Z babysits

Dilly and Al are having a rare evening out. They had meant to go to the cinema, but they know they’d only sleep through the film, so they are going out for a meal instead.

In a few weeks, they are going to a George Michael concert at Carrow Road in Norwich. Dilly’s choice. Al is truly demonstrating his love. He never listens to music in any case, but if he did, I don’t think GM would be his gig of choice. It will be interesting to see how long it takes me to get Pugsley to sleep without his night-time feed of mother’s milk. Like all of my children, he rejects a bottle.

I’ve done nothing today. The excuse was the rain (Al and family went to Cromer and walked resolutely down the prom, dressed in sou’westers and wellies), but I did no more than some necessary greenhouse stuff and a visit to the local supermarket. Oh, and I picked a lettuce.

Sorry to be boring. I’m going to eat sausage and mash and then, armed with a bottle of wine and a book, go next door to do Granny-duty.

Granny-pleasure is when the children are awake, of course.

6 comments on “Z babysits

  1. martin

    z…you are right Al is showing true love going to a GM concert.Tell him not to buy a t shirt, it may cause rumours in the village.

  2. jen

    wow. would Z go to a GM concert? if so, she might want to consider taking a certain youngish american girl along, you know, for kicks.

  3. Z

    Yep, it’s so true. If you get on well and neither side is clingy (because it could be an oppressive closeness), it’s perfect and I’m awfully lucky.


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