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Forum: The Lounge
Aug 10th 2020, 9:59 am
Replies: 26,220
Views: 1,589,644
Posted By rebs

Re: What made you smile today? Part III

I think there are at least a couple of surveys that have been going on during the pandemic. There is an ONS household survey -
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Forum: Middle East
Aug 4th 2020, 1:28 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,425
Posted By rebs

Re: Visiting The UK

I think you can leave the country again within the 14 days. Simon Calder is a travel journalist and he has been talking about this - the only way to shorted the 14 day isolation period is to leave...
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 31st 2020, 12:54 pm
Replies: 26,220
Views: 1,589,644
Posted By rebs

Re: What made you smile today? Part III

My son will be visiting us this weekend - not seen him since December so that is making me smile :)

Making a cake and one of the eggs was a double yolker - that always makes me smile.
Jul 22nd 2020, 11:34 am
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By rebs

Re: The rose tinted glasses are off.

UK Yankee is a forum for US people living in the UK - https://talk.uk-yankee.com/
Jul 19th 2020, 11:29 am
Replies: 12,050
Views: 609,696
Posted By rebs

Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

I think that's Parker - with Lady Penelope in the foreground.
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 7th 2020, 7:57 am
Replies: 644
Views: 38,339
Posted By rebs

Re: Trivia Chit Chat

lol! yes, a phone call.... :blink:
Forum: The Lounge
Jun 25th 2020, 9:46 am
Replies: 644
Views: 38,339
Posted By rebs

Re: Trivia Chit Chat

You are ahead with a clear lead today - it's fun to play for a closely contested spot - I'm certainly never going to be anywhere near lizzyq or nutmegger :)

I've not played yet today, so you could...
Apr 4th 2020, 10:28 am
Replies: 3,917
Views: 105,998
Posted By rebs

Re: CORONAVIRUS PART II

That's good - at least it's a step forward :) My sister dropped lucky with an ASDA slot the other day - just happened to be checking when they opened up. I've given up with deliveries at the moment...
Apr 4th 2020, 9:55 am
Replies: 3,917
Views: 105,998
Posted By rebs

Re: CORONAVIRUS PART II

Robin - have ASDA definitely stopped taking on new customers (I can't tell from their website)? - anecdotally, from my own experience and from talking to friends around the country, it seems that...
Mar 23rd 2020, 1:42 pm
Replies: 4,008
Views: 108,340
Posted By rebs

Re: Coronavirus

Sortition :) I've long felt it would be something worth considering.
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Mar 21st 2020, 2:09 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 1,994
Posted By rebs

Re: Share a Youtube Channel

A quirky offering - drones, flying, music and knitting :)

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0FlP4STI0kaJQXm9ABe50w/videos
Oct 30th 2019, 9:26 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,141
Posted By rebs

Re: Thanksgiving food advice

Roast potatoes & roast parsnips
Oct 11th 2019, 12:02 pm
Replies: 21,374
Views: 650,469
Posted By rebs

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

Relatively speaking, food is much, much cheaper now - just look at the % of household income spent on food in the 50s compared to now

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45559594
Forum: Philippines
Oct 9th 2019, 9:10 am
Replies: 4,744
Views: 610,300
Posted By rebs

Re: Me and My Family

You've used that phrase a few times - I guess it's a generational thing, but that's not really something that is said in polite circles these days :)
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Oct 6th 2019, 1:33 pm
Replies: 927
Views: 118,224
Posted By rebs

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

Because, if we crash out of the EU with no deal, there is a possibility that there will be shortages of foods, medicines and fuel. The government's own papers (yellowhammer papers) confirm this.
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Forum: Philippines
Sep 24th 2019, 12:13 pm
Replies: 4,744
Views: 610,300
Posted By rebs

Re: Me and My Family

Some people might consider that living for 3 years with a woman that hides the fact that she is the mother of 2 (possibly 4, not sure that's clear) children as not exactly 'near perfect'. Don't know...
Sep 17th 2019, 8:26 am
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By rebs

Re: Renting in London with 4 legged friends.

We searched ourselves on rightmove, openrent etc and set up appointments to view. Ultimately, we rented via a letting agent, but we had also viewed ones which would have been rented directly from...
Sep 16th 2019, 8:04 am
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By rebs

Re: Renting in London with 4 legged friends.

I have rented in London with a dog for just over a year now after relocating from Dorset.

I found this site useful for advice -

Find a pet-friendly property - Lets with Pets Development...
Sep 11th 2019, 12:24 pm
Replies: 426
Views: 13,651
Posted By rebs

Re: Labour on the fence

He's not appointed by Corbyn - the deputy position is voted for by Labour members.
Jul 9th 2019, 8:40 am
Replies: 927
Views: 118,224
Posted By rebs

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

Jogging in nice areas, shopping and nice restaurants are things that would be pretty easy to do anywhere in the country, really. As for the late night stuff, all night gym etc, those are not really...
Jul 8th 2019, 9:52 am
Replies: 927
Views: 118,224
Posted By rebs

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

Canford School is still there and going strong - co-ed now. As you say, beautiful campus and grounds.

Agree with what you say about the immediate area by that house - although I would also say...
Jul 5th 2019, 11:08 am
Replies: 927
Views: 118,224
Posted By rebs

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

One of the reasons that expensive properties are spread out is because, in general, land is very expensive in the UK - small island and all that. Therefore, almost by definition, a property with a...
Jul 4th 2019, 3:41 pm
Replies: 927
Views: 118,224
Posted By rebs

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

I hear the new Caledonian Sleeper is pretty luxurious these days too - en-suite berths, no less :)
Jun 18th 2019, 3:55 pm
Replies: 927
Views: 118,224
Posted By rebs

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

Oh, for sure - it's incredibly depressing when the sat nav shows well over an hour to go on the journey and it's only 30 miles (or less) in distance! However, to my mind, driving to somewhere...
Jun 18th 2019, 3:31 pm
Replies: 927
Views: 118,224
Posted By rebs

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

We regularly drive between East Dulwich in London and East Dorset (quite near Bournemouth). It's a journey of 110 miles, takes approx 2 and a half hours - maybe 2 hours 20 if lucky or 2 hours 40 if...
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