Surprise!!

Weeks and weeks of lies and devious activity are over! (well, for now). My soul feels much cleaner now, and my poor simple brain is much happier as it’s not having to filter every single conversation for THINGS I MUSTN’T MENTION. Such is the burden of organising a surprise party, which is what my sister and I managed to do yesterday to help my Mum and Dad celebrate their 40th Wedding Anniversary. It all started several weeks ago… a crafty plan was drawn up, invites were designed, with an accompanying set of instructions – DO NOT PARK IN FRONT OF THE HOUSE – Aunties were pressganged into action, helping bake cakes, and setting out a veritable feast of diabetic inducing …

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Bad DrivingMy name is Gordon. I break the speed limit. I’m not proud of it, I know why I do it, and I don’t do it all the time, in fact mainly on motorways. However I totally agree with the sentiment expressed here about inconsiderate drivers. Like most drivers (male drivers?) I think I’m a good driver. One thing I know I could improve is my on-road consideration. One thing that definitely doesn’t need improving is my surburan/parking consideration. Having lived just off a main road for a couple of years, in a private road that had a newly built Co-op built next to it, I know ALL too well how inconsiderate people can be, all the way to having …

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