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Elite 11+ shopping and chat thread part 2½

edited 19 February 2018 at 12:48PM in It's Gone, but was it any good?
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  • edited 6 November 2017 at 6:35PM
    pippopippo Forumite
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    edited 6 November 2017 at 6:35PM
    bubbs wrote: »
    Thanks and embarrassingly , forgot yours:o
    No need to tell you that as you would never have known but.........i did
    Hope you had a good day x


    I did, thanks, had a birthday cake made for me for the first time since I was a kid!
    Mr Grumpy Old Git managed not to be grumpy for most of the day!:T
    He even made me breakfast, well coffee and toast.

    We went out for a cheap and cheerful meal with a couple who we have known for ages, but never been out with before and had a great night.
    PS No need to be embarrassed - I miss very many.
  • SavvybuyerSavvybuyer Forumite
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    Old list - do not use.

    Tvs M and buy in M

    T M

    Fruit & Vegetables

    Drinks
    Bacchus Kriek (375ml)£2.00
    D&G Old Jamaica Ginger Beer (500ml)75p:eek: £1.12 M:(.
    Red Bull Orange Edition Energy Drink - Orange Flavour (250ml)£1.00:eek:
    This Juicy Water Lemons & Limes (420ml)£1.00
    This Juicy Water Oranges & Lemons (420ml)£1.00

    Bakery
    Brioche Pasquier Pains au Chocolat (6)£1.00
    Thorntons Smiles Gift Cake - 4 Servings£4.00
    Yorkshire Baking Company Tea Loaf Cake£1.00

    Snacks & Sweets
    Mrs Crimble's Large Macaroons - Coconut (6 per pack - 210g)£1.00:eek:
    3xNestle Princessa Wafer - Zebra (37g)Any 3 for £1.00
    Nestle Wonka Rainbow Nerds (141.7g)£1.50 A appears to be OOS online?
    Swizzels Matlow Chew Crew (210g)£1.00 Already price-matched at present so no need to use Tvs M.
    Swizzels Matlow Children's Bumper Bag (210g)£1.00 As above.
    Swizzels Matlow Lots of Lollies (210g)£1.00 As above.
    Synder's of Hanover Pretzel Pieces - Honey Mustard Onion (125g)£1.00 A not available online?

    Packets & Cereals
    Kupiec Kasza Jeczmienna Perlowa Barley Groats (400g)73p
    Tesco Wholefoods Marrow Fat Peas (500g)70p

    Tins, Jars & Cooking
    3xLyle's Golden Syrup (454g)£1.15x3 less 20% and then £1.15x3 £1.00x3?
    Squid Fish Sauce (725ml)£1.20 A appeared to be OOS online at the time I checked for this list.

    Ready Meals
    Tesco Deli Chicken Sweet & Sour Spring Roll (900g)50p

    Meat, Fish & Poultry
    Bernard Matthews Turkey Steaks (200g)£1.00 The product as pictured on t.com
    Rustlers Flame Grilled Chicken Sandwich (150g)£1.00 [M £1 version BC is 5 099556 007491]
    Rustlers Hot Dog (146g)£1.00 [M £1 version BC is 5 099556 09023]

    Dairy & Eggs
    Tesco Counter Cornish Camembert£2.40/Kg

    Frozen
    Birds Eye Simply Breaded Cod Fish Cakes (4 per pack - 198g)75p:eek: 85p M.

    Household & Pets
    Dettol Anti-Bacterial Cleansing Surface Wipes - Lime & Mint (84)£2.00:eek:
    Domestos Germ Blaster Ocean Fresh Rim Block£1.00
    Fairy All in 1 Dishwasher Tablets Original (84)£10.00 Poundstretcher £9.99
    Flash Clean & Shine All Purpose Cleaning Liquid Lemon (2L)£2.00 Product is really 2.05L.

    Beauty & Health
    Colgate 360 Sensitive Pro-Relief Sensitive Toothbrush - Extra Soft£2.00
    Tesco Lens Wipes (26)£1.25
    Vöost Magnesium EffervescentTablets - Lemon (10)£1.48
    Vöost Vitamin D 25µg Effervescent Tablets - Mixed Berry Fruit (10)£1.48
    Wilkinson Sword Extra 2 Beauty with Aloe Vera Razors (5)£1.00

    Baby



    Buy in M

    Fruit & Vegetables
    2xM Bundled Spinach (300g)Any 2 for £1.50
    Morrisons Ancient Grains (125g)50p RTC
    Morrisons Chargrilled Vegetables (140g)50p RTC
    Morrisons Savers Sultanas (500g)88p Or Aldi or Lidl.
    2xM Wonky Pomegranates (4)Any 2 for £1.50 However whoopsies may be a lot cheaper.
    List of 50p salads etc. in case I am wrong removing them: http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showpost.php?p=73277050&postcount=24168

    Drinks
    Badger Union Joker (500ml)£1.00
    Belhaven Quercus
    (500ml)£1.00
    Black Sheep Chocolate Orange Stout (500ml)£1.00
    Brains Coopers Reserve (500ml)£1.00
    Canadou Cane Sugar Syrup (700ml)£3.68
    Erdinger Oktoberfest (500ml)£1.00 Surely much cheaper in November? National price is £1 offer, may be store specific clearance cheaper, e.g. 75p M Blackburn.
    Great Yorkshire Brewery Yorkshire Golden (500ml)£1.00
    Greene King Black IPA (500ml)£1.00
    Greene King Mocha Stout (500ml)£1.00
    HappyDown Craft Sparkling Cocktails - Lemon, Cucumber & Mint (330ml)£1.00 RTC (do not buy T 4 for 3 at £6:eek: and do not buy at all in T as M is RTC).
    HappyDown Craft Sparkling Cocktails - Lychee Guava & Chilli (330ml)£1.00 RTC
    Hooky Blonde (500ml)£1.00
    Kingfisher Premium ABV 4.8% (12x330ml)£7.00
    Kopparberg Strawberry & Lime Cider (4x330ml)£4.00 RTC
    Little Valley Brewery Organic Cherry Saison (500ml)£1.00
    Marston's Pedigree (6x500ml)£6.00
    Messer Sch-mitt Herbal Schnapps (700ml)£7.00 I've had to include a hyphen as this website won't otherwise let the name through.
    Morrisons Savers Apple & Blackcurrant Squash (1L)33p
    Morrisons Savers Apple Juice Drink (1L)45p
    Morrisons Savers No Added Sugar Lemon Squash (1L)33p
    M Savers No Added Sugar Orange Squash (1L)33p
    Morrisons Savers Orange Juice Drink (1L)45p
    Oakham Ales American Pale Ale (500ml)£1.00
    Oakham Ales Green Kiwi Gold (500ml)£1.00

    Otter Devon Pale Ale (500ml)£1.00
    St. Peter's Citrus Beer (500ml)£1.00
    St. Peter's Plum Porter (500ml)£1.00
    Twisted Halo Vodka with Coconut Water & Ginger (275ml)£1.00 RTC
    Westons Old Rosie Cloudy Scrumpy (10L)£20.00
    Wold Top Totally British Pale Ale (500ml)£1.00

    Bakery
    The Clay Oven Bakery Ltd Garlic & Coriander Naan Breads (2)£1.00
    Dina Extra Large White Pitta (6)52p Msm suggests 50p last March.
    Dulia Chocolate & Hazelnut Filled Croissants (5 per pack - 240g)£1.00
    M Apple & Custard Lattices (3)£1.00
    M Pecan Plaits 3 pack for the price of 2 pack per pack£1.00
    McVitie's Jamaica Ginger Cakes (2)£1.00
    McVitie's Lyle's Golden Syrup Cake (2)£1.00
    Morrisons Savers Apple Pies (6)60p
    Soreen Original Malt Loaf (260g+50%)£1.00
    Yorkshire Cottage Bakeries Parkin Loaf Cakes (2)£1.00 until 5/11

    Snacks & Sweets
    Belvita Breakfast Biscuits - Honey & Nuts (12 per pack - 600g)£1.75
    Belvita Breakfast Biscuits - Milk & Cereal (12 per pack - 600g)£1.75

    Carr's Selection (200g)£2.00
    2xCofresh Eat Real Chips Hummus Sea Salt (45g)Any 2 for £1.00
    2xCofresh Eat Real Lentil Chips - Chilli & Lemon (40g)Any 2 for £1.00
    2xCofresh Eat Real Quinoa & Kale Puffs - Jalapeno & Cheddar (40g)Any 2 for £1.00
    2xCofresh Eat Real Quinoa Sundried Tomato & Roasted Garlic (30g)Any 2 for £1.00
    2xCofresh Eat Real Veggie Straws - Kale, Tomato & Spinach (45g)Any 2 for £1.00

    Fudco Pop Corn (500g)£1.00
    Gefen Gal Gal Crackers - Original (227g)£1.00
    Haribo Farmyard Friends (350g)£1.00
    Haribo Fizzy Sea World (350g)£1.00
    Haribo Giant Strawbs (350g)£1.00
    Haribo Little Jelly Men (350g)£1.00
    Kubus Choco Bar Cookies (32g)25p RTC
    McVitie's Family Circle (360g)£1.50:eek:
    Morrisons Savers Fruit & Nuts (200g)56p
    Nakd Fruit & Nut Nibbles - Strawberries & Cream (40g)48p RTC
    Nakd Fruit & Nut Nibbles - Toffee Treat (40g)48p RTC Gone OOS on a.com:mad:.
    Nestle Baby Ruth Bar (59.5g)50p RTC
    3xNestle Princessa Hazelnut Wafer Bar (37g)Any 3 for £1.00
    3xNestle Princessa Milk Chocolate Bar (33g)Any 3 for £1.00
    This is actually 36g.2xSamai Garlic Plantain Chips (75g)Any 2 for £1.00
    2xSamai Plantain Chips - Jungle Chilli (75g)Any 2 for £1.00
    2xSamai Salted Plantain Chips (75g)Any 2 for £1.00
    2xSamai Sweet Plantain Chips (75g)Any 2 for £1.00
    Swizzels Matlow Chew Crew (210g)£1.00
    Swizzels Matlow Children's Bumper Bag (210g)£1.00
    Swizzels Matlow Lots of Lollies (210g)£1.00
    2xSwizzels Matlow Super Stars Variety Mix (630g)Any 2 for £5.00:wall:
    Toad-Ally Snax Birthday Cake Popcorn (85g)£1.00

    Packets & Cereals
    Ambrosia Deluxe Custard Vanilla with Creamy Toffee (500g)75p RTC
    Crosta & Mollica Tarallini - Fennel Seed (180g)£1.25 RTC:eek:
    Homepride Strong White Bread Flour (1Kg)£1.00 until 7/1/18
    Knorr Potato Dumpling Mix (195g)50p RTC
    Laziza Gajar Halwa Dessert Mix (150g)£1.00
    Lazzat Falooda Kesar Mix (200g)£1.00
    Lazzat Firni Kewra - Ground Rice Pudding Mix (150g)£1.00
    Lazzat Firni Mix Saffron - Ground Rice Pudding Mix (150g)£1.00
    Lazzat Kheer Mix Almond (155g)£1.00
    Lazzat Kheer Mix Pistachios & Coconut (155g)£1.00
    Lazzat Kheer Mix Standard (155g)£1.00
    Lazzat Rasmalai Pistachio Sweet Milk Dessert Mix (75g)£1.00
    Lazzat Rasmalai Standard Sweet Milk Dessert Mix (75g)£1.00
    Mehran Qorma Masala (100g)75p
    Mehran Spice Achar Gosht Masala (100g)75p
    Mehran Spice Biryana Masala (100g)75p
    Mehran Spice Chaat Masala (100g)75p
    Mehran Spice Chapli Kebab Masala (100g)75p
    Mehran Spice Chicken Tikka Masala (100g)75p
    Mehran Spice Fry Karahi Ghost (2 per pack - 100g)75p
    Mornflake Chocolatey Squares (500g)£1.00
    Mornflake Hawaiian Oat Granola (500g)£1.00
    Mornflake Orchard Oat Granola (500g)£1.00
    Mornflake Original Oat Granola (500g)£1.00

    Mornflake Superfast Oats (500g)60p until 31/12. However, this works out more expensive than bigger packs at regular prices.
    Morrisons Savers Table Salt (1Kg)25p
    Morrisons Wholefoods Green Split Peas (500g)61p
    M Seed Mix (100g)50p RTC
    M Slightly Salted Rice Cakes (100g)54p
    Oats So Simple - Pumpkin Spice (8 per pack - 283g)£1.00
    Telma Beef Stock Cubes (3x15g)47p
    Telma Chicken Stock Cubes
    (3x15g)47p

    Tins, Jars & Cooking
    Market Fresh Raspberry Conserve (300g)50p RTC
    Morrisons BBQ Potato Wedge Seasoning (60g)15p RTC
    Morrisons Raita (195g)£1.00 and 10p More points
    Morrisons Savers Chilli Con Carne Cooking Sauce (440g)65p
    Morrisons Savers Ground Pepper (25g)35p
    M Roasted Red Pepper Dressing (175ml)50p RTC
    M The Best Mayonnaise Dressing (150g)60p
    Prisca Abobora Pumpkin Calabaza (250g)50p According to msm and I think this is likely to be RTC.
    Sizzola Rapeseed Oil Spray (200ml)99p

    Ready Meals
    6xM Deli Mini Chicken Curry & Rice SamosaAny 6 for £1.00
    12xM Deli Mini Chicken PakoraAny 12 for £2.00
    12xM Deli Mini Onion & Red Pepper PakoraAny 12 for £2.00
    6xM Deli Mini Onion BhajiAny 6 for £1.00
    12xM Deli Mini Sweet Catonese SatayAny 12 for £2.00
    12xM Deli Mini Sweet Chilli SatayAny 12 for £2.00
    6xM Deli Mini Vegetable PakoraAny 6 for £1.00
    6xM Deli Mini Vegetable SamosaAny 6 for £1.00
    6xM Deli Mini Vegetable Spring RollAny 6 for £1.00

    Morrisons BBQ Chicken Doughnuts (6 per pack - 200g)£2.00
    Morrisons Savers Cauliflower Cheese (400g)£1.00
    Morrisons Savers Spaghetti Bolognese (400g)£1.00
    Morrisons Tex Mex Southern Fried Style Chicken with Curly Fries (500g)£2.00 until 5/11
    M World Tastes Jambalaya (450g)£2.00

    Meat, Fish & Poultry
    Bernard Matthews Wafer Thin Turkey Ham (250g+40% extra)£1.00
    Ginsters Steak Slices (2 per pack - 210g)£1.00
    Gressingham Foods Duck Confit (430g)£4.00
    M Chicken Drumsticks (1.4Kg)£3.00
    M Fish Counter Sardines£2.47/Kg
    Morrisons BBQ Chicken Drumsticks (900g)£1.67 until 31/12/17
    Morrisons Fish Pie Sauce (250g)£1.00
    Morrisons Ready to Roll Puff Pastry (500g)£1.00
    M Southern Fried Cod Fillets Goujons in Smokey Bourbon BBQ Sauce (2 per pack - 250g)£2.00
    O'Kane Cheese & Bacon Kievs (240g)£1.00
    O'Kane Creamy Peppercorn Kievs (240g)£1.00
    O'Kane Garlic Kievs (240g)£1.00
    Rustlers Flame Grilled Quarter Pounder (190g)£1.00 if you have £1 version in your M or a SEL still with £1 price.

    Dairy & Eggs
    Desi Whole Milk Set Yogurt (1Kg)£1.00
    Nomadic Coconut Lassi (500ml)£1.00
    Nomadic Lassi Yogurt Drink - Lychee (500ml)£1.00
    Nomadic Lassi Yogurt Drink - Mango (500ml)£1.00
    3xTruckle Brothers Cheese Truckles - Double Gloucester Onion & Chive (200g)Any 3 for £3.00
    3xTruckle Brothers Cheese Truckles - Mature Cheddar (200g)Any 3 for £3.00
    3xTruckle Brothers Cheese Truckles - Red Hot Dutch (200g)Any 3 for £3.00
    3xTruckle Brothers Cheese Truckles - Smoke Flavour Cheddar (200g)Any 3 for £3.00
    3xTruckle Brothers Cheese Truckles - White Stilton with Mango & Ginger (200g)Any 3 for £3.00
    Vitasoy UHT Soy Bean Drink (250ml)30p
    Wyke Prepacked Mature Cheddar£5.00/Kg I now only currently have £9.18/Kg product in my stores - however, I nearly always managed to find £5/Kg stock somewhere when checking more stores before. Therefore, I think £5/Kg product will be available in some Ms (could be quite a number of Ms nationwide, even if a minority of stores).

    Frozen
    Aunt Bessie's Banoffee Cheesecake (2 per pack - 184g)50p RTC
    Aunt Bessie's Black Forest Gateaux (2 per pack - 180g)50p RTC
    Aunt Bessie's Knickerbocker Glory (2 per pack - 180g)50p RTC
    Aunt Bessie's Raspberry Bakewell Sponge Hot Puds (2 per pack - 180g)50p RTC
    Birds Eye Cod Fish Fillet Burgers (2 per pack - 227g)£2.00
    Birds Eye Crispy Fish Bites in Batter (26 per pack - 350g)£2.00
    Birds Eye Mini Waffles (768g)£1.00 RTC
    Gino's Flame Grilled Micro Burger (200g)£1.00
    Kapiekanka Ham & Mushroom Baguette (200g)78p
    Kapiekanka Salami Bistro (200g)78p
    2xM Garlic Bread Slices (10 per pack - 260g)Any 2 for £1.00
    M Green Thai Roast (280g)£1.00
    Morrisons Kale (825g)£1.00
    Morrison's Meat Free Squash Massaman Burger (2 per pack - 240g)50p RTC
    Quorn Chicken & 3 Cheese Crisp Bake (165g)£1.00 RTC
    SFC Breaded Strips (300g)£1.00 RTC
    SFC Hot & Spicy Fillets (400g)£1.50 RTC
    SFC Premium Chicken Feast (550g)£2.50 RTC
    SFC Take Home Boneless Bucket (650g)£2.00
    Shana Spinach (300g)75p until 24/10. However fresh M Bundled Spinach (300g) may be 2 for £1.50.
    Slush Puppies Ice Poles (15x45ml)£1.00
    Sympli Quick Frozen African Plantain Chips (500g)£2.00
    Sympli Quick Frozen African Yam Cubes (500g)£2.00
    Sympli Quick Frozen African Yam Fries (500g)£2.00 presumably
    Weight Watchers from Heinz Beef Hotpot (320g)63p RTC if you don't want to risk with the APG.
    Weight Watchers from Heinz Beef Lasagne (300g)63p RTC if you don't want to risk with the APG.
    Weight Watchers from Heinz Chicken Curry (320g)63p RTC if you don't want to risk with the APG.
    Weight Watchers from Heinz Chicken Hotpot (320g)63p RTC if you don't want to risk with the APG.
    Weight Watchers from Heinz Chicken Tikka Masala with Rice (320g)63p RTC if you don't want to risk with the APG.
    Weight Watchers from Heinz Classic Cottage Pie (320g)63p RTC if you don't want to risk with the APG.
    Weight Watchers from Heinz Penne Bolognese (320g)63p RTC Apparently not available in A. Product still available in M as at 18/10/17:rotfl:, with no SEL.
    Yutaka Soybean Edename in Pods (500g)£1.98

    Household & Pets
    Air Wick Home Signature Flower Diffuser - Cinnamon Chai & Smooth Cream£3.00 RTC
    Air Wick Home Signature Flower Diffuser - Vanilla Bean & White Truffle£3.00 RTC
    Air Wick Home Signature Reeds Diffuser - Cinnamon Chai & Smooth Cream£3.00 RTC
    Air Wick Home Signature Reeds Diffuser - Vanilla & White Truffle£3.00 RTC
    Febreze Set & Refresh Unit - Vanilla Flower£2.00
    Forthglade Natural Lifestage Adult Duck with Potato & Vegetables (395g)£1.00
    Forthglade Natural Lifestage Adult Food - Chicken with Liver & Brown Rice (395g)£1.00
    Forthglade Natural Lifestage Adult Salmon with Potato & Vegetables (395g)£1.00
    Forthglade Natural Lifestage Adult Turkey with Potato & Vegetables (395g)£1.00
    Forthglade Natural Lifestage Grain Free Adult Lamb with Butternut Squash & Vegetables (395g)£1.00
    Good Boy Beach Fetch Toy25p RTC
    Good Boy Boomer Throw50p RTC
    Good Boy Dual Blend Knuck Chic 4 pack50p RTC
    Good Boy Giant Chicken Chew Bone£1.00 RTC
    Good Boy Pawsley Dental Chips Chicken75p RTC
    Good Boy Piggy Treat Ball50p RTC
    Good Boy UFO Ball Thrower75p RTC
    Good Boy Wagtastic Medium Braid Chicken50p RTC

    Jeyes Smart Brush Concentrated Gel Mould & Mildew Remover (300ml)£1.50 RTC
    Jeyes Smart Brush Limescale Remover Gel
    (300ml)£1.50 RTC
    Keep It Handy Door Wedges (2)£1.00
    M Adult Cat Complete with Tuna, Herring & Vegetables (500g)50p
    M Amber Floral Pot Pourri50p RTC
    4xM Cat Milk (200ml)Any 4 for £1.00
    M Cassis & Dewberry Reed Diffuser (100ml)£1.00 RTC
    Morrisons Flexible Straws (225)£1.00
    M Foil Turkey Tray50p
    M Oceanic Breeze Reed Diffuser (100ml)£1.00 RTC
    Morrisons Savers Adult Loaf with Chicken (1.2Kg)88p
    M Pink Floral Reed Diffuser (100ml)£1.00 RTC
    Mr Sheen Wood Wipes (18)£1.00
    M Savers Cream Cleaner (500ml)30p
    M Savers Furniture Polish (300ml)38p
    M Savers Serviette Napkins (100)50p
    M Scented Wax Filled Glass Sugared Vanilla£1.00 RTC
    M Sugared Vanilla Pot Pourri50p RTC
    M Sugared Vanilla Reed Diffuser (100ml)£1.00 RTC
    2xTop Life Formula Dog Milk (200ml)Any 2 for £1.00
    Webbox Serrano Mega Ham Bone Natural Treat£1.00

    Beauty & Health
    Colgate 360 Max White One Vibrating Toothbrush - Medium£3.00
    Man's Tuff Tidy Whiskas Gift Set£2.00 RTC
    Morrisons Aspirin Tablets 300mg (16)28p
    Morrisons Dentalcare Medium Toothbrush (2)50p
    Morrisons Savers Incontinence Pads Regular (12)£1.25
    M Pink Floral Oil (15ml)50p RTC
    M Savers Pantyliners (30)23p
    M Savers Shampoo (1L)40p
    M Savers Soap Bars (3x125g)42p
    PHC Beauty with Tea Tablets (30)£2.00
    PHC Collagen Liquid (300ml)£5.00
    PHC Power General Tablets (7)£2.28
    PHC Trim Metabolism Support Effervescent Tablets (25)£2.50

    Pro:voke Touch of Silver Silver Nourish Conditioner (200ml)£1.50 Shampoo is cheaper at Superdrug (as at 8/10/17).
    Remington Nose Ear Trimmer NE3150 £5.00 RTC
    Remington Wet & Dry Shaver WDF4815C £7.00 RTC
    Safe + Sound Specimen Container (30ml)97p
    Seabond Denture Fixative Seals Lowers (15)£2.00 RTC
    Seabond Denture Fixative Seals Uppers (15)£2.00 RTC
    Travels Folding Toothbrush£1.00 RTC
    Travels Mosquito Killer Refill Tablets 20 £1.00 RTC
    TRESemme Keratin Smooth 7 Day Smooth System Heat Activated Treatment (120ml)£3.50:eek:
    TRESemme Perfectly Undone Weightless Conditioner (500ml)£1.50 RTC
    Wilkinson Sword Extra 3 Sensitive Razors for Men (4)£2.00:eek::rotfl:
    2xWisdom Control Grip Toothbrush - FirmAny 2 for £1.50
    2xWisdom Control GripToothbrush - MediumAny 2 for £1.50

    Baby
    Until 31/12/17:
    M Nutmeg Sensitive Fragrance Free Baby Wipes (12x64)£5.76
    I can't see that this says it is Cotton Soft so I have not put it as comparable from A.
    RTC:

    Ella's Kitchen Organic Parsnips & Poppy Savoury Biccies 12mth+ (4 per pack - 80g)£1.50 RTC But check that A hasn't gone on RTC cheaper. You might have to check every A in the country before ruling it out...:rotfl:

    Non-Grocery
    Stationery
    NB All RTC items may be found on cheaper store specific prices than these - these are supposed to be the national prices:
    Bic 4 Colours Fashion 3 piece 50p RTC
    Bostik All Purpose Glue 20ml50p RTC
    Bostik Sticki Dots Removable45p RTC
    Maped Study Compass40p RTC
    M Bulldog Clips (8)10p RTC
    M 8 Piece Maths Set10p RTC
    M Desktop Calculator50p RTC
    M Elasticated Wallet25p RTC
    M Extra Large Bubble Envelopes 2 pack45p RTC
    M Gel Pens (4)40p RTC
    M Glitter Glue 6 pack10p RTC
    M Mini Highlighters 4 pack35p RTC
    M Mono Retractable Gel Pens (2)20p RTC
    M Paintbrush & Paint Tube50p RTC
    M Pocket Calculator50p RTC Not as cheap yet as old version that eventually went to 13p RTC M Polypost Bags5p RTC
    M Push Pens 35 pack10p RTC
    M Sharpener with Eraser10p RTC
    M Single 4 Coloured Ball Point Pen 4 pack20p RTC
    M Staples (2000)50p RTC
    M String 40m (BC 5 010251 441885)45p RTC
    Papermate Flexigrip Ultra Ball Point Blue 5 pack50p RTC
    Papermate Inkjoy Gel Pen 0.7mm Medium Point 2 pack50p RTC
    Papermate Inkjoy 100st Medium Black Pens 8 pack£1.00 RTC
    Papermate Non Stop Mechanical Pencils 10 pack50p RTC
    Parker Ball Point Refill per pack50p RTC
    Pilot Frixion Highlighter Pens 3 pack50p RTC
    Pilot Laundry Tec Marker50p RTC
    Stabilo Boss Highlighter Assortment Colours 4 pack75p RTC
    Travels Money Belt£1.00 RTC
    Uni-Ball Gel Ink Rollerball Medium 2 pack50p RTC
    Zebra Back to School Variety Pack£1.00 RTC
    Zebra Classic Blue 5 pack50p RTC
    Zebra 2 Grip Funky Brights 3 pack50p RTC

    Kitchen equipment
    Many of these items will be sold out of many Ms now I suspect - they are the old versions as M now has new range at full prices. A few remaining old versions may be available in some Ms and may now be found on cheaper store specific prices than these as the stores try a final clearance on them. They may have been removed from the kitchen area and now stay on RTC shelves elsewhere in stores, potentially for several months, with one random product turning up every now and then, if they get pushed to the back of the shelf and either not discovered by any shopper or lack a price label (in latter case probably still national RTC price as no store-specific cheaper yellow label).
    (Borcam) Casserole Set 3 piece£2.00 RTC
    Botanicals Glass Cannister 800cc£1.00 RTC
    Boutique 100% Cotton Fitted Single Sheet White£3.00 RTC
    Chef's Choice Foam Cups 50 pack£1.00
    Chef's Choice Plastic Spoons (100)£1.00
    Chef's Choice Clear Strong Tumblers 40 pack£1.00
    Clear Glass Jar50p RTC
    2xCookafish Self Basting Oven Bags 10 packAny 2 for £1.50*
    Good2heat Microwave 3 Lidded Dish Set£1.00 RTC
    Kilner Anti Slip Spoon£1.00 RTC
    Kilner Easy Fill Funnel£1.00 RTC
    Kilner Jam Jar 13 Pie Labeling Set50p RTC
    Kilner Jar Tongs£1.00 RTC
    Kilner Muslin Square£1.00 RTC
    Kilner 100 Cellophane Discs & 100 Elastic Bands50p RTC
    Kilner Preserve Jar 250ml£1.00 RTC
    Kilner Round Twist Top Jar 370ml90p RTC
    Mason Cash Cane Flour Shaker£1.00 RTC
    M Baking Sheet50p RTC
    M Beach & Duck Egg Silicone Handled Wooden Turner30p RTC
    M Clip Lock Rectangular Food Container (240ml)50p RTC
    M Cream Soft Stainless Steel Pastry Cutter30p RTC
    M Deep Oven Tray50p RTC
    M Dessert Spoons (4)50p RTC
    M Ditsy Tablemats (4)£1.00 RTC
    M Duck Egg & Cream Measuring Cups50p RTC
    M Duck Egg Pizza Cutter30p RTC
    M Duni Egg & Cream Measuring Cups30p RTC
    M Eggs/Cooking Rings30p RTC
    M Enamel Oven Tray50p RTC
    M Enamel Roaster 38 cm50p RTC
    M Forks 4 pack75p RTC
    M 4 Cup Yorkshire Pudding Tin (BC 5 010251 497400)25p RTC
    M Glass Casserole Dish (2L)£1.50 RTC
    M Glass Measuring Jug 1L£1.00 RTC
    M Glass Pillar Candle Holder50p RTC
    M Grater with Soft Grip Foot50p RTC
    M Heavy Gauge Loaf Tin50p RTC
    M Ice Bag & Nozzles50p RTC
    M Ice Cube Tray (21) (BC 5 010251 684268?)30p RTC
    MIN: TALA KITCHEN SHAKER50p RTC
    M Kitchen Bamboo Skewers (100) (BC 5 010251 482796)30p RTC
    M Kitchen Shears25p RTC
    M Knife Sharpener30p RTC
    M Knives (4)50p RTC
    M Large 38cm Roaster50p RTC
    M Lever Arm Corkscrew50p RTC
    M Loose Base Quiche Tin50p RTC
    M Measuring Jug 2L50p RTC
    M Microwave Bacon Tray (BC 5 010251 619840)30p RTC
    M Microwave Plate (Covers) (BC 5 010251 619857)20p RTC
    M Microwave 2 Egg Poacher30p RTC
    M Mini Sandwich Tin 4 pack50p RTC
    M Muffin Tray50p RTC
    M Non-Stick Chip Crisper Tray 38cm (BC unknown to me - no stock in my store)£1.00 RTC
    M Palette Knife & Spreader£1.00 RTC
    M Platinum Cutlery Tray75p RTC
    M Rectangular Glass Roaster 33cm (BC 5 010251 573494)£1.00 RTC
    M Roast & Rack50p RTC
    M Roaster 33cm50p RTC But see Large 38cm version.
    M Saucepan Set 2 pack (BC 5 010251 619871)20p RTC
    M Savers Knives 4 pack40p RTC
    M Savers Oven Tray 32cm (BC 5 010251 497349)70p RTC May be cheaper store specific - 50p Blaydon? (:(I knew there was a better one - M Oven Tray 38cm 50p RTC)
    M Savers Sandwich Tin 18cm (BC 5 010251 503798)70p RTC
    M Serving Spoons 2 pack50p RTC [could have gone to 30p as this price was from earlier]
    M Sink Plunger20p
    M Soft Garlic Press30p RTC
    M Soft Grip Garlic Press30p RTC
    M Soft Grip Grater30p RTC
    M Soft Grip Ladle30p RTC
    M Soft Grip Peeler30p RTC
    M Soft Grip Pizza Cutter30p RTC
    M Soft Grip Scissors30p RTC
    M Soft Grip Slotted Spoon30p RTC
    M Soft Grip Spaghetti Spoon30p RTC
    M Soft Grip Tings30p RTC
    M Soft Spaghetti Spoon30p RTC
    M Solid Spoon30p RTC
    M Springform Cake Tin50p RTC
    M Stainless Steel Cutter50p RTC
    M Stainless Steel Garlic Press30p RTC
    M Stainless Steel Grater50p RTC
    M Stainless Steel Peeler50p RTC
    M Stainless Steel Pepper Grinder50p RTC
    M Stainless Steel Pizza Cutter50p RTC
    M Stainless Steel Potato Ricer30p RTC
    M Stainless Steel Salt Grinder50p RTC
    M Stainless Steel Soft Handle50p RTC
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    M Tart Set 4pack50p RTC
    M Teaspoons 8 pack75p RTC
    M 38cm Oven Tray50p RTC
    M Tinted Large Plate50p RTC
    M Turner30p RTC
    M 12 Cup Bun Tray50p RTC
    M 12 Cup Muffin Tray50p RTC
    M 2lb Loaf Tin50p RTC
    M Wooden Handled Lemon Zester30p RTC
    M Wooden Handled Silicone Cake Slicer25p RTC
    M Wooden Handled Silicone Palette Knife30p RTC
    2xOven & BBQ Bags 6 packAny 2 for £1.50*
    Pyrex Clear Quiche/Flan Dish 24cm£1.00 RTC
    Pyrex Measuring Jug 1L 50p RTC
    Pyrex Mixing Bowl 2L £1.00 RTC
    Pyrex 21cm x 21cm Square Dish RTC pricing whatever that is - may be store specific cheaper - 50p Blaydon.
    2xQuicksteam Cooking Bag [Microwave Steam Bags 25 pack]Any 2 for £1.50*
    Russel I]sic[/I Hobbs Infinity Griddle Pan 26cm £3.00 RTC
    Sistema Lunch Plus Container 2L £1.00 RTC
    2xSlow Cooker Liners 5 BagsAny 2 for £1.50*
    Tala Easy Fill Funnel£1.00 RTC
    Tala Gingerbread Man Cutter30p RTC
    Tala Jam Jar Tongs£1.00 RTC
    Tala Kitchen Measuring Set 7 piece£1.00 RTC
    Tala Measuring Spoon Set 6 piece30p RTC
    Tala Pastry Brush 5cm50p RTC
    Tala Reversible Cutters Set of 6 50p RTC
    Tala Solid Beach Rolling Pin£1.00 RTC
    Tala Stainless Steel Whisk50p RTC
    Tefal Easy Grill Pan 26cm £5.00 RTC
    Wham Essentials Yorkshire Pudding Tin (6)£1.00 RTC However, see M version at 25p for 4 cups.
    Wham Square Brownie Tin 27cm£1.00 RTC
    Wham Swiss Roll Tin 32cm£1.00 RTC
    Whitefurze Bright Colour Food Storer (7L)£1.00 RTC
    Whitefurze Bright Colours Beaker (0.4L)50p RTC
    *Possible mix and match

    Household
    Boutique Egyptian Cotton White Face Cloth50p RTC:eek:
    Boutique Egyptian Denim Blue Face Cloth50p RTC:eek:
    Boutique Egyptian Duck Egg Face Cloth50p RTC:eek:
    Boutique Egyptian Grey Face Cloth50p RTC:eek:
    Boutique Round Button Cushion£3.00 RTC
    Brita Fill & Go Filter Bottle 600ml - Pink£5.00 RTC £15 Sains:eek::eek::rotfl:
    Brita Maxtra+ Marella XL Jug 3.5L - Cool White£3.50 RTC
    Jeyes Barbecue Cleaner (750ml)£1.50 RTC
    Keep It Handy Plug Socket Covers (4)£1.00
    Keep It Handy Sticky Felt Pads (27)£1.00
    Mauvi Gold HDMI Cable 1.5m £2.00 RTC
    Mauvi Gold Scart Cable 1.5metre £1.50 RTC
    M Bag Clips 12 pack (BC 5 010251 547099)50p RTC
    M Ivory Dinner Candles 10 pack £1.00 RTC
    Rolson Tape Mesaure 5mx 19mm97p
    Thank You Teacher Key Ring50p RTC
    You Are The Best Teacher Key Ring50p RTC Surely further versions that I don't have?

    Travel & Car Accessories

    Kids Toys
    Batman Vs Superman Mighty Memo Age 4+ 75p RTC
    Disney Pixar Cars 3 Lunch Cube£1.00 RTC:eek:
    Finding Dory Small Plush Toy£2.00 RTC
    Finding Dory Swigglefish£2.00 RTC
    Peppa Pig Home & Garden Playset£4.00 RTC
    Thunderbirds Action Figures£1.00 RTC
    Transportation Block Puzzle 9 piece£1.00 RTC
    Tsum Tsum Plush Mini Toy50p RTC
    Turtles Half Shell Heroes Assorted Figures 2 pack£5.00 RTC
    Knock Out Bench Toy£2.50 RTC:eek:
    Star Wars Episode 7 Vehicle Assorted 3 pack50p RTC
    Steffi Love Fairytale Ballerina Doll£2.00 RTC
    Yo-Kai Watch Medal Moments Blind Bag50p RTC

    Sports Equipment

    Gardening
    Cross Made Artificial Grass Joining Tape 5 metre £5.00 RTC
    M 8 Buckets99p I had some individual buckets free from a store before, when they were just getting rid of them and had signage saying take them free. These ones however 99p!
    M Mini Cyclamen (BC 2 334155 300707)70p
    M Primrose Mixed (BC 2 333494 500502)50p
    M Swim Ring£1.00 RTC
    M Wildlife Garden Perrenials (BC 2 329254 600108)£1.00 Cheaper store specific RTC stock may be available. Version on other BC at £2 also available:(.
    Morrisons Large Peat Pot 8cm (12)15p RTC I bet there are lots of gardening items now on cheap price.
    Terracotta Ascot Round Planter 30cm50p RTC
    Ward 9cm Grow Saucer 5 pack15p RTC

    Seasonal

    Miscellaneous
    Corona Ice Bucket£1.00 RTC according to HUKD
    Depend Fit Underwear for Women Large 8 pack£3.50 RTC
    GVC Ipad 3/4 Executive Wallet Case Black£1.00 RTC
    GVC Phone Care I-phone 4 Flip Case50p RTC
    GVC Phone Case I-phone 5 Flip Case50p RTC
    M Camping Hooded Sleeping Bag£6.00 RTC
    M Multi Purpose Ladder£20.00 RTC
    M Work Platform£10.00 RTC
    Travels Travel Socks£1.50 RTC
    Xootz Helmet Blue Small£7.50 RTC
    Xootz Helmet Purple Small£7.50 RTC:rotfl: Any more for any more?:D
    Xootz In Line Skates Blue Size 1-4 £10.00 RTC
    Xootz In Line Skates Pink 1-4 £10.00 RTC

    Xootz 6 Piece Combo Set Purple£6.00 RTC
    Xootz Tri Scooter Blue£10.00 RTC
    Are there Blue, Pink and Purple, and maybe other colours I haven't yet come across, of all four of the Combo Set, Helmet, Scooter and Skates?
  • pippopippo Forumite
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    LEJC wrote: »
    DS and his placement...he has put in 3 of the 5 that he is interested in...thankfully the furthest away is sellarfield....so we won't get christmas in OZ next year.
    He's very wound up over an assignment that is due in soon and it just hasnt all clicked together so all efforts are being targeted there for the time being ....he will go back to applications after the weekend I think.....
    It's been a long time since we last saw him and I think even he is missing us!

    My other situation....it simmers on....
    I am now I think avoiding the face to face as I am confident I know what it will bring up...
    we have had several phone calls and a few texts...I've tried to keep them as light as possible but it is becoming very clear that there is an elephant in the room in the shape of the engagement ring that was given back with the sentiment of "keep it safe...you never know....."

    Well I know now it is out to cause maximum destruction!

    so for the time being its a case of keeping the phone as the distance between us.

    so next scene in our Eastenders catch up...how did "our elite son" get on with his selection event?
    Aw hun, I take it that he has regrets, despite his marriage, but you don't...
    It wasn't right for you then and it is sad if he still thinks of what might have been, but you both moved on.

    I imagine that he is going through all the ifs and buts, BUT, you are doing the right thing however I think you must be prepared for
    some anger, I guess he'll have to take it out on somebody.
    Be brave and support in any way you can.
    X
    Yes, need to know about our Elite son mhoc!
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    Part of vs M SP not best against M and SP lose out vs M recovered:

    SP items (as at 29th September 2017)
    I can't guarantee this is correct - it is to the best of my knowledge. In particular, the items that are marked N/A against non-W stores can be a bit tricky as it's not always easy to tell that items really don't exist at competitors - they could in theory be somewhere other than my location and I don't know if there is something that might be picked up.

    Vs M - not available Northern Ireland
    Best comp. against M (may also appear against another rival at same price)
    ASDA Farm Stores Smoked Gammon Rounds (2 per pack - 250g)£1.10 N/A
    ASDA Farm Stores Unsmoked Gammon Rounds (2 per pack - 250g)£1.10 £1.08
    ASDA Farm Stores Unsmoked Streaky Bacon (275g)£1.04 £1.04 Possibly N/A these days as seemed to be going out of M six months ago
    ASDA Smartprice 15L Pedal Bin Liners (80)79p N/A (M is 100 pack)
    ASDA Smartprice 45L Swing Bin Liners (40)70p N/A (M 50 pack, much more expensive equivalent price)
    ASDA Smartprice Baked Beans & Sausages in Tomato Sauce (405g)41p 40p
    ASDA Smartprice Baked Beans in Tomato Sauce (410g)23p 24p
    ASDA Smartprice Batter Mix (128g)15p N/A Seems may have dropped off vs T.
    ASDA Smartprice Beef Lasagne (400g)£1.00 £1.00
    ASDA Smartprice Beef Ravioli in Tomato Sauce (400g)36p 39p As T is probably N/A
    ASDA Smartprice Bitter (4x440ml)90p £1.00 I hope:rotfl:. Not that I am confident that I would put this against M - I would prefer to play safe with N/A vs W.
    ASDA Smartprice Breaded Chicken Burger (8 per pack - 456g)97p 97p
    ASDA Smartprice Breaded Chicken Nuggets (20 per pack - 320g)79p 72p
    ASDA Smartprice Broccoli (1Kg)90p 90p
    ASDA Smartprice Butter - Salted (250g)£1.40 £1.35 This is a lot more expensive than what it was.
    ASDA Smartprice Cheese & Tomato Pizza (268g)60p 65p
    ASDA Smartprice Cheesy Spread (200g)64p 64p But I don't think as cheap as it was.
    ASDA Smartprice Chicken Portions (1Kg)£1.60 N/A Or Sains Basics works out at same price per kg but having to buy 2.5kg.
    ASDA Smartprice Chicken Roll (400g)96p 92p Vs S was cheaper at one time when S were discontinuing their version.
    ASDA Smartprice Choc Chip Cookies (250g)40p 40.217391...p Assuming it round down (might make M technically worse than T if multiple purchases are bought that takes it up a penny per approx. five) - not much enthusiastic about cookies after M had 10p RTC on other cookies ages ago.
    ASDA Smartprice Choc Ices (8x57ml)72p 70p
    ASDA Smartprice Chocolate Hazelnut Spread (400g)80p 80p
    ASDA Smartprice Chopped Tomatoes in Tomato Juice (400g)29p 30p
    ASDA Smartprice Chunky Chicken Breast Chunks (240g)£2.00 £2.00
    ASDA Smartprice Cold Water Prawns - Cooked & Peeled (200g)£2.00 £2.00
    ASDA Smartprice Concentrated Fabric Softener - 42 Washes (1.47L)66p N/A
    ASDA Smartprice Corned Beef (340g)£1.47 £1.50 I'm now hoping:rotfl:
    ASDA Smartprice Cottage Cheese (300g)64p 64p
    ASDA Smartprice Cottage Pie (400g)£1.00 £1.00
    ASDA Smartprice Cream of Chicken Soup (400g)25p 24p
    ASDA Smartprice Crisps - Ready Salted (12x18g)66p 66p
    ASDA Smartprice Crunchy Peanut Butter (340g)65p 65p
    ASDA Smartprice Dark Chocolate Bar (100g)30p 30p
    ASDA Smartprice Digestive Bar - Milk Chocolate (20 per pack - 380g)£1.33 £1.33 May be N/A as no weight on SELs or packs in M. May be best comp. if M price actually gets picked up but S price doesn't:rotfl:.
    ASDA Smartprice Dip Selection (500g)£1.40:eek: N/A
    ASDA Smartprice Dish Cloths (5)73p 74p
    ASDA Smartprice Disinfectant Pine (1L)30p 30p
    ASDA Smartprice Dried Mixed Herbs (18g)37p 25p
    ASDA Smartprice Dusters (5)68p N/A
    ASDA Smartprice Economy Beef Burgers (8 per pack - 397g)£1.35 £1.18:eek:
    ASDA Smartprice English Mustard (200g)34p 24.86486...p
    ASDA Smartprice Fish Fingers (10 per pack - 250g)65p 65p
    ASDA Smartprice Food Bags Medium (100)90p £1.00 Actually M is Small but APG was last seen comparing - doesn't matter anyway as neutral on APG.
    ASDA Smartprice Fragrance Free Baby Wipes (80)50p 51.11111...p
    ASDA Smartprice Frozen Garlic Baguette (170g)41p N/A M has 150g at 37p but it is outside of the weight range
    ASDA Smartprice Fry or Oven Chips (1.5Kg)99p 75p
    ASDA Smartprice Garden Peas in Water (300g)21p 21p
    ASDA Smartprice Garlic Breads (2 per pack - 340g)65p 68p
    ASDA Smartprice Garlic Chicken Kievs (2 per pack - 250g)88p 88p Possibly
    ASDA Smartprice Golden Vegetable Savoury Rice (120g)25p 25p
    ASDA Smartprice Grapefruit Pieces in Light Syrup (540g)53p N/A If this doesn't compare against S
    ASDA Smartprice Grated Cheddar (500g)£2.50 £2.50 Sadly M has followed (or maybe it led) A up to £2.50
    ASDA Smartprice Gravy Granules for Meat Dishes (200g)20p 20p
    ASDA Smartprice Instant Coffee Granules (100g)78p:( 78p:(
    ASDA Smartprice Instant Custard Mix (70g)19p 15p:)
    ASDA Smartprice Instant Hot Chocolate (400g)75p 68p
    ASDA Smartprice Instant Mash Potato (120g)29p 28p

    Items that should not subtract from the APG but are not best against this store
    ASDA Farm Stores Apples (500g)80p N/A Compares against T 85p as at 1/10. May be able to get reduced price at A, in which case this then is best against M and should not be against T.
    ASDA Smartprice Battered Fish Portions (4 per pack - 400g)85p N/A I think M no longer have equivalent, so should be Avs T.
    ASDA Smartprice Caramel Wafers (5 per pack - 85g)40p N/A - TBC: may be moved to avoid.
    ASDA Smartprice Cheese & Onion Pasty (150g)30p N/A
    ASDA Smartprice Chicken & Vegetable Instant Soup (4 per pack - 88g)30p N/A
    ASDA Smartprice Chicken Paste (75g)25p N/A May be best vs M (along with T) if I am wrong in thinking M no longer has its equivalent.
    ASDA Smartprice Cola Low Calorie (2L)17p N/A Should be best vs M but not been comparing on the APG - may have been OOS in the collection stores.
    ASDA Smartprice Cooked Ham (400g)£1.49 £1.55
    ASDA Smartprice Cornflakes (500g)45p:eek: N/A
    ASDA Smartprice Dishwasher Tablets (30)£1.60 N/A
    ASDA Smartprice Egg & Salad Cream Filler (220g)£1.00 N/A
    ASDA Smartprice Fish Pie (400g)£1.00 N/A
    ASDA Smartprice Ham & Beef Paste (75g)25p N/A May be best vs M (along with T) if I am wrong in thinking M no longer has its equivalent.

    Avoid - items that lose money on the APG
    ASDA Smartprice All Purpose Liquid Cleaner (1L)25p 50p Probably
    ASDA Smartprice Chicken & Vegetable Curry - Mild (392g)53p 69.387755...p
    ASDA Smartprice Chilli Con Carne (392g)55p 98p
    ASDA Smartprice Chocolate & Nut Muesli Bars (6x23g)70p 81.047619p At least two McVities snack bars compare against M at 50p (time-limited offer).
    ASDA Smartprice Chunky Chicken in White Sauce (392g)53p 98p
    ASDA Smartprice Coleslaw (300g)30p 34p probably
    ASDA Smartprice Fromage Frais - Fruit (6x55g)42p 55p
    ASDA Smartprice Greek Style Salad Cheese (200g)75p 84p Very slight loss - however may be neutral if only one pack is bought and if the comparable bill results in rounding up to the nearest penny on the shop
  • pippopippo Forumite
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    LEJC wrote: »
    DS and his placement...he has put in 3 of the 5 that he is interested in...thankfully the furthest away is sellarfield....so we won't get christmas in OZ next year.
    He's very wound up over an assignment that is due in soon and it just hasnt all clicked together so all efforts are being targeted there for the time being ....he will go back to applications after the weekend I think.....

    I might be wrong but I think he can carry on applying for placements until he finds one he wants or until just before he needs one.
    Ideally it would be good to get something sorted before exams whenever they are ...and I think there is a continual roll out of different opportunities every few months.

    It's been a long time since we last saw him and I think even he is missing us!

    My other situation....it simmers on....
    I am now I think avoiding the face to face as I am confident I know what it will bring up...
    we have had several phone calls and a few texts...I've tried to keep them as light as possible but it is becoming very clear that there is an elephant in the room in the shape of the engagement ring that was given back with the sentiment of "keep it safe...you never know....."

    Well I know now it is out to cause maximum destruction!

    so for the time being its a case of keeping the phone as the distance between us.

    so next scene in our Eastenders catch up...how did "our elite son" get on with his selection event?
    DS shared a flat at Uni with a guy who had a placement at Sellarfield, They are still in touch 20 years on! What I found odd was that when doing the laundry on one of trips home there was a pair of 'Sellarfield' boxers .. seems when they change to go into those iffy places they even have to change their underwear, which is/was provided!!
    Also older brother once visited there and while he was at the gatehouse all sorts of alarms started sounding, gate man said that he better get in quick before 'shutdown' he really wanted to be as far away as possible!
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    Thanks for the thread red fox
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