if I’m glad the holidays are nearly over or not. The kids are driving me up the wall a bit (mostly just cause they are noisy), but on the the other hand Nathan and Lilly are a whole lot nicer to each other when they are home for the holidays. I’ve enjoyed Ian being home too, and I know Cam will really miss him when he’s back at work next week
We had a nice day in Wellington yesterday, well sort of. The kids did. The plan was for the kids and I to do a bit of shopping, then meet Ian for lunch, but Ian’s work went on a bit longer, so the kids and I did our own thing. We shopped a bit, the kids mostly bought lollies from Kirk’s Then we had lunch at Indian Express, which was awesome, then we did a bit more shopping at the Dymock’s sale, then went over to Frank Kitt’s park. Everyone (except me) had an ice cream, then Nathan and Lilly had a go on the X-Ride electric skateboards that they have for hire down by Te Papa. What a great time they had, if I hadn’t been chasing Cam down I would have had a go too. I took some pics on my phone, so will try to load them tomorrow. A quick visit at Te Papa and then back to meet Ian at the carpark. I stopped at Spotlight on the way home and got the backing fabric for Lilly’s quilt and some more material for Jammie’s for Cam, and some knitting cotton to make a couple of the knitted dishcloths that I love.
After dinner i did man stuff. I had ordered a small cabinet for Cam’s room from here, of course it was flat packed, and had crappy instructions, but I got it assembled in the end. The service was great, it was here yesterday and I only ordered it Monday night.
Cam was happy to play with it for ages this morning, hiding things behind the doors, it’s in his room now filled with cars, planes and tractors.
Matt finally went and sat his learners license test yesterday. Luckily he passed, cause he didn’t study much, but Jilese was doing her test, so we paid for Matt to do his too. About time. Public transport is very limited here.
While we were in town yesterday our lovely friend gave me this great stack of books to take home. Isn’t she great?
And just to show what a small world it is out there………… Tonight I won an auction on TM for a Bernina sewing machine I wanted for the kids to use. It was a bidding war in the end, but it was still a good price. Afterwards I phoned the guy selling it, who turned out to be the local Janome dealer, but also the father of a lovely guy that I worked with at Bernina head office many (18) years ago. Can’t wait to pick it up tomorrow. I might be able to get a good discount on a coverpro
Re- WIP, got the pencil roll done, our best one yet (pics tomorrow), Ian even did some while I was busy on the computer , still need to get the other shoes done.
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