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The after-show must go on

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A packed and incredibly noisy Eddie’s Rocket wasn’t perhaps my no. 1 destination of choice after the 2 hour gymnastics show, but I was outnumbered by 4 to 1 and apparently a splitting headache does not give you an extra vote. Or five.

While the gymnast was cramming chips by the fistful, her brother was trying really hard not to regurgitate his hastily slurped milkshake, and cheesy chips and coke-soaked burger.
He had a look on his face that reminded us of the good old reflux days…

While Mrs mememe2u escorted him back to the car with the precaution of a nitroglycerin handler, I did the same with the bill.

It exploded in my face when I reached the till.

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Emily

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Surprise birthday presents to myself don’t come much more surprising than this.
Not to Mimi anyway.

The fact that it contained a watch was sort of a downer for them.

As is often the case, they were much more enthralled by the packaging…

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SUR-PRISE!!!!

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Spot the Mogs

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Prise de tĂȘte au bouleau

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– Hi Mum, I want to came back on the farm, I can’t hack it any longer here
– What’s wrong me boy, you were so excited about landing that big job in the Big Smoke?
– I’ve lost touch with the land. I’ve lost touch with nature. I want to return to the farm. Escape the Cubicle Farm
– Aw Jayzus. Why didn’t you say earlier? We sold the John Deer in the Buy and Sell last week. And we got Sky Sport with the money…

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I – must -stop – and – check – my – phone – NOW.

Oh! – that – bollix – too!

Thumbs – up!

Must – stop – right – here – and – now – and – thumb – him – up.

Now.

Must.

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Carlos obligingly lent his support, and his scissor-shaped fingers, to stand in the spot where the no. 2 of the Mistake Factory would soon cut the ribbon, marking the official opening of the Innovation Hub (four laptops and a rack of hard drives blinking away with blind enthusiasm).

Once the light test had been performed, I asked if they needed me to carry out quality spot checks on the cheese cakes.

But my assistance was not required for that part of the proceedings.

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