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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Jan 21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By collybird
Mobile I work in fast food, we have a handful of people...

I work in fast food, we have a handful of people daily now walking in to takeaway, meanwhile the drive thru is filled with cars full of people, who may or may not live in same house or be part of a...
Forum: Christmas 2 Jan 21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
I love seeing you all using up the last of the...

I love seeing you all using up the last of the Christmas food. We're going to be eating festive desserts for a while yet.

We finally had our buffet intended for NYE's last night. As always I...
Forum: Christmas 31 Dec 20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
He is my hero :d: Who can resist Party Rings!? ...

He is my hero :d: Who can resist Party Rings!?



Our Beef Wellington was from the butcher, I really did want to attempt it myself but had exactly the same fear as you over ruining the beef.
...
Forum: Christmas 31 Dec 20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
That all looks so delicious! Which sprouts...

That all looks so delicious! Which sprouts recipe did you use? I like the sound of adding chestnuts. Your glassware collection could rival Abby's!
Forum: Christmas 31 Dec 20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
There's been a disaster! I have also fallen foul...

There's been a disaster! I have also fallen foul of M&S party food not being able to be cooked from frozen. I was feeling quite sheepish until I saw you had suffered the same fate Abby :d:

I...
Forum: Christmas 30 Dec 20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
I had planned to do Delia's Hot Smoked Salmon pie...

I had planned to do Delia's Hot Smoked Salmon pie but then I remembered a starter my mum and I had last year in a local restaurant with smoked haddock in a cheese sauce and decided to make a full...
Forum: Christmas 30 Dec 20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
Your egg is very impressive. I made poached eggs...

Your egg is very impressive. I made poached eggs for the first time in my life today and they definitely didn't look like that :d:


Your ham is a thing of beauty, I am drooling!



I quite...
Forum: Christmas 29 Dec 20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
I've loved catching up on everyone's eats. I've...

I've loved catching up on everyone's eats. I've been much too preoccupied with work whilst my OH waxes lyrical about how wonderful the time between Christmas and New Year is because all you have to...
Forum: Christmas 23 Dec 20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
Lentil and Bacon soup for our starter tonight. ...

Lentil and Bacon soup for our starter tonight. Nik had two bowls and said he could have happily eaten more. I still hate soup. Ignore the cat tail please ;)
...
Forum: Christmas 23 Dec 20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
I love the sound of the gingerbread and cinnamon...

I love the sound of the gingerbread and cinnamon spiced nut bark, can we have the recipe please? The macaroons look delicious too.

Love those snowmen, so fun for kids to make.

Those...
Forum: Christmas 23 Dec 20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
Had a bit of a lie in today and didn't fancy a...

Had a bit of a lie in today and didn't fancy a big breakfast. Had this granola from Sainsburys with some vanilla yogurt. Very nice.

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/55134/cddde72de3d549.jpg...
Forum: Christmas 23 Dec 20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
I really must get myself a Mickey cookie cutter,...

I really must get myself a Mickey cookie cutter, those shortbreads are adorable. Shortbread is my favourite too, I can never find perfect shortbread in the shops these days, they're all too salty. ...
Forum: Christmas 22 Dec 20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
I LOVE Millionaires Shortbread! I wanted...

I LOVE Millionaires Shortbread!

I wanted to make some but my food shop had already cost quite enough without adding any more ingredients so M&S will have to do instead.
Forum: Christmas 22 Dec 20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
I am a sucker for an afternoon tea, that looks...

I am a sucker for an afternoon tea, that looks lovely!

I am in awe of everyone's mince pies with the decorative pastry, I could never do that! Shop bought only for us I am afraid.

We had our...
Forum: Christmas 22 Dec 20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
Thank you so much for making this thread Abby,...

Thank you so much for making this thread Abby, it's so lovely to see what everyone is eating and it's reminding me what a lovely community we have here at the Dibb. I have missed it.

Well done on...
Forum: Christmas 21 Dec 20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
We love breakfast burritos. Nik is always mind...

We love breakfast burritos. Nik is always mind blown at what you can rustle up with leftovers.

I really fancied that Brie Encroute when I saw it in the shops. Glad to hear it is nice.

I was...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 21 Dec 20, 02:10 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 56,862
Posted By collybird
Your Thanksgiving dinner looks so lovely,...

Your Thanksgiving dinner looks so lovely, especially the turkey.

I am jealous that you found Corn Bread in your Tesco! We didnít have it here. I had to buy a packet mix for our dinner, it was...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 21 Dec 20, 01:49 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 56,862
Posted By collybird
I am highly amused at the lady in Tesco saying...

I am highly amused at the lady in Tesco saying your shop was the most expensive sheíd ever seen. I will not say how much we have spent on our festive food, but it is quite extravagant. I keep...
Forum: Christmas 21 Dec 20, 01:39 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,768
Posted By collybird
Hello all! OB1 those Malteasers Christmas...

Hello all!

OB1 those Malteasers Christmas Puds look lush! As do the S'mores cookies, I'm definitely not a baker but I may try cheat ones with a packet mix.

This Malteasers recipe popped up...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 20 Dec 20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,154
Posted By collybird
So glad you have finally secured the seats you...

So glad you have finally secured the seats you wanted! Happy your patience has paid off.
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 20 Dec 20, 02:03 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 56,862
Posted By collybird
Hello Abby, I've been checking in often to see if...

Hello Abby, I've been checking in often to see if you've been around. Lovely to see you.

Yes, let's talk Christmas food! I have menus planned for the two weeks starting from Monday :erm: ...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 30 Oct 20, 12:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,648
Posted By collybird
What a pity about Yachtsman, especially after...

What a pity about Yachtsman, especially after having such a gorgeous steak the previous evening. The steaks do look gorgeous but I did find there that the fillet is the only way to go. I am...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 29 Oct 20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,154
Posted By collybird
Unreal. Is it actually possible they could have...

Unreal. Is it actually possible they could have gone that quickly? Good luck tomorrow.
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 29 Oct 20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,980
Posted By collybird
We did Animal Kingdom After Hours last year and I...

We did Animal Kingdom After Hours last year and I was hoping they'd let us through the Standby line at FOP (I had read they offered this option) but sadly it wasn't to be, so the 'real' queue still...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Oct 20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,328
Posted By collybird
This is one of the truest things I have ever read...

This is one of the truest things I have ever read :cry:
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 28 Oct 20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,154
Posted By collybird
Been thinking of you today and hoping you were...

Been thinking of you today and hoping you were all sorted, hopefully won't be too long before you here back.

I totally forgot about the DVC resorts appearing for September! We're £7,795 for 2...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 28 Oct 20, 12:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,440
Posted By collybird
I love the thrill of finding a last minute sought...

I love the thrill of finding a last minute sought after ADR, although a rare FP is even better.

Taking the monorail to Epcot has been on my Bucket List for years. We were supposed to do it last...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 27 Oct 20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,416
Posted By collybird
We have had 2 out of 2 poor visits to Raglan Road...

We have had 2 out of 2 poor visits to Raglan Road and have sworn never again. However, there are now rumbling that MIL may embark on a trip in 2022 and I know she would LOVE it. So we may find it...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 25 Oct 20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,765
Posted By collybird
How can you not like Pan?! :omg: I will admit I...

How can you not like Pan?! :omg: I will admit I am not the biggest fan of Pooh, but Panís a classic Ė the flight over London is so special.

I love your MK Magic Shot. Wish we had sought out...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 24 Oct 20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,384
Posted By collybird
Poor Captain, it is for the best that he was...

Poor Captain, it is for the best that he was oblivious, imagine the his embarrassment had he he cottoned on!

Glad you didn't let the rain deter your day. My OH likes to down tools at the first...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 24 Oct 20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,445
Posted By collybird
Joe, Iíve often wondered about the sneezing with...

Joe, Iíve often wondered about the sneezing with your eyes open thing myself.

Loved your pictures from the plane, I get travel sick and it is aggravated by looking out the window, so I never get...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 24 Oct 20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,213
Posted By collybird
Firstly, I apologise for taking so long to get...

Firstly, I apologise for taking so long to get around to reading. I just have not felt in the right frame of mind. Secondly, I am almost certain you had a premonition of what was to come when you...
Forum: Tickets 20 Oct 20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By collybird
Have you tried on the desktop website? I was...

Have you tried on the desktop website? I was unable to link my tickets via the app.

The reservation number I needed to link was a mixture of letters and numbers, did OAT provide you with this?
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 20 Oct 20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,154
Posted By collybird
That is fantastic news! Bet you're glad you...

That is fantastic news! Bet you're glad you challenged them. Good to hear WhatsApp was efficient too.

Fingers crossed the inbound Reward seats show straight away and you can get booked up soon.
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 19 Oct 20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,154
Posted By collybird
That's good news! Hopefully they'll get back to...

That's good news! Hopefully they'll get back to you soon.

On the plus side, a lot of the people looking to book the Rewards seats for the outgoing will likely be waiting for the same ingoing...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 17 Oct 20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,154
Posted By collybird
I'm not a fan of the new Virgin schedule, we've...

I'm not a fan of the new Virgin schedule, we've already booked for 2022 and have had to settle for 13 nights! If OH can get the extra leave approved we'll try to extend the trip.

I hope you get...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 17 Oct 20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,154
Posted By collybird
That's a great price! I am off to have a nosy. ...

That's a great price! I am off to have a nosy.

Our flight has been moved forward so we'll only be a day behind you now.
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 15 Oct 20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,154
Posted By collybird
Is it common for Reward flights to be released at...

Is it common for Reward flights to be released at a later date? How frustrating. I hate having to wait to secure bookings, I have absolutely no patience.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Oct 20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 58,981
Posted By collybird
I booked on Tuesday, the CM advised it would take...

I booked on Tuesday, the CM advised it would take around a week. From past experience, it usually takes longer, so I wasn't too fussed. Just tried to day and it's already linked.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Oct 20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By collybird
Just wanted to update this in case anyone in...

Just wanted to update this in case anyone in future is has same query.

I called TUI again today and we have now successfully amended our package to a Fly Drive. We also moved the date. Both...
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