Friday, 27 May 2011

Fancy

We’re on 48 hours notice here at Lally towers. Lovely lad has been invited to a fancy dress party at a fellow dudes house. Party will include watching Doctor Who and food. What more could a 13 year old boy want? I am informed that there will be girls too!!! Heck I feel old, especially as it doesn’t finish until 10 which is my bed time plus, no wine for me cos I’ll be on the pick up. Harrumph.

So what must I do in the interim? Make the gosh darned costume is all. He wants to go as Tron. Don't ask.

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I have been presented with a small plastic guy with clear instructions to paint his decals onto a black shirt that I had to first track down. Everything has short sleeves and I struggled to find the prescribed long sleeved crew necked black t shirt. Needless to say I found one in gap (25% off) but then forgot to get the salad and chicken for Sunday. Don’t worry readers because I will have to go back and get a birthday gift for this chap, I am informed.

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All this because, and they were listed for me, I have made so many dress ups for him in the past. Culminating in the Hulk T shirt recently.

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I only do it dear readers because the thought of paying 39.99 for a toys r us slash comic book shop version makes me want to puke. So for less than a tenner T is Tron and I get to have a dry Saturday. It’ll do me good, I’ll be so full of beans on Sunday that the garden won’t know what hit it.

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3 comments:

  1. You are too good! I hope the dudes have a fantastic chilaxing party! Sounds fab. I am having great trouble leaving comments on blog buddies blogs lately! Very frustrating.(Inthesky)

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  2. You aren't the only one!
    These kids do challenge us Louise!
    Goodness me, I've done my fair share of pick ups. Once New Years Eve I remember picking up from a club. Hated it because the drunken lads started climbing on my car!
    Now for the test.lets see if we get this through!
    Love suex

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  3. Anonymous said...Well you're do far better than I would! Lads only become more challenging the older they get. I wish they'd stay little forever.
    Hope your boy has a fabulous time and I am certain the costume will be amazing - you're one talented lass ☺
    Have a great weekend.
    Love Louise

    PS Blogger is being a b*gger so this may be posted as anonymous - but it's ME over in Cumberland.

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