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What made you smile today? Part III

Old Apr 11th 2018, 12:30 am
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Originally Posted by moneypenny20 View Post
My family have been keeping a secret from me. I woke up this morning to find my eldest daughter sitting at the breakfast bar. She's flown home for a two week holiday. Very exciting and very happy.
This keeps putting a smile on my face.

Mostly because it makes me dream of the day that the boys actually leave home so they can come back and surprise me in such a way, but even so.

Still smiling
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Old Apr 11th 2018, 12:35 am
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This keeps putting a smile on my face.

Mostly because it makes me dream of the day that the boys actually leave home so they can come back and surprise me in such a way, but even so.

Still smiling
I’ve just remembered I did something similar for our 20th wedding anniversary. I sent my mother and father in law tickets to visit us in the US...their first visit. My husband didn’t know anything about it...I told him we were collecting his sister at the airport. The last thing he expected was for his mum and dad to be there!!
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This keeps putting a smile on my face.

Mostly because it makes me dream of the day that the boys actually leave home so they can come back and surprise me in such a way, but even so.

Still smiling
They tend to hang around these days - one of my stepsons was 32 before he packed his little bag and toddled off into the big wide world. Scouse and I rented out his room immediately in case he changed his mind and wanted to come back.
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Old Apr 11th 2018, 9:02 am
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They tend to hang around these days - one of my stepsons was 32 before he packed his little bag and toddled off into the big wide world. Scouse and I rented out his room immediately in case he changed his mind and wanted to come back.
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

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This keeps putting a smile on my face.

Mostly because it makes me dream of the day that the boys actually leave home so they can come back and surprise me in such a way, but even so.

Still smiling
Took her to work today, she had a ball and is going back tomorrow. Nice to see you sweetheart. Shame it doesn't pay, it might make her want to move back.
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Old Apr 12th 2018, 3:10 am
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I've managed to book tickets at the Opera House to see Billionaire Boy with the smalls during the school holidays. They love David Walliams' books, so I'm looking forwards to taking them. Going to be all posh and have lunch at the Opera Bar afterwards.
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Old Apr 12th 2018, 5:40 am
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Happened yesterday, but was live on air on the BBC, interviewing a few of the British swimming medalists on the Gold Coast, understandably it became a twitter favourite clip, lesson to learn, know the depth of your pool BEFORE walking around.

https://uk.yahoo.com/news/presenter-...091404986.html
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Old Apr 12th 2018, 6:32 am
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Happened yesterday, but was live on air on the BBC, interviewing a few of the British swimming medalists on the Gold Coast, understandably it became a twitter favourite clip, lesson to learn, know the depth of your pool BEFORE walking around.

https://uk.yahoo.com/news/presenter-...091404986.html
Always a good idea

I'm smiling because my friend's daughter is representing England in the Heptathlon. Go Niamh Emerson, she looks like she's having the time of her life
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Old Apr 12th 2018, 9:18 am
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Originally Posted by mikelincs View Post
Happened yesterday, but was live on air on the BBC, interviewing a few of the British swimming medalists on the Gold Coast, understandably it became a twitter favourite clip, lesson to learn, know the depth of your pool BEFORE walking around.

https://uk.yahoo.com/news/presenter-...091404986.html
Sorry to laugh, but that was pretty funny.
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Old Apr 12th 2018, 10:46 am
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Sorry to laugh, but that was pretty funny.
It's gonna take him a looooooooooooong loooooooooooooooong time to live that down, remember Michael Fish and his hurricane story, that is still circulating and that was in 1987.
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Old Apr 12th 2018, 11:26 am
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

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I've managed to book tickets at the Opera House to see Billionaire Boy with the smalls during the school holidays. They love David Walliams' books, so I'm looking forwards to taking them. Going to be all posh and have lunch at the Opera Bar afterwards.
Oooh, get you! Sounds like it'll be a lovely day GG.
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Always a good idea

I'm smiling because my friend's daughter is representing England in the Heptathlon. Go Niamh Emerson, she looks like she's having the time of her life
How exciting for her. Fingers crossed she does well
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How exciting for her. Fingers crossed she does well
She's only 18 so still early days in her career but she's having a blast and enjoying the experience.
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Old Apr 12th 2018, 12:56 pm
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She's only 18 so still early days in her career but she's having a blast and enjoying the experience.
I bet, what a wonderful experience for her!
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Old Apr 12th 2018, 1:29 pm
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I bet, what a wonderful experience for her!
She looks to have been doing pretty well, won her 200m heat.
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