Wouldn’t it be nice if once, just once, life was boring and everything went according to schedule? I could happily do boring for a while.
Whizzo scheme No. 1
An Ocean Youth Trust trip for the boys. What a great idea! Time off school was negotiated, forms completed, money paid. The boat is due to leave this Sunday from Holyhead. No problem! We’d go via Manchester on Saturday, collecting Boy Cousin en route. And oh look! The World Short Course Swimming Championships are on in Manchester – what a bonus! So I bought tickets a couple of days ago. And even better – I have a meeting in Bangor on Tuesday so let’s reschedule everyone for Monday and I’ll stay over for it.
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