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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,004
Posted By NewtoOrlando
We have transferred our deposit for the villa...

We have transferred our deposit for the villa from august 20 to august 21, but I am under no illusions that we may not be going back for quite a while. I am not comfortable going anywhere on a plane...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 27 Mar 20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,257
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile I work for the nhs, am usually clinical but due...

I work for the nhs, am usually clinical but due to pre existing conditions I cannot work in clinical areas so am now in the outpatients office doing a lot of admin, so Im doing my bit. Dh is a...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 26 Mar 20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile Working for the nhs, yes I do think its vital...

Working for the nhs, yes I do think its vital. We have so many consultants self isolating at the moment, half of the a&e admin team are isolating, it would make such a difference!
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 26 Mar 20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile Its absolutely fine. I work for the NHS and if...

Its absolutely fine. I work for the NHS and if dh is at work, then my dad has been taking me in or picking me up.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Mar 20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,713
Posted By NewtoOrlando
As soon as it started going global we decided...

As soon as it started going global we decided that we would be cancelling. We cancelled our August trip last week, moved the villa to next year and will cancel the flights (deposit only) when the...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 25 Mar 20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,295
Posted By NewtoOrlando
We've made the decision that we are not going...

We've made the decision that we are not going overseas till this is sorted... be that in 2021, 22 or further down the line. We may well go to Ireland to see my family but that will be as far as it...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I read this last night - found it fascinating and...

I read this last night - found it fascinating and one of the most in depth descriptions. Thank you for sharing.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,153
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Cant vote as was going in August but cancelled...

Cant vote as was going in August but cancelled yesterday. Villa changed to next year and will canx flights nearer the time (BA fly drive booked not due to be paid till July) Not going anywhere till...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,936
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile Think what through? That a good friend witnessed...

Think what through? That a good friend witnessed elderly people being pushed out of the way yesterday, in our local Tescos and put it on the internet? However you look at this, it did happen, and...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,936
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I have not been able to get to a supermarket or...

I have not been able to get to a supermarket or an online delivery slot since all this started. We both work long shifts as keyworkers and are getting by, just buying what we need as and when we need...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By NewtoOrlando
That's probably why they are offering all NHS a...

That's probably why they are offering all NHS a free hot drink today in the hospital outlets...shame it's my day off today so I cant make use of a freebie!
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 23 Mar 20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By NewtoOrlando
My sister works in A&E in the same hospital I...

My sister works in A&E in the same hospital I work for in Paeds. I walked through the other day to give her a Costa as she couldn't get away to get one, and there were 2 people in the main waiting...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Mar 20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,470
Posted By NewtoOrlando
We have today changed our villa booking for the...

We have today changed our villa booking for the last 2 weeks in August next year, i'm gutted but at the same time, not willing to take this risk this year. The dibb owners of the villa have been...
Forum: Accommodation 22 Mar 20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I have emailed our dibb villa owner this morning...

I have emailed our dibb villa owner this morning to see if I can change our booking to August 2021. I don't think it's risky, as long as you know you may lose your deposit should things not be...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 22 Mar 20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,709
Posted By NewtoOrlando
We are due to go in August, but have made a...

We are due to go in August, but have made a collective decision that we wont be going. That was made between myself, dh, the kids and my parents. None of us are comfortable with travelling so far...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 22 Mar 20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,873
Posted By NewtoOrlando
My both went this morning and sent me pictures of...

My both went this morning and sent me pictures of the queues in the car park waiting for people to get in, all 3 of us are hospital key workers, i'm going to try Morrisons tomorrow morning. I did a...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 21 Mar 20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,408
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I'm 38 and I work for the NHS in paediatrics, and...

I'm 38 and I work for the NHS in paediatrics, and usually am in clinic doing reception duties, direct contact with children and parents doing observations, urine dips etc. I also have a pre existing...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 21 Mar 20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,201
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mine are 14 & 12 and luckily neither of them...

Mine are 14 & 12 and luckily neither of them really enjoy going out, they're very much homebirds. DH and I are both keyworkers. I am leaving the house to go to work, and due to being in an at risk...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 20 Mar 20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,230
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile It is really really hard for us as we live with...

It is really really hard for us as we live with my parents. Mum is just 70 and dad 69. Kids are 14 and 12 so pretty much self isolate most of the time anyway, but I am really really cautious of how...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 20 Mar 20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 942
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile Good morning! Im just getting ready for work,...

Good morning! Im just getting ready for work, nhs worker but also an at risk person, but my work are being very good and Im not allowed any patient contact so am down in the office either on my own...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 19 Mar 20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By NewtoOrlando
My DH is a met police officer and I just asked...

My DH is a met police officer and I just asked him, said they have anti bac gel and that's it. They have protective mouth piece should they need to give CPR, but they don't do mouth to mouth anyway...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 19 Mar 20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile I wouldnt be handing over any cash whatsoever...

I wouldnt be handing over any cash whatsoever. If the deposits arent a huge amount I would just cancel the hotel now. I cant see you being able to travel, therefore your flights should be...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 19 Mar 20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile I wouldnt, no. I wouldnt book anything anywhere...

I wouldnt, no. I wouldnt book anything anywhere till things a lot clearer. Maybe thats just me being cautious though!
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 19 Mar 20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,008
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Were both key workers. My dh is a met police...

Were both key workers. My dh is a met police officer and Im frontline NHS staff. My kids dont have to go to school, but if we didnt have childcare arrangements they have the chance to go in. Its...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Mar 20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,423
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile We have a trip booked for August which Im fully...

We have a trip booked for August which Im fully prepared to cancel by July 10th if the situation isnt clearer by then. Im not going anywhere till this is over, wether thats 6 months or 18 months...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 18 Mar 20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 16,890
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile Doing what Im told. Im a key worker for the NHS...

Doing what Im told. Im a key worker for the NHS and I also have a heart condition but Im still at work & just working in the office with one other person, so no clinical work. My husband is a...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 17 Mar 20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,522
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile Yes, in the hospital I work in, they are. We...

Yes, in the hospital I work in, they are. We usually leave our hand sanitizers out in the clinical rooms, waiting area and reception area over night but are now locking them away as we have had some...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 17 Mar 20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 13,592
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile My ds 12 secondary school, in Hillingdon, is...

My ds 12 secondary school, in Hillingdon, is closed with immediate effect. My dad 14 is not happy but he knows there are no lie ins till the Easter holidays and will be getting up every day like he...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 17 Mar 20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,297
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile Yep, Im at work now and not allowed to be...

Yep, Im at work now and not allowed to be clinical and have to stay in the office doing all the admin side of things because I at high risk with a bad heart. We live with my parents who are 70, my...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 16 Mar 20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,058
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I am having this same dilemma, I have dilated...

I am having this same dilemma, I have dilated cardiomyopathy which is classed as a heart disease. I work for the NHS in paediatrics, and after that press conference I am so confused as to what I...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 16 Mar 20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,220
Posted By NewtoOrlando
We're due to fly on 14th August, and have only...

We're due to fly on 14th August, and have only paid deposits on the BA fly drive, Dibb villa and Disney tickets, all of which need paying by 10th July. I am hanging fire on cancelling anything and...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 15 Mar 20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Does he have a proper job? I mean a 9-5 or does...

Does he have a proper job? I mean a 9-5 or does he make all his money from YouTube? Genuinely interested!
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 15 Mar 20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 939
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile Daisy is more than happy for us to be in...

Daisy is more than happy for us to be in quarantine so she gets lots of play time and cuddles!

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/82745/90f296182d5d97.jpg
...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Mar 20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By NewtoOrlando
No, it only shows on the non party nights. During...

No, it only shows on the non party nights. During MNSSHP they have a Halloween specific firework show, used to be Hallowishes, but changed last year, we preferred it to Hallowishes.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 15 Mar 20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 16,809
Posted By NewtoOrlando
My parents are both 70 - we live with them, with...

My parents are both 70 - we live with them, with our kids, who are 14 & 12 so still at school for the time being. I really don't now how this would work in this house, I go to work (NHS) dh goes to...
Forum: General Chat 15 Mar 20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,336
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile I always book all individual aspects of my...

I always book all individual aspects of my holiday myself. Never pay anything outright. Everything we have booked now, villa, fly drive, tickets is booked on deposit on. Our insurance doesnt cover...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 15 Mar 20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,539
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile Thats a really kind, thoughtful offer. Nice to...

Thats a really kind, thoughtful offer. Nice to see that in all of this there is still kindness in the world xx
Forum: General Chat 14 Mar 20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,502
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I would be interested if anyone local to me was...

I would be interested if anyone local to me was interested too!
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 14 Mar 20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 37,807
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Really feel for anyone who is going to lose their...

Really feel for anyone who is going to lose their holiday, or have to reschedule, it's not always easy to do with school holidays/money/work and annual leave. My parents cancelled their holiday to...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 14 Mar 20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 37,807
Posted By NewtoOrlando
What is that about? It drives me mad, why do they...

What is that about? It drives me mad, why do they need the whole cabinet office and it's minions behind them at every single press conference!
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