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Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 474
Posted By loves2plan
I'm very grateful for it as I have a wedding...

I'm very grateful for it as I have a wedding business and all of our weddings until the end of August have postponed, along with most of September - in fact, another postponement email came in a few...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By loves2plan
Handmade Anniversary Present

It's my 20th wedding anniversary today. We did have a break away booked, but had to cancel that, so had a picnic at a local park today instead.

My husband made me this lovely present and I thought...
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 476
Posted By loves2plan
Honestly, we were so impressed with it. The food...

Honestly, we were so impressed with it. The food court was pretty good too - lots of variety and not too badly priced. I'd happily spend a week there again :)
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 476
Posted By loves2plan
We've stayed at 3 US hotels so far, Royal...

We've stayed at 3 US hotels so far, Royal Pacific, Portofino Bay and Cabana Bay. The first 2 were because we wanted front of line passes - expensive hotels, but worth it for the p[asses. However,...
Forum: General Chat 25 May 20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By loves2plan
I think we must have been lucky then. Our...

I think we must have been lucky then. Our insurance renewed earlier this month - existing insurer put it up by over £500:omg: to nearly £1000pa Did a search for new insurance and it's now lower than...
Forum: General Chat 25 May 20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By loves2plan
I don't think everyone necessarily understands...

I don't think everyone necessarily understands what written off means. My husband and I didn't until it happened last year - we thought it meant we would automatically lose the car, but after some...
Forum: General Chat 25 May 20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By loves2plan
We had this happen to us last year. Someone...

We had this happen to us last year. Someone bumped the back of us whilst we were stationary at traffic lights. Minor damage - just a small dent to the boot panel. Went through insurance and got told...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 23 May 20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,512
Posted By loves2plan
It doesn't work like that though. Free nights...

It doesn't work like that though. Free nights starts after free dining ends generally runs from November to March/April for the current year, except for right at the start when it's for the following...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 23 May 20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,702
Posted By loves2plan
I know you weren't having a go at anyone :) The...

I know you weren't having a go at anyone :) The world will still be here. How we see and visit the world in the future may be different and it will take time to recover, but recover it will. The...
Forum: Positivity Forum 23 May 20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,765
Posted By loves2plan
That's hilarious. My daughter is extremely...

That's hilarious. My daughter is extremely gullible and does the weekly shop with my husband at Aldi, so I've just sent this to her and am awaiting her reaction! :d:
Forum: Current Issues Forum 23 May 20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,702
Posted By loves2plan
I only replied and quoted you as you referred to...

I only replied and quoted you as you referred to All the people saying “it will all be there when this is over”, of which I was one, just to say that it's not actually in our hands - me answering yes...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 23 May 20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,702
Posted By loves2plan
There seem to be more people saying yes than...

There seem to be more people saying yes than there are no, so these people will help keep companies going in the short term. Plus, it's not the people saying no that will cause companies to go bust,...
Forum: General Chat 23 May 20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,044
Posted By loves2plan
Helter Skelter Sorry - didn't read the rule...

Helter Skelter

Sorry - didn't read the rule about only posting 1 song, so have deleted one :)
Forum: Current Issues Forum 23 May 20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,702
Posted By loves2plan
For me and my family, it's a simple as this...

For me and my family, it's a simple as this. While the virus is still active and there's a risk of catching it, either at home or abroad, where would I rather be if either myself or my family became...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 22 May 20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,192
Posted By loves2plan
Sorry to hear that. How are you coping with your...

Sorry to hear that. How are you coping with your villas at the moment? I can't imagine that's easy either?
Forum: Current Issues Forum 21 May 20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,606
Posted By loves2plan
Unless there's another petition about the same...

Unless there's another petition about the same thing, the government already responded to it on 14th May to say it won't be extended:
https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/306691
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 21 May 20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,665
Posted By loves2plan
Poo Fighters

Poo Fighters
Forum: General Chat 21 May 20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,368
Posted By loves2plan
I was wondering the same. Why exercise in the...

I was wondering the same. Why exercise in the corridor and not in his flat? Just seems like a strange thing to do to start with :confused2
Forum: Current Issues Forum 21 May 20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,192
Posted By loves2plan
I've experienced both sides as I lost my dad to...

I've experienced both sides as I lost my dad to the virus on 15th April, and have a very real risk of losing our business too as we can't see weddings getting back to normal any time soon. All of the...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 21 May 20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,192
Posted By loves2plan
I'm thinking about other skills, not necessarily...

I'm thinking about other skills, not necessarily job related skills. I've seen amazing crafters and cake makers on here who do it just for fun, but could easily create income selling their wares...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 21 May 20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,192
Posted By loves2plan
It's not a long term thing though - it's a stop...

It's not a long term thing though - it's a stop gap while you look for new jobs. Now, this could take a while, maybe even a few years depending on the sate of the economy and industry, but it won't...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 21 May 20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,192
Posted By loves2plan
We're in a similar situation as we're self...

We're in a similar situation as we're self employed and rely completely on our business for our entire household income. Our business is wedding related and all of our bookings until September have...
Forum: Accommodation 20 May 20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By loves2plan
Some photos here: ...

Some photos here:
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1111330
This is a very long thread, but lots of info and photos on here too:...
Forum: Accommodation 20 May 20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By loves2plan
It's being refurbished and the new rooms look...

It's being refurbished and the new rooms look great. There's a thread with photos - I'll try and find it for you. I'm guessing work might be temporarily suspended, but I would think it would be done...
Forum: General Chat 20 May 20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,221
Posted By loves2plan
Our local ice cream van has been on the street...

Our local ice cream van has been on the street every day since early March, but I don't think he gets much business as he drives back up it again less than a minute after driving down. I saw one stop...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 19 May 20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,932
Posted By loves2plan
Sorry to read this. I hope it's a mild case and...

Sorry to read this. I hope it's a mild case and you're fully recovered soon.
Forum: General Chat 19 May 20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,427
Posted By loves2plan
Hmmm, not sure about mine. I've got 40% off hand...

Hmmm, not sure about mine. I've got 40% off hand stitching (not stitched) leather shoes and Harry's razors haven't been looking at anything like that :confused2
Forum: Current Issues Forum 19 May 20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,465
Posted By loves2plan
I did 2 applications on Wed 13th - one morning...

I did 2 applications on Wed 13th - one morning and one afternoon. The morning payment arrived in our bank account yesterday and the afternoon one arrived today :)
Forum: General Chat 17 May 20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,463
Posted By loves2plan
Happy birthday to a beautiful girl x

Happy birthday to a beautiful girl x
Forum: General Chat 16 May 20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By loves2plan
That design was in the shops when we were there...

That design was in the shops when we were there last October, so it's likely to be last season's stock, meaning places like eBay are probably your best bet.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 15 May 20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,465
Posted By loves2plan
I did mine and my husband's on Wednesday and it...

I did mine and my husband's on Wednesday and it was very quick and simple. Neither of us received a letter, and the email came the day after we claimed. Last week we just checked on the website which...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 14 May 20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,981
Posted By loves2plan
I hope they can figure out something. We run a...

I hope they can figure out something. We run a wedding business and all of our weddings until the end of August have now rescheduled, with September couples starting to also. We need venues to be...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 14 May 20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,981
Posted By loves2plan
No, it's March, April and May: ...

No, it's March, April and May:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52642197
We're hoping it will be extended in the same way that the furlough scheme has been as there are a lot of us who have businesses...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 13 May 20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,981
Posted By loves2plan
It's based on your last 3 years net profits. It...

It's based on your last 3 years net profits. It then makes part of this year's (20/21) income, and when you do your accounts, all your costs will be taken off as usual, leaving your taxable profit...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 May 20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By loves2plan
This might help: ...

This might help:
https://www.ststravel.com/college-spring-break-dates :)
Forum: Current Issues Forum 13 May 20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,981
Posted By loves2plan
Yes, it's taken a while, but I've just managed to...

Yes, it's taken a while, but I've just managed to do it. I just think they're busier now, but keep trying or just wait until this evening when it will probably be quieter.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 13 May 20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 23,743
Posted By loves2plan
So sorry to hear this, but it sounds quite common...

So sorry to hear this, but it sounds quite common for people who've had it badly (home recovery, not hospital). My friend is a police officer and the fittest, healthiest person I know. She's...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 13 May 20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,981
Posted By loves2plan
I've just done my husbands as his application...

I've just done my husbands as his application opened at 8am (mines 12pm), and it was soooo simple. You need your UTR and national insurance number. You then log in to your Government Gateway account...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 May 20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By loves2plan
It's a break that's spread from late Feb - mid...

It's a break that's spread from late Feb - mid April and varies from state to state. Here's a link that shows you when spring break was for universities throughout the country this year:...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 13 May 20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,556
Posted By loves2plan
Daughter is meeting a friend at a local park, and...

Daughter is meeting a friend at a local park, and I'm applying for the self employed income support scheme which is much needed as our business is weddings.
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