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Who Is Staying Here For Xmas?

Old Nov 27th 2014, 4:23 am
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Not had Xmas in the UK since 99. Will be working this year but finishing early on Xmas day, then running wife and kids to Bahrain ASAP for some real booze.
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Old Nov 27th 2014, 4:32 am
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I will be staying, not had a Christmas back in Blighty since I moved here. Quite like Christmas here, the place is much quieter, roads are less busy and get a few days off work
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Old Nov 27th 2014, 4:37 am
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I will be staying, not had a Christmas back in Blighty since I moved here. Quite like Christmas here, the place is much quieter, roads are less busy and get a few days off work
Crikey, been a while. How's things mate?
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yeah don't think I have been on here for about 6 months! Been lurking a bit but it seems to have been very quiet on here.

You going Sevens next week?
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Old Nov 27th 2014, 4:46 am
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yeah don't think I have been on here for about 6 months! Been lurking a bit but it seems to have been very quiet on here.

You going Sevens next week?
Yeah, very dull.

Most likely, probably only the Friday though, which is rubbish.
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Old Nov 27th 2014, 4:50 am
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I have thought about booking the Sunday off work but not sure yet.
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Old Nov 27th 2014, 5:14 am
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I have thought about booking the Sunday off work but not sure yet.
This will be the first time I don't go Saturday as well, normally a much better day watching more rugby. Still, no holiday left for Sunday.
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My last Christmas in the UK was nearly 10 years ago, and was crushingly awkward and uncomfortable as always. This December arbitrary date I shall be in Riyadh, crying into my cornflakes, as usual.
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Old Nov 29th 2014, 5:10 pm
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My last Christmas in the UK was nearly 10 years ago, and was crushingly awkward and uncomfortable as always. This December arbitrary date I shall be in Riyadh, crying into my cornflakes, as usual.
At least it's a Thursday.
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In 6 years of being here we went back once for Xmas, never again!! Too dark, too cold, and far too stressful trying to jam pack in a visit to every corner of the sprawling family! Nah, MUCH prefer staying here. Last year and booked again for this year, Christmas day Brunch at The Ivy for us and some chums, followed by drinks round the pool. Can't wait!
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I'm off home for the 1st time in 3 years and I cannot wait. Stuck the xmas tree up last weekend here and I miss the cold, I miss carol singers, I miss the same old repetitive shite songs in all the shops and I miss 3 quid a pint and mulled wine. 11 days with the family and I am visiting nobody, If they want to see me they can find me - followed by 5 days in London with the wife pushing infront of Arabs in harrods, eating in the most expensive restaurants that look cheap these days and getting smashed on a booze cruise NYE. Did I say I cannot wait? 17th - out of here.
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At least it's a Thursday.
Aye, I'll drink to that!
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