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Re: is it reasonable to ask teenagers to isolate so grandparents can visit?

I don’t think it’s unreasonable to ask, no. I think a better option would be to pay for testing 3 days before and self isolate while you wait for results. I expect it might be booked up everywhere for tests tho! We’ve been back and forth on Xmas options with my in-laws and have decided to give it a ...
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Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:03 am

Re: Low Traffic Neighbourhoods suspended

Well said Iris. My sentiments exactly. It forced me to re-think the way I use my car, and as a family we now use our bikes a lot more. I would never have tried to cycle with my 9 year old on the roads before. The current pollution levels locally are unsustainable, so in some respects I applaud WBC f...
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Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:58 am

Re: Neighbour has cleaner? Is this allowed?

I think the rules simply state if your job cannot be done from home you can go to work, and your work is absolutely necessary. Key workers were only defined for who is allowed to keep sending kids to school. I agree it’s a bit immoral to insist your cleaner comes but I’m not sure there’s anything yo...
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Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:01 am

Re: Devastated by husband's announcement

I haven't been in your situation but didn't want to read and run.  Big hand-hold for you, I would be feeling exactly the same in your shoes. I'm also a bit shocked at his refusal to consider counselling, I've had friends who've found it very useful. I hope he reconsiders - it's the least he can do. ...
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Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:40 pm

Re: Going rate for a cleaner in SW11

Never less than £10 an hour. Our amazing cleaner has been with us for almost 8 years and I tend to give her a small raise every Christmas, along with a £100 xmas bonus. She comes 4 hours on a Monday, 2 on a Friday, and we give her £100 a week, so it's almost £17 an hour, but I pay more for the conve...
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Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:50 am