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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jan 21, 01:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,505
Posted By madhatter3
It's a huge mess and no end in sight, I have 3...

It's a huge mess and no end in sight, I have 3 children all caught up in the A level and gcse fiasco this summer.
My oldest started uni in sept but only been on campus 4 times, thankfully he opted...
Forum: General Chat 15 Jan 21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,024
Posted By madhatter3
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I treated myself to a subscription from bloom and wild.
Received them...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Jan 21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,404
Posted By madhatter3
I live in a street full of front line workers,...

I live in a street full of front line workers, myself include.
Not one person came out to clap.
All I want is people to follow the rules, the clapping has had its day.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 Jan 21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,809
Posted By madhatter3
Yet again no mention of the Btec exams, apart...

Yet again no mention of the Btec exams, apart from the ones being sat this week.
My yr 12 dd sits her btec a yr early in april ( I think), so they can concentrate on the course work. Shes doing...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Oct 20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,318
Posted By madhatter3
I live in merseyside and travelling outside our...

I live in merseyside and travelling outside our area is strongly discouraged, but its not forbidden.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Oct 20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,156
Posted By madhatter3
My 16 year old got a weekend job over the summer...

My 16 year old got a weekend job over the summer at our local wetherspoons. 2 weeks ago she and 12 others were told no job for them as footfall is to low.
The other staff are older then her, some...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Oct 20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,125
Posted By madhatter3
I am a self employed cleaner, my own little...

I am a self employed cleaner, my own little business, I did have 10 clients a week, but now only have 2. As majority of my clients are over 75, and now are shielding as I live in Merseyside.
Things...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Sep 20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,118
Posted By madhatter3
My son has decided to do the exact same thing, he...

My son has decided to do the exact same thing, he has a hr commute, but it's only 1 day a week
Good luck to your daughter.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Sep 20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,118
Posted By madhatter3
Good luck to your daughter.

Good luck to your daughter.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Sep 20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,352
Posted By madhatter3
I am on the wirral and it's not looking good...

I am on the wirral and it's not looking good here, 96 cases added today.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Sep 20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,323
Posted By madhatter3
Good luck, I live just down the road from the...

Good luck, I live just down the road from the testing centre.
Wallasey, we have one of the highest rates on the wirral.
Forum: General Chat 1 Sep 20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,212
Posted By madhatter3
Business management. We looked at private, but...

Business management. We looked at private, but he didn't like any.
Forum: General Chat 1 Sep 20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By madhatter3
I am a cleaner, my own small business, I charge...

I am a cleaner, my own small business, I charge 10 a hr, a normal 3 bed, 1 bathroom house will take me 2 hrs, I do everything, put wash on, strip/make beds, ironing if left out, mop, hoover, dust,...
Forum: General Chat 28 Aug 20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,212
Posted By madhatter3
My son is currently on the waiting list for...

My son is currently on the waiting list for accommodation, as he changed his uni in clearing.
Like you I worry he will miss out on the whole experience, plus wont make many friends.
He also has...
Forum: General Chat 27 Aug 20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By madhatter3
I am doing the same with my son... My list is...

I am doing the same with my son...
My list is never ending..
Cutlery, pots, pans, dishes etc.. but bate minimum and cheaper set I can find
Fish slice, wooden spoon, tea towels, dish clothes,...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Aug 20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,711
Posted By madhatter3
My daughters high school have sent tons of...

My daughters high school have sent tons of emails. Yrs 7-9 have to stay in their form rooms from minute the go in to end of day. Breaks, lunch to be eaten in that room. Teachers go to them!, then...
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By madhatter3
We are going up on wednesday to look at all the...

We are going up on wednesday to look at all the accommodations he fancies.

Looking for somewhere to get lunch in the town centre.. anywhere you recommend, he likes burgers/pizza.
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By madhatter3
I spoke with the uni on friday. Course is going...

I spoke with the uni on friday.
Course is going to be part online, part in uni. But that could change.

My gut tells me to hold out paying deposit.
Forum: General Chat 15 Aug 20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By madhatter3
My son did suggest a travel lodge!

My son did suggest a travel lodge!
Forum: General Chat 15 Aug 20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By madhatter3
No liberty living at uclan. He wants halls, as...

No liberty living at uclan.
He wants halls, as prefers to be with 1st year students.
Forum: General Chat 14 Aug 20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By madhatter3
Uni accommodation 2020

My son is of to uclan in Sept.. I have to put deposit down this week, however his course may well be all online.. but he will still be expected to pay for accommodation that he may not even use.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Aug 20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,973
Posted By madhatter3
My daughters going into 6 form, the yr 12 and 13...

My daughters going into 6 form, the yr 12 and 13 have their own canteen so hot/cold food as normal, rest of school its packed lunch. Fsm will be provided with a grab bag.. that in itself is...
Forum: General Chat 13 Aug 20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,549
Posted By madhatter3
My son and daughter got their results today...

My son and daughter got their results today.. Daughter got 2 A's ( she only sat 2 A levels as hated her 3rd option and dropped it last sept... shes got a place at city college liverpool doing cabin...
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By madhatter3
Liverpool.. gusto at the albert dock is lovely,...

Liverpool.. gusto at the albert dock is lovely, casa itala is also a nice italian, the florist, alchemist is also lovely, also baltic market have lots of options for everyone.
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,549
Posted By madhatter3
Thats not very helpful though, esp with the...

Thats not very helpful though, esp with the clearing system. The whole thing is a mess.
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,549
Posted By madhatter3
I am stressed to, son and daughter both getting...

I am stressed to, son and daughter both getting results, son has a confirmed uni place at uclan, however since covid he now wants to remain at home, so we have the stress of hoping he gets a place at...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Jul 20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,942
Posted By madhatter3
Mobile My local town is a disgrace, apart from pawn...

My local town is a disgrace, apart from pawn shops, Turkish barbers.. (5 of them), charity shops ( 5 of them), poundland/savers/wilkes there is not much there.. we do have a small primark, small new...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Jul 20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,011
Posted By madhatter3
I need new double glazing and back door, was...

I need new double glazing and back door, was looking at quotes , going to hold on till more info is released.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Jul 20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,011
Posted By madhatter3
My mums next door neighbour had this done few...

My mums next door neighbour had this done few years back, and now my mums hallway is showing awful,signs of damp, its so bad, but they dont talk to their neighbour.
Forum: General Chat 4 Jul 20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,800
Posted By madhatter3
Mobile My son starts uclan this sept. His loan will...

My son starts uclan this sept. His loan will cover tuition and hopefully his living costs. His ensuite student accommodation is 140 a week. He is hoping to get a little job to top up.
He is also...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Jun 20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,623
Posted By madhatter3
Mobile Totally agree, I have all 3 of mine, youngest was...

Totally agree, I have all 3 of mine, youngest was sitting gcses, oldest 2 A levels. All have had zero contact since Easter with their schools.
They have totally been forgotten
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Jun 20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 106,563
Posted By madhatter3
Finally getting refund from charter travel from...

Finally getting refund from charter travel from our cancelled April holiday . They have been a nightmare.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Jun 20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,832
Posted By madhatter3
Sorry, meant A levels. And for a 17 yr old a...

Sorry, meant A levels.

And for a 17 yr old a prom is a big thing, they dont do a prom at end of gcse, only after 6 form.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Jun 20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,390
Posted By madhatter3
I am with natwest, put my claim in on 13th April,...

I am with natwest, put my claim in on 13th April, so far i have had to send every bit of in oice, cancellation, confirmation that my older teenagers are still in 6th form.
Been told i maybe lucky...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 Jun 20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,062
Posted By madhatter3
Its a small world. Esp the wirral.

Its a small world. Esp the wirral.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 Jun 20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,832
Posted By madhatter3
Mobile I have 3 children who have been affected this...

I have 3 children who have been affected this year, no gcses, no levels, all 2 years of course work not even taken into account.
Plus the uncertainty re university starting date, lack of...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 6 Jun 20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,062
Posted By madhatter3
I live on The wirral, near new brighton.

I live on The wirral, near new brighton.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Jun 20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,638
Posted By madhatter3
Our council ( wirral) has just sent a email...

Our council ( wirral) has just sent a email stating no schools will reopen on monday as r rate is to high.. we are expecting it to go over 1 by minday. Only keyworker/vulnerable children will be...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jun 20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,062
Posted By madhatter3
Mobile Our lifeboat has been called out 3 times everyday...

Our lifeboat has been called out 3 times everyday since friday, some idiots getting stuck on the sand banks and others simply dont realise the mersey has so many different currents, go out walking...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jun 20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,062
Posted By madhatter3
Mobile Same here,I live in a seaside town and very near...

Same here,I live in a seaside town and very near the north wales border, we had loads of Welsh visit over weekend, plus people from other areas. It was absolutely rammed, then they left their...
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