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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Jan 21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,801
Posted By Elodie
I hadnít really thought about it this way. Iím...

I hadnít really thought about it this way. Iím under 50 and work in a school (currently all staff and 50% of children in, as weíre located near a hospital). For me, the chances of catching it and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Jan 21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By Elodie
Are you in Scotland? I remember a while ago, it...

Are you in Scotland? I remember a while ago, it was only possible for school staff to get a free antibody test if they were in Scotland, but it would be great if itís been rolled out to the whole of...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 14 Jan 21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Elodie
Oh no, that sounds complicated, and what a pain...

Oh no, that sounds complicated, and what a pain being cut off. :(

We have another cruise booked (April 2022), which I guess theyíll see when they look at my account, but Iím hoping theyíll just...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Jan 21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By Elodie
Do you mean that youíre worried theyíll stop...

Do you mean that youíre worried theyíll stop vaccinating staff & residents in care homes on 24th January, and therefore you might miss it?

I canít imagine that would be the case - there must be...
Forum: General Chat 14 Jan 21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Elodie
These ideas are all great! Iíll pass them...

These ideas are all great!

Iíll pass them on to DD and if we still havenít found the perfect activity, Iíll look on that Facebook page. Thanks so much for offering to help :)
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 14 Jan 21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Elodie
Thank you, Iíll try that one. My next challenge...

Thank you, Iíll try that one. My next challenge is to find a moment to call when Iím not working and the girls arenít around! With any luck, it will happen at some point before 11 Feb! :d:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Jan 21, 01:29 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,183
Posted By Elodie
I felt the same when I first saw one, but I...

I felt the same when I first saw one, but I genuinely think most people are talking about the priorities AFTER the most vulnerable have been vaccinated.

I do agree that at that point, priority...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 13 Jan 21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Elodie
How do I cancel with DCL?

We have a Disney cruise (booked direct) booked for April 2021, which we obviously wonít be going on. Our final payment date is 11 Feb, so I really need to get it cancelled now.

I looked at the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Jan 21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,183
Posted By Elodie
I do agree with the current priority list for...

I do agree with the current priority list for over 65s, care workers, and extremely vulnerable, but I think it would be a good move if they create a new priority list when they get to the healthier...
Forum: General Chat 13 Jan 21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Elodie
Thatís a good idea too, Iíll pass it on to DD.

Thatís a good idea too, Iíll pass it on to DD.
Forum: General Chat 13 Jan 21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Elodie
I was wondering about something like that. Sheís...

I was wondering about something like that. Sheís camped before, and made her own shelter before, but only for daytime use (never slept in her own shelter) so that could work. She could plan it now...
Forum: General Chat 13 Jan 21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Elodie
We thought about this, but sheís done...

We thought about this, but sheís done orienteering before (same for geocaching and treasure hunts, etc, including setting and publishing them - itís starting to feel like we do too much outdoor...
Forum: General Chat 12 Jan 21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Elodie
Yes, the leaders asked her to think of something...

Yes, the leaders asked her to think of something suitable to do in lockdown, and she thought of planning a walk along one of the signposted routes (she chose a 10 mile one that starts in woods near...
Forum: General Chat 12 Jan 21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Elodie
Any girlguide leaders / parents with ideas for gold award?

My dd is ready to go for her guides gold award. She needs to do a new and challenging outdoor activity to get it, but obviously we need to stay local and it canít involve contact with anyone outside...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Jan 21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 857
Posted By Elodie
I was surprised at that too - we used to go every...

I was surprised at that too - we used to go every year and stay in a house with a garden that opened out onto the beach (it was a family trip with grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, brothers,...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 12 Jan 21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By Elodie
I assumed they meant school holiday - maybe Ďhalf...

I assumed they meant school holiday - maybe Ďhalf termí is a phrase used in some places to refer to all school holidays?
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 12 Jan 21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By Elodie
Weíve been end of August, start of Christmas...

Weíve been end of August, start of Christmas holidays and May half term. Each time, the prices have been reasonable for four of us, staying for five days - £800 for Cheyenne 21-26 Aug, £1200 for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Jan 21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 29,163
Posted By Elodie
It looks like we lied to our girls last year then...

It looks like we lied to our girls last year then 😔 Weíd booked our first ever family WDW trip for Aug 2020, and when things started looking doubtful, we reassured the children that if it got...
Forum: General Chat 11 Jan 21, 01:00 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 18,693
Posted By Elodie
Oh yes, count me in!

Oh yes, count me in!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Jan 21, 12:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,449
Posted By Elodie
I donít know about the age thing - my Grandad...

I donít know about the age thing - my Grandad took me to Florida when he was almost 70 and I was 13. He went on (and loved) pretty much everything, while I wimped out and looked after the bags! Got...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jan 21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,087
Posted By Elodie
Weíre N.E.Lincs, but DD goes to school in East...

Weíre N.E.Lincs, but DD goes to school in East Lindsey. I think Iíve seen that your rates are pretty much as low as ours, so Iíve no concerns about people travelling between the two.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jan 21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,087
Posted By Elodie
Yes :) (well, just over the border so weíre still...

Yes :) (well, just over the border so weíre still in Tier 3, but DD goes to school in Lincs if they ever reopen!) Are you the same?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jan 21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,087
Posted By Elodie
If your friends live in areas where schools are...

If your friends live in areas where schools are open, and their childrenís schools are open, then they can attend. Obviously thatís different if the schools are affected by the contingency closures...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Jan 21, 01:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,883
Posted By Elodie
I think some holiday providers are prepared to...

I think some holiday providers are prepared to waive their amendment fees if you decide it would be better to postpone the holiday, but Iíd definitely contact them to check. If they will let you...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Dec 20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,873
Posted By Elodie
No, in our school, itís optional for the children...

No, in our school, itís optional for the children to wear masks.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Dec 20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,771
Posted By Elodie
When I first read about it at the start of the...

When I first read about it at the start of the Christmas break, it said testing would be offered to children who have had contact with a positive case. (I read about this on the government website,...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Dec 20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,873
Posted By Elodie
I work in primary, and we were told that if we...

I work in primary, and we were told that if we werenít prepared to wear masks / shields around the children, then we wouldnít be allowed to work with the children and would have to be found another...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Dec 20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,854
Posted By Elodie
Wonderful news! Iíve been checking for this on...

Wonderful news! Iíve been checking for this on the news every day recently, and itís such a relief to finally see it!

Hopefully this will make whatever restrictions are announced later on easier...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Dec 20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,696
Posted By Elodie
I honestly canít understand why weíre not...

I honestly canít understand why weíre not. Schools are already shut, many parents already have time off work to look after children because itís the holidays, so it would be nowhere near the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Dec 20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,206
Posted By Elodie
I know of a few people in Sheffield who have...

I know of a few people in Sheffield who have taken tests in the last week. The negative tests all came back within 24 hours, but the 3 positive tests all took 2 days.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Dec 20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Elodie
My favourite covid tracker to date!

My favourite covid tracker to date!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Dec 20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,696
Posted By Elodie
Weíve been told that DD13 wonít be going back...

Weíve been told that DD13 wonít be going back until the school has the staff and resources to test all 1000+ children every week, and they donít expect that to be possible at all. The headteacher has...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Dec 20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,272
Posted By Elodie
Donít worry - like Jas said, I donít think anyone...

Donít worry - like Jas said, I donít think anyone is suggesting that youíre lying. The population of Rochford is 87,000, so letís say your social circle is around 500-1,000 people (based on you...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Dec 20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 27,817
Posted By Elodie
They said that visits should be short, so I guess...

They said that visits should be short, so I guess 5 days would mean too much time spent around the other household, even if it was just for an hour each day. Thereís no certainty that youíd pass the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Dec 20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 27,817
Posted By Elodie
Along with the other reasons given, it will...

Along with the other reasons given, it will probably mean some people will only see one other household rather than two. We were seeing my parents on Christmas Day, then not seeing anyone else. My...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Dec 20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,982
Posted By Elodie
I know this is all just conjecture, but I really...

I know this is all just conjecture, but I really like it. I might keep coming back to read this post whenever Iím feeling down about the whole thing.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Dec 20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,702
Posted By Elodie
Oh no, I hadnít seen this. My older dd was out...

Oh no, I hadnít seen this.
My older dd was out of school entirely through lockdown (my youngest was in school with me as a keyworker child, but there was no provision for 12 year olds, so she had...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Dec 20, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,198
Posted By Elodie
Iím so sorry about your brother. Just to reassure...

Iím so sorry about your brother. Just to reassure you, weíre in Tier 3 where I live, and I know of three people planning local funerals at the moment. All have said theyíre allowed 30 people at the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Dec 20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,395
Posted By Elodie
Thank you to you, Daisymae, and everyone involved...

Thank you to you, Daisymae, and everyone involved in getting this vaccine out there - including all the people who have stepped up to have the jab and ignored all the armchair scientists telling them...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Dec 20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 37,657
Posted By Elodie
Iíve only read the first page, so I might be...

Iíve only read the first page, so I might be repeating whatís already been said.

I donít think itís any surprise that scientists are advising against it. Itís clear that any increase in people...
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