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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Oct 20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,286
Posted By WhereIBelong
I'm fine with that. I am not a social butterfly...

I'm fine with that. I am not a social butterfly so have no problem with the arbitrary rule of 6, or the 2m or even the masks really.

But if so, then of course everybody would have to anyhow...
Forum: Christmas 18 Oct 20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 797
Posted By WhereIBelong
This year it will be "let's hope the coming year...

This year it will be "let's hope the coming year is a better one, best wishes, ... "
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Oct 20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,329
Posted By WhereIBelong
Same here... coastguard part timer to barmaid, to...

Same here... coastguard part timer to barmaid, to chambermaid, to silver service waitress, to RADAR technician, to civil servant, to computer network manager, to dinner lady, to retail, to tutoring,...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Oct 20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,329
Posted By WhereIBelong
Aww shucks... I just have 2 daughters 18 and...

Aww shucks... I just have 2 daughters 18 and 19... and all avenues are currently being explored. They are still positive and living the dream (well, will be after a last Alevel exam tomorrow)... just...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Oct 20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,329
Posted By WhereIBelong
Online shopping services, call centres, food...

Online shopping services, call centres, food production, pharmacy, healthcare assistant, teaching ancillary staff, home carers...

Just won't be the customary entry level jobs in a shop or an...
Forum: TV and Film 17 Oct 20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,994
Posted By WhereIBelong
Loved the show tonight , looks like a really good...

Loved the show tonight , looks like a really good mix of people... already got bets on who will do well and who is for the heave ho...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,917
Posted By WhereIBelong
I dont think the world has gone mad. I think the...

I dont think the world has gone mad. I think the attack in France was just too horrific to contemplate. A teacher being beheaded in a French street is just too close to home, too awful to even think...
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,073
Posted By WhereIBelong
We dont tend to share main courses, but pud we...

We dont tend to share main courses, but pud we do.. especially in a place that does a few nice ones

When the waitress asks "anyone for dessert..?"... "one cheesecake, one sundae, one sticky...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,960
Posted By WhereIBelong
SOME students. My dd is sick and tired of...

SOME students.

My dd is sick and tired of being lumped in with the media headline view... 20,000 students... 400 at a party... whilst working hard as a "fresher" for her future. She says some...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,917
Posted By WhereIBelong
From another parental perspective, mine is...

From another parental perspective, mine is living in a flat in Swansea, has 2 hours of pre-recorded online teaching for each of 3 modules, has 1.5 to 2 hours of live online seminars with small...
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,115
Posted By WhereIBelong
I probably do a load a day on average, so it...

I probably do a load a day on average, so it goes on in the morning, out at lunchtime, in at teatime. Even if not dry it is usually a bit drier than it was.
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 16 Oct 20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,182
Posted By WhereIBelong
I love a light lemon Victoria type sponge, with...

I love a light lemon Victoria type sponge, with lemon curd and vanilla buttercream.

Also like the opposite... a heavy, substantial rich fruit cake with glace cherries, mixed peel and boozy mixed...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Oct 20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,114
Posted By WhereIBelong
I dont have the app. I am currently walking to...

I dont have the app. I am currently walking to work, phone in my bag, put bag in a clean bag in a secure cabinet with everybody else's bag, walk home, spend time with household or walking the dog.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Oct 20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By WhereIBelong
A contact of a contact who tested positive does...

A contact of a contact who tested positive does not require a test, or to isolate unless they themselves have symptoms.

He should be able to continue life with social distancing as normal...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Oct 20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By WhereIBelong
They are not in the same boat, but it is nothing...

They are not in the same boat, but it is nothing to despair about.

Keep telling them they are hard done by and they have less chance and inclination to rise above it. Tell them they will have...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Oct 20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 31,054
Posted By WhereIBelong
I think you could be reading it wrong... i think...

I think you could be reading it wrong... i think they meant ..

...live with(or have formed a support bubble with)

not ...live with, or with anybody you have formed a support bubble with
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Oct 20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,182
Posted By WhereIBelong
They are still having face to face seminars and...

They are still having face to face seminars and tutorials in addition to online so she is happy to stay and study. Just wants to come back for the odd weekend, her birthday etc. Will just have to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Oct 20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,182
Posted By WhereIBelong
Dd is in a lockdown area in Wales, we are in...

Dd is in a lockdown area in Wales, we are in England, she can't come home as essential travel out of the area is not allowed and it has been clarified by the uni (Swansea) that travelling home as a...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Oct 20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By WhereIBelong
sorry... just back from work... you...

sorry... just back from work...

you probably can't, so you have a personal judgement call to make.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Oct 20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By WhereIBelong
I don't- they have a target date and certainly A...

I don't- they have a target date and certainly A level students should be motivated enough for their own future to get their heads down. Dd doing hers at the moment... exam 2 of 3 tomorrow... (not...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Oct 20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By WhereIBelong
[QUOTE=Ld1978;14676377] Doesn't matter. You...

[QUOTE=Ld1978;14676377]

Doesn't matter. You (and others in your household) are not in their school bubble. (and school bubbles only exist at school)

Basically if they are not from your...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Oct 20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By WhereIBelong
In England... currently it is 6 from anywhere. ...

In England... currently it is 6 from anywhere.

But, if in your house, with anyone not from your household or support bubble, social distancing is still required. Would see the you gov page for...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Oct 20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,228
Posted By WhereIBelong
I work in a pharmacy. (With a single pharmacist)...

I work in a pharmacy. (With a single pharmacist) We have too much work as is without adding that to the mix. We cannot give the flu jab even, no area for recovery if someone were to have a bad...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Oct 20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,016
Posted By WhereIBelong
Well.. I just looked up Watford gap and it is...

Well.. I just looked up Watford gap and it is not where I imagined it at all... I thought Watford = N. London... not that Watford...oh well...☺

The North of England to me is anything...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Oct 20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,056
Posted By WhereIBelong
They are investigating the effects of a fresh BCG...

They are investigating the effects of a fresh BCG jab. So no, sadly, not from way back, just the fact that it triggers something in the body's immune response after being given,

hopefully...
Forum: General Chat 11 Oct 20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By WhereIBelong
You need a diagnosis before you can treat the...

You need a diagnosis before you can treat the pain. A physio would be a really good option before spending money on things that can do more harm than good. Had tennis elbow myself, it was not sharp...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 11 Oct 20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,015
Posted By WhereIBelong
1970... was 50 this year... typical of the era...

1970... was 50 this year... typical of the era. Rectangular box, lots of light.

Have lived here 30 years, but it is not the best house... was second last built on the estate and through the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 Oct 20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By WhereIBelong
Careful what you wish for. Dd is currently doing...

Careful what you wish for. Dd is currently doing A level chemistry exams because her (albeit less formal) assessments through the year were enough to gain her a C, (predictedA) she needs a B for her...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 Oct 20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,273
Posted By WhereIBelong
I would not want a police state, I am with Mr TM...

I would not want a police state, I am with Mr TM and very much appreciate policing by consent.

People are not, on the whole, complying any more. I am, but that's me. I have 2 work colleagues with...
Forum: General Chat 10 Oct 20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,785
Posted By WhereIBelong
They can, as you say, with social distancing.

They can, as you say, with social distancing.
Forum: General Chat 9 Oct 20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,785
Posted By WhereIBelong
thought there was a worldwide pandemic on... ...

thought there was a worldwide pandemic on...

but, assuming the social distancing rules changed...
I have 2 teenagers, dd19 is living with the boyfriend she was dating at 15, but no they did not...
Forum: General Chat 9 Oct 20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,626
Posted By WhereIBelong
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/94147/4b60a4a...

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/94147/4b60a4a9078409.jpg

Our Whisky... he likes to get up close to the camera... :)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Oct 20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,742
Posted By WhereIBelong
We always have a queue outside the pharmacy...

We always have a queue outside the pharmacy... even in the rain and wind. And with Christmas, further lock downs looming and brexit on the horizon I do not see it changing. We have no plans to allow...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Oct 20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,228
Posted By WhereIBelong
Love the optimism. Doc rang me today offering my...

Love the optimism. Doc rang me today offering my "essential, priority" flu jab on 21 November.
Forum: Christmas 8 Oct 20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By WhereIBelong
I especially liked the ones we used to get at...

I especially liked the ones we used to get at Safeways (some time ago! ) from the bakery They were a wide shallow mince pie with Viennese whirl on top.

So if anyone knows if they are available...
Forum: Christmas 8 Oct 20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By WhereIBelong
We had some morrisons "the best" florentine mince...

We had some morrisons "the best" florentine mince pies. They were OK. The mincemeat was like smooth goop so it needed the textured topping. Tasted good, but not great...

I like open top or iced...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 8 Oct 20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 43,108
Posted By WhereIBelong
Spaghetti and meatballs with garlic bread...

Spaghetti and meatballs with garlic bread tonight... cheats version , tesco meatballs with a jar of dolmio, feeling tired today.
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 6 Oct 20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 43,108
Posted By WhereIBelong
We had a big Yorkshire pudding, with sausages,...

We had a big Yorkshire pudding, with sausages, veg and gravy. Nice but very filling.
Forum: General Chat 5 Oct 20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By WhereIBelong
I did that (shortest flight) one , and got a...

I did that (shortest flight) one , and got a certificate to prove it...

my family were from Eday, which has nothing notable about it whatsoever... sorry... had.. now it has some tidal power stuff...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Oct 20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By WhereIBelong
We also ask customers to step back. I have had a...

We also ask customers to step back. I have had a few customers refuse in the months...

Just takes longer to serve them as I will not diminish my socially distanced zone in order to pass them to...
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