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Forum: Advice 31-12-2010, 00:26
Replies: 42
Views: 4,534
Posted By eluf38
Hi Saltneytoffee - I've heard good things about...

Hi Saltneytoffee - I've heard good things about the OU from my sister-in-law, in terms of the support you get. I think an OU degree, while not Oxford or Cambridge, is probably as 'good' as any other...
Forum: Advice 31-12-2010, 00:19
Replies: 295
Views: 12,566
Posted By eluf38
If the OP is still reading this thread - I would...

If the OP is still reading this thread - I would tell your wife to cut all contact with you except through lawyers. You drained her her bank account, you gave her emotional abuse, tried to make her...
Forum: Fashion and Beauty 30-12-2010, 22:46
Replies: 10
Views: 2,216
Posted By eluf38
Having been to quite a few sixth form dos...

Having been to quite a few sixth form dos (including several as a teacher) I have to say I don't think that dress is what everybody else will be wearing. Most of the young ladies seemed to favour a...
Forum: Mobile Phones 30-12-2010, 22:10
Replies: 0
Views: 979
Posted By eluf38
ARGH! Sony Ericsson Zylo + USB problems!

My OH bought me a Sony Zylo for Christmas as I really wanted to use it to listen to music, and have hundreds of MP3s I want to transfer onto it. It didn't come with a USB cable, and although I have a...
Forum: Advice 29-12-2010, 23:40
Replies: 79
Views: 5,724
Posted By eluf38
I think part of the problem with Facebook is that...

I think part of the problem with Facebook is that it seems so informal and is open to anybody. (unless you hide your profile, and I can't see the point of doing that.) Even if the child in question...
Forum: Fashion and Beauty 29-12-2010, 23:03
Replies: 28
Views: 9,510
Posted By eluf38
The two colours you are not supposed to wear to a...

The two colours you are not supposed to wear to a wedding are black (because you wear that for funerals) and white (in case you upstage the bride.) Unless you are in America, in which case those are...
Forum: Advice 29-12-2010, 18:17
Replies: 68
Views: 4,544
Posted By eluf38
Fanfiction - another thing I just don't get. I...

Fanfiction - another thing I just don't get. I only read one piece and it was car-crash fiction - it was just awful. in the days before t'internet it would have stayed where it belonged - in a...
Forum: Advice 29-12-2010, 18:08
Replies: 79
Views: 5,724
Posted By eluf38
Agree. I'm in the same situation, having left...

Agree. I'm in the same situation, having left teaching, and have had lots of requests - 90% of which I reject, but if there was a sixth former I taught who requests, I tend to add them.
I did have...
Forum: Advice 29-12-2010, 17:29
Replies: 68
Views: 4,544
Posted By eluf38
He has to be a WUM. Nobody could write something...

He has to be a WUM. Nobody could write something this bad and seriously think other people could take it seriously.
Forum: Advice 27-12-2010, 12:09
Replies: 48
Views: 4,449
Posted By eluf38
I never had presents off Santa - he always...

I never had presents off Santa - he always delivered what Mum and Dad bought. Kind of like a mail-order from the north pole. I never questioned it - all our family and friends did the same 'parents...
Forum: Advice 27-12-2010, 11:58
Replies: 91
Views: 8,942
Posted By eluf38
Ditch him. Don't waste your time fretting about...

Ditch him. Don't waste your time fretting about him.
Forum: Advice 22-12-2010, 12:51
Replies: 13
Views: 1,510
Posted By eluf38
Don't lose heart MMW - five interviews is great!...

Don't lose heart MMW - five interviews is great! People on my teaching course (pre-recession graduation) went on 13 interviews before being offered a job! It's easy for me to say, but I wouldn't set...
Forum: Advice 21-12-2010, 16:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,510
Posted By eluf38
I'd do a bit of market research before you sign...

I'd do a bit of market research before you sign up to any course MMW. Are there colleges within commuting distance of your home? Have they been recruiting, particularly in your subject area? Are...
Forum: Advice 21-12-2010, 16:17
Replies: 58
Views: 5,464
Posted By eluf38
I think it's normal to be upset by an unwarranted...

I think it's normal to be upset by an unwarranted comment. I don't mind being insulted if I've done something to deserve it, but a mean comment from someone (especially a stranger) really stings! ...
Forum: Advice 21-12-2010, 16:06
Replies: 51
Views: 4,446
Posted By eluf38
This. Would definately report the creep - and...

This. Would definately report the creep - and keep a copy of any messages off him as proof. What sort of normal human being goes around taunting 'I know you've been arrested'?
Forum: Advice 20-12-2010, 19:40
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By eluf38
Look on Mandy.com for acting jobs in your area -...

Look on Mandy.com for acting jobs in your area - just don't expect to get paid much (if anything).
I found stage acting much more satisfying than screen acting. With film there's always lots and...
Forum: Advice 17-12-2010, 15:08
Replies: 74
Views: 6,894
Posted By eluf38
Toggler's spot on Gogledd. He's trying to devalue...

Toggler's spot on Gogledd. He's trying to devalue your relationship and convince himself he's not losing out by leaving; but you were married for a long time, you have a child together... I'm sure he...
Forum: Advice 17-12-2010, 12:50
Replies: 15
Views: 758
Posted By eluf38
If she's not mentioned her role in the war up...

If she's not mentioned her role in the war up until now, do you think she'd want it spoken about after her death? I don't mean to sound harsh, but there's a reason she's not talked about her past...
Forum: Advice 17-12-2010, 12:41
Replies: 34
Views: 13,760
Posted By eluf38
After trying several other pills the doctor put...

After trying several other pills the doctor put me on Cezarette to combat my PMS. I've not had a period since I started six months ago - I do get some discomfort at the time of the month, but the...
Forum: Advice 16-12-2010, 11:42
Replies: 55
Views: 3,432
Posted By eluf38
Personally I think that it's pointless for...

Personally I think that it's pointless for parents to be writing out Christmas cards - when the child's old enough to do it themselves and decide who they're giving them to, that's the right time to...
Forum: Advice 14-12-2010, 13:03
Replies: 44
Views: 2,700
Posted By eluf38
Five years. Met him when I was 16, bought a house...

Five years. Met him when I was 16, bought a house together once I'd graduated uni and had sufficient income to take out a mortgage. By that point we'd known each other so long that we didn't have to...
Forum: Advice 12-12-2010, 22:47
Replies: 12
Views: 7,233
Posted By eluf38
Well, I am not pregnant - but I am still very...

Well, I am not pregnant - but I am still very sick. The coughing and the cold has started and my throat is so swollen that I can't talk properly - and my OH is lying on the sofa, stripped to the...
Forum: Advice 11-12-2010, 11:50
Replies: 12
Views: 7,233
Posted By eluf38
It is a possibility. I looked in the medical book...

It is a possibility. I looked in the medical book and the only two things that matched my symptoms were labrynthitis and pregnancy.

It is possible it's a cold like Radioamerica had, but it's very...
Forum: Advice 11-12-2010, 10:41
Replies: 12
Views: 7,233
Posted By eluf38
Has anybody had a cold / flu with stomach upset and dizziness?

The past three days from the moment I wake up until dinner time I've felt sick. I've not actually been sick, but my stomach is churning, my head is spinning and I feel dizzy.

A colleague said she'd...
Forum: Advice 11-12-2010, 10:33
Replies: 51
Views: 4,158
Posted By eluf38
When you were at school I imagine you were a...

When you were at school I imagine you were a bully. I'd put money on it. And you'd be the sort of bully who'd be telling a kid 'toughen up' as you and your mates stamped their head into the mud.

"I...
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