Saturday, 30 August 2008

I'm Back But Off Again



Well LM and I are back from our quick trip to London but unfortunately things didn’t go quite to plan (do they ever?). I didn’t get to spend nearly as much time with Mum and Paul as I’d hoped and I ended up injuring myself but we’re still alive and that’s always a good thing :)

I’m in a hurry right now as I need to do a few things before I leave for Llangollen later. Richard and I are going to the balloon festival, y’see. Once it’s dark they’re going to send up illuminated hot-air balloons and then have a firework display so I’m really looking forward to that. Normally, when I’m knackered (which I am) wild horses wouldn’t get me out of the house but I’ve been looking forward to this for quite a while and I’m blowed if I’m gonna miss it!

I’m staying over at his tonight so no post tomorrow morning but I’ll be writing a few posts over the coming days letting you know what went on in London and some of my thoughts about why things are the way they are, from the aggression of so many East Londoners and why my dad should never have had a dog, to our not quite successful visit to the theatre and the fact that East Londoners seem to be perfectly happy to wade around in filth! To be honest, I really don’t feel like visiting the place ever again.

Am off to order some flowers for Mum’s next door neighbour now. If she weren’t there looking out for her, I’d worry about Mum a whole lot more.

Sharon J

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13 comments:

Catz said...

So sorry the trip to London had it,s problems, hope you are ok and that you both enjoy your trip to see the balloons and fireworks.

neimanmarxist said...

what a beautiful photo! how exciting about the balloon fastival, enjoy!

apieceofwood said...

Sorry holiday didn't go quite to plan, hope you had a great time at the balloon festival!

mylifemakeoverjourney said...

Have lots of fun at the ballon festival tonight and enjoy the fireworks x

Move To Portugal said...

hi sharon hope you are ok.
Have fun with the balloons
-laura :)

Gavin said...

Glad your back safely, but sorry about your trip.

And very glad that you have the will power and sheer determination to overcome adversity, and go to the balloon festival. Have a fantastic time Sharon!

Jennifer said...

Hi Sharon
You were the winner of the HomeMattersMost book giveaway!

Please send me your address when you are back so I can send it off to you. Email: sales at homemattersmost dot co dot uk

I hope you aren't too injured!

Take care
Jennifer

notesfromthefrugaltrenches.com said...

So sorry it wasn't the trip you'd hoped for. I hope you are fully recovered.
That Air Balloon festival looks wonderful, I have to put it on my list of things to see! Enjoy!

shabby chic said...

I hope you have a great time, I bet it will be a wonderfull sight .
X Dom

emmani said...

Oh Dear...I'm reading backwards, oh well, hope you had a wonderful balloon festival!!

Sharon J said...

The balloon festival wasn't quite what we'd expected but never mind, it was a nice trip out, albeit at tiring one.

@ Gavin. I think it's called stubbornness :)

@ Jennifer. Weyhey! I can't wait to receive it. Thank you :)

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