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Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 17 Oct 20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 158
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Posted By Rescuer
Yes some nights it has felt endless. Luckily Dh...

Yes some nights it has felt endless. Luckily Dh does the dishes if I cook :D
Forum: Accommodation 17 Oct 20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By Rescuer
A 2 night stay at Universal is totally possible. ...

A 2 night stay at Universal is totally possible.

We have annual passes and other than that have only bought the 14 day tickets so I'm not up to date on ticket offers but I think companies like...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 17 Oct 20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,130
Posted By Rescuer
Pork and oregano sausages with Savoy cabbage mash...

Pork and oregano sausages with Savoy cabbage mash and glazed apples. From Hello Fresh. This was lovely. Sausages look over cooked but they werenít. Iíd never used an oven to cook sausages before.
...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 14 Oct 20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,130
Posted By Rescuer
We had North African lamb and lentil curry...

We had North African lamb and lentil curry tonight.

Another massive portion and I only put in one of the packs of lentils. It was really really good.
...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 13 Oct 20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,130
Posted By Rescuer
We had this tonight with the lamb. Iíd never...

We had this tonight with the lamb. Iíd never cooked with fresh fennel before. I thought the portion was absolutely massive, I couldnít finish it.
...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 10 Oct 20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,130
Posted By Rescuer
We had 2 Hello Fresh meals this week. Thai...

We had 2 Hello Fresh meals this week.

Thai red curry meatballs - loved the sauce, the rice and the veg but I didnít think beef meatballs really went. It also didnít look as nice as the picture on...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 4 Oct 20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,130
Posted By Rescuer
We had Rogan Josh lamb meatballs with lentils. It...

We had Rogan Josh lamb meatballs with lentils. It was a massive portion and quite nice, Iíd have it again but it was my least favourite of our 4 as it wasnít different enough from stuff we might...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 3 Oct 20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,130
Posted By Rescuer
Caribbean chicken rice bowl last night. Was...

Caribbean chicken rice bowl last night.
Was really tasty.
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Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 1 Oct 20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,130
Posted By Rescuer
We had Teriyaki mince with jasmine rice from...

We had Teriyaki mince with jasmine rice from Hello Fresh. Really enjoyed it, bit of a faff to prep and make but great flavours.
Might need to buy myself a peeler for thinner carrots 😂...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 30 Sep 20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,130
Posted By Rescuer
Our first Hello Fresh box arrived today. All...

Our first Hello Fresh box arrived today. All looks good and everything is dated Monday so loads of time to use.

I made the Harissa Chicken and Cauliflower. It said 20 minutes but took longer with...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Sep 20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,043
Posted By Rescuer
I had mine yesterday at Boots, Iíd booked and...

I had mine yesterday at Boots, Iíd booked and paid before they stopped offering for under 65s. Iíve been paying for it for the last few years as as a primary teacher I feel we are exposed to all...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 27 Sep 20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,130
Posted By Rescuer
We have our first order of a food box coming this...

We have our first order of a food box coming this week. Hello Fresh, it was 50% the first week so we ordered 4 meals.
Just hoping itís good and adds a bit of variety to our dinners. ...
Forum: Accommodation 17 Sep 20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By Rescuer
Had very short stays at both. I like the rooms...

Had very short stays at both. I like the rooms better at pop with the refurb but the theming at AOA is fabulous. Ds was just coming up for 10 when we first stayed at AOA and he loved it.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Aug 20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,457
Posted By Rescuer
Teachers and school staff here in Scotland have...

Teachers and school staff here in Scotland have the choice to wear a mask if they want.

Our official guidance is that if you are going to be within 2m of the children for a sustained period of 15...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Aug 20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,822
Posted By Rescuer
Our school was fogged before we started back 3...

Our school was fogged before we started back 3 weeks ago and is being done again at the the end of this week by the local authority.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Aug 20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,687
Posted By Rescuer
My son is back, 2nd year in Scotland. Large...

My son is back, 2nd year in Scotland. Large school with 1500 kids.

Their timetable is fairly normal, they move rooms after every subject, very few double periods.

There is a 1 way system...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 24 Aug 20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,691
Posted By Rescuer
Aww, she is lovely and very good to us. We took...

Aww, she is lovely and very good to us. We took her to DLP for her 70th and Joes first Disney trip, I think she surprised herself by how much she liked it. Itís a shame as itís her 80th and sheíd...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 23 Aug 20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,691
Posted By Rescuer
What a great start to your trip. The journey...

What a great start to your trip. The journey looked so straightforward. Santa Fe looks great, weíve never stayed at that one.

I absolutely forgot how pretty Disneyland Paris is and that there are...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 15 Aug 20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 52,069
Posted By Rescuer
I hope you had a great time, sounds like you...

I hope you had a great time, sounds like you have. I reread your other dlp trip report with Kate while Iím waiting on this one.

Summer holidays are a dim and distant memory with the first week of...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Aug 20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By Rescuer
Thanks to everyone who commented. Really helpful...

Thanks to everyone who commented. Really helpful. I will have a wee look at these places at the weekend.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Aug 20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By Rescuer
Thank you so much everyone for all the...

Thank you so much everyone for all the suggestions and advice.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Aug 20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By Rescuer
Pre existing conditions - insurance

Our travel insurance with LV is due to renew next month and we got the quote yesterday - they have upped the premium by £30 and said they will no longer cover any of my pre existing medical...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 9 Aug 20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 52,069
Posted By Rescuer
Abby How great that you and Kate are off to...

Abby

How great that you and Kate are off to DLP tomorrow. I hope you have an amazing time.

Back to school for me tomorrow and we did mange an ice cream cookie sandwich of sort. We used our last...
Forum: Accommodation 6 Aug 20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By Rescuer
Havenít been to CBR but have stayed at the other...

Havenít been to CBR but have stayed at the other 2, only for short spells though.

I donít think the walk at AOA was bad. Only on arrival did it feel like a long walk when I was pulling my case. ...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Aug 20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,980
Posted By Rescuer
Holidays here are set by the local authority. ...

Holidays here are set by the local authority.

Weíve gone in the summer quite often, yes heat can be annoying but you can have a longer holiday.

Weíve once done Christmas and New Year -...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 5 Aug 20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 52,069
Posted By Rescuer
Glad to hear your trip went well, hopefully you...

Glad to hear your trip went well, hopefully you get to do some other nice things in your well earned break.
We are back to school on Monday and the 6 weeks has flown by.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Aug 20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,906
Posted By Rescuer
Mobile Not mad at all. Our insurance is the same as...

Not mad at all. Our insurance is the same as FamilyGWales or Iíd be tempted to book with BA for summer next year.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Jul 20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Rescuer
Mobile I agree, thatís what I meant the loss of deposit...

I agree, thatís what I meant the loss of deposit doesnít bother me too much.

Itís the booking while the FCO advisory in place and the travel insurance not covering your trip for anything not just...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Jul 20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Rescuer
Mobile We want to hook for next July but Iím holding...

We want to hook for next July but Iím holding off.

Iíd happily take a gamble on the deposit but our insurance wonít cover anything if you book while the FCO advice in place to not travel.
Dare...
Forum: Accommodation 25 Jul 20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By Rescuer
Mobile Generally yes, canít think of anywhere weíve been...

Generally yes, canít think of anywhere weíve been that hasnít accepted it. for preferred passes and above. Some places at the resorts also offer discount but not all.
Forum: Tickets 25 Jul 20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,403
Posted By Rescuer
Mobile Great result. Iíve been really impressed with...

Great result. Iíve been really impressed with their customer service.
Forum: Accommodation 24 Jul 20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Rescuer
I had booked with Expedia this year as it was the...

I had booked with Expedia this year as it was the best rate ( Quidco cashback helped) that I found. I wanted good cancellation terms in case we got a good annual pass rate nearer the time. It had the...
Forum: Accommodation 24 Jul 20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By Rescuer
I think the earliest Iíve ever been able to book...

I think the earliest Iíve ever been able to book pass holders rates was in March for July. Never guaranteed they will be released for your dates but they are always fully cancellable up to I think...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 23 Jul 20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 43,153
Posted By Rescuer
Mobile Oh thanks. Might give that a try.

Oh thanks. Might give that a try.
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 23 Jul 20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 43,153
Posted By Rescuer
Mobile That sounds good, do you have a good recipe? ...

That sounds good, do you have a good recipe?
Ds has a couple of friends round tonight for the first time so itís a Dominoes for us.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Jul 20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 45,111
Posted By Rescuer
Mobile I went shopping to our local retail park...

I went shopping to our local retail park yesterday for the first time as I needed some stuff for Ds going back to school in a couple of weeks.
Iíd read a bit of this thread and was dreading it a...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 22 Jul 20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By Rescuer
Mobile Thanks for reading. Itís no fun hanging about in...

Thanks for reading. Itís no fun hanging about in the airport but it canít be fun driving either. Edinburgh Dublin is certainly worth a look.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Jul 20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,874
Posted By Rescuer
It depends on what Iím terms of covid would not...

It depends on what Iím terms of covid would not be covered. Iíd think about it if it was just cancellation that wouldnít be covered if it was deposit only but I wouldnít take any risk with the...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 22 Jul 20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 43,153
Posted By Rescuer
Mobile Chinese stuff from Marks and Spencer. First time...

Chinese stuff from Marks and Spencer. First time since lockdown started.
Forum: Tickets 22 Jul 20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,559
Posted By Rescuer
Mobile Can you do a chargeback on your credit card? That...

Can you do a chargeback on your credit card? That would have been my next course of action.
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