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Forum: Home & DIY Yesterday, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 38
Posted By AnnieS
The best mattress?

I'm thinking it's about time for a new mattress. I'm very "goldilocks" - I don't want anything too firm or too soft :)

Does anyone have any recommendations?
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 182
Posted By AnnieS
Seasalt : "We work with trusted suppliers, and...

Seasalt : "We work with trusted suppliers, and commit to long term, mutually beneficial relationships to ensure the best quality product alongside an in-depth understanding of each supplier and their...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 182
Posted By AnnieS
The clothes I have are made in Asia but are good...

The clothes I have are made in Asia but are good quality. e.g. my current "go-to", Seasalt make their clothes in India. Some of their products are fantastic and beautifully made. The materials...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 182
Posted By AnnieS
If they try to make the same goods here they will...

If they try to make the same goods here they will likely be poor quality because it's simply not affordable. It's not just wages, but premises, machinery, logistics etc. It's quite interesting...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 182
Posted By AnnieS
I've just checked some Laura Ashley trousers that...

I've just checked some Laura Ashley trousers that I bought in the late 80s. They have "made in Great Britain" on the label. I remember how expensive it was to buy Laura Ashley on my wages then. ...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 185
Posted By AnnieS
Hopefully there will be someone who can read to...

Hopefully there will be someone who can read to her. The previous OHs dad had it. Speech, eyesight, movement all affected. He died from the complications.
Forum: General Chat 19-08-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 185
Posted By AnnieS
The trouble with Parkinsons is that you can have...

The trouble with Parkinsons is that you can have visual disturbances. There can be hallucinations and as well as the ability to hold a book still, reading itself might be difficult. Motor skills...
Forum: General Chat 19-08-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 185
Posted By AnnieS
Something like a luxury throw or shawl she can...

Something like a luxury throw or shawl she can wear in the wheelchair. Soft and warm fabric in some beautiful colours. It may be hard for her to hold a magazine with the parkinsons. But audio...
Forum: General Chat 19-08-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,085
Posted By AnnieS
I had some DMs as a student. They were sort of...

I had some DMs as a student. They were sort of trendy but most importantly they never wore out. It's funny that I'd never consider wearing something like that now. The first time I went hiking in...
Forum: General Chat 19-08-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,085
Posted By AnnieS
I'm watching "I love 1987". I always thought...

I'm watching "I love 1987". I always thought these were made recently but the "I love" series was made in 2000/2001.

1987 - really funny seeing very serious looking people walk around with...
Forum: General Chat 17-08-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,085
Posted By AnnieS
Hi Julie ☺ nice to see you back here!

Hi Julie ☺ nice to see you back here!
Forum: General Chat 17-08-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,085
Posted By AnnieS
A birthday BBQ. ☺

A birthday BBQ. ☺
Forum: General Chat 17-08-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,085
Posted By AnnieS
Waiting for a train ☺

Waiting for a train ☺
Forum: General Chat 17-08-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 502
Posted By AnnieS
I don't understand your first point. You can be...

I don't understand your first point. You can be a registered charity and still receive income from local authorities. It's all about being not for profit/voluntary, for the benefit of others etc. ...
Forum: General Chat 17-08-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 502
Posted By AnnieS
There's quite a bit lacking in the lives of...

There's quite a bit lacking in the lives of people compared with previous generations where they had a solid family structure and community. Our civilisation seems to be having a nervous breakdown.
Forum: General Chat 17-08-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 502
Posted By AnnieS
They give methadone to manage the problem because...

They give methadone to manage the problem because at least then they are not buying from a dealer with dirty needles. But addicts get the free stuff then top up from a dealer and end up in a&e. Once...
Forum: General Chat 16-08-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 502
Posted By AnnieS
There's no scientific link but then how do you...

There's no scientific link but then how do you prove it? When they try to prove or disprove they don't look at street gangs but at your average normal kid. It's like linking hip hop to violence....
Forum: Other Debates/Discussions 16-08-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 877
Posted By AnnieS
Anxiety can be disabling. Ironic that it's all...

Anxiety can be disabling. Ironic that it's all part of the survival instinct yet in its extreme form can stop people from doing just that.
Forum: General Chat 16-08-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 502
Posted By AnnieS
I've no idea of the names of the charity...

I've no idea of the names of the charity organisations Muddy. They fall under the broad umbrella of "youth services" which were funded by local authorities and were traditionally provided by the...
Forum: General Chat 16-08-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 502
Posted By AnnieS
They start off playing online games and end up on...

They start off playing online games and end up on the street acting it out for real. What's real and what's a game becomes blurred.
Forum: General Chat 16-08-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 502
Posted By AnnieS
They say a lot of the charities that used to keep...

They say a lot of the charities that used to keep these people occupied and off the streets have been shut down due to lack of funding since the tories came to power. So there's no safety net.
Forum: General Chat 16-08-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 502
Posted By AnnieS
There are a large number of people, a sort of...

There are a large number of people, a sort of underclass who have no prospects and feel they have no future. It's hard enough if you have a perfect upbringing. So this group has its own rules,...
Forum: Brexit Forum 16-08-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 582
Posted By AnnieS
They have now had a fair bit of time to plan so...

They have now had a fair bit of time to plan so all should be thought through and planned for every contingency. But the logistics issues were down to potential problems with transportation and will...
Forum: General Health 16-08-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,321
Posted By AnnieS
nobody can question credentials that do not exist!

nobody can question credentials that do not exist!
Forum: General Chat 15-08-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,579
Posted By AnnieS
I wouldn't worry Precious. Tomorrow is another...

I wouldn't worry Precious. Tomorrow is another day. Most people here are a bit unpredictable. Then we all forget about it.
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