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    Thanks for all the kind comments. Pogle Jnr goes...

    Thanks for all the kind comments.
    Pogle Jnr goes back to uni at the weekend, My new job still wants its data migrated, the cats still need feeding, Bake off is back tonight.

    Life goes on eh?
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    Handing in me badge

    Hi, so this week I've started a 18 month FTC on a reasonable rate, but it will look very good on my CV.
    I still have the LTD and plan to go back to contracting.

    The company gives you 2 weeks off...
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    That has been my experiance also :wave:

    That has been my experiance also :wave:
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    To answer Owlies question.. Due to varying...

    To answer Owlies question..

    Due to varying issues (Covid, carer duties, time off) I have been out for contract for 12 months now.
    I found it easy enough to get a role in March when I started...
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    Well, if you've got UNIT there it must be Dr...

    Well, if you've got UNIT there it must be Dr Who....
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    I've been out of contract (by choice) since last...

    I've been out of contract (by choice) since last September.
    Had a new contract due to start in March, but the virus put paid to that.

    I've had a couple of permie interviews, but to be honest my...
  7. Thread: Furlough

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    My thoughts exacty.

    My thoughts exacty.
  8. Thread: Facemasks

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    I've just been to the supermarket and wore my...

    I've just been to the supermarket and wore my mask whilst I was inside the building.
    I found it quite unpleasent and didnt like it, but I suspect I will get used to it.

    None of the supermarket...
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    Pizza dough recipe - BBC Food...

    Pizza dough recipe - BBC Food

    slap this in your browser :)
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    Sure I use this one:- Recipes - BBC Food...

    Sure I use this one:-

    Recipes - BBC Food

    I always use 00 flour and I have a stand mixer to kneed it. The dough will last fine in the fridge for a couple of days - in fact it improves it.
    I...
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    :hug:

    :hug:
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    Same here - except its a husband and I didnt do...

    Same here - except its a husband and I didnt do any work. :D
    BUT I have made some great bread and we will never get takeaway pizza again as home made is soooo much better. My daughter has started to...
  13. Thread: Calling Pogle

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    Hi - thanks for asking. Yes not too bad, still...

    Hi - thanks for asking. Yes not too bad, still being Himselfs carer 24/7. He's not too brillant, but we do what we can :ohwell
  14. Thread: Calling Pogle

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    Excellent point - well made :yay::yay:

    Excellent point - well made :yay::yay:
  15. Thread: Calling Pogle

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    :spank:

    :spank:
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    Well done Sir, your tenacity paid off, it is an...

    Well done Sir, your tenacity paid off, it is an effing disgrace that you have to fight just to get your kid in the right environment for them.

    Just think how many parents get fobbed off as they...
  17. Shame you're not in Manchester, I could give you...

    Shame you're not in Manchester, I could give you a couple of Kgs. :D
  18. This is the bread ...

    This is the bread https://www.theflavorbender.com/japanese-milk-bread-recipe-hokkaido-milk-bread
  19. I’m making a lot of Japanese milk bread (Hokkaido...

    I’m making a lot of Japanese milk bread (Hokkaido milk bread) at the moment. It is wonderfully soft and is supposed to last well as it’s made with a roux (tangzhong). However it gets eaten too...
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    WOO HOO - Dr Who AND Blakes 7 - cheers for that...

    WOO HOO - Dr Who AND Blakes 7 - cheers for that Nick :hug:
  21. Himself is on the list but we had to register, as...

    Himself is on the list but we had to register, as MND is not automatically added - as to quote some cock womble "you can get mild versions of it" Hmm yes a 'mild' version of an unpredictable...
  22. Thread: Un-boomed....

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    Commiserations old chum :hug:

    Commiserations old chum :hug:
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    Happy Birthday to one of the good guys :hug:...

    Happy Birthday to one of the good guys :hug: :wave:
  24. Thread: Face masks

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    Poll: I just wish that the district nurses and carers...

    I just wish that the district nurses and carers that come to our house everyday had SOME protective equipment apart from gloves and plastic aprons.
    The carers were given 3 disposable masks each but...
  25. Thread: Good news

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    :rollin::rollin: Thanks Darmstadt I really...

    :rollin::rollin:
    Thanks Darmstadt I really needed a good laugh :rollin:
  26. Thread: #ClapForCarers

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    I believe we are to all clap for Boris at 8pm...

    I believe we are to all clap for Boris at 8pm this evening :rollin:
  27. I just did :eek: There are some serious mark ups....

    I just did :eek: There are some serious mark ups.
    Asda own brand flour is between 40 to 60p per Kg (non Organic)
    Allinsons is about 1.33 per Kg
    £19 for a 1.5Kg bag of Strong White Allinsons on...
  28. Well I’m down to my last 3K bag of strong white. ...

    Well I’m down to my last 3K bag of strong white.
    I do have some 00 for pizza some plain for sauces and pancakes and self raising for baking cakes.
    I use a lot of flour since I got my stand mixer....
  29. Thread: Zoooooom!

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    Nope didnt need to see it twice, spotted it...

    Nope didnt need to see it twice, spotted it straight away :D
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    EEK ! :eek:

    EEK ! :eek:
  31. Thread: I got one...

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    Sorry if I over reacted! I'm a bit sleep deprived...

    Sorry if I over reacted! I'm a bit sleep deprived :o
  32. Thread: I got one...

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    I hope that is not aimed at me. I cant leave the...

    I hope that is not aimed at me. I cant leave the house as my terminally ill husband needs constant care. He has Motor Neurone Disease. Be thankful that you dont.
  33. Thread: I got one...

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    I just got the same Sainsburys email through for...

    I just got the same Sainsburys email through for Himself and had a look out of curiosity- no slots for either delivery or pick up for the next 3 weeks!
    How on earth are the very vulnerable meant to...
  34. Thread: Hikikomori CFL

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    Aww thats nice :hug:

    Aww thats nice :hug:
  35. Thread: #ClapForCarers

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    Odious wankbadger :suicide::suicide:

    Odious wankbadger :suicide::suicide:
  36. Yeah I really do need to sort that out :o Edit...

    Yeah I really do need to sort that out :o

    Edit - Done! In my Easter bonnet
  37. Aww thanks! I had been on the bench for 6 months...

    Aww thanks! I had been on the bench for 6 months prior to that, so it was most irksome.
  38. Thread: Hikikomori CFL

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    show off!!

    show off!!
  39. Thread: I got one...

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    :rollin: Having read this thread, I have come...

    :rollin:

    Having read this thread, I have come to the conclusion that I seem to be the only contractor on here who shops online at ASDA!
    I have a recurring delivery slot on a Saturday morning, the...
  40. I am a delight to work with :D But i am...

    I am a delight to work with :D

    But i am usually surrounded by geeks, freaks and Mummies boys....
  41. No it was not safe, it got canned 2 days before...

    No it was not safe, it got canned 2 days before the start date due to the virus :rollin:
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    The decent thing.

    The decent thing.
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    round here its more likely Highway to Hell :D

    round here its more likely Highway to Hell :D
  44. God, thats grim.

    God, thats grim.
  45. Thats why we all love him :music:

    Thats why we all love him :music:
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    I believe he has already added to the gene pool,...

    I believe he has already added to the gene pool, - no idea how many times though!
  47. Thread: Weekend plans

    by Pogle
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    Ta for asking. Doing the usual caring for...

    Ta for asking.

    Doing the usual caring for Himself. I've made bread, hot cross buns and American style pancakes this week.
    I may attempt to make bagels this weekend.
    Pogle Jr has requested...
  48. Thread: Panic buying

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    Borscht for tea then!

    Borscht for tea then!
  49. Thread: Sky Q?

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    I'm more of a Pointless fan myself. mainly...

    I'm more of a Pointless fan myself. mainly because I simply cant spell!
    I'm good at the numbers rounds mind, but there are not enough of those.

    Hello Muddy! :wave:
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    Pet Cemetery by the Ramones

    Pet Cemetery by the Ramones
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