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Western Algarve (Lagos) What to do/where to eat

We are going on holiday to the Algarve in a few weeks time. Staying near my sister's in-laws family and I have no idea about the area having never been to Portugal. Specifically we are staying in Jardim da Meia Praia (if that means something to anyone!) Would love any tips from those who have holida...
Forum: Travel
Replies: 3
Wed May 06, 2015 8:30 pm

Weekend cottage rental recommendations

We are planning a weekend away later this year with 8 adults and I wondered if anyone here had recommendations? We are looking for something no more than 600 a night and preferably in the New Forest, Dorset, South Downs, Oxfordshire as we have people travelling from Sussex, Surrey and London. Please...
Forum: Travel
Replies: 1
Mon Mar 09, 2015 5:17 pm

Re: HELP nursery dilemmas! Sw11

You know your son best but I can share my experience with you. My daughter was in a nursery in Australia and then we moved to San Francisco when she was 18 months. We then moved to London when she was 3 and then moved out to Sussex when she was 4 (we are not moving for a long time now!) She has chan...
Forum: Childcare
Replies: 7
Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:38 pm

Re: Coming off Tramadol after c section

I think phasing it out sounds like a good idea. Then you know how tolerable the pain is as you reduce the dosage. I did the same thing with Tramadol after my C section and it worked a treat. Congratulations on the new baby too :)
Replies: 3
Fri Oct 17, 2014 9:30 am

FREE: 2 x pet goldfish with bowl and accessories

We are moving out of London on Thursday and I'm worried our goldfish won't survive the drive to our new home. Therefore we're looking for a new home for Goldie and Florence. 2 happy, friendly goldfish. One orange and one yellow. Bought from the pet store on Northcote Road. We have a big round goldfi...
Replies: 1
Mon Sep 08, 2014 1:55 pm

Recommendation: End of tenancy cleaner

Any recommendations for an end of tenancy cleaner for a job next Thursday afternoon? It's a 2 bedroom house in Battersea. I've tried Done and Dusted but they don't have availability. Any recommendations would be appreciated :D
Replies: 0
Mon Sep 01, 2014 3:04 pm

Looking for temporary rental in September

We've had a delay on the completion of our house sale! Rather than stay in a hotel I thought I would check on here. Would anyone have a local property available for approximately 2 weeks from September 10th? Prefer close to Clapham/Battersea due to commute and nursery drop off. We are a family of 3....
Replies: 0
Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:57 pm

Re: Can someone help me understand house buying process?

Jonathan, thats great advice! Thank you. I better get moving fast then :D
Replies: 5
Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:36 pm

Re: Can someone help me understand house buying process?

Thanks for the recommendation. I should say that we do have a solicitor in place already.
Replies: 5
Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:37 am

Can someone help me understand house buying process?

We have had an offer accepted on a property with no chain and all parties would like to move quickly. We have had our survey done (no major issues) We have a bank offer subject to valuation. We are still awaiting the bank valuation. Should we go ahead and instruct the solictor to proceed now with se...
Replies: 5
Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:30 am

Re: Where to buy a goldfish!

Thanks all! We ended up at the one on northcote road. They were super helpful and we now have two happy fish and one happy toddler!
Replies: 4
Tue May 27, 2014 10:56 am

Where to buy a goldfish!

We've promised our daughter her first pet - a goldfish! Now, where on earth do I buy one from in wandsworth? Preferably clapham/battersea.
Replies: 4
Wed May 21, 2014 8:45 pm

Talk to me about teeth!

I'm about to use a dentist in this country for the first time (I've been here less than a year so my dental hygiene isn't questionable!). I have no idea about dental care in this country. I need a dentist for me (great teeth, no work required) my husband (terrible teeth. Loads of fillings required) ...
Forum: Wellbeing
Replies: 2
Wed May 21, 2014 8:15 pm

Sleep consultant recommendations for a 3 year old!!

Our 3.5 year old is a notoriously bad sleeper and over the years we have had intervention for sleep issues at pretty much each stage. To be frank, a lot comes down to how we manage her sleep. We don't do so well in this aspect of parenting! We are now in the situation where we have to sit in her roo...
Replies: 2
Mon May 12, 2014 12:13 pm

Weekend gymnastics for a 3 year old?

We are thinking of doing some Saturday sessions of gymnastics for our 3 year old. Any recommendations?
Forum: Activities
Replies: 1
Fri Apr 25, 2014 7:34 pm