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Forum: General Trip Planning Today, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 184
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Other people have booked off now plus Husband...

Other people have booked off now plus Husband prefers to spend the cash on a new bathroom :cry:

Hope everyone has a great unexpected holiday !
Forum: General Trip Planning Yesterday, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 184
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile We always use autoreisen in the canaries. Good...

We always use autoreisen in the canaries. Good prices, always had a nice car, pay on arrival and no excess.
Canít believe I cancelled my half term annual leave yesterday !
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping Yesterday, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I use Quidco. I just have the basic one which is...

I use Quidco. I just have the basic one which is free. The premium is £1 a month and you get a higher rate of cash back. I used to get over £250 each year but I get nowhere near that now. Insurance...
Forum: General Chat 21 Oct 20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,232
Posted By Smilesonfaces
We have a key safe so donít get locked out. I...

We have a key safe so donít get locked out. I have locked my daughter in a few times though (accidentally!) and she has had to climb out of the kitchen window. She now has an emergency key.
Forum: General Chat 21 Oct 20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,906
Posted By Smilesonfaces
We go through loads as well. I have 10 litres a...

We go through loads as well. I have 10 litres a week delivered and son buys his own as well. Iím always saying we could do with a cow in the back garden !
Forum: General Chat 21 Oct 20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,906
Posted By Smilesonfaces
We have had milk delivered by our milk lady for...

We have had milk delivered by our milk lady for years. It is her own local farm. A 2litre bottle is £1.50 so a bit more than a supermarket but it is always outside at 5am, fresh and she delivers in...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Oct 20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,844
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Wishing you the very best for a good outcome x ...

Wishing you the very best for a good outcome x
:P1x1e_Dust:
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,147
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile We should be starting our new bathroom next week...

We should be starting our new bathroom next week. We had a professional in to do the en-suite earlier in the year but ended up with a leak a few weeks later. This time dh and ds are taking a week off...
Forum: General Chat 19 Oct 20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,007
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile So very sorry for your sad loss x

So very sorry for your sad loss x
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,732
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Just out of interest if someone in work is caught...

Just out of interest if someone in work is caught flouting the rules and is given a fine should their employer sack them ?
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,217
Posted By Smilesonfaces
We are not really sharers. I never understand the...

We are not really sharers. I never understand the holiday food reports of people sharing meals. Who gets to choose ?
I do however always have a taste of any dessert my husband orders but that is...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 19,600
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Sound like a couple of old busy bodies with too...

Sound like a couple of old busy bodies with too much time on their hands. Itís none of their business if it is on your land and there. Is no covenants.
I would say though that we did always store...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Oct 20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By Smilesonfaces
If it were this simple how easy would it be. We...

If it were this simple how easy would it be. We can go out to a pub as long as it serves food and I am guessing many of them do, go to the gym and leisure centres, visit a salon, go shopping, go to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Oct 20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By Smilesonfaces
But tier 3 if pub serves food then its still...

But tier 3 if pub serves food then its still open. Locally all the pubs I can think of serve food.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Oct 20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile I take it this is Tier 3 lite as gyms and leisure...

I take it this is Tier 3 lite as gyms and leisure centres are remaining open. I thought the tiers weíre supposed to make it simpler! This is all about the £42m in financial aid. The leader of LCC has...
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 443
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile DH says it doesnít really matter what brand of...

DH says it doesnít really matter what brand of brush is used for a diy project. Tool station have good packs of mid priced brushes no need to spend too much.. Pure bristle brushes for oil based paint...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Oct 20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,859
Posted By Smilesonfaces
What makes me retch are the ones walking round...

What makes me retch are the ones walking round shopping centre eating a sausage roll with the mask around their chin. Just gross :omg:
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,129
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I would eat it if I wasnít always on a diet ! We...

I would eat it if I wasnít always on a diet ! We used to eat it as kids with proper chip pan chips too, cooked in lard. Also the luncheon meat with a slice of egg in the middle and the one with a...
Forum: Positivity Forum 15 Oct 20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I think the Queen is wonderful. I understand she...

I think the Queen is wonderful. I understand she has been well looked after all her life but she has devoted her entire life to service. It was lovely to see her with Prince William and yes her pink...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Oct 20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,237
Posted By Smilesonfaces
The leaders of the 15 Lancashire councils have...

The leaders of the 15 Lancashire councils have been pushing all week to be placed in tier 3. It has taken longer because the negotiations are with 15 different council leaders rather than a single...
Forum: Christmas 14 Oct 20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Manchester Christmas markets cancelled

I suppose it was inevitable but the Markets have officially been cancelled today. Another blow to traders, restaurants, hotels etc.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Oct 20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,093
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I am so very sorry about your mum. Just go and...

I am so very sorry about your mum. Just go and spend the time you have with her. Anyone who says otherwise has no heart and has definitely not been in this position themselves. My mum passed away at...
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,478
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Husband is booked in at Asda pharmacy on Friday...

Husband is booked in at Asda pharmacy on Friday. It is £8. I will be having mine done in work next week.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Oct 20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,042
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I too believe these mocks will have an effect on...

I too believe these mocks will have an effect on their grades but the government position as of now is that they will not and exams will go ahead as normal. I think the government are fantasising if...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Oct 20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,042
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I wouldnít say pressure as such. My daughter is...

I wouldnít say pressure as such. My daughter is fairly laid back with school, she is a grafter and just gets on with it. School are reminding them that these mocks could well be very important if...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Oct 20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,077
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I heard on the radio this morning that the whole...

I heard on the radio this morning that the whole of Lancashire will probably be under tier 3 by weekend. There are 15 different councils within the county and they all want the tier 3. They were in...
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,660
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I always love my blow dry at the hairdressers I...

I always love my blow dry at the hairdressers I am totally useless at doing my own hair. I do go occasionally just for a blow dry if I am not ready for a cut.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Oct 20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,150
Posted By Smilesonfaces
The trust where I work had 104 positive Covid...

The trust where I work had 104 positive Covid inpatients on Friday. This covers 2 hospitals in East Lancs. This is definitely more than when I was on a ward between March to June.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Oct 20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,732
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Iím so very sorry :blush: They are young and...

Iím so very sorry :blush:
They are young and stupid. It was going to happen. Set them to do some unpaid work, it would do most of them good.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Oct 20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,732
Posted By Smilesonfaces
They should not have been sent to uni in the...

They should not have been sent to uni in the first place. They are not receiving much teaching, practically all of it is online. It was all about the Universities still being paid with no thought for...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Oct 20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,140
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I still do not believe exams will take place in...

I still do not believe exams will take place in the normal format even if the government are now saying they are but then I am a bit of an old cynic ! If they cancel the exams now the children will...
Forum: General Chat 10 Oct 20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,444
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I quite like the darker one ! If you are also...

I quite like the darker one ! If you are also having the same on the stairs just consider how dark your stair case is.
I too am going choosing a bedroom carpet today. I have always had the same...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Oct 20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,042
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Our daughter (Yr11) is still allowed to bring her...

Our daughter (Yr11) is still allowed to bring her books home. She doesnít have many because a lot of her schoolwork is done on her iPad. We had to buy it from school and £400 was a big outlay for the...
Forum: TV and Film 8 Oct 20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
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Views: 361
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile Just watched the last episode too because I...

Just watched the last episode too because I couldnít wait until Sunday. Loved the series but I actually really didnít like the ending.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Oct 20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,682
Posted By Smilesonfaces
My guess is that you don't live anywhere near...

My guess is that you don't live anywhere near Nelson. One of the most deprived areas in the country. I know this information through work and it is quite common.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Oct 20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,682
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Terraced houses with two rooms downstairs, two up...

Terraced houses with two rooms downstairs, two up and a bathroom. I know of a family of 10-parents, grandparents and children living in one of these and it is fairly common. The average wage in...
Forum: General Chat 8 Oct 20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,811
Posted By Smilesonfaces
At 15 she is still a child.

At 15 she is still a child.
Forum: General Chat 8 Oct 20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,811
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I know that I am very old fashioned. My daughter...

I know that I am very old fashioned. My daughter is the same age as yours. My answer would be most definitely no. I think it is far too young and she is also underage.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Oct 20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,682
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I am in the NW. I have been quite surprised that...

I am in the NW. I have been quite surprised that around here most people do seem to be compliant with the face masks. Some are not wearing them correctly but in the main they are.
There isn't the...
Forum: General Chat 8 Oct 20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,029
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Every now and then my Alexa speaks back to me in...

Every now and then my Alexa speaks back to me in German. Haven't a clue if I have changed some settings but it isn't all the time ! No one in the house speaks German (except Alexa !)
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