It was a case of Easter Bunny meets DIY SOS …just back from a fab week in Glasgow and it was being in a film set of ‘Wild Rose’ – but without the singing , the prison and the posh house . However ,line dancing was on the menu.
I’ve learnt a lot – mainly ………
The staff at Toolstation are very friendly and helpful.
There are lots of different sorts of protective masks and gloves and when you wear them , you can’t see a thing ( steam ) , you can’t hear a thing ( hearing aids get dis-lodged and are rendered useless ) and your temperature rises so much you have to escape to Lidls with the excuse of making lunch for the team.
Queen’s Park Cafe serves the best vanilla ice-cream
Monopoly Shuffle is addictive
When you get a king-sized super-soaker held up to your face by a 6 year old boy , it is best to smile and salute him .
Even though it’s hot and you think you’ll go in the sea , faced with the waves on Portobello Beach , Edinburgh , you don’t even take your cardie off..
That our car with the bike rack on the top just fits under the 1.8m height barrier at the council tip ( for those who don’t know , I once got the school mini-bus jammed under the ones at Westway Cross)
That if you go to the council tip ofter enough , wearing clothes , trainers and an overall covered in s***e , a member of the public will ask if you work there
Rishi’s does the best South indian food outside of Southern India – kicking off with a 3 foot Dosai !
I love my family so much ,it hurts to say goodbye.