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Forum: Accommodation 16 Feb 20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By Melvin Pearce
As Sophiapop has said, it would be cheaper to...

As Sophiapop has said, it would be cheaper to look at the Dibb villas and getting quotes instead of booking with TUI or Virgin.

When dibbers ask us for a quote we quote the rental charge for...
Forum: TV and Film 15 Feb 20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,827
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Well Done Jason and Nicola :) Loved this...

Well Done Jason and Nicola :)

Loved this series and looking forward to seeing some of the US series in two weeks time when we get to our happy home in the sun:)

Glad we saw the final before we...
Forum: TV and Film 15 Feb 20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,827
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Maybe Nicola Roberts :) Melvin and Lesley

Maybe Nicola Roberts :)

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: TV and Film 15 Feb 20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,827
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Still think Hedgehog is Michael Ball was...

Still think Hedgehog is Michael Ball was wandering if it also could be Russell Watson.

Got Katherine Jenkins right but not sure of Queen Bee:d:

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: Accommodation 15 Feb 20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,734
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Take out your favourite tea bags and maybe...

Take out your favourite tea bags and maybe coffee. We also take our favourite biscuits and HP Sauce, as in Florida they want at least $8 for a small bottle.

As Helen (Gryff) has said, Dollar Tree...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 14 Feb 20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We used to keep all our quarters in a small purse...

We used to keep all our quarters in a small purse and keep them in the car :)

Now we use the Visitor Toll Pass, highly recommend it:) Just apply on line and put up in the area near the car hire...
Forum: General Chat 14 Feb 20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,554
Posted By Melvin Pearce
After we bought our sunshine haven we were...

After we bought our sunshine haven we were talking to Sue Coleman who owns a villa on Sunset Lakesand recommend the Dibb and then we joined when we got back from our trip:)

In 09 we went to a Dibb...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 14 Feb 20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,351
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Thanks for advising us we will let you know how...

Thanks for advising us we will let you know how we get on:)

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 14 Feb 20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Not sure, as we have only used one car, but as...

Not sure, as we have only used one car, but as the it is scamming the ticket you put in your car, we don't see why not. Maybe ask the guys that man the desk in the car hire hall.

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 12 Feb 20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,351
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Hi, Do you recommend the Pathfinder, first...

Hi,

Do you recommend the Pathfinder, first time in a long while we are having a SUV with a free upgrade with Alamo book through autoeurope. Wasn't going to pay for a minivan at double the price,...
Forum: TV and Film 12 Feb 20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Just started watching, seem the first two. What a...

Just started watching, seem the first two. What a couple to have made such an amazing home.

Looking forward to seeing the rest. Haven't made my mind up who will get this lovely property.

Melvin...
Forum: Accommodation 9 Feb 20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Sorry didn't mean to like pressed wrong button ...

Sorry didn't mean to like pressed wrong button

This can be the problem that either the new owner can up the prices or not take the bookings. So as others have said, maybe look for another villa.
...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 8 Feb 20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We would say Clearwater Beach :cool2: The...

We would say Clearwater Beach :cool2:

The gulf water is warmer than the Atlantic.

It is a lovely beach, also boat rides near by and also can go to see Winter the dolphin at the Clearwater...
Forum: General Chat 5 Feb 20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,277
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We used to hear the sonic boom from Concorde when...

We used to hear the sonic boom from Concorde when we used to go to a farm for holidays in N. Devon.

As a security officer have been on board Concorde but not flown on it.

Also were at Heathrow...
Forum: General Chat 2 Feb 20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Today's Date

Have you noticed today's date.

02 02 2020 Same backwards

Last time it happen was 909 years ago :d:

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: General Chat 31 Jan 20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,782
Posted By Melvin Pearce
I retired in September 15, early from work as I...

I retired in September 15, early from work as I had full pension.

Have been busy since, local councillor, cubs and brownies and drama group, plus those Florida holidays:cool2:

Lesley works 4...
Forum: TV and Film 29 Jan 20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Just looked for you, it isn't on Sky or BT Sport,...

Just looked for you, it isn't on Sky or BT Sport, so not sure if it is on Amazon?

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: TV and Film 28 Jan 20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,270
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We recorded all 3 episodes after watching David...

We recorded all 3 episodes after watching David Tennant talking about the series on the One Show, and have just watched them over the last two days.

Looking forward to Friday:)

Melvin and...
Forum: Accommodation 27 Jan 20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By Melvin Pearce
You could eat out every night if you wanted, so...

You could eat out every night if you wanted, so many chooses.

Winn Dixie has shut, on arrival you could call in Publix for quick supplies, they do chicken pieces and potatoe wedges freshly...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jan 20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,553
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We agree with Simon, you are just wasting money...

We agree with Simon, you are just wasting money if you do the estas before passport renewal. Do them when the passports arrive.

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: General Chat 11 Jan 20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,237
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Back in 2007 we were flying to Florida with Excel...

Back in 2007 we were flying to Florida with Excel airways, when we were told we had to land in Gander to refuel. The following year they went bust. They were getting cheaper fuel from Gander, and our...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Jan 20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Last trip in September, while Melvin was at the...

Last trip in September, while Melvin was at the desk I was on the hunt for a Pacifica and managed to get the only one in the line.:)

Dodge is alright but if there is a Pacifica, go for it.
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Jan 20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Melvin Pearce
As Stanleycamel said give at least 2 to 3 hours,...

As Stanleycamel said give at least 2 to 3 hours, in case flight is delayed with weather and distance between gates.

Last time I travelled that route I was in Miami with 4 hours to spare, so walked...
Forum: General Chat 11 Jan 20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,038
Posted By Melvin Pearce
My Melvin let me choose my own eternity ring, a...

My Melvin let me choose my own eternity ring, a complete band of diamonds after we had been married about 30 years. We celebrate our 38 Anniversary in April:)

I need to get my engagement ring made...
Forum: TV and Film 10 Jan 20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Loved watching this series and tonight was the...

Loved watching this series and tonight was the best:d: So funny:d::d:

We have also seem The Play that goes wrong and Peter Pan goes Wrong in the theatres in London:)

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: Polls 9 Jan 20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,066
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Just checked ours:d: Ours has our signature...

Just checked ours:d:

Ours has our signature on the first page under the film:)

When does anyone practice their signature, we do ours automatically:d:

Melvin and Lesley
Forum: General Chat 6 Jan 20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,062
Posted By Melvin Pearce
In our house it is called "Cost a fortune":d: ...

In our house it is called "Cost a fortune":d:

The only time we use one is at Gatwick arrivals when waiting for our son or daughter to pick us up.

We are season tickets holders with a West...
Forum: TV and Film 4 Jan 20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,827
Posted By Melvin Pearce
We saw the American one in September, to be truth...

We saw the American one in September, to be truth didn't know any of the singers.:d:

We think the hedgehodge is Alfie Boe and also thought that the Unicorn is John Barrowman.

We are recording...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 4 Jan 20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Sounds like a chill day with a little bit of...

Sounds like a chill day with a little bit of shopping, glad the traffic was light for you and the parking was good. Vineland is always a nightmare, isn't it to park:d:

Lesley and Melvin
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 4 Jan 20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Happy New Year:new_year: That food looks...

Happy New Year:new_year:

That food looks lovely:tongue:

Lesley and Melvin
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 4 Jan 20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,124
Posted By Melvin Pearce
You have certainly been busy. Glad you had a...

You have certainly been busy.

Glad you had a good night's sleep.

Enjoy the sunshine.:cool2:

Lesley and Melvin
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 4 Jan 20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By Melvin Pearce
A brilliant day painting, Well Done:) Love...

A brilliant day painting, Well Done:)

Love Sweet Tomatoes, always a must when we are there. Love that they do a sugar free chocolate mousse for us diabetics:)

Lesley and Melvin
Forum: General Chat 3 Jan 20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By Melvin Pearce
That is so lovely that you were able to celebrate...

That is so lovely that you were able to celebrate a second Christmas together.

We also had two Christmases we were at our daughter's over Christmas and then had last Sunday at our daughter's with...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 2 Jan 20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,394
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Breakfast looked lovely, we will have to try that...

Breakfast looked lovely, we will have to try that restaurant.

Richard is certainly good at plumbing:)

Glad you got your furniture, quick delivery as well.:)

Lesley and Melvin
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 2 Jan 20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Other owner who is in Lowes all the time.:d: ...

Other owner who is in Lowes all the time.:d:

We will be painting inside and out and like you checking the sheets and pillowcases.

Lesley and Melvin
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 2 Jan 20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,396
Posted By Melvin Pearce
What a long day for you both. Had to laugh...

What a long day for you both.

Had to laugh when you said about the tools, it is also one of the first things that comes out of our owners cupboard.

Good service with the tree guy:) Looking...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 2 Jan 20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,000
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Great first day and flight. First loves lovely...

Great first day and flight. First loves lovely and meals look tasty. We have only flown Club with BA and enjoy that.

Had to laugh about the ground staff comment:d:

Not sure which way we are...
Forum: General Chat 28 Dec 19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,376
Posted By Melvin Pearce
Both Lesley and I can swim and we both go to our...

Both Lesley and I can swim and we both go to our local pool to do some laps nearly every week. Lesley only does breast Stroke and back stroke and I do front crawl. As we are both 65 it is good...
Forum: General Chat 26 Dec 19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,310
Posted By Melvin Pearce
So happy for them, they look a lovely couple...

So happy for them, they look a lovely couple. Love the card!

Our future son in law did the right thing and came to me before they went on their tour of Europe last year and showed me the ring.
...
Forum: Christmas 26 Dec 19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,521
Posted By Melvin Pearce
On Christmas morning our children only opened...

On Christmas morning our children only opened their stockings and the main presents were only opened after the main meal. At our daughter's yesterday we didn't open the main presents until about...
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