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Forum: General Chat 13 Aug 19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,829
Posted By AlisonB
My advice would be to always keep the channels of...

My advice would be to always keep the channels of communication open, remind him that you love him (but dont like his attitude/behaviour etc) and try not to make the punishments too big - leave...
Forum: General Trip Reports 5 Aug 19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By AlisonB
Heres a link explains it a bit further...

Heres a link explains it a bit further https://www.turningleftforless.com/beginners-ex-eu-flights-qatar-british-airways-virgin-atlantic/
Forum: General Trip Reports 5 Aug 19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By AlisonB
Well its a mixture really. Yes its cheaper than...

Well its a mixture really. Yes its cheaper than going direct from London (because if you leave from The UK theres a higher departure tax to pay) and also we take advantage of a targeted sale. In...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jun 19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,350
Posted By AlisonB
Always french vanilla coffeemate plus any other...

Always french vanilla coffeemate plus any other flavoured coffee mates that look good (ideally the sugar free ones). I have ordered them on amazon before but they are really expensive. I really wish...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jun 19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,924
Posted By AlisonB
OP - I hope things pick up for you and everything...

OP - I hope things pick up for you and everything at home improves.

We never asked for financial contributions/housekeeping etc until DDs worked full time. They were expected to keep their rooms...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jun 19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,697
Posted By AlisonB
Love flying - we deliberately have lots of short...

Love flying - we deliberately have lots of short holidays as the flights are part of the trip for us! We do tier point efficient holidays/trips rather than mileage runs as wed never go somewhere and...
Forum: General Chat 3 Jun 19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,314
Posted By AlisonB
It was amazing! Loved every minute - such a...

It was amazing! Loved every minute - such a talented man!
Forum: General Chat 2 Jun 19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,314
Posted By AlisonB
Id be interested too! Im going tomorrow and...

Id be interested too! Im going tomorrow and apparently its a 7.15 start (sharp!) - does it start then? And what time does it finish please?

Thank you!
Forum: General Chat 30 May 19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,089
Posted By AlisonB
My mum is called Noo noo by my daughters - it was...

My mum is called Noo noo by my daughters - it was a mixture of reasons but she always used to joke in a Scottish accent och aye the noo elongating the noo, and the girls picked up on it and it...
Forum: General Trip Reports 7 May 19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By AlisonB
We booked it online (you get a discount that way!)

We booked it online (you get a discount that way!)
Forum: General Trip Reports 15 Apr 19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By AlisonB
Hope youll enjoy it! We like BA CW - some arent...

Hope youll enjoy it! We like BA CW - some arent so keen but we are fans, especially when the crew are good!
Forum: General Chat 5 Apr 19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,618
Posted By AlisonB
I would also suggest writing a list -I...

I would also suggest writing a list -I worry/stress the most when I have a lot going on and I think Im going to forget things or miss out things.
So make a list (as long as you need) then you can...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 29 Dec 18, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By AlisonB
Thank you - that would be really helpful! Weve...

Thank you - that would be really helpful! Weve never been to South Africa before - a couple of restaurant recommendations for Frankschhoek would be great!
Forum: General Chat 23 Dec 18, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,667
Posted By AlisonB
How nice - thank you very much! ;)

How nice - thank you very much! ;)
Forum: General Trip Reports 28 Nov 18, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By AlisonB
Loving your reports - amazing photos! Those...

Loving your reports - amazing photos! Those beautiful animals ... 😍
Forum: General Chat 25 Sep 18, 09:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,441
Posted By AlisonB
Thread title updated for clarity!

Thread title updated for clarity!
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 29 Aug 18, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,581
Posted By AlisonB
Looks amazing! Weve booked for January so will...

Looks amazing! Weve booked for January so will be watching with interest as weve booked nothing but flights and car hire so far!
Forum: General Trip Reports 31 Jul 18, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,962
Posted By AlisonB
Hope you enjoy the trip! For me Id say to...

Hope you enjoy the trip! For me Id say to definitely do a day trip out to one of the outer islands! I loved that day we did there!
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 30 Jun 18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,702
Posted By AlisonB
More bookings done! All our flights are...

More bookings done!

All our flights are booked:


Heathrow - Stockholm
Stockholm - Doha
Doha - Adelaide
Adelaide - Sydney
Sydney - Cairns
Forum: General Chat 26 May 18, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3,817
Views: 199,153
Posted By AlisonB
Both our girls went to uni and after doing the...

Both our girls went to uni and after doing the rounds with both of them one key thing I would suggest is to take a notebook and make notes! With our first we didnt do that and quite often we said to...
Forum: General Chat 21 Apr 18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 79,781
Posted By AlisonB
So sad at this news - our thoughts and prayers...

So sad at this news - our thoughts and prayers are with Darrin and all friends and family

Alison and Shaun
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 18 Apr 18, 11:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,702
Posted By AlisonB
Thanks for the comments! MHM - thats really...

Thanks for the comments!

MHM - thats really helpful thank you. As we start to narrow down more details well continue to ask more questions as necessary!
Forum: General Chat 11 Mar 18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,759
Posted By AlisonB
We have global entry and its great! We had...

We have global entry and its great!
We had our interview at the US embassy in London in the end, but initially we had scheduled it for during a trip to Boston.
So, to answer the poster above -...
Forum: General Chat 28 Nov 17, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By AlisonB
Gutted this is going ... use it all the time!

Gutted this is going ... use it all the time!
Forum: General Trip Reports 4 Nov 17, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,226
Posted By AlisonB
We are considering a trip to Tokyo and I have the...

We are considering a trip to Tokyo and I have the same concerns that you did (as it will be a similar length trip). So it was really good to read your thoughts - sounds like you had a great trip!
Forum: General Chat 6 Oct 17, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,227
Posted By AlisonB
We did exactly this for my dad's will. Myself, my...

We did exactly this for my dad's will. Myself, my mum and my sister all went along to the solicitor's and picked up the will (we all took passports and a death certificate). It wasn't a quick journey...
Forum: General Chat 11 Sep 17, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,729
Posted By AlisonB
At my Trust, if you start in the first 7 days of...

At my Trust, if you start in the first 7 days of the month you accrue leave for the whole month. So it's not a general NHS thing. Have you asked for a copy of the annual leave policy?
Forum: General Chat 10 Sep 17, 08:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,401
Posted By AlisonB
A collage of photos in a clip frame would be good...

A collage of photos in a clip frame would be good - photos of home and family - some funny, some poignant. Worked for my 2 girls!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 20 Aug 17, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By AlisonB
Our DDs were chosen to be Grand Marshalls for the MK parade!

Our DDs (aged 24 and 22) are in WDW on holiday - it's their first trip there without us ( :cry: ). We gave them our DVC points this year, and they saved up for flights and off they went last week,...
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 17, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,355
Posted By AlisonB
This is the rule in our house! It gives you...

This is the rule in our house! It gives you something to look forward to when you come home from a holiday! 😂
Forum: TV and Film 13 Aug 17, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By AlisonB
I agree - quite unusual for them I think, as IMHO...

I agree - quite unusual for them I think, as IMHO opinion their coverage is good normally.
Forum: General Chat 13 Aug 17, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By AlisonB
DD2 works at Chessington at the moment and she...

DD2 works at Chessington at the moment and she said it is very busy. Key message is to get there for opening and go straight for the Gruffalo ride as it's so popular - there's also meet and greet to...
Forum: General Chat 9 Jul 17, 09:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,093
Posted By AlisonB
I do feel for you and your DS. Both DDs have been...

I do feel for you and your DS. Both DDs have been through this stage, but came through the other side. DD2 did musical theatre at uni so was in a similar position. She very quickly realised that she...
Forum: General Trip Reports 2 Jul 17, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,168
Posted By AlisonB
It's a nice plane - we found it very comfortable!...

It's a nice plane - we found it very comfortable! I'd like to try it out on a longer journey - around 3 hours wasn't really long enough!
Forum: General Chat 2 May 17, 01:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,520
Posted By AlisonB
When we planned my dad's funeral, the celebrant...

When we planned my dad's funeral, the celebrant suggested 1 quiet one to come in to, 1 contemplative mid service ( we watched a slideshow of photos to this music) and one upbeat one to leave to. It...
Forum: General Chat 15 Apr 17, 08:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,232
Posted By AlisonB
I can understand the upset totally - my girls...

I can understand the upset totally - my girls have been treated differently over the years. In fact in 2016, oldest DD didn't even get a birthday present at all from her grandmother! However, they...
Forum: General Chat 20 Feb 17, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,238
Posted By AlisonB
Mobile We loved school of rock when we saw it recently,...

We loved school of rock when we saw it recently, but enjoyed Matilda less. And we are fans of both films!
Forum: General Chat 12 Nov 16, 08:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,489
Posted By AlisonB
We always have a family games evening on...

We always have a family games evening on Christmas Eve - board games, hot finger buffet (brought out while we are playing, consisting of pizza, garlic bread, samosas, bhajis , spring rolls etc). We...
Forum: General Chat 21 Aug 16, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,358
Posted By AlisonB
The alarm bells that would ring for me are around...

The alarm bells that would ring for me are around the 'end of May' - that is half term and in my team is one of the most contentious holiday periods to be requested! I am currently discussing...
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 16, 10:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,801
Posted By AlisonB
Mobile Sending best wishes and pixie dust to you

Sending best wishes and pixie dust to you
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