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Forum: General Trip Planning Yesterday, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Not true for all countries. In France we donít...

Not true for all countries. In France we donít have labels on our medications. We just get given the box. Though I always take the prescription that goes with it (though again over here we get to...
Forum: General Trip Planning Yesterday, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile My DD is T1 diabetic. Her insulin is in a frio...

My DD is T1 diabetic. Her insulin is in a frio cold bag to keep it at the right temperature. I have never even taken it out of our bag and it has only ever been checked once in 11 years of her being...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 06:15 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile That sounds like a fab degree to do!

That sounds like a fab degree to do!
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 06:15 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
I think they always want a good mark in certain...

I think they always want a good mark in certain subjects. My DD ignored all her good ones and totally focused on her Grand oral mark. Which was a disaster (unfortunately she got an English teacher...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 06:13 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile The Nottingham one is very high- but hopefully...

The Nottingham one is very high- but hopefully she will get there. Though Liverpool is meant to be a fab place to study too!
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Fingers crossed! You never know- hopefully it...

Fingers crossed! You never know- hopefully it will all come good!
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:00 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile That does help a lot! Where is she off to?

That does help a lot! Where is she off to?
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Diss his place depend on his music grade? I know...

Diss his place depend on his music grade? I know he doesnít have long before he starts!
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile My DDís year are the only year in a 4 year...

My DDís year are the only year in a 4 year spacing that have had to sit every thing. The two years ahead of her had grades based on their grades throughout the year. The year below her got their...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile The results here in France were also down by a...

The results here in France were also down by a grade. Though over here you are offered places based on your predicted grades and then you just have to pass the bac so less pressure. Except if like my...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile How is everyone doing with the results looming...

How is everyone doing with the results looming for the English and Welsh dibbettes? Thursday will soon be here!
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 02:36 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Great news 🎉

Great news 🎉
Forum: General Chat 13 Aug 22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile My DH and DD went to one of their concerts in...

My DH and DD went to one of their concerts in Paris last month. It was one of my DHís bucket list items! They loved it! DS is going on Wednesday!
Forum: General Chat 9 Aug 22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile I think the last week is the worst- though over...

I think the last week is the worst- though over here the results are out quickly!

Hope your DD is having fun on holiday!
Forum: General Chat 9 Aug 22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Rab coats are fab! This was a North Face one from...

Rab coats are fab! This was a North Face one from the outlets where we are on holiday (Italian Lakes!). When we saw there was a shop there we knew it would be the best place to find one! It goes down...
Forum: General Chat 9 Aug 22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
That makes the transition a little easier. My DD...

That makes the transition a little easier. My DD is moving countries so is a little anxious about it but excited too. She was so happy to see her ďPlace confirmedĒ on her UCAS this morning!

We...
Forum: General Chat 9 Aug 22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Great news! He must be thrilled!

Great news! He must be thrilled!
Forum: General Chat 9 Aug 22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile My DD was able to log on to UCAS this morning to...

My DD was able to log on to UCAS this morning to accept her unconditional offer (she had changed slightly her degree) - so very real now!

Are there any Scottish results this morning!?
Forum: General Chat 8 Aug 22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Yes- my DD had her accommodation offer before...

Yes- my DD had her accommodation offer before they had confirmed her place. I donít know if it is just those who put it as their firm or all. Then the week after the A level results they will get an...
Forum: General Chat 8 Aug 22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Phew! I think after getting their place, getting...

Phew! I think after getting their place, getting the right halls seems to be high on the list of anxiety points! At RH DD had to put the type of accommodation into a ranking. She was lucky to get...
Forum: General Chat 7 Aug 22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Thank you! She is excited to go- even though she...

Thank you! She is excited to go- even though she has never lived in the UK and will be still only 17!
Forum: General Chat 7 Aug 22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile That is very soon! Has he got his accommodation...

That is very soon! Has he got his accommodation all sorted?
Forum: General Chat 5 Aug 22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile That is exciting! Shoes sound as though they may...

That is exciting! Shoes sound as though they may be expensive!

6 weeks to go for DD!
Forum: General Chat 5 Aug 22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Thank you- it is a relief. Though she would have...

Thank you- it is a relief. Though she would have been happy at her insurance too. It seems all her friends are offering to come to visit🤣
Forum: General Chat 5 Aug 22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile That is great to hear. We only managed to visit...

That is great to hear. We only managed to visit it in June and she loved it!

DD now feels she can relax and enjoy the build up to going!
Forum: General Chat 5 Aug 22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Pleased to announce that DDís firm choice has...

Pleased to announce that DDís firm choice has made her place unconditional! There seemed to be a misunderstanding over her results and as soon as a translation was sent everything moved quickly! She...
Forum: General Trip Reports 1 Aug 22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,915
Posted By Melbatb
What a lovely way to end the week! And at least...

What a lovely way to end the week! And at least no tetris with the packing (I hope :D)
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 1 Aug 22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,559
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile I am French. The previous regulations expired as...

I am French. The previous regulations expired as of midnight. Le pass sanitaire is no more🎉
Forum: General Chat 29 Jul 22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
I can understand that but to be honest if that...

I can understand that but to be honest if that was the case they could have told my DD that on the 3 occasions she has called. They havenít. The lack of information is terrible.
Forum: General Trip Reports 29 Jul 22, 03:22 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,915
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Seems you got the food choices right today! Canít...

Seems you got the food choices right today! Canít go writing with Italian!

The tri-cocktail looked errrr interesting! I am always suspicious of any food or drink that is blue 🤣
Forum: General Chat 28 Jul 22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Thanks everyone. It is annoying - she has rung a...

Thanks everyone. It is annoying - she has rung a couple of times but still no reponse. The course is in clearing. At least her insurance confirmed her place as soon as she sent her results (she had...
Forum: General Chat 28 Jul 22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,880
Posted By Melbatb
My DD has had her results - not quite what she...

My DD has had her results - not quite what she needed for her firm and after more than 3 weeks she is still waiting for a decision. Her insurance has confirmed her place. She is happy with either but...
Forum: General Trip Reports 28 Jul 22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,915
Posted By Melbatb
I think by the end of a fortnight on AI you start...

I think by the end of a fortnight on AI you start to get bored of the food! At least the cocktails havenít got to that level yet ;)
Forum: General Trip Reports 27 Jul 22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,915
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Yay for a hand that is better! Relaxing is good...

Yay for a hand that is better!
Relaxing is good for you! You obviously need it after a busy year!
Forum: General Trip Reports 27 Jul 22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,915
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile The bites donít look too good- I hope they...

The bites donít look too good- I hope they improve over night.

And what a shame that Andy didnít enjoy the fishing trip.
Forum: General Trip Reports 26 Jul 22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,915
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile Reading is an activity so you arenít really doing...

Reading is an activity so you arenít really doing nothing ;)

The desserts in the evening looked great but the corn thing looked all wrong :D
Forum: General Trip Reports 25 Jul 22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,915
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile The shops looked very picturesque- well done on...

The shops looked very picturesque- well done on not buying anything (yetÖ)

A shame that dinner didnít live up to expectations!

Love the morning and evening photos from your balcony!
Forum: General Trip Planning 25 Jul 22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By Melbatb
We went in 2018 - we spent a week on a horse farm...

We went in 2018 - we spent a week on a horse farm and loved it. What we did is my signature (2018 New England). We went in summer though rather than autumn. It is such a lovely state.
Forum: General Chat 24 Jul 22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,430
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile The plaits can be a nightmare. The last pony she...

The plaits can be a nightmare. The last pony she had the most amazing mane - very thick (as well as a corresponding tail!) It took her ages to plait it - needed about 24 plaits! But he loved it- as...
Forum: General Trip Planning 24 Jul 22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By Melbatb
Mobile I went a good few years ago (well we were there...

I went a good few years ago (well we were there more by chance). It is a bit dull to be honest - but I am not a cycling fan. There are plenty of places to see it as they come round the same lap...
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