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Forum: Positivity Forum Yesterday, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By Libby
My wedding dress was a Laura Ashley design. (But...

My wedding dress was a Laura Ashley design. (But made at home.)
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 823
Posted By Libby
I was visiting my Swedish penfriend when Shuttupa...

I was visiting my Swedish penfriend when Shuttupa your face was in the charts. It was very popular in Sweden. I had a hard time translating it into proper English so that she could understand it.
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 29 Oct 20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 542
Posted By Libby
I can't say I've noticed the over use of super. ...

I can't say I've noticed the over use of super. I still associate "super" with Reggie Perrin from the 1970s.

See 0.33 on this clip.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5pRIt9_5JU


My...
Forum: General Chat 23 Oct 20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
Posted By Libby
Thank you, we had another look and found one we...

Thank you, we had another look and found one we liked for £299. It's arriving on Tuesday :grin:
Forum: General Chat 22 Oct 20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
Posted By Libby
Thanks all for the info, We tried AO...

Thanks all for the info,



We tried AO earlier in the week but the slimline ones were scarce - we'll have another look this evening in case things have changed.



Maybe it's because we're...
Forum: General Chat 22 Oct 20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
Posted By Libby
Thanks - good job I bought some Marigolds!

Thanks - good job I bought some Marigolds!
Forum: General Chat 22 Oct 20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By Libby
When I had an abscess co-codamol was the only...

When I had an abscess co-codamol was the only thing that relieved the pain. But be careful as they can be addictive.
Forum: General Chat 22 Oct 20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
Posted By Libby
Is there a problem with dishwasher supply?

Our slimline dishwasher died a couple of weeks ago (ruining the kitchen floor in the process! )

Now the floorboards are dried out we can't find anyone with a mid-priced (£250 ish) slimline...
Forum: General Chat 22 Oct 20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,159
Posted By Libby
I remember in the mid 1960s the back of the...

I remember in the mid 1960s the back of the dustcart tipped up to move the contents further inside. It was quite exciting when this happened outside our house.

There was also a TV comedy called...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 708
Posted By Libby
I miss reading stories with them ... ...

I miss reading stories with them ...

putting together activity packs for plane journeys (do you remember plane journeys?)...

Wrapping up big boxes of inexpensive plastic tat for Christmas...
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,693
Posted By Libby
I always have a wet cut too, my hair is a lot...

I always have a wet cut too, my hair is a lot less wild if I allow it to dry naturally without heat.
Forum: General Chat 28 Sep 20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,254
Posted By Libby
Your comments are very true but for many people...

Your comments are very true but for many people it is a much deeper struggle than "energy in=energy out". I think there are probably as many reasons for people losing and regaining weight as there...
Forum: General Chat 27 Sep 20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,254
Posted By Libby
I am in my late 50s and have had a weight problem...

I am in my late 50s and have had a weight problem since I was 13.

I have been at target 3 or 4 times in my lifetime and have been as much as 6 stone over in between.

I always say "if you want...
Forum: General Chat 26 Sep 20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,070
Posted By Libby
I work in a primary school where most of the...

I work in a primary school where most of the teachers are younger than my own children!
Forum: General Chat 23 Sep 20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By Libby
Thanks for such a quick reply. I think I...

Thanks for such a quick reply.

I think I should change mine then I've been using it for months! :blush:
Forum: General Chat 23 Sep 20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By Libby
Yankee Candle Tart Burners

Does anyone have a tart burner?

I was given one at Christmas and must have spent over 24 hours burning it but the wax doesn't seem to be evaporating at all.

Should the wax disappear or is it...
Forum: General Chat 16 Sep 20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,306
Posted By Libby
I love this song from the Lion King stage show ...

I love this song from the Lion King stage show

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoU-PTStC58

All the more poignant knowing that Jason Raize took his own life.
Forum: General Chat 15 Sep 20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 43,334
Posted By Libby
We named our cat "Willy" after another...

We named our cat "Willy" after another characterfrom this show, Willy Wombat - it didn't seem rude in the 1960s.

I think this show may have been regional as my friends in Surrey don't remember it...
Forum: General Chat 15 Sep 20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 43,334
Posted By Libby
I loved this show. Julie Covington...

I loved this show.

Julie Covington recorded the hit single of Don't Cry for me Argentina but the stage role made a huge star of Elaine Paige.
Forum: General Chat 15 Sep 20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,509
Views: 22,801
Posted By Libby
Carousel of Progress

Carousel of Progress
Forum: General Chat 15 Sep 20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,394
Posted By Libby
I keep it simple and add variety with the...

I keep it simple and add variety with the toppings.

I make multiples of this recipe which makes 4-6 thin waffles or 2-3 thick ones

1 egg
4 oz self raising flour (I also add half a teaspoon...
Forum: General Chat 14 Sep 20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,394
Posted By Libby
We've had one for years, made by Ariete the...

We've had one for years, made by Ariete

the inside is the same as this but ours is silver on the outside.

Ariete waffle maker...
Forum: General Chat 7 Sep 20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By Libby
I had a rotator cuff injury that was much worse...

I had a rotator cuff injury that was much worse at night. The only way I could get to sleep was with co-codamol but that is such a short term fix as it can be addictive.

Good luck with finding...
Forum: General Chat 7 Sep 20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,935
Posted By Libby
Don't take up smoking. He was furious when he...

Don't take up smoking. He was furious when he found out my brother was a smoker.

Sadly my dad died of a smoking related illness after years of trying to give up.
Forum: TV and Film 6 Sep 20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By Libby
I enjoyed that it wasn't a direct copy but still...

I enjoyed that it wasn't a direct copy but still within the constraints of the book. I though Mrs Hall was a little young but I like her character. I was amused at how similar the theme tune was to...
Forum: General Chat 6 Sep 20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,124
Posted By Libby
This method works so well for some people but for...

This method works so well for some people but for me, if it's in the house I eat it. Some people can freeze snacks so they don't eat them in one go - all I found out was frozen Curly Wurlys are...
Forum: General Chat 6 Sep 20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,124
Posted By Libby
I'm a serial dieter and have been struggling with...

I'm a serial dieter and have been struggling with my weight since puberty. I've been at goal a few times and I've been 6 stone over a few times but I have to keep trying.

This time I'd lost 30...
Forum: General Chat 6 Sep 20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,683
Posted By Libby
We had a Dyson and were very disappointed, but it...

We had a Dyson and were very disappointed, but it may just be the model we had. We replaced it with a Shark and I was a bit cross that it needed emptying more frequently than the Dyson but it turned...
Forum: General Chat 1 Sep 20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 19,085
Posted By Libby
So sorry for your loss. x

So sorry for your loss. x
Forum: General Chat 1 Sep 20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,440
Posted By Libby
I know what you mean as I feel sad (but don't...

I know what you mean as I feel sad (but don't have SAD) by the end of August even though the days are still fairly long as I can feel them getting shorter.

Once we're past the shortest day in...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Aug 20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,601
Posted By Libby
No smart phone for me either, I've never had the...

No smart phone for me either, I've never had the need for one but I think I might have to have one next time we go to WDW.
Forum: General Chat 31 Aug 20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By Libby
That was me in the mid 80s! I'd go to work...

That was me in the mid 80s! I'd go to work wearing a blouse with shoulder pads, a jacket with shoulder pads and a coat with shoulder pads. (Mind you my shoulder bag never slipped off during those...
Forum: General Chat 30 Aug 20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,177
Posted By Libby
No gifts usually but DH did buy me a silver...

No gifts usually but DH did buy me a silver necklace on our 25th (10 years ago now - eek!)
Forum: General Chat 30 Aug 20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,009
Posted By Libby
My home changed during lockdown

I don't mean I've had any building/decorating work done but (apart from DH taking over DS's recently vacated bedroom as an office) it's the little things that I still notice, although thinking back...
Forum: General Chat 30 Aug 20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,454
Posted By Libby
Liptons Radio Rentals Richards

Liptons
Radio Rentals
Richards
Forum: General Chat 27 Aug 20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,764
Posted By Libby
My car is 12 - didn't consider it old until I...

My car is 12 - didn't consider it old until I started reading this thread!
Forum: General Chat 27 Aug 20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By Libby
It's been 10 years since we first dropped off son...

It's been 10 years since we first dropped off son for uni but (and this is a sweeping generalisation based on what we saw) the girls had a lot more luggage/stuff than the boys.
Forum: General Chat 27 Aug 20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,515
Posted By Libby
I loved it when my two were preschoolers and my...

I loved it when my two were preschoolers and my opinion mattered more than their teacher's. I enjoyed all the things we did together then. They are in their 20's now but still my "babies".

I saw...
Forum: General Chat 26 Aug 20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,362
Posted By Libby
When DS moved home a while ago now, we worked out...

When DS moved home a while ago now, we worked out it cost just under £50 a week extra in food, loo paper (couldn't believe how much paper one extra person could use), laundry etc. So he paid £200 a...
Forum: General Chat 19 Aug 20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By Libby
I'm still hoping to regain my memory after...

I'm still hoping to regain my memory after pregnancy and my youngest is now 26!
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