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Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By Posiesmum
We’ve stayed there too, liked it a lot and hoped...

We’ve stayed there too, liked it a lot and hoped to return in December. Perhaps next year. On-site shop ( a little pricey but ok for emergencies), pizza shop and sports bar.
Booked it through BA...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,172
Posted By Posiesmum
Never, and certainly not since COVID - usually...

Never, and certainly not since COVID - usually tap my card. To be honest I can’t imagine washing money.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 12:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,945
Posted By Posiesmum
I had to find out my blood type when I applied...

I had to find out my blood type when I applied for a Pakistani visa for work. It took ages to find out, my surgery eventually had to go back to my maternity records 36 years ago! I’m A+ and husband...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Oct 20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 253,024
Posted By Posiesmum
For Disney buffs ...

For Disney buffs
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ltjBT_TuUVA
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,939
Posted By Posiesmum
Absolutely agree, I can’t imagine doing this. The...

Absolutely agree, I can’t imagine doing this. The only exception might be if I couldn’t finish my meal I might offer it to my husband. But I couldn’t cope with other people’s forks in my food. It...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Oct 20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,992
Posted By Posiesmum
Our flight on 6/12 still seems to be running...

Our flight on 6/12 still seems to be running. However, according to the seat plan we are the only people in Club! Unlikely, so I’m expecting the cancellation soon.
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 16 Oct 20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,181
Posted By Posiesmum
Coffee and walnut or lemon drizzle. Not keen on...

Coffee and walnut or lemon drizzle. Not keen on chocolate, and hate carrot cake.
Forum: Christmas 15 Oct 20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,165
Posted By Posiesmum
I really like the look of this. As soon as we...

I really like the look of this. As soon as we know where we will be I think I might order this
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,463
Posted By Posiesmum
I wasn’t initially called. I’m 63 and I tried...

I wasn’t initially called. I’m 63 and I tried for a pharmacy one but no availability locally. I rang my surgery and explained that I was on methotrexate (which is an immunosuppressant) for arthritis...
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By Posiesmum
This is a brilliant idea. I have seen Olio but...

This is a brilliant idea. I have seen Olio but there are very few users in our area. The local Facebook page would be a great idea. As some earlier posters said, I need to do a stocktake to see...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 14 Oct 20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By Posiesmum
I’d totally forgotten about beef olives. I used...

I’d totally forgotten about beef olives. I used to do them a lot, with haggis stuffing, or sausage meat mixed with mealie pudding! My other ultimate Scottish comfort food is butteries - in fact it...
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,691
Posted By Posiesmum
We’ve always used...

We’ve always used https://www.theatremonkey.com/venues it gives good venue advice.
Forum: General Chat 14 Oct 20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By Posiesmum
Emptying a freezer?

We have a large upright freezer, and I freely admit to stuffing it full most of the time ( can’t resist a bargain).

But...we are moving from Wiltshire to Kinghorn in Fife sometime in mid...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 11 Oct 20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,881
Posted By Posiesmum
Mobile Had this from Mindful Chef last night. Reality...

Had this from Mindful Chef last night.
Reality very close to picture. Very quick. Nice recipe book included which had all available recipes apart from those we chose. A bit more expensive than...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Oct 20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By Posiesmum
Yes, agreed. The SIs could have required the...

Yes, agreed. The SIs could have required the affirmative resolution process which would have required some Parliamentary scrutiny, but I’m unsurprised that they went for negative resolution in the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Oct 20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By Posiesmum
Mobile SIs can be challenged through judicial review in...

SIs can be challenged through judicial review in the courts. Three grounds, procedural ultra vires (the process of creating them was not proper), substantive ultra vires (the person making the SI ...
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,875
Posted By Posiesmum
Mobile My mother was a hoarder up until her death...

My mother was a hoarder up until her death earlier this year. It is a mental illness and can’t be reasoned away. It is often triggered by a loss in childhood, my mother’s father was lost on the North...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 Oct 20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,066
Posted By Posiesmum
We’ve stayed in two. The hotel at Tebay...

We’ve stayed in two.

The hotel at Tebay services (which is gorgeous) - masks worn in public areas, soft furnishings removed from rooms, restaurant operating and room service available, no...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 5 Oct 20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,881
Posted By Posiesmum
My next box is Friday. However, I went on the...

My next box is Friday. However, I went on the website and used one of the veggie rice accompaniment recipies to go with our (shop bought) chicken Kiev’s tonight. I had all of the ingredients and it...
Forum: TV and Film 5 Oct 20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,240
Posted By Posiesmum
Mobile It is with noting that Grayson Perry is nether...

It is with noting that Grayson Perry is nether transgender nor non gender specific.
Forum: General Chat 5 Oct 20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By Posiesmum
Mobile My mother died in March. She was an excessive...

My mother died in March. She was an excessive hoarder and the house (3 bed semi) was stuffed. She also had a QVC ‘habit’ so there were boxes of quite expensive gadgets never opened. We took a few...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Oct 20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Posiesmum
Mobile Also worth being aware that booking through...

Also worth being aware that booking through Netflights may make changes etc trickier.
Forum: Christmas 3 Oct 20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By Posiesmum
Yes, not yet showing £1 deal. The ‘Best Value’...

Yes, not yet showing £1 deal. The ‘Best Value’ tag is on the 6m for £52.

Edited to add it appears on this link
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Oct 20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,344
Posted By Posiesmum
Just to note, Fastrack wasn’t in operation when...

Just to note, Fastrack wasn’t in operation when we flew. I think only the North BA lounge at the A gates was in operation, the other one was closed. The ones in the satellite gates may have been open...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Oct 20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,344
Posted By Posiesmum
Mobile In all seriousness, the security queues were huge...

In all seriousness, the security queues were huge and slow moving. Partially because of social distancing and partially because so few lines were open. I’d leave a good hour to 90 minutes to get...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Oct 20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,344
Posted By Posiesmum
Not quite so funny if you are about to fly into...

Not quite so funny if you are about to fly into Heathrow as we are. And for info, T5 yesterday took an hour to get through security - considerably more than 7 people there.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Sep 20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,313
Posted By Posiesmum
Mobile Why do you think that?

Why do you think that?
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 29 Sep 20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,881
Posted By Posiesmum
We had this tonight. ...

We had this tonight.
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/479/87e3a1a18e960b.jpg

I love lentils, so I enjoyed it. However, a major issue was that there was no coriander in my box (didn’t check on...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Sep 20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,245
Posted By Posiesmum
When you use the QR code in Costa (not through...

When you use the QR code in Costa (not through the Serco app) it asks you how long you intend to stay, so presumably it logs you out after that.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Sep 20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,578
Posted By Posiesmum
You don’t ‘have to’ download the app.

You don’t ‘have to’ download the app.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Sep 20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,313
Posted By Posiesmum
Interesting that the Government have created a...

Interesting that the Government have created a situation where it is all perceived to be our fault. Clever.
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 28 Sep 20, 01:47 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,881
Posted By Posiesmum
Mobile We had this tonight. The portions were enormous...

We had this tonight. The portions were enormous (for 2 but would easily have served 3)! Liked it but did require a LOT of washing up.
Forum: TV and Film 27 Sep 20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,284
Posted By Posiesmum
North by Northwest - great Hitchcock film. We’ve...

North by Northwest - great Hitchcock film. We’ve enjoyed the Bond films on ITV over the last few weeks too.
Forum: General Chat 26 Sep 20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By Posiesmum
Mobile I use one in my office when working from home...

I use one in my office when working from home. It’s very efficient and has a thermostatic control.
Forum: General Chat 26 Sep 20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,020
Posted By Posiesmum
Mobile My plant app says it’s this.. ...

My plant app says it’s this..

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/479/c5f453a77c234f.jpg
Forum: General Chat 26 Sep 20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,325
Posted By Posiesmum
Our first cats, many years ago, were called...

Our first cats, many years ago, were called Brahms and Liszt (think Cockney rhyming slang). They were both tomcats but their names were shortened to Brammy and Lizzie which proved a bit confusing!...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 26 Sep 20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,881
Posted By Posiesmum
We’ve used Gousto twice now and every dish has...

We’ve used Gousto twice now and every dish has been a success. They seem well priced. The customer service on Hello Fresh was reportedly not so good. I had used Simply Cook for a bit, but they only...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 26 Sep 20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,881
Posted By Posiesmum
This was the cheesy cod and spinach. Very nice,...

This was the cheesy cod and spinach. Very nice, we did add a bit more cheese. I felt it was something I could do again without the Gousto box it was so easy. Far too many potato discs but we still...
Forum: General Chat 25 Sep 20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,284
Posted By Posiesmum
Mobile This is Dave ...

This is Dave
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/479/77e1ce0a413539.jpg
Forum: General Chat 25 Sep 20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,284
Posted By Posiesmum
Our daughter and her partner have acquired two...

Our daughter and her partner have acquired two new cats during lockdown. They already have an ‘adopted’ stray called John Jesus (named by daughters stepson when he was little) who lives mostly...
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