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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Nov 20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,335
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile I will never trust a word Simon Calder says after...

I will never trust a word Simon Calder says after hearing him in February encouraging an older caller with health issues to take a bargain trip to Italy. He speaks for the travel industry, not the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Oct 20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,561
Posted By Waltdisnae
We're hoping to go in July. So far I've only...

We're hoping to go in July. So far I've only booked the Disney hotel & tickets for one person so can't book the park for us all yet. If people start reporting the days are booking up then we'll have...
Forum: General Chat 15 Sep 20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,490
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Wishing you all the very best.

Wishing you all the very best.
Forum: General Chat 2 Sep 20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 19,293
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile I'm so sorry for the loss of your dad.

I'm so sorry for the loss of your dad.
Forum: General Chat 31 Aug 20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 11,271
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile I'm so sorry to hear this. What awful news.

I'm so sorry to hear this. What awful news.
Forum: General Chat 31 Aug 20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,716
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile If there is no discount for paying in cash I...

If there is no discount for paying in cash I would, and have, take the interest free credit and bung the cash in premium bonds. You never know, it could fund the next Disney trip with your winnings.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Aug 20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,262
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile The council will put you in touch with...

The council will put you in touch with organisations or volunteers who will help you get essential shopping or even walk your dog. There is even a national number for those in your situation 0808...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Aug 20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,262
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Yet another thread on the Dibb that makes me...

Yet another thread on the Dibb that makes me despair. Why can people not follow the rules and quarantine for 2 weeks? If you need food or medicine and genuinely have no one to help you, phone the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Jul 20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,180
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile You don't have to tell them now but, if it was...

You don't have to tell them now but, if it was me, I'd certainly prefer a heads up if there was a chance I'd been in contact was an infected person, even if not yet confirmed. This would then give me...
Forum: TV and Film 4 Jul 20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile If you have smart phone and Chromecast you can...

If you have smart phone and Chromecast you can cast to the TV.
Forum: TV and Film 3 Jul 20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile That must have been an expensive nap. Sorry you...

That must have been an expensive nap. Sorry you didn't enjoy it.

Was looking forward to watching today but forgot that we were due to change broadband providers today -and the new wifi has started...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Jul 20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,207
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Thanks for raising this issue which I hadn't...

Thanks for raising this issue which I hadn't fully considered. I can see that this will be a major problem for people who lip read, and others with communication difficulties. I hate not being able...
Forum: TV and Film 2 Jul 20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Just seen Hamilton London tweet that it can be...

Just seen Hamilton London tweet that it can be screened from 8am BST from 3rd July aka tomorrow! Off to renew Disney plus subscription.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jul 20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,207
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Not sure NS can win here. If she hadn't given...

Not sure NS can win here. If she hadn't given notice I'm sure there would be people complaining. I'll need to get more masks online as I'm not traipsing around unnecessarily, and that could well take...
Forum: Accommodation 2 Jul 20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile I thought you were going to compliment the Queen!

I thought you were going to compliment the Queen!
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 2 Jul 20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 52,893
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Sorry to hear the cancellation update and hope...

Sorry to hear the cancellation update and hope you can get some new plans in place soon.

I'd love to read your Disney at Home plans. We should have flown on Monday and are attempting something...
Forum: TV and Film 2 Jul 20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Want to know this too. I can not WAIT for...

Want to know this too. I can not WAIT for Hamilton. So pleased to hear it is Friday tomorrow, spent all day thinking it was Wednesday.
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 2 Jul 20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Definitely an irritation. I hate feeling...

Definitely an irritation. I hate feeling pressured to book or buy something and don't believe a word of it.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jul 20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,207
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile NS asked that people don't wait to start wearing...

NS asked that people don't wait to start wearing them. But it's only fair to give people notice for when it will be mandatory. And she was also clear that the other recommendations (distance, hand...
Forum: General Chat 2 Jul 20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,989
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Thanks for the tip about Prolific. Earnt four...

Thanks for the tip about Prolific. Earnt four whole pounds since yesterday. Could take a while to earn my fortune but better than nothing 😂
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jul 20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,207
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Interesting, I'd not seen that. This has...

Interesting, I'd not seen that.

This has definitely changed the way I think about the UK. I voted No last time around. Don't think I'd do the same again.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jul 20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,207
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Of course there is a border between England and...

Of course there is a border between England and Scotland. There are no border controls and I hope there never will be.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jul 20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,207
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile I thought the Scottish briefing today was...

I thought the Scottish briefing today was comprehensive, nuanced and clear despite there being a wide amount of issues discussed. What a difference from Boris's tubthumping bluster.

Interesting...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Jul 20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile I hope they extend this offer for later in 2021,...

I hope they extend this offer for later in 2021, can't seeing me booking flights without this option.
Forum: General Chat 2 Jul 20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile You sound like a lovely thoughtful friend. I...

You sound like a lovely thoughtful friend. I don't have any ideas not already mentioned, but I think a card or letter to your friends mum, similar to what you have posted about how important she is...
Forum: General Chat 2 Jul 20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,587
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Thought I was doing ok, but this thread had me...

Thought I was doing ok, but this thread had me crying. Think I've been putting a good face on even for myself. This year really is pants.
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 2 Jul 20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,732
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile In Scotland so can't even if I wanted too, but if...

In Scotland so can't even if I wanted too, but if I could there is no way I would.

A socially distanced pint in a large beer garden would tempt me in a few weeks (if it isn't dreich and cold as...
Forum: General Chat 30 Jun 20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile I work in adult social care in Scotland. There is...

I work in adult social care in Scotland. There is no automatic entitlement to respite, it would depend on the assessment of the cared for person/carer. You are doing the right thing phoning social...
Forum: General Chat 28 Jun 20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,828
Posted By Waltdisnae
Bamburgh beach in Northumberland, stunning vast...

Bamburgh beach in Northumberland, stunning vast sands with castle backdrop. Usually pretty empty too.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Jun 20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,279
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile First day of school holidays and I'm sad for my...

First day of school holidays and I'm sad for my girls that it's just more of the same. At least I can have a break from nagging then about schoolwork for a bit. Fingers crossed that this time next...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Jun 20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile I agree it's becoming more confusing - the advice...

I agree it's becoming more confusing - the advice as I understand it is that in Scotland people who are shielding (but not those living in carehomes) can meet with another household outdoors (upto 8...
Forum: General Chat 23 Jun 20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,541
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Thanks for starting this thread, it will...

Thanks for starting this thread, it will certainly help focus on what needs to be done and when as it all feels very abstract at the moment.

We are in Scotland and my eldest DD wants to go to art...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 22 Jun 20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,593
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile It really is time I embraced a salad... My...

It really is time I embraced a salad...

My go to easy salad to eat with a BBQ is:

Can of green lentils
Chopped beetroot (vacuum packed)
Spinach or rocket
Tomatoes or sun-dried tomato...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Jun 20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,191
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Im not linked and am not going to bother. I only...

Im not linked and am not going to bother. I only moved from this year to next on Friday and only put down a deposit for one person. Given the lack of clarity on whether I'll actually want/be able to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Jun 20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,041
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile I wasn't disputing figures, I was questioning the...

I wasn't disputing figures, I was questioning the term used which I personally find in very bad taste.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Jun 20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,041
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile A "trendy death"? Really?

A "trendy death"? Really?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Jun 20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,743
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile I'm so sorry you are feeling this way. People on...

I'm so sorry you are feeling this way. People on here would miss you and your posts. Please reach out for help.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Reports 14 Jun 20, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Some fantastic views and lots of walking. That...

Some fantastic views and lots of walking. That dip in the pool looks well deserved.
Forum: TV and Film 13 Jun 20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile Our family favourites are Brooklyn 99, Friday...

Our family favourites are Brooklyn 99, Friday Night Dinners and Modern Family. Just started Race Across the World tonight and we are all really enjoying it. It's so tricky to find something that...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 12 Jun 20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By Waltdisnae
Mobile I ❤️ the 80s. Tainted Love for me.

I ❤️ the 80s. Tainted Love for me.
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