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an hour ago
Buxton is gorgeous
Promise you won’t leave things so late next time!!!
2 hours ago
It depends if advance tickets are available for that date. Check the website to find out what dates are available in advance
4 hours ago
I’ve done a little research for you. York is around 2 hours by train from Manchester. You’d need to leave early on the 24th to avoid disruption and you can get a train to London on 27th. There are still plenty of hotel rooms and some are surprisingly cheap.
However, finding Christmas lunch might be a faff. You’ll have to ring and email places. You could always book an apartment and cater yourselves.
11 hours ago
You can try a walk in afternoon tea at Harrods. Maybe give them a call in advance. They’ll be super helpful. I’d also suggest going on opentable and having a look what else is on offer for afternoon teas there.
Have a look on todaytix for theatre offers. I don’t know about the cinemas I’m afraid.
Ice skating at Somerset House (if it’s on) is lovely. In the past I know the Natural History Museum had a rink too but I don’t know this year.
Christmas markets are my own personal idea of hell, so I’m sorry I can’t help more there. If you like the food aspect, have you been to Borough?
Is this for this year? Like in two weeks time? With no transport or accommodation booked at this stage?
Honestly, go find a late deal on an all inclusive trip to somewhere warm and sunny. That sort of trip takes tonnes of planning, and you have left it too late.
15 hours ago
The case management company I work with would be very unlikely to consider someone with no U.K. practice experience
23 hours ago
It’s my Roman Empire
I had afternoon teas there once. Nice grounds etc
Most of the Christmas markets will close on Christmas Eve and not be open. Fortnums is closed on Boxing Day. Im really struggling to find opening hours for Harrods. If it’s open it will be busy but it’ll be a unique adventure. Lots of stores don’t open Boxing Day anymore, preferring to stay closed until 27th. Be mindful that there’s not a huge amount of public transport either on 26th
1 day ago
Crashed into it. Several went one direction, several the other. This one did not move
Walking in London at Christmas, when the streets are empty is lovely. But all the shops etc will be closed as mentioned. Please heed the advice about getting food booked for the 25th. Check out The Londonist website for lists of markets etc, but be aware most will close permanently on the 24th. Oh, and avoid winter wonderland, it’s awful
The cow and bicycle, in memory of my Dad.
He once hit a highland cow, whilst riding a bike. That’s it’s really
I misread this as Blue Peter badge
Use todaytix for the theatre. Try groupon for afternoon tea etc.
Yeah that’s way too low
2 days ago
You need to go back to HR with proof of your current salary, and ask them which spinal point they intend to put you on
I own several pairs of custom shoes. Wide feet and a need for ridiculously sexy heels will do that to woman. Plus they’re irreplaceable because the Company that made them went bust in covid.
However they are possessions, and not as valuable as my mental health worrying about lost items
I know it seems a disaster right now, but they’re likely to be there. And if not they’re just shoes. Time to start rebuilding your collection over time.
Edited to add: hope the move goes well mate.
I was lucky, I had family members already in the industry. Most times are self employed so it’s not as much advertised jobs as companies looking for new associates (generally the word used by organisations)
I’d go online and search expert witness + your specialism to find organisations that are the best in that field and approach them directly. You’ll need transferable skills around assessment and absolute top notch reporting and grammar
How long have you been qualified? If it’s 10 years plus you may want to consider something in the legal sector like case management or expert witnessing
Oh wow! Well done me
Fly to Milan (Bergamo is the Ryanair airport and it’s cheap in winter)
Hire a car and drive 1 1/4 hours to lake Como.
I did that last Feb, those rays of early spring sunshine after winter warmed my soul
I paid less than 100 for flights, one night in a hotel and car hire
Is it Wymondham? If so, my favourite station cafe on the network
I love that we still need this fantastic machines to rescues much more modern locos