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Forum: Advice Yesterday, 00:57
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By striing
Everyone is different of course but in my case I...

Everyone is different of course but in my case I take cyclizine hydrochloride with painkillers all the time (as an alternative to 'all in one' migraine medication). I have discussed taking parcetamol...
Forum: Advice 22-12-2014, 10:51
Replies: 27
Views: 2,779
Posted By striing
It's a horrible, difficult situation but the mere...

It's a horrible, difficult situation but the mere fact that you are not sure whether your grandma is receiving care of the standard that we should all be able to expect, and you know she isn't in a...
Forum: Advice 21-12-2014, 22:59
Replies: 27
Views: 2,779
Posted By striing
It really doesn't matter if she is calling out...

It really doesn't matter if she is calling out every 5 minutes - she needs to be somewhere that can manage that with care and dignity. Maybe the home is not set up to cater for someone with dementia?
Forum: Advice 21-12-2014, 19:35
Replies: 61
Views: 2,683
Posted By striing
I'm not going to disagree with you. The Local...

I'm not going to disagree with you. The Local Housing Allowance here for a one bed is just over 850 a month, and give that that is at the 30th percentile you can work out what people are paying in...
Forum: Advice 21-12-2014, 19:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,118
Posted By striing
Sleep is the best thing for aiding concentration,...

Sleep is the best thing for aiding concentration, unless you have a medical condition.

If you have ADHD or something similar then see your GP who can refer you to a relevant service.
Forum: Advice 21-12-2014, 19:05
Replies: 61
Views: 2,683
Posted By striing
Not really, when you see the cost of renting in...

Not really, when you see the cost of renting in London. I was claiming housing benefit when I was netting about 1600 a month.
Forum: Advice 21-12-2014, 18:55
Replies: 27
Views: 2,779
Posted By striing
It's good that your grandma seemed fine and was...

It's good that your grandma seemed fine and was happy to see you but that sounds wrong. I appreciate that it's a difficult situation but I think I'd have to put something in writing and ask to see...
Forum: Advice 21-12-2014, 18:31
Replies: 61
Views: 2,683
Posted By striing
You're right in the sense that buy to let is what...

You're right in the sense that buy to let is what has put the prices up and made it impossible to buy round here. People who already own a house that costs a fortune get a mortgage on it to buy up...
Forum: Advice 21-12-2014, 18:20
Replies: 61
Views: 2,683
Posted By striing
Most people work though. Society would soon...

Most people work though. Society would soon collapse if everyone claimed housing benefit. Maybe that's what needs to happen - everyone paying stupid rates of rent just down tools and claim housing...
Forum: Advice 21-12-2014, 17:34
Replies: 61
Views: 2,683
Posted By striing
I'm from London yes. The 2 bed flat below me just...

I'm from London yes. The 2 bed flat below me just sold for 520 000. Even a one bed is way out of range. I have been looking at a cheaper area (it's a hole frankly but I'm so fed up about the amount...
Forum: Advice 21-12-2014, 15:31
Replies: 61
Views: 2,683
Posted By striing
This makes me want to cry. I'm double your age...

This makes me want to cry. I'm double your age and my rent is double your mortgage - and I have no chance of buying. :(

Why do we have these 'moving out' threads every so often? I can't see what is...
Forum: Advice 20-12-2014, 22:19
Replies: 28
Views: 3,323
Posted By striing
Deleted - you changed your post. I'm guessing you...

Deleted - you changed your post. I'm guessing you realised it didn't make sense.
Forum: Advice 20-12-2014, 22:17
Replies: 37
Views: 2,216
Posted By striing
I was getting loads of the calls that are dead...

I was getting loads of the calls that are dead when you pick up the phone. So many that I had to unplug the phone as if they call too late it wakes up the whole building (I have an old fashioned...
Forum: Advice 20-12-2014, 22:11
Replies: 28
Views: 3,323
Posted By striing
I'm sure you're making a point but I'm not...

I'm sure you're making a point but I'm not following it.

If the guy worked his last day on Friday and is back on the 29th then he is off for next week. Two of those days are public holidays (25th...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 20-12-2014, 22:00
Replies: 46
Views: 3,284
Posted By striing
They should have picked his waltz or quickstep...

They should have picked his waltz or quickstep over the charleston.
Forum: Advice 20-12-2014, 20:52
Replies: 28
Views: 3,323
Posted By striing
It's only a week and 2 of those days are public...

It's only a week and 2 of those days are public holidays. Most people get around 26 days a year. It's hardly extravagant to take 3 days off at Christmas.
Forum: Advice 20-12-2014, 12:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,953
Posted By striing
I would say to her 'please can you try not to...

I would say to her 'please can you try not to keep coming in to my office while you've got that bug - I really don't want to be ill over xmas, thanks'.

I have commented before when colleagues have...
Forum: Advice 17-12-2014, 20:21
Replies: 18
Views: 2,436
Posted By striing
There is no way I would get involved in that way....

There is no way I would get involved in that way. I know my limitations.

But - I think it's possible NSNO might have been a success after all. The first day after I made the referral (at night as...
Forum: Advice 17-12-2014, 20:11
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By striing
Some of my family have council property but I...

Some of my family have council property but I went through an online test thing that concluded that I fall into the category of people who will never be offered social housing.

I wouldn't mind if...
Forum: Advice 16-12-2014, 00:03
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By striing
I would think if you know the family you can...

I would think if you know the family you can write to all of them but if not then just to the person. But I haven't checked Debrett's. ;-)
Forum: Advice 15-12-2014, 20:52
Replies: 13
Views: 2,504
Posted By striing
This is good advice. Specialist disability...

This is good advice. Specialist disability groups or charities are a good place to start for guidance on where to get PAs (they can't necessarily provide support - though some can, depends on the...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 15-12-2014, 09:59
Replies: 71
Views: 6,039
Posted By striing
So it wasn't just my ears. I wondered why they...

So it wasn't just my ears. I wondered why they didn't just re-record it, given that it's not live. Paloma is usually good so something must have gone wrong.
Forum: Advice 15-12-2014, 09:55
Replies: 18
Views: 2,436
Posted By striing
I was looking for ways to help him off the street...

I was looking for ways to help him off the street not ways to keep him there!

But thank you for the responses.

Thinking it through, the borough where I work is small and the chances are...
Forum: Advice 14-12-2014, 18:47
Replies: 18
Views: 2,436
Posted By striing
I see your point but he sits outside a shop and...

I see your point but he sits outside a shop and has food given to him all the time. I think in the day he is as okay as can be in that position as generally it's a lot of the same people going past...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 14-12-2014, 18:31
Replies: 65
Views: 9,627
Posted By striing
Haha I'd forgotten about those adverts. :D Never...

Haha I'd forgotten about those adverts. :D Never mind the breaking the rules aspect the judges didn't like, I thought it was pure cringe. After about 20 seconds I was watching from behind the sofa....
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