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It’s Monday again… How did that happen?!

Been a busy weekend for us. What with Pop’s Birthday and things I knew it would be mad, but certain things you can’t anticipate! I forgot, for a start, that we were meant to be going visiting with the in-laws on Saturday, so my beautifully laid plans for this weekend went out the window! 

Then Lil Man went for his first Cricket training… Amd he totally smashed it! The coach was amazed at his leftie bowling talent, and requested he be signed up for the team to play this coming Friday! He was invited for a one to one nets training session on the Sunday, so we duly went to the shops on Sunday morning to kit him up. Whites bought and his first box! How funny! 

But cricket trousers come with the hem undone, so I would need to hem them before Friday.

The nets went brilliantly… So brilliantly they asked that he be signed up immediately,and play on Monday, as in tonight!!

No pressure!!!

So, trousers hemmed, kit ready for his first match. Just hope that it doesn’t rain, and the match gets cancelled. He is so excited!

It’s also the last week before half term…

I can always tell we are due a holiday as my energy starts to flag, the kids at home and school start getting rattier and rattier. It hasn’t helped that I forgot my Vitamin D tablets recently, and I’ve been flaking out so early in the evenings.


I have a little secret…

I can’t be more specific at the moment. But needless to say, these holidays are going to be a week to remember for a very positive reason!

It may mean I am a little indisposed for few days, challenge entire may be delayed, but they will be done!

I’m so excited! 

And I’ll share very soon!!!

Have a wonderful Monday Peeps!

35 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Smiling Notes
    May 24, 2016 @ 17:49:48

    Yayy for cricket!! 😊 and I’m looking forward to the surprise you are gonna share πŸ‘πŸΌ

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  2. jacquelineobyikocha
    May 24, 2016 @ 14:10:58

    He’s obviously a natural and I can feel your joy in your voice pressure or no pressure it feels good to see them excel. Time does fly past so fast these days.

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  3. sheldonk2014
    May 24, 2016 @ 12:00:32

    It always does a parent proud
    when they see their children shine
    I’m happy for you
    As always Sheldon

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  4. elementhealing
    May 24, 2016 @ 03:01:19

    How absolutely exciting for your son! That’s so cool. I can’t wait to hear your news. πŸ™‚

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  5. Judy Martin
    May 23, 2016 @ 19:32:34

    Ooooh Sis, I am tingling, at your news, and can’t wait to find out what it is. I am so pleased for Lil Man, he is really coming into his own at the moment and you must be extremely proud. πŸ™‚

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  6. Linda
    May 23, 2016 @ 16:13:44

    Very cool! I’m in suspense! πŸ™‚

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  7. Charles Yallowitz
    May 23, 2016 @ 11:46:03

    Enjoy the week. Still scratching my head on how cricket works. Not sure we have an equivalent over here.

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  8. stevetanham
    May 23, 2016 @ 10:19:28

    Have a great break!

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  9. Erika Kind
    May 23, 2016 @ 09:36:38

    Sis, I take a deep bow! You are so busy but still take the time to share your business with us. And it is wonderful with what you were busy! Congratulations to Lil Man. I am so happy for another big success! That again will give him so much after the struggles with SAT. So happy for my talented nephew! And I cannot wait to hear more about your holidays! Sounds already very exciting πŸ˜„

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  10. TanGental
    May 23, 2016 @ 09:29:16

    Ah cricket. Music to my ears. I look forward to watching At Lords as the commentators say ‘And Bhathal turns and comes into bowl from the nursery end… And that’s out! England have won the Ashes!!!’

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    • Ritu
      May 23, 2016 @ 12:31:42

      Oh I’d love to hear that too Geoffles!My brother is now playing for Team Finland! !!!

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      • TanGental
        May 24, 2016 @ 00:48:00

        That so makes me think of Python! I hope he does well.

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      • Ritu
        May 24, 2016 @ 06:51:45

        Well he was so close on a couple of occasions, to be selected for the England U19’s team, when he played for Warwickshire, and injury to his back prevented that.
        Now he’s back into the spirt, here’s hoping he gets the recognition he deserves!!!
        We are a cricket family so Lil Mans talent is definitely something to celebrate!
        His Daddy was also a player, with Gravesham, and has been Asked to start again.
        So less Soccer Mom, and more Cricket Mother/Widow, possibly!!!!
        Lil Man’s match got cancelled yesterday due to traffic and no one being able to arrive at the pitch!So training tonight and a small tournament on Friday to sort out now!!

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      • TanGental
        May 25, 2016 @ 07:04:30

        Poor you. Did you learn to score. Linda always took her sewing if she ever watched me.

        Liked by 1 person

      • Ritu
        May 25, 2016 @ 07:49:37

        The scoring for many sports confuses me….
        But my books went with me!!!!

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      • TanGental
        May 25, 2016 @ 12:55:25


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  11. kim881
    May 23, 2016 @ 09:00:49

    Hemming cricket trousers – lovely! My dad was a keen cricketer and we used to watch him every week throughout the summer holidays. I’m old-fashioned about cricket though and love the white trousers and jumpers!

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  12. lorigreer
    May 23, 2016 @ 07:47:34

    I love surprises so will look forward to hearing your news. Also, it’s great that your youngster is a natural at cricket. So much fun!

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