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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,950
Posted By kateh134
We didnít have a funeral for my uncle who passed...

We didnít have a funeral for my uncle who passed away in May. Given the restrictions at the time and the fact he absolutely hated any kind of family gathering, we had a direct funeral cremation. We...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 43,719
Posted By kateh134
Halloumi and bean bake for us tonight. Would be...

Halloumi and bean bake for us tonight. Would be better if I had some garlic bread to go with it!
Forum: General Chat 23 Oct 20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,781
Posted By kateh134
Looks good and looking forward to seeing the end...

Looks good and looking forward to seeing the end result. Weíve had a lot of work done over the past few weeks with more to be done over the next 2 weeks, but sadly we donít have the skills to do it...
Forum: General Chat 23 Oct 20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,605
Posted By kateh134
Enjoy your retirement!

Enjoy your retirement!
Forum: Christmas 20 Oct 20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By kateh134
Are you looking to make one up yourself or buy a...

Are you looking to make one up yourself or buy a ready made one? I prefer to make up my own so I can personalise it for the recipient. Aldi and Lidl have some great items, but watch out for the use...
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,155
Posted By kateh134
The woodwork and metalwork teachers at school...

The woodwork and metalwork teachers at school would regularly send pupils to each other for a short stand or a long weight.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Oct 20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,006
Posted By kateh134
No I wouldnít.

No I wouldnít.
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 19 Oct 20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 267
Posted By kateh134
Jaffa cake Shortbread

Jaffa cake
Shortbread
Forum: General Chat 18 Oct 20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,323
Posted By kateh134
Iíve owned three over the years and my first car...

Iíve owned three over the years and my first car (1989) was a 1968 4 door saloon in rose taupe which was fabulous. It had itís faults but I could usually fix it myself when I broke down. The heating...
Forum: TV and Film 17 Oct 20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By kateh134
Watched the first couple of episodes last night,...

Watched the first couple of episodes last night, but struggling to remember what happened in season 2!
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,767
Posted By kateh134
If thereís a decent breeze then my washing will...

If thereís a decent breeze then my washing will be hung outside all year. We donít have a tumble dryer and I can still hear my Gran saying Ďfresh air is freeí!
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,416
Posted By kateh134
Didnít have a record player growing up and bought...

Didnít have a record player growing up and bought myself a boom box and some CDs with my first wage packet.
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2,778
Views: 86,449
Posted By kateh134
Plans gone awry :confused2

Plans gone awry :confused2
Forum: Christmas 9 Oct 20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By kateh134
We set a very low budget for each other (£25) as...

We set a very low budget for each other (£25) as we donít see the point of spending money on things which arenít truly wanted. Neither of us truly needs anything, and if we Ďwantí something then we...
Forum: General Chat 9 Oct 20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,177
Posted By kateh134
Face wash (Lacura) followed by toner (Pixi) then...

Face wash (Lacura) followed by toner (Pixi) then moisturiser (Lacura). Iíve tried lots of different brands over the years, and Iím really loving the Lacura Q10 serum at the moment as it makes my...
Forum: General Chat 9 Oct 20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,443
Posted By kateh134
Sometime between 9.15 and 10, depending on what...

Sometime between 9.15 and 10, depending on what weíre watching on TV. I try so hard to stay up later, but I just canít do it! When OH was working away, I was often in bed by 9pm :blush:

Up at...
Forum: General Chat 5 Oct 20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,053
Posted By kateh134
May 1999 booked with Virgin holidays (aged 29 and...

May 1999 booked with Virgin holidays (aged 29 and 35)
14 nights at Swan Hotel with a car
Did 4 Disney parks, Universal and Islands of Adventure, Seaworld and Kennedy Space Centre
Knew very little...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 3 Oct 20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By kateh134
There was an Avis desk at Cabana Bay when we...

There was an Avis desk at Cabana Bay when we stayed there last November. Canít answer your other questions as we always collect/drop off at the airport.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Sep 20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By kateh134
Makes life so much easier! You can then rebook...

Makes life so much easier! You can then rebook as/when you want.
Forum: General Chat 30 Sep 20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By kateh134
How about some books which give suggestions for...

How about some books which give suggestions for walks, or days out. We retired to enable us to travel more and we were given some fabulous travel books. Or a coffee machine to extend on the travel...
Forum: Christmas 30 Sep 20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By kateh134
Iím signed up with Find My Past which has worked...

Iím signed up with Find My Past which has worked well for me. I have the pro level which includes access to newspapers which has given me lots of information. Itís not a cheap hobby and can get...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Sep 20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,094
Posted By kateh134
We didnít do quite as well as you, but it was...

We didnít do quite as well as you, but it was about 3 months before we filled up. We still had a quarter of tank at that point, but petrol was 99p a litre so we felt should take advantage!
Forum: TV and Film 26 Sep 20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By kateh134
We watched series 1 and 2 last week and really...

We watched series 1 and 2 last week and really enjoyed it. Each one was different and just about the right length in time for me.
Forum: Christmas 23 Sep 20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By kateh134
I love the Ritter bars and feel a trip to Lidl is...

I love the Ritter bars and feel a trip to Lidl is on the horizon!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Sep 20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,222
Posted By kateh134
It took about 10 days from us getting the e mail...

It took about 10 days from us getting the e mail to having the money back. 122 days from confirmation of our request for a refund.
Forum: General Chat 22 Sep 20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,283
Posted By kateh134
Depends on what the filling is. Cheese and onion...

Depends on what the filling is. Cheese and onion requires minimal spread (as per MH picture) but cheese and chutney requires no spread. Toast requires oodles of butter, as does a jacket potato. ...
Forum: General Chat 21 Sep 20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,108
Posted By kateh134
Yellow plum

Yellow plum
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 14 Sep 20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 833
Posted By kateh134
Sounds fabulous. Having done a number of road...

Sounds fabulous. Having done a number of road trips, I know how much time and effort goes in to the planning, so fingers crossed this one comes to fruition! Enjoy your planning.
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,261
Posted By kateh134
Looks fabulous. I donít have the patience!

Looks fabulous. I donít have the patience!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Sep 20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 98,460
Posted By kateh134
Finally got our VA refund for our flights for 5th...

Finally got our VA refund for our flights for 5th May. Took 122 days for the cash and 45 minutes for the Virgin miles. Weíve now sorted all our 2020 bookings one way or another.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Sep 20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,578
Posted By kateh134
Finally got our refund! Took 122 days for the...

Finally got our refund! Took 122 days for the cash and 45 minutes for the virgin miles.
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 8 Sep 20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 929
Posted By kateh134
We went to IoW with friends for the first time...

We went to IoW with friends for the first time last year and had a great time. We stayed in an apartment in a converted fort just outside Freshwater and it was brilliant for us. It was called the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Sep 20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,578
Posted By kateh134
Weíre still waiting too, but we have at least had...

Weíre still waiting too, but we have at least had an e mail this week to advise we should receive the funds within 14 days. Assuming we get it by then (Iím not overly optimistic) it will be about...
Forum: General Chat 29 Aug 20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,217
Posted By kateh134
Much as I love travelling and have had some...

Much as I love travelling and have had some fabulous holidays to the US, the UK is my home and I wouldnít want to live anywhere else.
Forum: General Chat 27 Aug 20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,173
Posted By kateh134
Thanks for the updates. Our (council run) gym is...

Thanks for the updates. Our (council run) gym is due to reopen the week after next, which coincides with us having a week away! Weíve decided to extend the payment extension for a few more weeks by...
Forum: General Chat 26 Aug 20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By kateh134
My 14 year old niece uses it all the time to buy...

My 14 year old niece uses it all the time to buy clothes. I hadnít heard of it before, but thatís not surprising given Iím way behind the times!
Forum: General Chat 25 Aug 20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By kateh134
Weíve had ours from new since June 2016 and we...

Weíve had ours from new since June 2016 and we both absolutely love it. Weíve got the 1.5 petrol DSG and itís comfortable, spacious and good on the motorway and around town. Loads of boot space. ...
Forum: General Chat 24 Aug 20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,584
Posted By kateh134
I had various over the years. I remember helping...

I had various over the years. I remember helping out on my friends farm around the age of 12/13 which involved planting potatoes and picking fruit to sell in their farm shop. I ate more fruit than...
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,099
Posted By kateh134
You shouldnít feel embarrassed, but I can...

You shouldnít feel embarrassed, but I can understand it if you havenít sold anything before. Weíve previously sold a number of old phoned via Music Magpie which was all done by post. We then sold...
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,824
Posted By kateh134
Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and The Who for me,...

Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and The Who for me, provided I can have the modern sound quality and a seat (too old to stand for concerts now!) but see them in their prime.
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