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AnninGlos Report 9 Mar 2013 12:12

Daughter posted my Mother's day card (handmade) plus Easter card (also handmade) to keep as she works and likes to send things in time. She posted it on Monday 4th, went into the post office so that she paid correct postage. It still has not arrived.

No card as yet from son either so he probably missed the post.

Shan't be seeing either of them on Mother's day so fed up now. :-( :-(


ChAoTicintheNewYear Report 9 Mar 2013 13:04

Sorry to hear that Ann. Is there any chance that the post is late? It oftens only get to mine after 2pm.


AnninGlos Report 9 Mar 2013 13:06

No, it has already been, we had some mail.


Lyndi Report 9 Mar 2013 14:34

Oh that's sad Ann, hope they both call you and make you smile.
At least you know your daughter remembered :-)

I think my daughter had forgotten until she arrived last night after work to collect little one (21months) and was given Mother's Day card I had helped little one with at play session.

That could explain the text this morning asking if I was free to go out for a meal tonight!! Her oh's parents are going too. :-D (She is working tomorrow so will have to be today)

Happy Mother's Day Ann <3


AnninGlos Report 9 Mar 2013 15:08

Thanks Lyndi, we don't give presents unless maybe we happen to be staying with them but they do both usually send cards. Actually son has been known to send flowers but I hope he isn't going to do that flowers this time of year are so overpriced.

enjoy your meal Lyndi :-) :-)


Von Report 9 Mar 2013 15:13

Sorry to hear that Ann
Maybe T will treat you to lunch tomorrow ;-) ;-) ;-) ;-) ;-)
Take care

♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 9 Mar 2013 15:26

The shops do seem to put up their flower prices at this time of the year. The card from your daughter might arrive to brighten a murky Monday, one from your son too.

<3 :-D


AnninGlos Report 9 Mar 2013 15:26

Nah! He won't Von becaue the chicken for dinner is already in the fridge.

It is really daughter I feel sorry for because I know how upsetting it is to make cards and have them go astray.


dutch Report 9 Mar 2013 15:31

Hi Ann Sheila7 sent my hubby birthday card and two little handmade angels inside ,she put it over the counter like you to get the riight postage his birthday was 18 Janu and he still has,nt got it much to the annance of Sheila ,i sent abox of xmas clothes for my three G.Grandchildern which they never got but i had got recipt for them so got the monery back for her


AnninGlos Report 9 Mar 2013 15:39

Yes, I am sure there is a lot of pilfering goes on, post office is definitely not like it was.

Yes maybe I will be cheered up on Monday. All we had today was my car tax reminder and OH's car insurance reminder - funny nobody pinches them isn't it?


Lyndi Report 9 Mar 2013 15:41

Thank you Ann - a meal out will beat the sausage casserole left over from last night :-D


AnninGlos Report 9 Mar 2013 16:01

Have that tomorrow then Lyndi.


Paula+ Report 9 Mar 2013 18:06

Happy Mothers Day Ann, I miss saying that to my Mum she was an Anne too <3 <3


UzziInSunshine Report 9 Mar 2013 18:11

Aww Ann that´s horrible when that happens for both you and your daughter

*Happy Mothers Day* anyway and we will just shove the day over a day or 2 for you :-D


AnninGlos Report 9 Mar 2013 20:29

:-Dthanks Uzzi


AnninGlos Report 10 Mar 2013 20:15

Just heard from daughter that her MiL has not had her card either, identical packets posted same post office, same time. Suspicious?


DazedConfused Report 10 Mar 2013 20:24

Not necessarily suspicious - are they going to the same area if not then they will go to different Mail Centres and Sorting Offices. And were they posted in same area?

The fact that they have not arrived is bad. You can contact Customer Services, but sadly without sending any letter or package by special delivery there is no way of tracking any item through the system.


AnninGlos Report 10 Mar 2013 20:28

They were posted at the same time from the same post office in the Winchester area, one to go to the Salisbury area and one to Gloucester.

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Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 11 Mar 2013 05:50

If they had been put in a post box you could wonder if it had been sabotaged, youngsters do sometimes set fire to post in red post boxes but for the items to be sent over the counter in a post office and then not delivered is disgraceful.

I do hope they turn up so your daughter's hard work isn't completely wasted but such a shame when you don't get them on the right day.



AnninGlos Report 11 Mar 2013 09:49

Ah, found out a bit more, there were three items posted two handed over the counter weighed etc, one arrived one didn't (mine), one posted in box, just a card, not arrived.

But I have to think now that the post office may not be entirely to blame, it seems that mine didn't (for some reason best known to daughter, who is normally very sensible) have the post code on it. Now there are two roads with the same address in the Gloucester area, albeit different villages. So maybe it will still arrive having done the rounds, if the person living at the other address bothers to return it to the post office. If that is what happened can't really blame the sorting office, although before our long serving postman retired it wouldn't have happened as he has a note up in the sorting office to alert people to the two roads with the same name.