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Forum: General Chat Today, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Blue nose
The electric shower is an Aqualisa. No idea if...

The electric shower is an Aqualisa. No idea if it's a 'cheap' one we paid house builders a lot to add it to our new build and then about £150 when DH upgraded the in workings about 18 months ago...
Forum: General Chat Today, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Blue nose
Electric shower issues

We have a electric shower in our bathroom. It's mains fed. Water pressure is about 13 litres a minute.

We think it's a 9.5kw shower as we changed from the previous 7.5 to see if that'd help.
...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By Blue nose
I got divorced many years ago. It was my fault...

I got divorced many years ago. It was my fault and my choice, my only regret is that I never gave us a chance.

I'm really happy now and have a fabulous partner and two gorgeous kids which I...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,305
Posted By Blue nose
I've not read the replies but a post from MH...

I've not read the replies but a post from MH saying 'am I being unreasonable?'

Automatic answer - YES! 🤣
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,721
Posted By Blue nose
My gran is 94 and shielding. I contacted the...

My gran is 94 and shielding. I contacted the 'housing' back in June when they tried to do some routine work.

I explained gran was shielding and access would only be granted with a risk assessment...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 10:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,979
Posted By Blue nose
We bought one last year too. I recorded our...

We bought one last year too.

I recorded our readings for about a week to get what 'normal' was for each of us. Mine was lower than the kids which I expected as they are super fit and healthy.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 09:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,384
Posted By Blue nose
I was about to post the same. If you are a key...

I was about to post the same. If you are a key worker please take all the school hours available to you.

My kids struggled last year both with education (DD is dyslexic and needs help, DS with his...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,180
Posted By Blue nose
Glad you're getting looked after and sounds on...

Glad you're getting looked after and sounds on the mend.

Hopefully you're home again soon x
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,405
Posted By Blue nose
It'll be from your workplace. The measures...

It'll be from your workplace.

The measures your employer have in place help to keep you safe. The app works on distance and more than the 2m we expect.

We had 40+ isolate at work the other...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Blue nose
Is there something she'd love to do once we're...

Is there something she'd love to do once we're allowed out.

My mum's favourite presents are doing something rather than receiving something.

Maybe tickets for a show or a concert you can go...
Forum: General Chat 21 Jan 21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By Blue nose
Love all these suggestions but DS at 13 had read...

Love all these suggestions but DS at 13 had read them all. I've come on to post Game of Thrones but this PP beat me to it.

All the others are great, Philip Pullman, James Patterson, etc but at 15...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Jan 21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,811
Posted By Blue nose
Happy is something I used to experience. ...

Happy is something I used to experience.

Surviving is more accurate just now. That is until my 'biggers' jeans don't fit and I need yet another size.

My 14 yr old James is even starting to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Jan 21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,811
Posted By Blue nose
I wish I could find the motivation to exercise. I...

I wish I could find the motivation to exercise. I struggle for a weekend walk with DD playing Pokémon (please don't shout...it's exercise).

I'm eating lots of cake together with even more wine. DH...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Jan 21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,778
Posted By Blue nose
I thought Drakeford said unless there was a...

I thought Drakeford said unless there was a significant dropin cases by 29th then the schools would be closed until Feb half term.

Next review is 29th.

Don't think they ever expected them to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Jan 21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,811
Posted By Blue nose
I think there are a few posters who are prepared...

I think there are a few posters who are prepared to continue with lockdown as long as it takes rather than wanting it to last.

The rest of us are willing it to be over and want a ray of sunshine...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Jan 21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,787
Posted By Blue nose
Personally I don't think they should tell you...

Personally I don't think they should tell you until after you've had it (if at all).

Last thing we need is someone sat waiting and then refuse as it's not the one they wanted.

Give me...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Jan 21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,811
Posted By Blue nose
A colleague read his letter to me yesterday...

A colleague read his letter to me yesterday. Can't remember if he said 14 days or 21 days following second dose.

If first dose is early Feb. Second dose is end April and freedom mid-May.

He was...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Jan 21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,811
Posted By Blue nose
They've said today they'll give schools two weeks...

They've said today they'll give schools two weeks notice to reopen and hopefully that will be by Easter.

It is rubbish especially for those like you that are not affected by being older or having...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Jan 21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,811
Posted By Blue nose
But the CEV have been told to sheild until after...

But the CEV have been told to sheild until after their second jabs. If they don't get that second dose end of May they won't be out of sheilding until after that.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Jan 21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,390
Posted By Blue nose
My kids school are still testing. Both negative...

My kids school are still testing. Both negative today.

Letter came home today to say they are doing weekly testing, as per gov advice, but seeking clarity on what this means for isolation. So far...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Jan 21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Blue nose
Vaccination for carers

Hope someone can provide links and guidance...

My friend in her late 40s cares for her mum, in her 80s. They share a home just the two of them.

Mum has dementia, lives at home with daughter...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Jan 21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,242
Posted By Blue nose
I really hope this doesn't spread to other...

I really hope this doesn't spread to other companies.

What about those that can't have a vaccine or are to young to qualify? Maybe less likely with Saga I admit.

Are Saga going to protect...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Jan 21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,034
Posted By Blue nose
I know a couple of close friends that have caught...

I know a couple of close friends that have caught it.

One who's DD work on a covid ward.
One who's a postman so mixing with lots and kind of expected it.
One who broke the numbers rules on...
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,002
Posted By Blue nose
I think that was MF point, to try and book a...

I think that was MF point, to try and book a better time if neighbours are nearby so not to be disruptive for others.

Personally where I live a delivery after 7pm would go down like a lead balloon.
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,002
Posted By Blue nose
I've never had a food delivery driver come into...

I've never had a food delivery driver come into my home, even pre-covid.

I wouldn't invite strangers into my home.unless absolutely necessary and take all deliveries at the door. Only exception...
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Blue nose
My DD had an x-ray a couple of weeks ago, both...

My DD had an x-ray a couple of weeks ago, both kids went the dentist this week and I'm booking for a smear. DD has also had regular podiatry checks and ear surgery in August.

If they invite us to...
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,577
Posted By Blue nose
Is it for the water company or a local developer?...

Is it for the water company or a local developer? If the water company I'd jump at it. They'll be lots of opportunity to get further training and move departments so even if it's only for 12 months...
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,002
Posted By Blue nose
I think the OP knew the post was controversial,...

I think the OP knew the post was controversial, hence the 'tin hat comment'.

All jobs should be safe for all genders, all jobs should be open for all genders.

Whether individual bias means we...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Jan 21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,300
Posted By Blue nose
The most recent sheilding letters say to continue...

The most recent sheilding letters say to continue to sheild until after your second vaccination. This could be end of May for many ☹️
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By Blue nose
He may just be really busy at the moment and...

He may just be really busy at the moment and trying t do the new jobs.

I'm not making excuses but most trade were really busy in the run up to Christmas. We've waited months for some at the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jan 21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,390
Posted By Blue nose
Has this been confirmed? My DS was tested in...

Has this been confirmed? My DS was tested in school last week and DD due tomorrow.

Edit to add: it appears it's the use to avoid isolating that is the issue not the test itself. Gov have said they...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jan 21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,033
Posted By Blue nose
Glad you got tested to put your mind at rest. ...

Glad you got tested to put your mind at rest.

Hopefully you'll be on the mend soon but staying away from others sounds like a good idea so your not spreading whatever it is.
Forum: General Chat 19 Jan 21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,707
Posted By Blue nose
I don't see people making excuses just offering...

I don't see people making excuses just offering suggestions.

Likewise we don't know for fact that this man is doing what is claimed. It may be someone entirely different and he's as baffled as the...
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,707
Posted By Blue nose
I think you are getting a bit too upset at the...

I think you are getting a bit too upset at the replies that disagree with your stance when we are only trying to be helpful in pointing out but could be someone else or not intentional.

Imagine if...
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By Blue nose
Well it's all going along slowly. Last week we...

Well it's all going along slowly.
Last week we had electrician and gas fitter to move everything ready for new layout and then the damp course guy.

Today the plasterer has been and started. Said...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,520
Posted By Blue nose
I heard this earlier ☹️ I cannot believe...

I heard this earlier ☹️

I cannot believe they'd prefer to have staff occupied over the weeks than people protected now.

Utter shambles.
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 719
Posted By Blue nose
Happy birthday 🎂

Happy birthday 🎂
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,707
Posted By Blue nose
Maybe he was just as confused as you as to who...

Maybe he was just as confused as you as to who put a rat trap there.

You don't know it was him and rather than put in the bin you've chosen to put on his strip.

I didn't know about grapes and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By Blue nose
I am encouraging my family to pause the hugging a...

I am encouraging my family to pause the hugging a bit longer.

My gran, 94, has had dose one. Dose two for tomorrow has been delayed until mid march.

Her 3 children should get vaccinated in the...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 17 Jan 21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Blue nose
We were in Newport for my sister's wedding the...

We were in Newport for my sister's wedding the week before the summit in 2014. We stayed in the hotel across the road, think it was the Holiday Inn. We were there Thursday til Sunday. The summit was...
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