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Who is paying for it then?

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Kali2 Mon 11-Oct-21 17:16:02

Boris Johnson’s spokesman repeatedly refused on Monday to confirm who has paid for Boris Johnson’s holiday to Marbella and won't say whether the Prime Minister has paid for his own holiday or who else has funded it.

Pushed on the question, Downing Street would only say that the prime minister would disclose any donations he has received, if required to do so, at a later date.

The caginess from Johnson’s spokesman follows reports that the prime minister is currently staying at a villa owned by the Conservative peer Zac Goldsmith.

Goldsmith, who is a close friend of both Johnson and his wife, was handed a peerage by Johnson, despite having been rejected by voters three times in just four years.''

Does anyone know- how many holidays has the PM had since he became PM!

MayBee70 Wed 13-Oct-21 14:58:21

Josianne

Are dogs allowed? Mine would be happy to sleep on the sofa.

Too difficult/expensive to take dogs abroad since brexit….

Josianne Wed 13-Oct-21 14:40:43

Are dogs allowed? Mine would be happy to sleep on the sofa.

Kali2 Wed 13-Oct-21 14:35:38

I mean room with 2 singles!

Kali2 Wed 13-Oct-21 14:27:20

Happy to share 2 singles, but not a double- even if KS smile

Now THE question is- can we mix Brexiters and Remainers? Or shall we have 1 week each, in turn!

trisher Wed 13-Oct-21 14:17:12

It sleeps 19. in only 10 rooms though so some will have to share!

Josianne Wed 13-Oct-21 13:44:51

One or two of the rooms look a bit John Lewis to me. Have to keep the door shut on those.

growstuff Wed 13-Oct-21 13:31:47

Callistemon

Am I allowed to paint? 😂

🎨🖼

No. If you mean redecorating ... only expensive and tacky wallpaper is allowed.

Josianne Wed 13-Oct-21 13:25:55

Where do you get that the house only sleeps 11?

GillT57 Wed 13-Oct-21 13:09:39

Kali2

Oh indeed, I wish!

As for the house, as it sleeps 11, if we go out of season at £15000, and travel on EasyJet with little luggage and hire cheap cars- we could just about do it, no?

I don't mind sharing a room, so perhaps we could manage 22 of us? I have to warn you though that it is alleged that I snore, a bit......I do however, make a very good G&T so maybe that will balance things out?

Callistemon Wed 13-Oct-21 12:49:31

Am I allowed to paint? 😂

🎨🖼

Kali2 Wed 13-Oct-21 12:46:43

Oh indeed, I wish!

As for the house, as it sleeps 11, if we go out of season at £15000, and travel on EasyJet with little luggage and hire cheap cars- we could just about do it, no?

GillT57 Wed 13-Oct-21 12:40:14

Yes, I think she was hoping he'd take after her and be an artist. I too wish he had taken after her and been an artist and kept out of politics

Callistemon Wed 13-Oct-21 12:40:11

DH could recommend him to Probus 😁
I can't, in all honesty, recommend him to the WI!

GillT57 Wed 13-Oct-21 12:38:05

Callistemon

Dinahmo

Just had a peek at the website. The villa looks quite nice. No plastic outdoor chairs - always a good sign.

😁
Rather classy then.

Perhaps we could book it for a Gransnet meetup.
Free of charge otherwise we'll give it bad reviews.

Oh what a great idea! We need the break, we have all worked soooooo hard, haven't we! Maybe I could offer to put a word in for Zac at my bowls club, get him membership, do you think that would be sufficient corruption recompense?

Callistemon Wed 13-Oct-21 12:29:16

trisher

Much as I dislike the man his mother was a. talented painter and I see to remember reading that she thought he had some talent and should paint.
Mind he's probably busy calculating how much he'll be able to sell his paintings for.

Yes, I think she was hoping he'd take after her and be an artist.

I paint but I'm nothing like Churchill

MayBee70 Wed 13-Oct-21 12:18:06

Katie59

BJ was pictured in one paper with his palette board and easle painting, do I remember Churchill painting, even laying bricks in his spare time.
Does Boris compare himself to the great man, is he really that deluded.

Yes. He is deluded. imo

trisher Wed 13-Oct-21 11:12:37

Much as I dislike the man his mother was a. talented painter and I see to remember reading that she thought he had some talent and should paint.
Mind he's probably busy calculating how much he'll be able to sell his paintings for.

Katie59 Wed 13-Oct-21 10:41:05

BJ was pictured in one paper with his palette board and easle painting, do I remember Churchill painting, even laying bricks in his spare time.
Does Boris compare himself to the great man, is he really that deluded.

trisher Wed 13-Oct-21 09:53:31

I see there's a tennis court at the villa so maybe he's playing tennis with Russian oligarchs and their wives.

lemongrove Wed 13-Oct-21 08:14:42

Kali2

Are you coming lemon?

That’s rather a personal question Kali🤣

Kali2 Tue 12-Oct-21 22:43:10

ah!

Callistemon Tue 12-Oct-21 22:29:17

Do you think he's having a break to ponder on his future?

Watch this space ........

Kali2 Tue 12-Oct-21 21:17:51

Are you coming lemon?

lemongrove Tue 12-Oct-21 20:33:56

Callistemon

Dinahmo

Just had a peek at the website. The villa looks quite nice. No plastic outdoor chairs - always a good sign.

😁
Rather classy then.

Perhaps we could book it for a Gransnet meetup.
Free of charge otherwise we'll give it bad reviews.

🤣

JaneJudge Tue 12-Oct-21 20:15:18

they don't get fined at private schools for taking holidays in term time plus their terms are shorter, generally anyway