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Forum: General Chat Today, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24
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Posted By Smilesonfaces
I do look in on daughter (14) before I go to bed...

I do look in on daughter (14) before I go to bed but its usually to check she hasnt sneaked her phone upstairs !
Forum: General Chat Today, 12:12 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,251
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Maybe Beatrice and her fianc will actually get...

Maybe Beatrice and her fianc will actually get the wedding they want. You never know they may have wanted a quiet family wedding and had to go along with her vulgar parents wish for a big flashy...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 08:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,990
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I think it is really sensible. Agree with Gryff ...

I think it is really sensible. Agree with Gryff that its not that new a thing either. We were friends some time before we actually went out as a couple and that is over 30 years ago. Maybe if...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,241
Posted By Smilesonfaces
The prices for DLP do seem to have rocketed this...

The prices for DLP do seem to have rocketed this year. I just looked to price up for October half term next year. Santa Fe with paid for Half Board and transport as flights not out yet 1572. Checked...
Forum: General Chat 20 Nov 19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I have been lucky and my children hardly ever...

I have been lucky and my children hardly ever poorly. My son would have slept off illness and I certainly would have left him once he was in high school. He had a phone if there was a problem...
Forum: General Chat 19 Nov 19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,588
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I do agree that I wouldnt have got myself worked...

I do agree that I wouldnt have got myself worked up about a sofa left in the house. I would be annoyed but I would just get rid of it.
Regarding furniture items left outside, near us there are...
Forum: General Chat 19 Nov 19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,146
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Our council has an incredibly complicated points...

Our council has an incredibly complicated points system.

15 for 26 50 unit points
30 for 51 - 100unit points
45 for 101-150 unit points
60 for 151-200 unit points

As an example a...
Forum: General Chat 18 Nov 19, 11:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By Smilesonfaces
4 years, you must have the patience of a saint...

4 years, you must have the patience of a saint. Looks good now though.
I must stop giving my husband grief because of now being in the second month of no en-suite !
Forum: Accommodation 17 Nov 19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Any of the Premier Inns are good. The Runger Lane...

Any of the Premier Inns are good. The Runger Lane ones are the closest but charge 10 for parking. Also note that PI dont actually allow 3 adults in a room. Our son has to make himself scarce at...
Forum: General Chat 17 Nov 19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,251
Posted By Smilesonfaces
He had to ensure he got his service in the...

He had to ensure he got his service in the Falklands war in to the interview somewhere though didnt he ? Its the only thing he has done in his life that has gained him any public support.
I have...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Nov 19, 11:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,391
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Wishing your daughter the very best for this...

Wishing your daughter the very best for this wonderful opportunity. Hope she has the time of her life.
Not lucky enough to be there unfortunately to say hello in person :wave:
Forum: Accommodation 15 Nov 19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Yes I can remember a similar thread a while ago...

Yes I can remember a similar thread a while ago and we both recommended it.
Forum: Accommodation 15 Nov 19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile Great minds. I have probably PMd details of the...

Great minds. I have probably PMd details of the same villa. I always recommend it to people !
Forum: General Chat 15 Nov 19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,847
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I do like being Lynda with a y instead of an i...

I do like being Lynda with a y instead of an i. Always get spelt wrong though as does my surname.
Forum: General Trip Planning 14 Nov 19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 817
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile We have just been to Krakow. Had a fabulous time...

We have just been to Krakow. Had a fabulous time. Lovely restaurants and bars and so cheap. A huge new shopping centre- with a Bath and Bodyworks too !
Forum: General Chat 13 Nov 19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,361
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I renewed my car insurance today. I had a no...

I renewed my car insurance today. I had a no fault bump 2 years ago and it hasnt increased my premiums. My claim was about 7000 and his car was a write off. My premium has actually come down this...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 13 Nov 19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile We went on Harmony of the Seas in Nov 2017. 4 of...

We went on Harmony of the Seas in Nov 2017. 4 of us shared a Promenade cabin. These are inside cabins but look out on to the Promenade and we didnt feel claustrophobic at all.
They were bigger...
Forum: Christmas 13 Nov 19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,144
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mine are 14 and 21 and the Christmas pot really...

Mine are 14 and 21 and the Christmas pot really doesnt go very far now they are older. I save 15 a week all year. This has to cover everything including Christmas food. We dont have too many other...
Forum: General Chat 12 Nov 19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,442
Posted By Smilesonfaces
It shows that everybody likes different. We dont...

It shows that everybody likes different. We dont like the Albert Square area, I just find with it not being a shopping area it focuses mainly on those wanting to drink. I find there isnt enough...
Forum: General Chat 12 Nov 19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,442
Posted By Smilesonfaces
We tend to just go to the markets in St Anne's...

We tend to just go to the markets in St Anne's Square and King Street and would avoid Albert Square where it is very busy due to lack of space. If you look around in late afternoon the crowds will...
Forum: General Chat 11 Nov 19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,442
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Always go every year- for the Baileys Hot...

Always go every year- for the Baileys Hot Chocolate ! I will leave it until we are in December though.
Forum: General Chat 11 Nov 19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,488
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I desperately wanted to book my next holiday with...

I desperately wanted to book my next holiday with a local travel agent. I used them for years before the internet. Unfortunately they just could not compete on price and no amount of sentiment could...
Forum: General Chat 11 Nov 19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,488
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I do like Clintons cards but I only buy them for...

I do like Clintons cards but I only buy them for special birthdays, baby and wedding cards. I dislike the online cards as they always look like they are printed on cheap paper. Card Factory cards...
Forum: General Trip Planning 11 Nov 19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile We did them on separate days spending about 5...

We did them on separate days spending about 5 hours at each. We also did the Crown though. If you are pushed for time you could do both on the same day. The 9/11 museum can be quite draining so I...
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Nov 19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,380
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile Our must do was going up to the Crown of the...

Our must do was going up to the Crown of the Statue of Liberty. The 9/11 museum. The top of the One World Tower totally took my breath away- it was amazing. Central Park.
We went last February and I...
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Nov 19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I think it does really depend on budget. Lake...

I think it does really depend on budget. Lake District, Ribby Hall, Center Parcs.
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Nov 19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By Smilesonfaces
It might be. I really should finish it ! I have...

It might be. I really should finish it ! I have my notes but after I trip I just seem to want to think about the next one.
I too am claustrophobic and a bit overweight too. I booked for the 4 of us...
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Nov 19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 747
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Thank you. I have booked our flights now and had...

Thank you. I have booked our flights now and had have increased the trip to 6 nights. I have my short list of hotels- The LHorizon, The Grand and Radisson Blu. I think I will hold off for the hotel...
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Nov 19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By Smilesonfaces
New York at Christmas will be fabulous ! We...

New York at Christmas will be fabulous !
We stayed at the Broadway Plaza. It was a good mid range hotel, no resort fees and a free breakfast which saved us a lot. The rooms were very large too...
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Nov 19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By Smilesonfaces
We did the Old Town tour. We had pre booked with...

We did the Old Town tour. We had pre booked with Krakow Explorers but to be honest it wasnt necessary to prebook. Just have a look online at the tour times. No one checked bookings people just...
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Nov 19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By Smilesonfaces
We had a fabulous trip to Krakow. Would love to...

We had a fabulous trip to Krakow. Would love to go again especially to see the Christmas markets.
The main must do is Auschwitz. I would also recommend one of the walking tours. We met ours outside...
Forum: General Trip Planning 8 Nov 19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 747
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I am still looking at hotels and am trying to...

I am still looking at hotels and am trying to talk myself in to the L'Horizon ! The best price I have found for 5 nights in August is 1158. I know you said on your post that you do not think it is...
Forum: General Chat 7 Nov 19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Smilesonfaces
This thread has lots of meal ideas. Havent...

This thread has lots of meal ideas. Havent posted on it for ages but Im sure you will get some ideas. https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1067458&page=238

Also the Pinch of Nom...
Forum: General Chat 6 Nov 19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,064
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile We have white. I think they look cleaner and...

We have white. I think they look cleaner and dont date. I think the coloured frames will go out of date. One of my pet hates is a row of houses each with different coloured windows so the row...
Forum: General Chat 6 Nov 19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I dont know of this one in Manchester but we...

I dont know of this one in Manchester but we have bought a lot of branded furniture from Brand Interiors. They stock Next, M & S, John Lewis. They are often returns rather than seconds but you do...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 5 Nov 19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By Smilesonfaces
We paid separately for each journey with a small...

We paid separately for each journey with a small tip because he carried our bags.
Forum: General Chat 5 Nov 19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,543
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Self partnered ? ! Self obsessed more like. She...

Self partnered ? ! Self obsessed more like. She probably hasn't been in the press for a while !
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Nov 19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,764
Posted By Smilesonfaces
We have been to Florida 3 times. The first I...

We have been to Florida 3 times. The first I can't remember cost because it was so long ago, the second in 2016 1230 Thomas Cook Manchester to Miami Whit half term, the third 2017 960 Gatwick to...
Forum: General Chat 5 Nov 19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,171
Posted By Smilesonfaces
I say start Halloween in August...oh no someone...

I say start Halloween in August...oh no someone already did that ;)
Forum: General Chat 5 Nov 19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,171
Posted By Smilesonfaces
Mobile I would be interested to know how many of those...

I would be interested to know how many of those who would ban fireworks would ban the displays at Disney? Lots of people there with individual needs, lots of wildlife in the area. Just a thought.
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