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Forum: Indexes 26 May 20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,113
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Great report with some lovely photos. Thanks for...

Great report with some lovely photos. Thanks for taking the time to share it with us.
It's been a nice distraction from real life during lockdown.
Forum: General Chat 3 May 20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 7,701
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I'm not gonna lie hun

I'm not gonna lie
hun
Forum: General Chat 24 Apr 20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 738
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Bicarb mixed with superglue works too.

Bicarb mixed with superglue works too.
Forum: General Chat 17 Apr 20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
My DD has just finished her first year at...

My DD has just finished her first year at Sheffield Hallam too. She lived in Liberty Hall, which was great, but she made several friends who were living at the Forge. She says it's very big and right...
Forum: Indexes 28 Mar 20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,490
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
OP -love your trip reports, so thank you for...

OP -love your trip reports, so thank you for posting.

To everyone else - These are a great read and are perfect for taking your mind off the current world situation.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 21 Mar 20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 49,373
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
My friends son works in Currys and said they've...

My friends son works in Currys and said they've been so-o busy with people buying extra fridges and freezers. This week it's laptops for everyone working at home and for schoolwork.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 20 Mar 20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,712
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Yesterday our Sainsburys had paracetamol back in...

Yesterday our Sainsburys had paracetamol back in and there was plenty left even after most people had been buying their 2 packs all day. So it looks like the supply chain is moving again.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 20 Mar 20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,631
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
We had plenty of paracetamol back in stock last...

We had plenty of paracetamol back in stock last night in our Sainsburys, so it looks like the supply chain has started moving again.
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 14 Feb 20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Lovely report. Thanks for taking the time to post...

Lovely report. Thanks for taking the time to post it.

I got some funny looks at work when I said that we would be going to wdw, just the two of us. People seem to think that it's just for kids...
Forum: Itineraries 11 Feb 20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Have you been before? I have a few little...

Have you been before?
I have a few little suggestions :)

We find it really hard to stay up late for the first few days of the holiday, especially in the summer as the humidity is very draining.
...
Forum: Itineraries 10 Feb 20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
We stayed at the Dolphin Beach resort in 2018 and...

We stayed at the Dolphin Beach resort in 2018 and liked it. It was alot cheaper than most hotels on that strip, but it's clean with comfy beds, a nice pool with the beach just steps away and nice...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Feb 20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
We went in late July 2018. I found it hard work...

We went in late July 2018. I found it hard work as there seems to be fewer places with good air con, than in the Disney/Universal parks. Alot of the shops are open sided, so only have a small patch...
Forum: Itineraries 7 Feb 20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
We've done a split stay a couple of times, and I...

We've done a split stay a couple of times, and I aim to do MK a few times while onsite, as it's so-o much easier to get to using the buses, than it is to drive there. So at least 2 half days and a...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 29 Jan 20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I find as a family of 5, DLP does not offer any...

I find as a family of 5, DLP does not offer any value for money for us now. We'd want to stay onsite, but if your party is larger than 4 people, costs rocket.
So we choose to put the money towards...
Forum: General Trip Planning 26 Jan 20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,104
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Bikes are the same price for pre booking and on...

Bikes are the same price for pre booking and on the day.
I've not been yet to Woburn, but from what i've heard it's a smaller park and is all in a bowl shape, with the main area at the bottom...
Forum: TV and Film 26 Jan 20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 18,371
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I think it's Amber who won Love Island (with Kem)...

I think it's Amber who won Love Island (with Kem) who's now in the '9 to 5' musical.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Jan 20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Parking is expensive at the Universal hotels, so...

Parking is expensive at the Universal hotels, so you'd need to factor that in to your costings.
Forum: Itineraries 25 Jan 20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
It looks pretty good to me, as you've got a great...

It looks pretty good to me, as you've got a great mix of parks time and villa time. My kids were thrilled with having a pool in 'the back garden'!
I just have a couple of tweeks:

On your first...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 24 Jan 20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I thought IHOP was 24 hours?

I thought IHOP was 24 hours?
Forum: Itineraries 22 Jan 20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,547
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Hi, I've had a look at your plan and it's a good...

Hi, I've had a look at your plan and it's a good start!
I love planning, so here's what I would do based on my family of 3 teens:

Sun 3rd While you could do MK, I would stay closer and as you'll...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Jan 20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 990
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I agree wholeheartedly with mummyroo1 above. It...

I agree wholeheartedly with mummyroo1 above. It would cost over £600 pp for all those tickets with only time to scratch the surface of each park, let alone any relaxing time. Kids can get abit fed up...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 25 Dec 19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,138
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Great report. You've visited lot of our favourite...

Great report. You've visited lot of our favourite places.
Merry Christmas!
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 24 Dec 19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
It's annoying when people are queuing to pay for...

It's annoying when people are queuing to pay for food, but haven't decided what they want yet. Why can't they be like me and have made that decision 6 months ago!
I love the parks at night. They're...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 24 Dec 19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,215
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I think I'd be glad the DVC tour was only an...

I think I'd be glad the DVC tour was only an hour! I'd find those situations abit awkward. Good to see the rooms sleep 5 though (as a family of 5).
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 24 Dec 19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
A full on Star Wars themed birthday! Glad to see...

A full on Star Wars themed birthday! Glad to see the dessert party has seating.
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 20 Dec 19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,665
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Never seen FEA so quiet! What a strange woman in...

Never seen FEA so quiet! What a strange woman in TT. Your room (and view) at the Dolphin looked fab.
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 20 Dec 19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Love those dog harness's ! That new dole whip...

Love those dog harness's !
That new dole whip looked good.
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 20 Dec 19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,173
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I love days like today. Some people spent their...

I love days like today. Some people spent their whole holiday rushing in and out of their resort, and don't get the chance to enjoy the facilities. On a boiling hot day, some pool time in the morning...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 20 Dec 19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,780
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Another busy day. That queue at the character...

Another busy day. That queue at the character warehouse makes me feel sad how times have changed. Lovely to see some pics of the resort.
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 19 Dec 19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,818
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
A long travel day but seemed to go quite...

A long travel day but seemed to go quite smoothly. It's horrible having to queue for DME and at hotel checkin, when you've spent all that time already travelling across the Atlantic.
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 19 Dec 19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,527
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
You managed alot on your first day.

You managed alot on your first day.
Forum: Itineraries 10 Dec 19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Looks like a pretty good plan to me. Only thing...

Looks like a pretty good plan to me. Only thing you might find is that is gets alot harder to muster enthusiasm to get up and out for rope drop after about day 5.

Temperatures are alot cooler...
Forum: Itineraries 9 Nov 19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,899
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I think the balance of rest periods about right...

I think the balance of rest periods about right. The heat/humidity make it very hard to enjoy open-close park days in Florida, so part days is definitely the way to go.

MNSSHP will probably start...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 9 Nov 19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Usually around 6:30am. I would get to the bus...

Usually around 6:30am. I would get to the bus stop for 7am and you should be fine. MK Main Street is open to all guests at 7:45am so you won't be alone !
Forum: General Trip Planning 15 Oct 19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
A big hit with my older teens this summer was...

A big hit with my older teens this summer was playing the virtual reality games at VR Hideout. Only £9 pp and they (and DH) loved it.
Forum: General Chat 9 Oct 19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I've been with Avro for 18 months with no...

I've been with Avro for 18 months with no complaints. They remind you every month to send your meter readings and your bill/statement is online. Website is abit basic, but all straightforward and...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 29 Sep 19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Thanks. I find DLP info harder to come by than...

Thanks. I find DLP info harder to come by than WDW.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 28 Sep 19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Thank you. She wants to eat with Princesses (also...

Thank you. She wants to eat with Princesses (also looking at Chez Remy). Will she not be able to reserve this until nearer the time then?

When you reserve via the website, does it send you an...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 28 Sep 19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
How to make ADR's for DLP ?

A friend of mine is going to DLP in November and would love to book a character meal. She does not have a dining plan.

She is very easily confused and is not used to booking anything herself...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Reports 20 Sep 19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 665
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I've really enjoyed reading about your trip...

I've really enjoyed reading about your trip. California definitely seems to benefit from alot of planning as there's too much to see in 2 weeks.
Thanks for taking the time to post it.
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