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Forum: TV and Film Today, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By skalexander
I agree with this. I definitely did not fully...

I agree with this. I definitely did not fully appreciate the story as an early teen, when I first read the books, but I enjoyed them all the same.

I hope they do actually see the series...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,550
Posted By skalexander
I can understand asthma starting after an...

I can understand asthma starting after an illness, especially one as nasty as the flu. Ive not been poorly though, I havent had a cough, sneeze, cold in months. Im definitely not ruling it out,...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,550
Posted By skalexander
Mobile I thought about asthma, but does it come on...

I thought about asthma, but does it come on suddenly? I literally went to bed fine and woke up with a sore chest and shortness of breath, its so odd!
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 07:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,550
Posted By skalexander
*UPDATE* I'm still here. I went to the GP...

*UPDATE*

I'm still here. I went to the GP today. The letter to the GP after my A&E attendance seemingly said I'd been told to go back to my GP and seek a cardiology referral, which is total...
Forum: TV and Film 11 Nov 19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By skalexander
His Dark Materials

Is anyone else watching? What do you think?

Im a huge fan of the books, and whilst not completely faithful, Ive enjoyed the first two episodes of the TV show, and looking forward to the rest.
...
Forum: Christmas 10 Nov 19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By skalexander
Mobile What about some fruit? Sounds boring I know, but...

What about some fruit? Sounds boring I know, but its refreshing and not too heavy. I did a platter thing a couple of years ago:-
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/28399/72dc922488f99e.jpg
...
Forum: General Chat 10 Nov 19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,914
Posted By skalexander
Louise, youre absolutely amazing! That is an...

Louise, youre absolutely amazing! That is an incredible distance, and fantastic pace as well. Huge congratulations!
Forum: General Chat 10 Nov 19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,851
Posted By skalexander
I thought I'd do another update on Merlin, as I...

I thought I'd do another update on Merlin, as I see the last one was 9 months ago!

Our boy continues to do his best to fight off this monster. We can see little signs which show he is gradually...
Forum: General Chat 9 Nov 19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,550
Posted By skalexander
I did present myself at a hospital, on the advice...

I did present myself at a hospital, on the advice of my GP nearly 3 weeks ago. After an ECG, blood test and CT with contrast, they said there's nothing wrong with me. There is no chance I'm going...
Forum: General Chat 9 Nov 19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,550
Posted By skalexander
We don't have that service here.

We don't have that service here.
Forum: General Chat 9 Nov 19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,550
Posted By skalexander
Mobile Thanks for the replies! I honesty feel okay apart...

Thanks for the replies! I honesty feel okay apart from the shortness of breath with some activities and the discomfort in the chest. Its not pain, I dont need pain relief or the like. The niggle...
Forum: General Chat 9 Nov 19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By skalexander
Mobile Ive got the Lakeland one, which was a gift. I...

Ive got the Lakeland one, which was a gift. I didnt know there were others. Im really pleased with it but its quite expensive. Ive got the 3-tier one with the cover.
Forum: General Chat 8 Nov 19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,550
Posted By skalexander
Thanks. I also take a vitamin D effervescent most...

Thanks. I also take a vitamin D effervescent most days, so I doubt its that. I started taking it when I read a thread about vitamin D deficiency on here and decided it sounded so awful, I never...
Forum: General Chat 8 Nov 19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,550
Posted By skalexander
Thanks, Ill call on Monday. Seeing as Ive...

Thanks, Ill call on Monday.

Seeing as Ive had it for nearly 3 weeks, I didnt want to trouble them today.
Forum: General Chat 8 Nov 19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,944
Posted By skalexander
I did room the Isle of Man to Manchester. Red eye...

I did room the Isle of Man to Manchester. Red eye flight every Monday and Wednesday, then the last flight home in the evening. It was only for a year but it was terrible.
Forum: General Chat 8 Nov 19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,550
Posted By skalexander
No walk in centre here. I'm going to go to the...

No walk in centre here. I'm going to go to the Dr - I just don't want to take an urgent appointment unless it warrants it.



My iron has been low, I could feel it, but for the last few weeks...
Forum: General Chat 8 Nov 19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,550
Posted By skalexander
What is this? *UPDATED*

On 20th October, I went for a dog walk with a friend. She was 6.5 months pregnant, so we weren't exactly racing around, but I found myself unusually out of breath. When I got home I noticed I chest...
Forum: General Chat 8 Nov 19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By skalexander
Our local hospital is a running joke, and we...

Our local hospital is a running joke, and we don't have another option. If I seriously thought there was something wrong with me, I'd be getting on a plane. My GP practice is very good.

Our...
Forum: General Trip Planning 7 Nov 19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By skalexander
Mobile Ive always had great skiing advice from Ski...

Ive always had great skiing advice from Ski Safari. Weve done 2 trips with them now and theyve been absolutely perfect, as well as cheaper than booking DIY or through other operators. Their staff...
Forum: General Trip Planning 7 Nov 19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By skalexander
I went to Kenya in May/June. This was the trip I...

I went to Kenya in May/June. This was the trip I did -https://www.newmarketholidays.co.uk/holidays/africa/kenya-grand-safari-stay-at-treetops - I highly recommend it. They also do one with a beach...
Forum: General Chat 6 Nov 19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,051
Posted By skalexander
Im thinking about having them sprayed white but...

Im thinking about having them sprayed white but the 600 quote seems a lot for just the front of the house, which is a bay window and 2 bedroom windows.
Forum: General Chat 6 Nov 19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,051
Posted By skalexander
We've got like a grainy brown but I don't like...

We've got like a grainy brown but I don't like them and wish we had white.
Forum: General Chat 3 Nov 19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,950
Posted By skalexander
I would have taken it too. We had an offer years...

I would have taken it too. We had an offer years ago on the way out to Denver which we didnt take, but on the way back I wouldnt hesitate.
Forum: General Chat 1 Nov 19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,150
Posted By skalexander
That's not quite right. Executors deal with...

That's not quite right. Executors deal with selling assets, dishing out to beneficiaries whereas Trustees deal with anything which isn't being immediately liquidated/transferred. E.g. if there were...
Forum: General Chat 31 Oct 19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,025
Posted By skalexander
I'm so sorry you're going through this. But the...

I'm so sorry you're going through this. But the problem is with him, not with you. You've done nothing wrong here.

I can't imagine what you're going through, but my best friend was in a similar...
Forum: General Chat 28 Oct 19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 965
Posted By skalexander
Of the options you've given, I'd say dark grey. ...

Of the options you've given, I'd say dark grey. But it sounds like a lot of white and grey. What about something like purple?
Forum: General Trip Planning 27 Oct 19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,092
Posted By skalexander
Thank you, thats really helpful.

Thank you, thats really helpful.
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 289
Posted By skalexander
You do have to do security again when...

You do have to do security again when transferring at Heathrow. We did T5 to T2, and then back again, and I'm sure it took less than an hour both times, bearing in mind T5 is out on its own. T2 and...
Forum: General Trip Planning 27 Oct 19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,092
Posted By skalexander
I actually read this awhile ago, you packed so...

I actually read this awhile ago, you packed so much into your trip!

You mention in the pre trip section that you got a good deal on the business flights. Can you give any advice about where/when...
Forum: General Chat 26 Oct 19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By skalexander
Tempur - Supreme, Elite and Luxe

I know we have quite a few Tempur owners amongst us and Im planning on joining the club.

Ive been to my local and I know what I want in terms of the range and I was going to go for the elite,...
Forum: General Chat 26 Oct 19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 27,980
Posted By skalexander
I used to struggle going out after work, and even...

I used to struggle going out after work, and even now that first mile is a bit of a mental battle to keep myself moving, but I do feel good when I get into it. Ive had days when Ive been called out...
Forum: General Chat 24 Oct 19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 639
Posted By skalexander
Mobile I use hydrocortisone cream, can get it in any...

I use hydrocortisone cream, can get it in any chemist.
Forum: General Chat 22 Oct 19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By skalexander
Dad's consultant is in Liverpool, so I've got to...

Dad's consultant is in Liverpool, so I've got to pay flights and a private fee, to quite possibly get no answers.
Forum: General Chat 21 Oct 19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By skalexander
Ive had this done before, nothing came up. I...

Ive had this done before, nothing came up. I could have it done once more if theyd let me but after that Ill be too old. So Id need the NHS to screen me as theres no private heart people here.
...
Forum: General Chat 21 Oct 19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By skalexander
Genetic Heart Testing

Does anyone know anything about having it done?

My Dad has cardiomyopathy. It seems it may be hypertrophic but he isn't sure. He's been seeing the cardiology department here but was recently...
Forum: General Chat 21 Oct 19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,448
Posted By skalexander
He recently needed something doing for a...

He recently needed something doing for a re-mortgage. He came into the office on a normal workday and I did it FOC. But that was my prerogative (and my director's prerogative), he didn't expect me...
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,128
Posted By skalexander
I always get the yasai katsu curry, which is...

I always get the yasai katsu curry, which is breaded discs of aubergine, squash and sweet potato with sticky rice and katsu curry sauce, which is a mild but tasty curry. I normally get the edamame...
Forum: General Trip Planning 20 Oct 19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By skalexander
Packages available here too -...

Packages available here too - https://www.sportstoursinternational.co.uk/events/disneyland-paris-half-marathon/
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,280
Posted By skalexander
I'm interested in this too. We are not very cost...

I'm interested in this too. We are not very cost efficient with our fire, as we don't have much storage. One of the big tote bags would be much cheaper than what we're currently doing, but its...
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,561
Posted By skalexander
Mobile That sounds terrible, I hope this episode passes...

That sounds terrible, I hope this episode passes very soon.
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