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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Jul 20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,964
Posted By Astrid
I have a flight and car hire booked for Florida...

I have a flight and car hire booked for Florida for October, staying at a friends villa. Hadnít planned on doing Disney anyway, maybe just Universal.

At the moment I would prefer to change it...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Jul 20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,066
Posted By Astrid
Iím so frustrated with the doctors, it seems like...

Iím so frustrated with the doctors, it seems like nothing else exists apart from Covid-19 at the moment. Iíve had a couple of issues that need dealing with, getting through on the phone is night on...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Jul 20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,822
Posted By Astrid
I miss my grown up son 😢, havenít seen him since...

I miss my grown up son 😢, havenít seen him since February. Heís in London but hasnít a car at the moment and is avoiding public transport at the moment, and shares a house with friends and his...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jun 20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,774
Posted By Astrid
Received an email from the Mayflower in...

Received an email from the Mayflower in Southampton this morning to say they are shutting until 2021 as well, so incredibly sad. I do hope that the petition achieves something and, yes, as was said...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 Jun 20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,690
Posted By Astrid
So pleased I'm not alone! I am so done with all...

So pleased I'm not alone! I am so done with all of this, I don't want a new normal either, I don't want social distancing or being furloughed. I want to see my kids and I want my job, I'm fed up...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jun 20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,740
Posted By Astrid
My friend who is going in October has the same...

My friend who is going in October has the same issue and is wondering what to do.

If she goes ahead and pays for her ticket and then links it to her MDE does she have to specify which specific...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 May 20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,116
Posted By Astrid
Has the ĎCommon Coldí and Normal ĎFluí Disappeared?!

A bit of thinking out loud really.

My friend came round the other day (socially distant, outside blah blah) and we were talking about the fact that the normal cold seems to have disappeared...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 May 20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,818
Posted By Astrid
Whatever decisions are made isnít going to suit...

Whatever decisions are made isnít going to suit everybody, all families are made up of different sizes and situations.

If theyíd said up to 10 people, there would still be people whoíd say it...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 May 20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,146
Posted By Astrid
I think common sense has to win here, I live on...

I think common sense has to win here, I live on my own (well, with my cat!) and have really struggled with loneliness since isolation began, being furloughed hasnít helped, had some very tough weeks...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 May 20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,549
Posted By Astrid
Totally with you on this one, Iím in the same...

Totally with you on this one, Iím in the same position, it is soul destroying. Sending you a hug
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 May 20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,549
Posted By Astrid
Iím going stir crazy, furloughed, no family...

Iím going stir crazy, furloughed, no family nearby and on my own at home. Yesterday was a momentous day as I finished clearing out the final cupboard in the house and my list of Ďlockdown tasksí was...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 May 20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,497
Posted By Astrid
Thatís the one I use every day, never thought...

Thatís the one I use every day, never thought about mentioning my headaches, Iíve certainly had a lot more over the past few weeks but assumed it was because I was at home so much now.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 May 20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,311
Posted By Astrid
Couldnít agree more Bev, problem is so many...

Couldnít agree more Bev, problem is so many people just read the headline and then make their own assumptions as to the content. :rolleyes:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 May 20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 19,473
Posted By Astrid
But people would have still moaned and may well...

But people would have still moaned and may well have started flouting the lockdown earlier. Hindsight is a wonderful thing.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 May 20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,261
Posted By Astrid
I agree, even though personally Iíd hoped for...

I agree, even though personally Iíd hoped for some slightly different changes.

Thing is, no matter what Boris/the Government says or does there are going to be people that moan. Itís not enough,...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 May 20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 19,473
Posted By Astrid
I thought it was quite clear and I feel he in...

I thought it was quite clear and I feel he in some respects silenced a lot of the critics by showing what the path ahead will be IF, people carry on being sensible.

On a personal basis I was...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 May 20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,783
Posted By Astrid
Thank you for your reply Katenhbeth, I only found...

Thank you for your reply Katenhbeth, I only found out late on Wednesday that we would not be returned to work for the cruise terminal this season, but I am doing voluntary work for the local...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 May 20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 17,713
Posted By Astrid
Thank you :). Hereís hoping things pick up very...

Thank you :). Hereís hoping things pick up very soon.

Theatre and travel industry - ouch, thatís going to hurt. Xx
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 May 20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,783
Posted By Astrid
Ive been furloughed, would far rather be out...

Ive been furloughed, would far rather be out working especially as I found out yesterday my job has been shelved for the rest of this year (I work at check in at the cruise terminal). 80% (Likely to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 May 20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 17,713
Posted By Astrid
Being totally on my own at home and furloughed...

Being totally on my own at home and furloughed from my job (which Iíve just found out will now not recommence until this time next year - cruise industry), I voted for the Ďremove stay at home apart...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Apr 20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,478
Posted By Astrid
Thank you Steve! Guessed there must have been a...

Thank you Steve! Guessed there must have been a reason :thumbs-up
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Apr 20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,478
Posted By Astrid
I guess they may move that route to Heathrow? ...

I guess they may move that route to Heathrow?

It's always struck me as odd that the majority of BA flights fly from Heathrow T5 and yet MCO is out of Gatwick, although I'm sure there is a simple...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Apr 20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,150
Posted By Astrid
So true and another way of looking at it, there...

So true and another way of looking at it, there are just so many grey areas in all of this and it's only after its over and life has returned to some kind of normality again that we'll really be able...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Apr 20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,252
Posted By Astrid
I believe there are serious issues in a lot of...

I believe there are serious issues in a lot of countries that we don't hear about as we are so quick to compare the UK failings with anything 'good' that is happening around the world.

In the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Apr 20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,150
Posted By Astrid
I don't begin to understand all the statistical...

I don't begin to understand all the statistical facts and information that are bandied around by all the universities and people in the know so I look at all the facts and figures with a bit of a...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Apr 20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 23,198
Posted By Astrid
I should have been away in Turkey a couple of...

I should have been away in Turkey a couple of weeks ago which, obviously, was cancelled.

I booked flight and car hire for Florida for mid October last week, staying in a villa which is no cost and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Apr 20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,373
Posted By Astrid
First off I'd like to state I totally support the...

First off I'd like to state I totally support the NHS and think they are doing a fantastic job in extremely difficult circumstances.

However, I have to admit getting really irritated yesterday. ...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Apr 20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Astrid
Sadly so true and so funny and sad all at the...

Sadly so true and so funny and sad all at the same time (now I'm confused!) :)
Forum: Positivity Forum 16 Apr 20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,098
Posted By Astrid
Beautiful pictures! Times like this certainly...

Beautiful pictures! Times like this certainly make us appreciate what we have on our doorstep.

I'm right on the edge of the New Forest and I've discovered so many lovely footpaths and walks just...
Forum: General Chat 5 Dec 19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,922
Posted By Astrid
Iíve never watched Downton Abbey (bur have...

Iíve never watched Downton Abbey (bur have visited Highclere Castle which is beautiful) or seen Top Gun and, like a previous poster, havenít watched any soap for over 20 years.

Never possessed nor...
Forum: General Chat 4 Dec 19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,395
Posted By Astrid
When I was a lot younger we went took a boat trip...

When I was a lot younger we went took a boat trip to Formentera from Ibiza and there was a nudist beach there.

My abiding memory of that visit was a man with a prosthetic leg who had taken it off...
Forum: General Chat 2 Dec 19, 11:44 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 72,984
Posted By Astrid
I love this! So me! :d:

I love this! So me! :d:
Forum: General Chat 1 Dec 19, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,230
Posted By Astrid
Wow! I go to Waterloo Station all the time and...

Wow! I go to Waterloo Station all the time and have never noticed this, I will make a point of going there next time.
Forum: General Chat 1 Dec 19, 12:31 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,059
Posted By Astrid
I know itís only really used in America but I...

I know itís only really used in America but I hate it when parents say to their kids ďdo you wanna Ďgo pottyí ď !
Forum: General Chat 27 Nov 19, 12:35 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,614
Posted By Astrid
What a wonderful update to read, I am so pleased...

What a wonderful update to read, I am so pleased that Izzy is doing so well what a relief for you all, you deserve the most amazing and happy Christmas x
Forum: General Trip Planning 24 Nov 19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By Astrid
I got a Canadian visa when we crossed the board...

I got a Canadian visa when we crossed the board by road to visit Montreal from New York, as NeilHD says for the cost involved Iíd get one anyway to save an inconvenience.
Forum: General Chat 21 Nov 19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,785
Posted By Astrid
Have to admit Iíve always loved my name! Most...

Have to admit Iíve always loved my name! Most times I donít bother with my surname as there are so few of me around! In fact I wish I had a more exotic surname!

I gave both my children Welsh...
Forum: General Chat 18 Nov 19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,660
Posted By Astrid
Ive used Next before and they were good and Iíve...

Ive used Next before and they were good and Iíve also used Bunches and my Aunt said the flowers were lovely.
Forum: General Chat 18 Nov 19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Astrid
Hi Vampiress88, if youíd like to drop me a pm I...

Hi Vampiress88, if youíd like to drop me a pm I may be able to help, Mitch on here parked on my driveway (I live just outside Southampton) when she went on her cruise earlier this year.

Astrid
Forum: General Chat 14 Nov 19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 72,984
Posted By Astrid
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