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Forum: General Chat Today, 08:02 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By taffs travels
I got Admiral Adama, Cara Thrace and Sharon the...

I got Admiral Adama, Cara Thrace and Sharon the cylon so I think I will be home by supper time :grin::grin::grin:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Oct 20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 25,512
Posted By taffs travels
Similar experience here, Just got back from...

Similar experience here, Just got back from Morrisons- The homeware section is all blocked off so no frying pans/ duvets/lamps/cushions /clothing etc. At least they have placed a barrier across the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Oct 20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 25,512
Posted By taffs travels
I have an apprentice in B&Q , just got back from...

I have an apprentice in B&Q , just got back from his assessment and the store manager is pulling his hair out. Apparently This time Garden centres must close so they have to close their garden centre...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Oct 20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 25,512
Posted By taffs travels
Luckily I brought a light bulb today in B&Q...

Luckily I brought a light bulb today in B&Q :grin: so I won't fall down the stairs !
Just thinking of the layout of my local Morrison's , they have made the one way queuing system so it snakes...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Oct 20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,761
Posted By taffs travels
It seems Wales is locking itself down earlier...

It seems Wales is locking itself down earlier than Friday.Some retail stores in Swansea are closing from wed , my local pub is closing after 10pm tonight and the travel agent that has barely opened...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,026
Posted By taffs travels
It's not fair that these youngsters are breaking...

It's not fair that these youngsters are breaking the rules, but it's also unfair to blame ALL youngsters. I know several 18-20 year olds who work in retail. Starting shifts in Iceland at 3 AM to...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 19,714
Posted By taffs travels
we have a caravan, we used to keep it on the...

we have a caravan, we used to keep it on the drive bur when our lovely neighbours moved the new neighbours objected to it. They found caravans, boat and any car maintenance was not allowed. the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Oct 20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 82,646
Posted By taffs travels
This is getting scary again now. Cases will...

This is getting scary again now. Cases will increase as more people get tested and universities go back, but the deaths tell a different story. I really don't envy anyone in government having to...
Forum: General Chat 11 Oct 20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,343
Posted By taffs travels
smoking and sniffing instead of blowing their ...

smoking and sniffing instead of blowing their noses:blush:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Oct 20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,779
Posted By taffs travels
we have to stay local in Wales but we can go to...

we have to stay local in Wales but we can go to work in other counties. I drove into 2 different counties on Friday for work and was surprised to find the M4 busy and the car park in Bridgend was...
Forum: General Chat 10 Oct 20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,331
Posted By taffs travels
Just given me an idea MH we are in Swansea and...

Just given me an idea MH we are in Swansea and under local restrictions we have to stay in the county boundaries but ... we have DENNYS !
Maybe we can get a table now :grin::grin::grin:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Oct 20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,421
Posted By taffs travels
That is a depressing read. Years ago when we...

That is a depressing read. Years ago when we first started to go and on a strict budget we stayed in this type of motel on the 192. it was fine for a tourist as we ate every meal out and basically...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Oct 20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,003
Posted By taffs travels
I am hoping we are all able to holiday next...

I am hoping we are all able to holiday next year,when we couldn't go in May we deferred it to May 2021, part of me wishes that I had requested a refund but I wanted something to look forward to and...
Forum: TV and Film 3 Oct 20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,902
Posted By taffs travels
I am really enjoying the specials , looking back...

I am really enjoying the specials , looking back , tonight's Musical one made me well up when the Lion King music started, made me realise how much I am missing Disney :cry::cry::cry:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Oct 20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 45,211
Posted By taffs travels
we went to Curry's earlier , only 3 in the queue...

we went to Curry's earlier , only 3 in the queue outside but it was raining and the queue line was out in the rain not under the canopy, the guy in front suggested that we queue under the canopy but...
Forum: General Chat 2 Oct 20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,555
Posted By taffs travels
What a kind and brave lady you are. we lost 6...

What a kind and brave lady you are. we lost 6 babies including one in late pregnancy, we also decided to give up on our dream family and just be thankful for each other. No One acknowledges our...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Oct 20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,110
Posted By taffs travels
Another case of do what we say not as we do :mad2:

Another case of do what we say not as we do :mad2:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Sep 20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 82,646
Posted By taffs travels
The lack of hospital services is a real concern-...

The lack of hospital services is a real concern- the Royal Glamorgan Hospital is stopping all planned operations at 2pm today due to 82 cases of Covid- someone on my face book page said that she...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Sep 20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,094
Posted By taffs travels
I used to drive 1200-1800 miles a month but in...

I used to drive 1200-1800 miles a month but in that last 6 months i have driven the grand total of 90 miles ! -I have been working from home but will be allowed out on face to face visits next week-...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Sep 20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,045
Posted By taffs travels
So sorry all, i just edited my post...

So sorry all, i just edited my post ! :blush::blush::blush::blush:
Forum: General Chat 26 Sep 20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,046
Posted By taffs travels
If it screamed when you pulled it out of the...

If it screamed when you pulled it out of the ground then it is a mandrake plant :grin::grin:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Sep 20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,045
Posted By taffs travels
I just saw that on sky news when they reported...

I just saw that on sky news when they reported about the protests. I sat here in disbelief and word for word said to DH they walk amongst us and are allowed to breed. the scary thing is he really...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Sep 20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,355
Posted By taffs travels
That is exactly why I asked if there was a map...

That is exactly why I asked if there was a map. My Mom is in a suburb of Dudley and I can see up to date cases fr her village on the interactive map, but Wales doesn't exist on there. I live in...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Sep 20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,355
Posted By taffs travels
zigyzag, looks like our count downs are similar...

zigyzag, looks like our count downs are similar too. fingers crossed we can go
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Sep 20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,355
Posted By taffs travels
Wales covid map

I have seen the interactive map for England and can easily find local cases in very specific area and villages, but cannot find anything similar for Wales. I live in Swansea that has just gone into...
Forum: General Chat 25 Sep 20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By taffs travels
we have the valves fitted to all the radiators so...

we have the valves fitted to all the radiators so we can change the temp in each room and turn them off until it gets really cold. I work from home now ,so it will be interesting to see how being...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Sep 20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,757
Posted By taffs travels
I really don't understand it, They announced...

I really don't understand it, They announced Swansea will be going into "lock down "on Sunday at 12 noon today. I had a scheduled call with a learner in Iceland at 2pm to do his apprenticeship skype...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Sep 20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,275
Posted By taffs travels
I downloaded it and will use it whenever I go...

I downloaded it and will use it whenever I go out, i just have a question. will you only get a notification if you have been less that 2 metres apart and for more than 15 mins. Just wandering the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Sep 20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,426
Posted By taffs travels
In Wales the issue is with travel as we cannot...

In Wales the issue is with travel as we cannot leave our own county to travel to Cardiff , Bristol etc. it is a huge problem as the holiday companies are telling people the plane is going, the hotel...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Sep 20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 21,356
Posted By taffs travels
The problem is that many young people don't watch...

The problem is that many young people don't watch the news or the daily briefings , most of my students live in their own bubble and don't engage with the wider world. when i ask them if they...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Sep 20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 11,607
Posted By taffs travels
I think " people hearing the sirens" statement is...

I think " people hearing the sirens" statement is already happening. we are not in a restricted area and local cases are still low but there is a noticeable fall in people out and about today. we...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Sep 20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,265
Posted By taffs travels
Thanks Tinks, it looks stunning, i need to call...

Thanks Tinks, it looks stunning, i need to call my annual insurance tomorrow , apparently on their website it says we have to have an EHIC card as well as their cover as they expect you to use it ...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Sep 20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,265
Posted By taffs travels
we are looking to go to Kos for a last minute...

we are looking to go to Kos for a last minute break on 10th Oct. we have only ever done USA holidays so it is a big change for us, can you tell us how long the flight is, on the TUI website it shows...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Sep 20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,216
Posted By taffs travels
How wonderful, the wait must have been unbearable...

How wonderful, the wait must have been unbearable . lovely to hear some uplifting news :grin::grin:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Sep 20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,294
Posted By taffs travels
I think them just talking about a 2nd lighter...

I think them just talking about a 2nd lighter lock down is dangerous as no one is going to book anything for half term, even local days ,zoos's theme parks etc as it is too much of a risk. if the...
Forum: General Chat 16 Sep 20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,869
Posted By taffs travels
Totally understand your heartbreak , Just...

Totally understand your heartbreak , Just remember the happy times you both shared and know you did the kindness thing for him x x
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Sep 20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,035
Posted By taffs travels
i think calling it a 2nd lock down is fuelling...

i think calling it a 2nd lock down is fuelling the fire for hoarding food etc. I am not in a restricted area but as far as i am aware these areas' cannot go into other households and have to take...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Sep 20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,032
Posted By taffs travels
Just got back from Morrisons in Llanelli- there...

Just got back from Morrisons in Llanelli- there are less people wearing masks today than last week ! I had mine on and several customers told me it isn't law until Monday - so maybe it is an act of...
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,067
Posted By taffs travels
Yes my Uncle is housebound, he gets Wiltshire...

Yes my Uncle is housebound, he gets Wiltshire frozen foods delivered , milk bread and eggs delivered and a veg box - he manages quite well really
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,154
Posted By taffs travels
Love Karl Jenkins- this land of hours with cory ...

Love Karl Jenkins- this land of hours with cory brass band
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