Monday, August 28, 2006

Dancing like my Dad


Well guys, I'm back from the wedding and actually, I enjoyed it. I wore my shoes in the church and then changed into my sandals, handmade by the local man-hating woman's co-operative, for the reception.
The wedding went well and the bride looked beautiful. There was a superb Welsh choir singing in the ceremony and to be honest, for a second there, my naturally cynical approach to almost everything almost melted away. The reception was fun too. My youngest son, the best man, who is on the verge of stand-up, had everyone really going with his speech. In the evening there was a great covers band and with only a little help from minor stimulants I actually took to the dancefloor. Of course, I now dance like my Dad so it was important not to stay there too long. It was a five minute token gesture on my behalf, but had there been a little more Quo I would have definitely stayed a little longer - why oh why is everyone so snobby about the Quo - I love them.
So yesterday we played cricket in the garden all day long. Such good fun but boy, today I feel like I've been bale-carting for a week. I am knackered.

27 comments:

  1. Let me know if the cynicism levels do not return to normal by the end of the week. I can help.

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  2. Glad all went well, considering.

    Mind you, I'm part of one of those Man-Hating Wimmin's Co-operatives that hand crafts your sandals. To get our own back on Man, The Oppressor we each have a voodoo doll for every pair of sandals we sell. So the next time you feel a twinge of pain, be worried. Be very worried.

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  3. i dance like your father too.

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  4. Tommy my love, what a wonderful family time! Congratulations on gaining a daughter and for dancing, even if it is like your father.

    Please don't let vicus bring back the cynic in you. I like you all happy and knackered. ::grin::

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  5. You are a little confused (you didn't drink any alcohol at the weekend, did you?) It was Saturday you were playing cricket. For us. Not our finest day. perhaps your mind was elsewhere.

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  6. Vicus please, at last I glimpse a tiny vision of love and sympathy in my heart for my brothers and sisters on this earth and you come by and mock me.

    Betty, you love men and you know it. Please don't tell me you are a lesbian man-hater - the last thing I need right now is a challenge like that.

    FN,next time I dance I'll think of you.

    Pammy, you alone take the cynicism out of my heart, and you're a dirty gal and I love you.x.

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  7. Dave, how did thast happen?

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  8. The drummer from Quo came to our school when I was 10 or so (I'm now 21), and did some sort of afternoon's speech/demo for us. I was really too young to appreciate this however, I fear it may have been a shameful waste..

    Glad you enjoyed yourself:)

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  9. Tommy m'dear. I had the strangest dream the other night. Vicus called on the telephone and pretended to be you.

    Very odd.

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  10. Tom, as you well know I am all for love and peace, but remember how gullible you are. It is prudent to be circumspect. It says so in the Gita.

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  11. Pammy, You have a husband in real life, you have me in Blogworld, and now you have Vicus chasing you in dreamworld. Are you insatiable?It's got to be the glasses hasn't it!
    I can't understand why Vicus would pretend to be me though. I think that must be your subconcious just sweetly hoping it was me on the phone.

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  12. utlah, For oldies like me it is very uncool to admit to liking Status. They are in a drawer labelled 'uncool', with T Rex and Dire Straits - both bands I also like.
    I have four ex brothers in law from up north who are all on the fringes of bikerdom. They all do the Quo dance at any given opportunity. What a glorious sight!

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  13. Vicus, in blogworld she's mine. In the dreamworld, ok, but just for now, got it!

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  14. You love the Quo? Are you Corrie's Les Battersby posing as Tom?

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  15. So which one are you Tom? The one in the green waistcoat? I can't see the bloke in the white suit changing into our Wimmin's Co-operative Sandals.

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  16. Tommy you made me laugh, thank you.

    Also, which one is you? The picture is so small and my eyes are getting so bad. More pictures!

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  17. Oh wait, I made the picture bigger and I know which one is you. Handsome devil!

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  18. Pammy and Betty, I'm second from the left in the green dress.

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  19. Lovely matching handbag you've got there.

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  20. ahhhh - lovely pic and nice shoes :)

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  21. A good esthetician should be able to suggest a depilatory for you. The facial hair detracts from your frock.

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  22. I was at a wedding last Saturday too!! Mine was in Hungary thopugh and that was beautiful too!!

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  23. I like this non-cynical side to you, Tom, especially when it makes you leave such wonderful comments over at mine. That made my day.

    Now about this younger son of yours. Is he single and is he anywhere near as terrific as his Dad? x

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  24. Tommy,
    Lovely picture, everyone looks so happy and you look so dapper in your suit and elegant shoes! My congratulations to you and family. One question: Why did Wolf not come out in the picture?

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  25. I don't dance...or should I rephrase that and say that I can NOT dance :)


    That picture is beautiful, I love where it was taken.

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  26. Congratulations on getting your son married off, on wearing shoes, on dancing, on remembering that you played cricket and on agreeing to pose for the photographer.

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