Another trip to Edinburgh.

Yesterday we embarked on yet another  train trip to Edinburgh, this time taking J with us. He was told to arrive promptly at 6.15 am because a taxi was arriving to collect us at 6.30am.

“Yes Mum, I’ll be there, don’t worry!” How many times during the last twenty eight years or so have I heard those words?  (Well maybe not twenty eight as he couldn’t talk when he was born, only cry, so maybe 25 years.) Of course as usual he ended up running down the road at the last minute, huffing and puffing into the waiting taxi. Sigh. Will my youngest son ever EVER see the stupidity of never being able to arrive on time for anything not to mention the complete waste of energy spent pelting down roads, platforms etc in order to catch buses, trains and waiting taxis?

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Guess where we’ve been….

Just a very quick blog before I rest my weary head for the night. We have been on one of our adventures today. On one of our usual  Green Express Railtours. Just for fun I am not going to do a post about our day today, I’ll do one tomorrow, but for now all I will include in this ‘quickie’ post are some photos taken on our trip.

You have to try and guess where we went by simply examining the photos for clues. No prizes I’m afraid, seeing as I have returned skint. (Can’t quite fathom how I’ve spent up either, seeing as all I have returned with is a fridge magnet, but I was accompanied by K and my youngest.)  So here are your photo clues. First to guess correctly is the winner.

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What a Day!

Talk about a hectic day, I’ve had one today. Well, maybe not all day. This morning actually. Up with the crack of dawn which is actually no problem for this lousy sleeper.  Soon as the first bird tweets outside and the dawn chorus begins, I’m wide awake. Trouble with that is despite going to bed early (because I needed to be up early) I couldn’t get to sleep because my windows were open and one of the next door neighbours must have been watching something hysterically funny on the telly because she was laughing her head off. Very loudly. So I just lay there listening to her guffawing away. 

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A Spectacular Spending Day.

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It’s my youngest sons birthday soon. In June. He requested an iPod. I talked him into letting me pay for his eyes testing and some new glasses. You know, buy a pair of designer one’s and get the other pair free?  For £75 plus cost of eye test. I thought that the total amount would be about £100 at the most. So much for thought.

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