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Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,244
Posted By Melvin Pearce
After driving down to Miami, we managed to get on...

After driving down to Miami, we managed to get on BA flight back to LHR on 24th March after Boris had his lockdown talk. It was nice flying on the old Queen of the skies for the last time instead of...
Forum: TV and Film 15 Nov 20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 799
Posted By Melvin Pearce
The drumming at the start of "Some kind of...

The drumming at the start of "Some kind of Wonderful" :)

but love "Lion King" as well :)

Lesley and Melvin
Forum: General Chat 7 Nov 20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,909
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad...

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

A good friend of ours mother had a fall and was taken into hospital four weeks ago. While in there she she caught Covid and died on Tuesday,...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Oct 20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,095
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We was wrong, starting from Thursday. I will...

We was wrong, starting from Thursday.

I will be still in work as I work at a W H Smith's with a Post Office.

Our son works for BA so will still be in, in March to June he did 6 weeks furlough...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Oct 20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,095
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We have heard through the grapevine that the...

We have heard through the grapevine that the lockdown could happen from tonight:(

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 25 Oct 20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By Melvin Pearce
The last set we bought was from The Range, about...

The last set we bought was from The Range, about two years ago, and still looking good.

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: General Chat 24 Oct 20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Our daughter is getting married hopefully on...

Our daughter is getting married hopefully on Wednesday 30th June in Kent. On the Thursday we are going down to a five bedroom house in Wittering, between West and East, to recover from the wedding. ...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Oct 20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,277
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We are hoping that we can go in March to just do...

We are hoping that we can go in March to just do some jobs, painting etc at the villa.

Keeping out fingers crossed if not later in the year

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: General Chat 24 Oct 20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,190
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Selina and Richard, Sorry to hear about...

Selina and Richard,

Sorry to hear about Tuffy J Cat, they always leave a hole in our heart when they go.

Nanook looks such a lovely kitten and will bring you many happy times.

Take care
...
Forum: General Chat 21 Oct 20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Keeping our fingers crossed and sending them...

Keeping our fingers crossed and sending them Pixie Dust that they get back home to their parents.

Please keep us update Helen.

Lesley and Melvin
Forum: TV and Film 16 Oct 20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By Melvin Pearce
What day of the week is it on. Looking forward to...

What day of the week is it on. Looking forward to it:)

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: TV and Film 15 Oct 20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Loved this program and love John Bishop's...

Loved this program and love John Bishop's reaction of helping with their move and meeting them.:)

We but it won't be the last time he will go and see them and hopefully more Beluga whales we join...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 13 Oct 20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Helen, what is beef olives:d: Hope they will...

Helen, what is beef olives:d:

Hope they will appreciate your cooking.

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: General Chat 4 Oct 20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,545
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We are like Helen, was last out in March, left 3...

We are like Helen, was last out in March, left 3 days early and drove to Miami to fly back home as couldn't get out of Orlando.

In July and August we had a cousin of one of our neighbours staying...
Forum: General Chat 4 Oct 20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,016
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Well Done:) Was you running for a charity,...

Well Done:)

Was you running for a charity, if so, let us all know, and send us details to donate.:)

Enjoy your chill evening with your feet up:)

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 2 Oct 20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Portmerion

As we couldn't go to our happy home in the sunshine this Autumn, we decided to book two nights at Portmerion.

We have always wanted to go, as a couple in our mid 60's we remember watching the...
Forum: TV and Film 20 Sep 20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,358
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Thanks for the reminder, have also put it on for...

Thanks for the reminder, have also put it on for record or might see it on the night :)

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: TV and Film 20 Sep 20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 46
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Views: 2,401
Posted By Melvin Pearce
My oldest friend younger brother who at the time...

My oldest friend younger brother who at the time worked at a job center was invited by Nilsen to go to his home to have a curry. What a lucky escape:omg: that he didn't take up his offer.

My...
Forum: General Chat 19 Sep 20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,563
Posted By Melvin Pearce
For the first year of marriage we didn't have a...

For the first year of marriage we didn't have a washing machine, so used to scrub Melvin's BT overalls at the sink, then was offered a second hand washing machine by a friend at work who was getting...
Forum: General Chat 19 Sep 20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,563
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Both Melvin and I are 66 years old. ...

Both Melvin and I are 66 years old.

Remember Odeon Saturday Morning Pictures :)
Getting pennies back on empty bottles:)
Throwing stones at each other gang on the bomb sites next to our home and...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Aug 20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,578
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Thank you disney332 and Bozza, she will be glad...

Thank you disney332 and Bozza, she will be glad to hear when I tell her.:)

Lesley and Melvin
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Aug 20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,578
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Can you leave a Disney park then come back in later

My friend at work, is due to go back to Florida next July after her trip was cancelled this year. A question she asked me is if they go into the park fhey have booked in the morning and want to leave...
Forum: General Chat 25 Aug 20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,586
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Melvin's first favourite was Danny Blanchflower...

Melvin's first favourite was Danny Blanchflower but he played for the wrong team.

When we got married I became a Chelsea supporter like him and to be truthful my favourite is Gianfranco Zola a...
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,620
Posted By Melvin Pearce
I worked at what was John Barnes on Finchley Road...

I worked at what was John Barnes on Finchley Road from the age of 15 and 3 months until I was 16, then I moved to John Lewis on Oxford Street, on the fashion department. At the time John Lewis only...
Forum: General Chat 14 Aug 20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,171
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We hope her appeal is sorted and that she gets...

We hope her appeal is sorted and that she gets into Surrey, as we know she liked it there. Fingers crossed.

Lesley and Melvin
Forum: General Chat 11 Aug 20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,096
Posted By Melvin Pearce
I am 66 in two weeks time and started getting my...

I am 66 in two weeks time and started getting my state pension in July, so hopefully you will be the same about 11 months to a year after your 65 birthday.

Look at www.gov.uk>check-state-pension...
Forum: General Chat 10 Aug 20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,446
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We have lived in our park home since we got...

We have lived in our park home since we got married 38 years ago. Love the place and the community, during these hard times we have done shopping for older neighbours and have a little social...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 Aug 20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,774
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Congratulations to all you mums due to lockdown...

Congratulations to all you mums due to lockdown babies:)

Our son also told us that his partner is due to have their second child on 14th February 21, also unexpected. Little Holly will be 17...
Forum: TV and Film 7 Aug 20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We have also been watching this series. Would...

We have also been watching this series. Would love to go around on the tour and would also like see the Queen Mary in California.

We were getting married when the Falkland War was on and remember...
Forum: General Chat 19 Jul 20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,894
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Well done to your son for keeping calm and...

Well done to your son for keeping calm and helping this young man in his time of need.

All enjoy your take away and hope that your son gets a award from his police unit.:)

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jul 20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,534
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Glad we were changed to flying on IVC 747 out of...

Glad we were changed to flying on IVC 747 out of Miami with BA instead of our 777 from Orlando last March.

It will be sad to see those BA 747 no longer in the sky near Heathrow:cry:

Melvin and...
Forum: General Chat 13 Jul 20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,714
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Also seeing a space shuttle take off from KSC. :)...

Also seeing a space shuttle take off from KSC. :)

Being in the grandstand with my son to see the last 3 Concordes arriving at Heathrow on their last day. I was a emotional reck:cry:

So miss...
Forum: General Chat 13 Jul 20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,714
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Four years ago we went to the Black Isle in...

Four years ago we went to the Black Isle in Scotland for a long weekend to see the dolphins chasing the salmon at Chanonry Point, they came right up to the shore and were about 15 ft away from us...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Jul 20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,973
Posted By Melvin Pearce
It was mainly the behaviour of the groups,...

It was mainly the behaviour of the groups, started to get very drunk and loud and one guy was trying to climb up a metal tree we have in the town center.

In Slough when things start kicking off...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Jul 20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,973
Posted By Melvin Pearce
I am not surprised that Slough is on the list. I...

I am not surprised that Slough is on the list. I work at W H Smith's and we have been open all the time as we have a post office. Yesterday people were walking around the town center like normal and...
Forum: Weddings and Honeymoons 17 Jun 20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,987
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Mobile Our daughter has now chosen their wedding venue...

Our daughter has now chosen their wedding venue it is going to be at Allington Castle near Maidstone Kent. it is a privately owned castle and the owner only allows about 10 weddings a year. Our good...
Forum: General Chat 14 Jun 20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,261
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Bless him :d: Melvin and Lesley

Bless him :d:

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 4 Jun 20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,809
Posted By Melvin Pearce
The W H Smith shops airside will be open and they...

The W H Smith shops airside will be open and they sell water, chocolate etc. Just remember if you have any fruit it will have to be eaten on board or left on the plane when landing.

Melvin and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Jun 20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,085
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We are keeping our fingers crossed for our son...

We are keeping our fingers crossed for our son Simon, he is a team leader in the engineering department at Terminal 5 Heathrow dealing with 747, 777 and Dreamliners.

He has a six month old baby...
Forum: General Chat 30 May 20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 14,086
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We had a clear view of ISS at 10-12 to 10-14 put...

We had a clear view of ISS at 10-12 to 10-14 put didn't see SpaceX.

But it was lovely seeing ISS.:)

Lesley and Melvin
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