Monday, 3 October 2011

Get me off this speeding train.....................................called life!!

This week has passed with the blink of an eye!! Really I feel as though I stepped on a speeding train and forgot to get off. Lets face it life has been a bit of a whirlwind since the kids have gone back to school.

It started with Friday 23rd being my youngest sons 11th birthday. bless him he had done the 11+ test that week and was so glad to get it all over that he really couldn't wait for his big day!

Yes shock of all shocks he had to go to school on his birthday! Life is so hard.
Now for some reason he though we might let him have the day off........but we are bad parents and made him go to school anyway! But he had a great day there and had some lovely pressies from his good friends. That night he was going to milk it for all he was worth so we had present opening....


Followed by dinner out..............TGI's being his choice...............


Followed by cake..................................yum!!


Who doesn't love chocolate caterpillar cake!!

Before all this we had a discussion on what he wanted to do for his birthday. A disco, cinema with some friends, a sleepover, Quasar, all the usual stuff. But although he loves to go to a party and is extremely sociable he wanted a day with the family.................FISHING!!!!
one of his catches!




But the week didn't stop there...........oh no. We had 2 secondary school visits, a doctors appointment, a dreded dentist appointment, all afterschool classes ( scouts, boys football/youth club, dance class, drama class) amongst all the usual shopping, washing, ironing...................yes I know a familiar story to you all!!

Then came a last minute audition for my youngest up at Covent Garden which then re arranged all our plans to meet up with friends to take the kids all swimming ( while we catch up on the gossip!). So OH went one way and me and my youngest went another. Then on to friends for dinner, drinking, gossiping and far too late a night ( which was fab!) and then a hideouslyearly morning to get both boys to Scouts for a day Power Boating activity at Whitstable!!
It was the hottest day of the so called summer! The boys were away. We had the day to ourselves...........so what did we do.....................................FISHING!!!

Now this is where I know I am being mentally affected by the pace of life!! I have the choice of what to do, a day out without kids, a whole day to do what we wanted...............and i chose fishing!!!!

RIGHT, SOMETHING MENTALLY WRONG.................................you agree?

Most people get a misd life crisis, indulge in implants,face lifts, radical hair do's, wearing skirts that are too short or tops that are too low.....................................................Oh no not me..................I go fishing!!!!!

Someone save me from this insanity!!!!!!!
I need to get out more.................or drink more......................or both!!!!





7 comments:

  1. Hey, you might start a trend! You never know what long forgotten treasure you could haul up from the bottom of the pond (always a believer me!)
    Did your son wait all day to open his presents? My boy was 9 last week and was up before the cock crowed ready to rip his open! There's no holding him back! Happy birthday to your boy and stay on that train mamma! Sounds like a great ride!!

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  2. Stigmum-LOL yes surprisingly he was awake and dressed very very early!! It will be the same come Christmas too. I'll be in your believer gang and hope for fogotten treasure too next time I go fishing!! :)
    PS hope your son had a great b'day too, how was his day? x

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  3. Well...you could drink more while fishing!!

    Sounds like a mad but fun week!

    xx Jazzy

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  4. Jazzy- you always have the best ideas........thats a problem solved LOL :)

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  5. My son's bday was great, haven't got round to blogging about it but will at some point because he wanted to go to build a bear!! He took two friends who stayed over so brilliant really! All the best with all that treasure;) xxx

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  6. fab photos looks like you all had a good day

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