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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Sep 21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,943
Posted By Kat11
Yes it definitely is related. My Dd has had...

Yes it definitely is related. My Dd has had whatís called Parosmia since before Christmas which is awfully distorted taste and smell which has unfortunately impacted her life as far as eating and...
Forum: General Chat 13 Sep 21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 58,732
Posted By Kat11
Where and when does the student loans for...

Where and when does the student loans for accommodation and course fees go into their bank accounts? Dd will need to pay her first terms rent in a couple of weeks and Iím not sure of the process...
Forum: General Chat 13 Sep 21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,993
Posted By Kat11
Aww thank you. Dd of to uni at the weekend. Iím...

Aww thank you. Dd of to uni at the weekend. Iím going to miss her like crazy! 🥰

Good luck to everyone else whoís kids are moving away from home.

Kat
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 13 Sep 21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,746
Posted By Kat11
Right Iím going to stop posting now as Iím...

Right Iím going to stop posting now as Iím thinking far too much about this and Iíve not even entered the competition! 😂

Kat
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 13 Sep 21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,746
Posted By Kat11
I wonder if the prize money carries on after...

I wonder if the prize money carries on after death? As that would be another consideration. I think the lottery one of 10k over 30 years can be transferred to the winners estate if they die.

Kat
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 13 Sep 21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,746
Posted By Kat11
Yes maybe but if I was unemployed or on a low...

Yes maybe but if I was unemployed or on a low income Iíd probably take it all now as the thought of suddenly being a millionaire would be appealing. I just like the idea of loads of money coming in...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 13 Sep 21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,746
Posted By Kat11
Mobile This poll is going the opposite to the itv one...

This poll is going the opposite to the itv one which is 60/40 to the over 10 years option.

Kat
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 13 Sep 21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,746
Posted By Kat11
Itís tax free. I think the age of the...

Itís tax free.

I think the age of the recipient would have an influence over the decision. At 45 the 1.2 million would suit me but if I was say 65 Iíd take it all now.

Kat
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 13 Sep 21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,746
Posted By Kat11
I think 10k a month over 10 years as Iím quite...

I think 10k a month over 10 years as Iím quite good at deferred gratification. 😂 and the thought of the extra 200k is very appealing. (20% on top is brill and 10 years goes so quick!)

Andi said...
Forum: General Chat 13 Sep 21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 58,732
Posted By Kat11
Mobile Sheís doing criminology. I think I remember 10...

Sheís doing criminology. I think I remember 10 hours a week being mentioned a few years ago so maybe thatís about right?

Kat
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Sep 21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Kat11
Mobile Weíve booked the middle two for DH and I and the...

Weíve booked the middle two for DH and I and the window seats for my teen girls.

Kat
Forum: General Chat 10 Sep 21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 58,732
Posted By Kat11
Iím not sure what Iím going to do. Dds been...

Iím not sure what Iím going to do. Dds been around so much over the last 18 months cos of the pandemic. Iím really going to miss her. Thankfully Iíve still got my youngest at home. I donít know where...
Forum: General Chat 10 Sep 21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 58,732
Posted By Kat11
Dd just got her timetable through. Is 9 hours of...

Dd just got her timetable through. Is 9 hours of lectures normal? She has Monday online with 3 hours. Tue/wed/Thur two hour face to face lessons.

Sheís also got a moving in date and time next...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Sep 21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,308
Posted By Kat11
I have had direct experience but it was for jet2...

I have had direct experience but it was for jet2 flights. The flights from my personal phone were much less than my pc at work (looking at the exact same time) Obvs booked through my mobile. I...
Forum: General Chat 7 Sep 21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 58,732
Posted By Kat11
Mobile Itís just Dd thought she needed to have one, I...

Itís just Dd thought she needed to have one, I presume her friends must all be getting one? And I wasnít sure. Glad I asked on here now. Thanks.

Good to know we can just give her usual bank...
Forum: General Chat 7 Sep 21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 58,732
Posted By Kat11
Mobile Oh right, I thought she might need a special one...

Oh right, I thought she might need a special one for the student loans to go into. So she can keep her normal account and theyíll put the money into that one? She doesnít need an overdraft either...
Forum: General Chat 7 Sep 21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 58,732
Posted By Kat11
I have a question about bank accounts if...

I have a question about bank
accounts if anyone has any ideas?

Dd has a Santander current account which she can swap to a student account. Is it best she does that or open a totally new...
Forum: General Chat 6 Sep 21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 58,732
Posted By Kat11
Thatís good to know as sheís obvs going to be...

Thatís good to know as sheís obvs going to be home for 3 months over the summer so does that mean she can go to our usual surgery then?

Iím hoping when she goes to the docs tomorrow theyíll...
Forum: General Chat 6 Sep 21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 58,732
Posted By Kat11
So annoyed. Dd rang our doctors this morning to...

So annoyed. Dd rang our doctors this morning to organise a blood test she needs and happened to mention she couldnít do a day next week as sheís moving into student accommodation. The receptionist...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Sep 21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,470
Posted By Kat11
My Dd 16 was told she is only getting one. she...

My Dd 16 was told she is only getting one. she had it about 10 days ago. They said she is healthy so only needs the one.

Not so sure what itíll mean for holidays? 🤷

Kat
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Sep 21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,335
Posted By Kat11
And that flat roofs leak! 😂 Kat

And that flat roofs leak! 😂

Kat
Forum: TV and Film 29 Aug 21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Kat11
The holiday starts at the Premier Inn! 👏🏼 Kat

The holiday starts at the Premier Inn! 👏🏼

Kat
Forum: General Chat 29 Aug 21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,879
Posted By Kat11
My youngest is there now. Sheís not daft and been...

My youngest is there now. Sheís not daft and been staying at a PI for the last 3 days. (Although nightmare getting a taxi back!)

Eldest Dd got picked up this morning by Dh since camping from...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 29 Aug 21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,782
Posted By Kat11
Blummin heck Abby that was quick! When you make a...

Blummin heck Abby that was quick! When you make a decision you really go for it.

Congratulations, Iíve heard lovely things about Copper creek and Iím sure itíll be the right choice for you. If we...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 28 Aug 21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,782
Posted By Kat11
Hi Abby, I am following this process too as there...

Hi Abby, I am following this process too as there seems to be a lot to learn and get my head around! 🤯 Iím not saying itíll do it but you never know if you lead the way! 😊

Out of interest how much...
Forum: General Chat 24 Aug 21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,558
Posted By Kat11
Mobile I just asked Dd what she would do if her uni was...

I just asked Dd what she would do if her uni was online and she said sheíd try and move to a similar course at a different uni that did more face to face lectures as some are much better than others...
Forum: Accommodation 17 Aug 21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By Kat11
We are looking at both S&D and BVP. We are using...

We are looking at both S&D and BVP. We are using BA vouchers and at the moment we would need to book 5 nights at each because of availability. I think for us that would be the best of both worlds...
Forum: General Chat 17 Aug 21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 58,732
Posted By Kat11
Just an update. Weíve got accommodation! ...

Just an update. Weíve got accommodation!

Itís £5,200 so we are contributing £800 towards that on top of her student loan.

Iím happy with that. Sheís going to now get in touch with her flat...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Aug 21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,909
Posted By Kat11
Mobile At the moment we are going with Easter. Because...

At the moment we are going with Easter. Because we have reward flights that virgin moved with no extra costs we are kinda stuck with those dates (well not stuck exactly) which I donít think weíll be...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Aug 21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,909
Posted By Kat11
Mobile After mid August prices significantly decrease. I...

After mid August prices significantly decrease. I think Iíd definitely be booking if near £200 a night. Obviously the more nights you book the cheaper it gets.

We had great prices at RPR for this...
Forum: General Chat 15 Aug 21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 58,732
Posted By Kat11
Mobile Thatís reassuring thank you. 🙂 Kat

Thatís reassuring thank you. 🙂

Kat
Forum: General Chat 15 Aug 21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 58,732
Posted By Kat11
Dd got her insurance choice, applied for...

Dd got her insurance choice, applied for accommodation on the 10th (results day) had an email back to confirm sheíll hear soon but not heard a thing. Sheís going to ring tomorrow.

Iíve got to say...
Forum: General Chat 14 Aug 21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,867
Posted By Kat11
Mobile I would go and show the chemist. They will...

I would go and show the chemist. They will probably be able to advise.

We went a couple of months ago to the chemist with a skin condition with Dd. The chemist knew exactly what it was and gave us...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Aug 21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 43,061
Posted By Kat11
We are also in the NE. Virgin are going to be...

We are also in the NE. Virgin are going to be flying from Edinburgh next year so that should give us another option.

Kat
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Aug 21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,340
Posted By Kat11
Mobile We live in the NE and virgin flying from...

We live in the NE and virgin flying from Edinburgh certainly opens up an extra option for us. Itís probably easier for us to get to Edinburgh than to Manchester by train as there are more direct...
Forum: Accommodation 13 Aug 21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By Kat11
I donít think you can add DDP? Iíd like to know...

I donít think you can add DDP? Iíd like to know if S&D are considered deluxe which enables people staying there to access extra evening hours? I thought Iíd read it was but if it does thatís even...
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,639
Posted By Kat11
Iím so unbelievably proud of Dd she passed...

Iím so unbelievably proud of Dd she passed everything! Sheís of to Art collage next month. She got a 9 for art along with a load of 7ís and a couple of 6ís for everything else! 👏👏👏🥰🥰🥰 sheís struggled...
Forum: General Chat 11 Aug 21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 58,732
Posted By Kat11
University of Liverpool has one of the more...

University of Liverpool has one of the more expensive accommodations I think. Thatís such a lot of money. I believe they are one of the many Russel group uniís that are continuing with ďblendedĒ...
Forum: Accommodation 11 Aug 21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By Kat11
We are seriously consider BVP as we love the DS...

We are seriously consider BVP as we love the DS area. We are going at Easter so thereís not so much incentive to stay onsite with no offer. I love the fact it has balconies and a lazy river. Plus...
Forum: General Chat 11 Aug 21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 58,732
Posted By Kat11
Does anyone know what happens with the student...

Does anyone know what happens with the student finance side of things because she obviously attached that to her first choice of Manchester. Does it just transfer over to Northumbria?

Kat
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