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Forum: The Lounge
Aug 18th 2011, 4:12 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,087
Posted By Reading fan

Re: Would you have handed it in ?

UNITED !! Never again - had 4 flights with them and all rubbish - the rudest staff ever :thumbdown:



As far as ID - the wallet had my drivers licence in with full name and address - I googled...
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 18th 2011, 1:55 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,087
Posted By Reading fan

Re: Would you have handed it in ?

I phoned within an hour of leaving the aircraft with all my seat details and they said nothing was handed in and could only rely on another passenger handing it in :(
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 18th 2011, 1:31 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,087
Posted By Reading fan

Would you have handed it in ?

After travelling for 22 hrs (inc transfers etc) I very foolishly left my purse in the seat in front of me on the plane. I didn't realise until we were on the motorway home. I was gutted to say the...
Aug 9th 2011, 10:14 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,426
Posted By Reading fan

Re: 1st visit to Las Vegas & Hawaii

I know this is an old thread but wanted to say thanks for all the replies.

We returned yesterday from our trip and had the most amazing time ever.

We stayed for 4 nights in Vegas - MGM...
Forum: USA
Mar 9th 2011, 8:05 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,824
Posted By Reading fan

Re: The death of a child

Hi - we lost our first child when she was 9 days old - she was born very early and just wasn't strong enough for this world.
Obviously at the time you feel that life is just not worth it but 12...
Feb 28th 2011, 10:20 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,426
Posted By Reading fan

Re: 1st visit to Las Vegas & Hawaii

Thanks for all the replies.

We haven't ultimately decided where to stay in Vegas and I am currently looking at all your suggestions.

As far as Hawaii is concerned I have decided 7 nights on...
Feb 24th 2011, 11:15 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,426
Posted By Reading fan

1st visit to Las Vegas & Hawaii

I am really looking for some first hand accommodation/holiday advice.
My husband booked a surprise holiday for the family to Kenya but turned out to be a crap hotel so we have completely changed...
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2011, 12:53 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 6,745
Posted By Reading fan

Re: Life in Adelaide - Best place to live?

I think maybe you need to be more specific as to what lifestyle, work, housing etc you are looking for/expecting.

We lived in the Adelaide Hills for years in a village called Stirling. We could...
Jan 14th 2011, 8:36 am
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By Reading fan

Re: Running help

Thanks ref weight loss - how long would i have to exercise for to get the benefits ? I am also trying to walk back and forth to school which is 4 miles in total. I have a good x-trainer at home that...
Jan 14th 2011, 7:54 am
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By Reading fan

Re: Running help

Thanks for your reply.

All our runs include hills as we live in a very hilly area and are something we cannot avoid.

I understand what you are saying ref. not enough training for a marathon. We...
Jan 13th 2011, 4:34 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By Reading fan

Running help

I was hoping for a bit of advise of ways to improve my running - if anyone can.

I have been running for about 18 months now 3 times a week (1 x 5km, 1 x 10- 20km and 1 x 5 km ). I completed my...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 2nd 2010, 12:34 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 5,663
Posted By Reading fan

Re: Who have you sat next to on a plane/train etc

Madge Bishop (don't know her real name ) London to Galway where she bizarrely shared a house with a window fitter ! She couldn't wait to get off and have a fag.
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 22nd 2010, 2:02 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 906
Posted By Reading fan

Re: Here it comes

Bring it on !!! Off skiing in a few weeks time for Christmas so let it snow, let it snow :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Nov 11th 2010, 8:02 am
Replies: 49
Views: 2,305
Posted By Reading fan

Re: British students smash up Conservative HQ

Slightly misleading title - the students were involved in a peaceful march - as usual the trouble makers were not the the protesters but an underground element that turn up at any march solely to...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 4th 2010, 12:51 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By Reading fan

Re: To ping pong back or not? Dilemma.

I feel your pain as we were in a very similar situation as yourselves. I can not tell you how many conversations we had about shall we/shan't we move back.

Lived in Oz for 5 years, came back for 3...
Forum: Australia
Nov 1st 2010, 8:37 am
Replies: 106
Views: 8,229
Posted By Reading fan

Re: UK house prices fall by record 3.6% in a MONTH!

I have just brought a 2 bed onsweet flat in uk as an investment plus houses are selling no problem in my area.[/QUOTE]


We live in the same town. I put in a cash offer for two properties last...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 29th 2010, 8:12 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By Reading fan

Re: Besides London, which Town/City in the UK would be most likely to have job vacanc

What kind of job ? I thnk it really depends on what the person would be looking to do.

My no-hoper niece who has been asked to leave one school during her A-Levels (not completed and re-sat first...
Forum: Australia
Oct 26th 2010, 11:56 am
Replies: 83
Views: 7,193
Posted By Reading fan

Re: Future for kids in Oz v UK

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Oh and for now they are having a great time being kids, playing out with their scooters, AFL ball and basketball with other kids and having some of the freedoms that I enjoyed as a child but would...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 13th 2010, 2:55 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By Reading fan

Re: Anyone gone around in a camper trailer?

Hi, we ordered a Jayco camper trailer before we left the Uk so it would be ready for when we arrived. We all had ball - picked it up in Brisbane, went to Noosa for a couple of weeks in it and then...
Forum: Australia
Oct 7th 2010, 11:57 am
Replies: 106
Views: 8,229
Posted By Reading fan

Re: UK house prices fall by record 3.6% in a MONTH!

Who knows what is going to happen but I can't see anyone wanting to buy a home in UK this side of Christmas, so I'm expecting continued falls in UK.

ABCDiamond, do you feel that this is a blip...
Forum: The Lounge
Oct 4th 2010, 11:49 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By Reading fan

Re: Couch to 5k! Come on fatties unite!!!

I haven't used this app but followed a very similar plan. I was complete non-exerciser last year but started running last May - then went for a 5k, then a 10k and finally a 1/2 marathon in March of...
Oct 4th 2010, 8:50 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,388
Posted By Reading fan

Re: Is there anything you can't take back home.....?

We packed everything we could - BBQ fat included ! Visited some of our favourite vineyards and stocked up on our fave tipple as well. Container wasn't opened but x-rayed. We had two live white tip...
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 11th 2010, 8:07 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,033
Posted By Reading fan

Re: 8 year old walking to school

[QUOTE=spalen;8839658]if you feel the need to ask advice from an internet forum I'd say you have your own answer.

My view on these things is the same as any risk - can you afford the consequence...
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 10th 2010, 12:15 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,033
Posted By Reading fan

Re: 8 year old walking to school

We live in a smallish town in the south of england. I have looked on various websites and there is no law/walking zones in this area. There seems to be no guidelines apart from when you think they...
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 10th 2010, 9:19 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,033
Posted By Reading fan

8 year old walking to school

My 8 year old son (will be 9 at beginning of Nov) is a very independent, sensible boy. He has asked to walk to school on his own - just under a mile. Well 3/4 of the way on his own as his older...
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