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Forum: General Chat 2 Jan 22, 03:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,516
Posted By Dollymixture
Thanks all, I will look into these brands. ...

Thanks all, I will look into these brands.
Cloud 9 seems popular - is it the original ones or the Ďtouchí model thatís best?
Thank you avain
Forum: General Chat 1 Jan 22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,516
Posted By Dollymixture
Good Hair straighteners?

Hi! Iíve had my trusty old Ghdís for 12 years now and have decided to pass them down to my daughter and treat myself to some new straighteners. Are GHD still the best brand? Anyone have any other...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 14 Nov 21, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Dollymixture
Best place for a cheap suit?!

My husband has a job interview for a trainee recovery hgv driver. It specifies to come in interview appropriate clothing. I am guessing this means a suit?

Where is the best place we can try to get...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning & Days Out 18 Sep 21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By Dollymixture
We had a lovely afternoon visiting Borough Market...

We had a lovely afternoon visiting Borough Market for lots of different food and then up the Sky Garden - which is free and within walking distance, about 15 mins. You need to book tickets but weíll...
Forum: General Chat 14 Sep 21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,829
Posted By Dollymixture
Thanks - we have decided to look for another...

Thanks - we have decided to look for another position instead.
The company are absolutely fine with him not wearing a mask as long as he provides proof of exemption - itís just proving impossible to...
Forum: General Chat 14 Sep 21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,829
Posted By Dollymixture
I should make it clear that itís the...

I should make it clear that itís the receptionists that are saying this - but itís impossible to speak to GP without a receptionist allowing it. So really hit a brick wall!
Forum: General Chat 14 Sep 21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,829
Posted By Dollymixture
Voluntary work and mask wearing

My husband wants to do some voluntary work as a van driver redistributing food to hostels and the homeless. He applied and was interviewed and offered a start date.
Now the issue is they are...
Forum: General Chat 29 Aug 21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,978
Posted By Dollymixture
Eek so excited! Seeing it next week with my...

Eek so excited! Seeing it next week with my daughter :)

Also seeing lion king and Cinderella! We are having a musicals and markets weekend :)
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 24 Aug 21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 26,819
Posted By Dollymixture
Just spent £50 on three body sprays and three...

Just spent £50 on three body sprays and three shower gels that I have no idea what they smell like! 😂❤️

Deserved a treat as the big 4 0 is coming up!

I got
Cherry Blossom and Belize...
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By Dollymixture
Ohh thatís not so bad, thank you! I was worried...

Ohh thatís not so bad, thank you! I was worried we might have to book a test somewhere, like when you go on holiday 😂

Thanks for your help :)
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By Dollymixture
How do you show negative lateral flow test to Venues?

Iíve booked a trip to London for myself and my 14 year old, inc tickets to Lion King, Mary Poppins and Cinderella.
I am double vaccinated but obviously she isnít. It says she will need to have a...
Forum: General Chat 20 Aug 21, 01:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By Dollymixture
Thank you, this sounds perfect! Iím sure we...

Thank you, this sounds perfect!
Iím sure we will have a laugh :) canít believe weíve never done it before!

Iím off to order some bits off Amazon 😂
Forum: General Chat 19 Aug 21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By Dollymixture
Thank you :) Just looking online and it looks...

Thank you :)
Just looking online and it looks like you can get lines with net bags on the end and you put the bacon in the net bag. Is this right?

Not keen on handling raw bacon but will get the...
Forum: General Chat 19 Aug 21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By Dollymixture
CrabbingÖ.?!

My kids want to go fishing for crabs after seeing people do it in Whitby.
Iíve found somewhere local to go (Clevedon marine lake) but what do I need to buy and take with us?

Iím assuming a...
Forum: General Chat 15 Aug 21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By Dollymixture
This is interesting - and the functional CV...

This is interesting - and the functional CV sounds very similar to the template I am usingÖ it seems more suitable for a career change. However it feels weird not covering everything from school...
Forum: General Chat 15 Aug 21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By Dollymixture
Thank you for your help :) That is good to know...

Thank you for your help :)
That is good to know about the carer duties - I have put that he is now in a position to fully focus on his career, but I am worried they might feel this could be an...
Forum: General Chat 15 Aug 21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By Dollymixture
Thank you - I will take on board your advice...

Thank you - I will take on board your advice. Much appreciated.
At the moment itís on 1 A4 side - keeping right to the point. Will add a little more relevant info in the covering letters.
He tends...
Forum: General Chat 15 Aug 21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By Dollymixture
Thank you - this is very helpful and makes total...

Thank you - this is very helpful and makes total sense.

So in terms of including employment - would you not even put the full history? Or just keep it very brief and focus on the most recent?
...
Forum: General Chat 15 Aug 21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By Dollymixture
CVís these days?

Hi - I could use some advice please!

My husband is currently hoping for a career change - he wants to become an apprentice truck driver.
I am in the process of sorting out a CV - the last one was...
Forum: General Trip Reports 9 Aug 21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By Dollymixture
Thank you! I am glad people have enjoyed reading...

Thank you! I am glad people have enjoyed reading the report - I got so many idea from other peoples trip reports so really wanted to do it. It will definitely be nice to look back on too - already...
Forum: General Trip Reports 9 Aug 21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By Dollymixture
Amazing views! We did Blackpool recently but did...

Amazing views! We did Blackpool recently but did the pleasure beach for the kids - I will have to go back and do the tower i think
Forum: General Trip Reports 8 Aug 21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By Dollymixture
Thatís very kind and means a lot, thank you so...

Thatís very kind and means a lot, thank you so much :)
Forum: General Trip Reports 8 Aug 21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By Dollymixture
Keeping fingers crossed that you manage to get to...

Keeping fingers crossed that you manage to get to Florida- itís the waiting and not knowing thatís the hardest xx
Forum: General Trip Reports 8 Aug 21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By Dollymixture
Thanks so much. I have definitely been inspired...

Thanks so much. I have definitely been inspired to visit more interesting places in the UK - we have so much history and beauty here, itís just the weather that is the issue sometimes!
Forum: General Trip Reports 8 Aug 21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By Dollymixture
Thank you- we will definitely have to visit both...

Thank you- we will definitely have to visit both - definitely much more inspired to see whatís in our country try after this trip :)
Forum: Indexes 8 Aug 21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,116
Posted By Dollymixture
Trip report complete :)

Trip report complete :)
Forum: General Trip Reports 8 Aug 21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,208
Posted By Dollymixture
Day 23: Home time :) Reflecting on our trip

We are now safely home from our trip and all very happy to be back!

I just wanted to complete the trip report and reflect a little on the highs and lows.

I am so glad we took this trip! We...
Forum: UK Theme Parks 8 Aug 21, 01:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,315
Posted By Dollymixture
Yes that is what I would expect- the wait is...

Yes that is what I would expect- the wait is never the issue, itís the sensory overload of being in a noisy crowded queue with no escape - my boys (especially my eldest just cannot cope with that for...
Forum: UK Theme Parks 8 Aug 21, 01:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,437
Posted By Dollymixture
Thank you, this is very helpful. We have two days...

Thank you, this is very helpful. We have two days at Alton towers booked for the end of the summer holidays.
Forum: General Trip Reports 6 Aug 21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By Dollymixture
Day 22: York Jorvik Viking Centre and Shambles

Itís basically our last proper day of the holiday today as tomorrow we head home.
Itís been a long trip and we have packed a lot in, itís been an adventure for sure. We are all looking forward to...
Forum: General Trip Reports 6 Aug 21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By Dollymixture
Impressive stuff! They look so hard to play,...

Impressive stuff! They look so hard to play, must take some practice!
Forum: General Trip Reports 6 Aug 21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By Dollymixture
I think it may be mine as well! It is a very...

I think it may be mine as well! It is a very special place and I will definitely be returning for at least a few days to explore it properly ❤️
Forum: General Trip Reports 6 Aug 21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By Dollymixture
Ahh I thought so - it took so much longer than it...

Ahh I thought so - it took so much longer than it should have done! We didnít see Greyfriarís Bobby - no idea how we managed to miss that, shame as kids would have liked to see it. Oh well, more...
Forum: General Trip Reports 6 Aug 21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By Dollymixture
We really have been so lucky -we used to holiday...

We really have been so lucky -we used to holiday in the UK quite often when the kids were younger but it rained pretty much every single time - not just showers but proper rain that makes everything...
Forum: General Trip Reports 6 Aug 21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By Dollymixture
Ahh mine were like that when they were younger -...

Ahh mine were like that when they were younger - itís taken a lot of training to bet them to pose nicely for a pic 😂
Now they know how persistent I am and the quicker they get on with it the quicker...
Forum: General Trip Reports 6 Aug 21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By Dollymixture
Really great place to live! Loved the vibe there,...

Really great place to live! Loved the vibe there, and the people seemed really friendly :)
Forum: General Trip Reports 5 Aug 21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By Dollymixture
Day 21: Whitby - Abbey, 199 steps and scampi!

Not long left of our road trip now, we are making our way further south and towards home.

Today we travelled from Durham to York, stopping at Whitby.

The drive to Whitby was about an hour and a...
Forum: General Trip Reports 4 Aug 21, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By Dollymixture
Day 20: Durham world heritage site and Dalton Park for shopping and cinema

A bit of a different day today - The kids opted to have a lie in this morning so I decided to have a bit of me time, and take a walk into a Durham city and the world heritage site. I have to admit I...
Forum: General Trip Reports 4 Aug 21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By Dollymixture
Yes we didnít have to pay a penny at John...

Yes we didnít have to pay a penny at John OíGroats!
Apparently, they used to charge an entrance fee to get into the tourist area, but now they just charge for the signpost photo!
Iím glad we did...
Forum: General Trip Reports 3 Aug 21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By Dollymixture
Day 19: Bamburgh Castle and Angel of the North

I have been really looking forward to today! After seeing Bamburgh Castle on a few trip reports, I had to add it to the itinerary and keep fingers crossed for a sunny day.

We were very lucky and...
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