Dame Edna and other Possums
Since Friday I've been unable to
humming the 10cc song, 'I don't like cricket....' (dreadlock holiday), must be
something to do with the Aussies being over at mine on the same day we beat
Australia at cricket...hee hee! Not that I'm a cricket fan, just that everyone
else seemed to be, (almost fanatical in fact), so I got sort of carried away
with it all.....Jimmy who? Oh Yes, Anderson!...
Anyway, my lunch party,
which I had expected to be a few hours over some food and drink, turned into a
marathon 8 hours during which we polished off several bottles of red and white
wine, a bottle of champers, 9 bottles of beer and half a bottle of Remy, (the
only leftovers were 6 bottles of non alcoholic beer, bought by mistake and
ignored by everyone)... And how did we finish the day off?...A visit to the
After a few days recovery, (yes, as I expected the hangover was pretty
severe!) I can honestly say that these days a lunch that lasts longer than 7
hours and rounded off with a visit to the pub, whilst fun, is just a bit too
much...In fact the whole day was a bit like living in an ad for Fosters
lager!...We even had the sunshine!
Quick change of subject and country, I am
ecstatic to report that my gorgeous french sofa now has an equally gorgeous
friend...a matching chair.
Talking of blasts From The Past
Perfect for sitting and enjoying a lovely glass of
chilled white, I thought!...well it would be if I had any