskirts of SE London until Weds evening and by then we would have had 7 days of temperatures over 32 degrees. It's been absolutely stifling and so humid during...
Forum: General Chat 10 Aug 20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By Tetrarch
I did my flat roof myself with a kit in 2003. We...

I did my flat roof myself with a kit in 2003. We have a double length flat-roof, garage and extension and I replaced the whole thing with a EPDM rubber roof. It came with a 40 year material guarantee...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 9 Aug 20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By Tetrarch
In general I would agree with you, but villas...

In general I would agree with you, but villas within easy, safe walking distance are very sought after and one of the main reasons we chose our home. We often walk to the restaurants at Berry Town...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Aug 20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By Tetrarch
My understanding with BA is if you have booked...

My understanding with BA is if you have booked flight only, the change from LGW to LHR is classed as a significant change and you are entitled to reject the change and ask for a refund.

If you...
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