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Forum: General Chat 14 Sep 19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,268
Posted By Libby
Congratulations! And a great choice of date as...

Congratulations! And a great choice of date as DH and I are celebrating our 34th anniversary today. Hope you are as happy as we are.
Forum: General Chat 14 Sep 19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,368
Posted By Libby
A snail is not an insect!

A snail is not an insect!
Forum: General Chat 11 Sep 19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,365
Posted By Libby
Square family tour 2019?

Square family tour 2019?
Forum: General Chat 11 Sep 19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By Libby
Great result!

Great result!
Forum: General Chat 11 Sep 19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,278
Posted By Libby
Used to happen to me a couple of days before...

Used to happen to me a couple of days before travel, but now it lasts for weeks. Even doing my ESTA or booking anything online gets my tummy doing somersaults. I don't usually settle until we reach...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 8 Sep 19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By Libby
We stayed at Paradise Pier in August. It had...

We stayed at Paradise Pier in August. It had nice Disney touches without being over the top. We really enjoyed our stay there.

It was a few minutes walk to the parks but close to the monorail...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Reports 8 Sep 19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By Libby
Southern California - 2019 2. Universal Studios Day 1

Part 1 of report here (https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1144539)

Thursday August 8th Universal Studios Hollywood day 1

After a really early night we are both wide awake by 3am...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Sep 19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,119
Posted By Libby
It's a few year since I wore them but I found it...

It's a few year since I wore them but I found it took some time for them to go clear. This was annoying when going onto dark rides.

I ended up buying some clip on sunglasses that also flip up. ...
Forum: General Chat 6 Sep 19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By Libby
Do you have a History Centre either locally or...

Do you have a History Centre either locally or where you family come from? I know there is one for Surrey so you may have something similar locally who may be interested.
...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Reports 5 Sep 19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Libby
Southern California - 2019 1. Travel Day

Heres the start of my trip report. I have copious notes for the first 10 days but after that info might be a bit sparse.

First of all some background info.

DH and I (both 57) planned this...
Forum: General Chat 5 Sep 19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By Libby
This is really interesting. I have always...

This is really interesting. I have always assumed the flights home were bumpier and I have travel sickness. I get hot and clammy, a bit panicky, lightheaded and generally feel ill. I've not...
Forum: General Chat 3 Sep 19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,779
Posted By Libby
Cute one from a 5 year old in my class drawing a...

Cute one from a 5 year old in my class drawing a Christmas picture

"I've drawn the 3 Kings wearing slippers because they travelled at night."
Forum: General Chat 3 Sep 19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By Libby
I have the same photo :)

I have the same photo :)
Forum: General Chat 1 Sep 19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,455
Posted By Libby
Must be building up muscle. :)

Must be building up muscle. :)
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 1 Sep 19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By Libby
That's interesting. We spent 4 nights there this...

That's interesting. We spent 4 nights there this August (staying at Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel) and found quite the opposite. We felt it much quieter than previous August trips to Florida and it...
Forum: General Chat 28 Aug 19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,137
Views: 92,063
Posted By Libby
Interesting articles are appearing now about how...

Interesting articles are appearing now about how BA are handling their commitment to customers.

e.g...
Forum: General Chat 27 Aug 19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By Libby
Oh dear, it's funny how all these things seem to...

Oh dear, it's funny how all these things seem to happen together. I hope you are feeling better and have had a good day today.
Forum: General Chat 27 Aug 19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,329
Posted By Libby
We're just back from 4 nights/3 days at the...

We're just back from 4 nights/3 days at the Californian Disney Parks and found it really refreshing. We felt like we had back in 1998 on our first visit to Florida.

We had queues of less than 20...
Forum: General Chat 27 Aug 19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,221
Posted By Libby
Never liked Dairylea always had a strange...

Never liked Dairylea always had a strange aftertaste.
I was a Gold Spinner girl myself - haven't seen them for years.
I do like Laughing Cow these days, but on a cracker not in a sandwich.
Forum: General Chat 27 Aug 19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,998
Posted By Libby
We found this good value for the peace of mind it...

We found this good value for the peace of mind it gave us on our past few road trips.

Be aware of the price before you take it out it should be about $6 or $7 a day.

This year we were quoted...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 24 Aug 19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,916
Posted By Libby
We're back from our trip. We stayed in the Best...

We're back from our trip. We stayed in the Best Western Media Center Inn right across the road from the Tangerine.

It was a good location and we found a Vons supermarket just 6 minutes walk away...
Forum: General Chat 23 Aug 19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By Libby
I fainted a couple of times directly after blood...

I fainted a couple of times directly after blood donation. Found taking a mars bar to have along with my cup of tea helped, then made sure I had plenty to drink for the rest of the day.

If still...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 23 Aug 19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By Libby
Thoughts from 2 Weeks in Southern CA

DH and I (both in our late 50s) returned from 2 weeks in Southern California yesterday. I do intend to write a trip report at some point, although I may have to make up the last few days from my...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 22 Aug 19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Libby
I was there last Thursday and Friday. The...

I was there last Thursday and Friday. The children's zoo is a massive building site. I do hope that Colusox gets another chance to visit.
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Libby
Thanks, I'll make an application tomorrow - a bit...

Thanks, I'll make an application tomorrow - a bit jet lagged at the moment.:zzz:
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Libby
Flight Compensation - Can I claim?

I've just arrived back from LAX 4 and a half hours late due to fault on outbound aircraft.

We were already at LAX with hire car returned before we got notification.

No losses or costs incurred...
Forum: General Chat 9 Aug 19, 12:49 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,361
Posted By Libby
After wednesdays problems BA got our bag to us in...

After wednesdays problems BA got our bag to us in the early hours of Thurs morning. So glad to find it with the hotel reception when we went to breakfast. 😁
Forum: General Chat 8 Aug 19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,361
Posted By Libby
We were caught up in it too, although we were at...

We were caught up in it too, although we were at Heathrow at 6.30 so things werent as bad at that time. Finally got called to check iin just an hour before our flight but still got to LAX on time...
Forum: DIBB Reporter Photo Trip Reports 6 Aug 19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Libby
I can't believe it's coming to an end, I've...

I can't believe it's coming to an end, I've enjoyed following your trip.
Forum: General Chat 6 Aug 19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By Libby
With special lotion and a comb it took 3 weeks to...

With special lotion and a comb it took 3 weeks to get rid of them completely.

With conditioner or baby oil and a comb it took 3 weeks to be rid of them completely.


Combing is the key.
Forum: General Chat 6 Aug 19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,968
Posted By Libby
Oh my goodness, all this banter has reminded of...

Oh my goodness, all this banter has reminded of Sam at Appliance Direct. We were mesmerised by his commercials one year.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qnaQnOA1uU


Look at about 40 secs. :)
Forum: General Chat 6 Aug 19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,137
Views: 92,063
Posted By Libby
I think the person that suggested the union is...

I think the person that suggested the union is waiting until it can impact the bank holiday weekend might be right.

Every day the announcement is delayed is better for some of us but worse for...
Forum: General Chat 6 Aug 19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 860
Posted By Libby
You might have a long wait. My kids are 28 and 25...

You might have a long wait. My kids are 28 and 25 and each still has a baby tooth. No sign of them coming out yet and no adult tooth underneath when x-rayed.
Forum: General Trip Reports 6 Aug 19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By Libby
Beautiful. Your early starts are really paying...

Beautiful. Your early starts are really paying off with wildlife spotting.
Forum: General Chat 6 Aug 19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By Libby
Thanks for all your support. Nearly everything...

Thanks for all your support. Nearly everything is in the cases - just got to wait for the last couple of items from the tumble dryer.

I don't use a list these days, when I was younger I had a...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 5 Aug 19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,916
Posted By Libby
Thanks, I saw there are a Chipotle and a Subway...

Thanks, I saw there are a Chipotle and a Subway nearby but hadn't thought of visiting the petrol station. Hopefully we will find a supermarket that is easy to get to as well.
Forum: General Chat 5 Aug 19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By Libby
How has this happened?

I started packing 2 months ago, but right now, I have 2 empty suitcases and stuff all over the spare bed.

36 hours until the taxi arrives to whisk us away to Heathrow and I feel sick with anxiety...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 4 Aug 19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,916
Posted By Libby
We're staying across the road from there soon :)...

We're staying across the road from there soon :). Can I ask which shop did you walk to?
Forum: General Chat 4 Aug 19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Libby
I stopped buying Tesco's sponge puddings when I...

I stopped buying Tesco's sponge puddings when I discovered they were imported all the way from New Zealand.
Forum: Christmas 3 Aug 19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By Libby
Craft shops often start selling Christmas...

Craft shops often start selling Christmas supplies in July for the many crafters that are organised enough to make their own cards, ornaments and pressies. If I make any at all they are usually...
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