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'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Tuesday, 15 May 2012

The Three Days of Motherness.

I've never really 'done' Mother's Day.  Well, that's what I tell my three kids.  But in the last few years each of them has gone to some trouble and/or expense to remember me.  How lovely it is!
This year (the day before) daughter presented me with a heavenly scented bunch of scented gorgeous whiteness.  I wish you could smell these.
A 'classical' bouquet of perfumed stocks and lilies.
 Oldest son and his partner organised for the delivery (the day after) of a huge bouquet of .... chocolates!  I wish I could offer you one.
A bouquet of star-shaped foiled chocolates
And youngest son brought me breakfast in bed on the day.  Marvelous!

8 comments:

  1. Who wouldn't like a bouquet of chocolates? How original!
    UK's Mother's Day was close to my birthday in March, and my Kindle was a combined prezzie from my grown up kids - It's the best ever thing for reading in bed! And goes to show, any day can be Mother's day! LOL

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    1. Hello Jinksy! Ah, a kindle. My Author (partner) doesn't approve of 'em, but I think Id love one. Shhh.

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  2. I always tell my mum that EVERY day is mothers' day!! That gives me an excuse for being a bad son I think!?!?!

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    1. I expect she lets you off as long as you occasionally tell her you love her.

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  3. You see. You really are special.

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    1. Yup Geeb. I must be! :-D

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  4. So glad your kids don't take you at your word. These are beautiful mother's day presents, all three of them

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