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Forum: General Chat Today, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By TigerMom
DD has a Knomo Beauchamp backpack which she...

DD has a Knomo Beauchamp backpack which she loves. They do a tote style backpack https://knomo.com/collections/backpack-women/products/reykjavik-laptop-tote-backpack-black-129-402-blk2
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,718
Posted By TigerMom
One of the reasons they want us all to move to...

One of the reasons they want us all to move to smart meters is so they can see what we are using the electricity for so they can start taxing electricity used to charge cars. They can't do that with...
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,718
Posted By TigerMom
Nope, definitely not. The government doesn't...

Nope, definitely not. The government doesn't need to know what I an using my electricity for was long as I pay for it.
Forum: General Chat 11 Sep 21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,554
Posted By TigerMom
Blinds 2Go are usually good. John Lewis or Next...

Blinds 2Go are usually good. John Lewis or Next for curtains or if I am in the mood to make them then fabric from JL or IKEA.
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 5 Sep 21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By TigerMom
Always grill but slowly at a medium heat to let...

Always grill but slowly at a medium heat to let them cook through then on high for the last minute to turn them golden brown.
Forum: UK Holiday Planning & Days Out 2 Sep 21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By TigerMom
We have one here in Fleet which is 50 minutes to...

We have one here in Fleet which is 50 minutes to Waterloo or you could try Woking which is only 30 minutes from London.
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 29 Aug 21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,510
Posted By TigerMom
Lol, No, just 8.8kg of Maine Coon.

Lol, No, just 8.8kg of Maine Coon.
Forum: TV and Film 29 Aug 21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,548
Posted By TigerMom
I didn't make it through Episode 1. None of the...

I didn't make it through Episode 1. None of the characters were likable in any way so I didn't care what happened to them.
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 29 Aug 21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,510
Posted By TigerMom
Cat food. It is always cheaper and as our cat...

Cat food. It is always cheaper and as our cat eats 7 or 8 pouches a day we buy a lot of cat food. Dishwasher tablets when they are on offer and huge bottles of Ariel colour. There are sometimes...
Forum: General Chat 27 Aug 21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By TigerMom
I didn't even know it was available on Virgin so...

I didn't even know it was available on Virgin so I won't be missing it. I thought the only people who watched CNN were people stuck at airports. That is what an American colleague told me.
Forum: General Trip Planning 25 Aug 21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By TigerMom
I'm hoping to go to Munich and Berlin next month...

I'm hoping to go to Munich and Berlin next month and Salzburg in December. I'm double vaccinated and carry my L'Occitane hand sanitizer everywhere. I'm 59 and I want to get back to living before...
Forum: General Chat 24 Aug 21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By TigerMom
Yes. My friend had one for 22 years and used to...

Yes. My friend had one for 22 years and used to wash horse rugs in it. We have a Siemens which I really like. It was a bit cheaper as well. The Miele I could afford didn't fit in the space...
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,426
Posted By TigerMom
When BA cancelled our holiday we didn't even need...

When BA cancelled our holiday we didn't even need to contact them. I was really impressed with them. They emailed me to say it was cancelled and that there would be a full refund and 5 days later...
Forum: General Chat 9 Aug 21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 18,964
Posted By TigerMom
Just how vast everything was. Buildings, food...

Just how vast everything was. Buildings, food portions, queues and some people. I don't mean obese people either. I'm just 5ft and I felt like a midget as there were so many tall people. Oh and...
Forum: General Chat 31 Jul 21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,561
Posted By TigerMom
I've had this a couple of times but switched to...

I've had this a couple of times but switched to wearing Vionic shoes, sandals and slippers and I haven't had it since then. The iced water bottle thing works and will relieve it when it is painful. ...
Forum: General Chat 27 Jul 21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,037
Posted By TigerMom
Off to see some at the weekend. They look like...

Off to see some at the weekend. They look like the sort of thing we want. Thanks for the advice.
Forum: General Chat 26 Jul 21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,037
Posted By TigerMom
I've been watching this with interest as we are...

I've been watching this with interest as we are trying to decide about wardrobes at the moment. Sharps came and quoted over £4000 for a run of wardrobes to cover a run of 295cm. That was without...
Forum: General Chat 26 Jul 21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,261
Posted By TigerMom
I had one last year. As others have said the...

I had one last year. As others have said the prep is the worst bit. I had sedation and it's very mild. An hour after it I felt completely fine.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 Jul 21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,149
Posted By TigerMom
My brother proposed at the wishing well at...

My brother proposed at the wishing well at Cinderella's castle. He did it about 30 minutes after the park opened and was still quiet. Later in the day there was a queue for the well. However, he...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Jul 21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 35,361
Posted By TigerMom
DD and I went to M&S last night and 100% of...

DD and I went to M&S last night and 100% of people were wearing their masks. Not one naked face to be seen.
Forum: General Chat 21 Jul 21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,459
Posted By TigerMom
DH and DS got theirs back in 7 days. Applied...

DH and DS got theirs back in 7 days. Applied online, 1 went to Durham, 1 to Liverpool. The new passports are really unimpressive and shoddy compared to the old purple ones but as long as they work...
Forum: General Chat 21 Jul 21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,200
Posted By TigerMom
Strawberry Pavlova and Tequila. Although I am an...

Strawberry Pavlova and Tequila. Although I am an average cook at anything else I make wonderful pavlova. Tequila because you can drink it on its own or add it to other things to make some wonderful...
Forum: General Chat 20 Jul 21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 45,000
Posted By TigerMom
I'm not a huge fan of the Royals but I think...

I'm not a huge fan of the Royals but I think Harry is being cruel now. His Grandmother is grieving the loss of her husband and now he dumps this on her?. In any family this would be unacceptable.
Forum: General Chat 8 Jul 21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 559
Posted By TigerMom
The law changed a few years ago and a baby no...

The law changed a few years ago and a baby no longer has the right to british citizenship just because it is born here. If Mum and Dad were both born here and have passports then you won't be asked...
Forum: General Chat 7 Jul 21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,199
Posted By TigerMom
We have a Siemens which is used at least twice...

We have a Siemens which is used at least twice every day and after 8 years is still going strong.
Forum: General Chat 6 Jul 21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,052
Posted By TigerMom
Sheba pouches but the ones with the gravy...

Sheba pouches but the ones with the gravy otherwise it doesn't get eaten. Lillys Kitchen biscuits. Over the years I have tried to introduce all those nice natural cat foods but all have been...
Forum: General Chat 29 Jun 21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 12,425
Posted By TigerMom
Crimbo and hollibobs make me irrationally angry.

Crimbo and hollibobs make me irrationally angry.
Forum: General Chat 29 Jun 21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,288
Posted By TigerMom
I've had it for a long time. It arrived with an...

I've had it for a long time. It arrived with an upper respiratory tract infection but stayed after the infection was cured. Most days I can ignore it. If it's really bad I find listening to wave...
Forum: General Chat 29 Jun 21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 717
Posted By TigerMom
Bit pricey but DD has one from Knomo that is...

Bit pricey but DD has one from Knomo that is really smart. She uses it every day for work.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 27 Jun 21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,427
Posted By TigerMom
I have plantar fascitis so have to have sandals...

I have plantar fascitis so have to have sandals with good arch support. Fitflops, Teva and Vionic are the best for me. Teva on ride days, fitflops for non ride days and Vionic for evenings.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Jun 21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 21,603
Posted By TigerMom
I am keeping fingers crossed and hoping we might...

I am keeping fingers crossed and hoping we might get away at the end of September. I will not be holidaying in the UK as the costs are extortionate and I want to replace the wooden flooring in our...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Jun 21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,547
Posted By TigerMom
They don't bother me at all. I suspect some...

They don't bother me at all. I suspect some people will continue to wear them even if they are not compulsory while others will be glad to see the back of them.
Forum: General Chat 22 Jun 21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,434
Posted By TigerMom
We have had cats for 34 years so cannot imagine...

We have had cats for 34 years so cannot imagine life without one. We currently have a 8.8kg Maine Coon who is a big softie. He has a cat flap but spends 90% of his time indoors. He never scratches...
Forum: General Chat 18 Jun 21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,745
Posted By TigerMom
It might be different for me having grown up in...

It might be different for me having grown up in Northern Ireland where the police are armed and family members served but I never worry about guns. There are some Americans that are obsessed With...
Forum: General Chat 16 Jun 21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By TigerMom
I don't bother with warranty but I do have a...

I don't bother with warranty but I do have a service plan. However, at my last service I was told that Toyota will now give a years warranty for a car under 10 years old when serviced at a main...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 14 Jun 21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,872
Posted By TigerMom
We went to Sarasota in 2018 and although Siesta...

We went to Sarasota in 2018 and although Siesta Key was badly affected with virtually empty beaches the smell wasn't too bad. It didn't really affect us too much as that year we had hired a house...
Forum: General Chat 13 Jun 21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,184
Posted By TigerMom
Glad to hear he's back.

Glad to hear he's back.
Forum: General Chat 12 Jun 21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,184
Posted By TigerMom
We had one disappear for a week. It must have...

We had one disappear for a week. It must have been stuck in a garage or something. It was fine but very hungry.
Forum: General Trip Planning 11 Jun 21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By TigerMom
DD and I stayed at the Hyatt Regency on Burrard. ...

DD and I stayed at the Hyatt Regency on Burrard. It's near to a train station and walking distance to all the sights.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Jun 21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 24,427
Posted By TigerMom
Despite being 59 I feel like having a toddler...

Despite being 59 I feel like having a toddler tantrum and throwing myself to the floor screaming I DON'T WANT TO! I want to go to an airport and get on a plane and fly to somewhere hot and sunny. ...
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