"What's the thing you want to see or do most in Washington?" I asked, perhaps rather foolishly. "Insult him", he replied.
"Can we go and see that new film with Ohmy Whiffy in, please?"
This month has seen me finally wrapping up an outstanding project ... some six months or so since our return from Spain, and I've added the final page to our holiday album. Because, tapas. And who could resist those cute embellishments?I made a page about The Boy Child's coffee and books remark. Ferrari: Under … Continue reading Scrapping in 2018 #2
"Nothing is better than coffee and books!" (To be clear, he's actually holding a cup of tea, but has been known to order a decaf latté.)
"Well, actually, the road trip was quite good."
Scene: The Boy Child and I are eating supper in an Italian restaurant. Me: " Do I have pasta in my braces?"The Boy Child: "Thankfully not!"
I have a lot more sympathy for braced-up teenagers. A lot more.I've eaten gallons of soup.I did manage a pub lunch of sausage and mash at the weekend, but only after cutting the sausages into the tiniest of pieces.And then virtually swallowing them without a single chew.Bonjela is my friend. Despite feeling as though I have … Continue reading Initial Thoughts on Wearing Braces
I read a post yesterday on Cup of Jo that set me thinking.How would I describe my family in three words?The first one that sprang to mind was loud. The Boy Child lives his life on full volume,and, no, he doesn't have any hearing problems.If I can't see him, either at home or when we're out,I … Continue reading Describe Your Family in Three Words
"This is my dog ...he's on his last legs."
Living in London can mean that a person becomes immured to everyday rudeness and unpleasantness.Most of us at some point will encounter Mr. or Ms. Rude when travelling on the Tube.It's pretty much a given.Last week, however, I encountered Ms. Rude on the school run.I won't bore you with the details of what exactly transpired between … Continue reading Is It Really Just Me?