Ok, To Hackney Marsh.....
"To the Mattresses " surely I am not the only one who grew up memorising and remembering lines from the Don chi chi of all movies, The God father!!!!Long live Mario Puzo, Long live the god father .
What in the flying monkeys am I talking about? What is all of this Mumbo jumbo my friends? I will tell you ( before you fall asleep) it means to go to war. Yes you read right, war...
Why am I suddenly in this mood when only hours ago I wrote the prior epistle on how happy I am just lustily lusting after all of Marco De Vincentnzo's colourful creations.
What can I say, I am fickle, may have botherline personality issues but trust me I have reason .
So to cut the long story short , I have just had feed back from daddy's parent teacher meeting for our three year old and I am cross ...yeah yeah another over ambitious mom I hear you say, not at all.
Shall I say that in a subject only familiar to people in early years learning , which assesses a child's social skills, via sharing activities engaged with family at home, sports, outings, etc it appears my Tata is meeting expectations!!!!!! What does this even mean?
"Meeting expectations " ? Is that for all or for girls? I don't think we will ever shatter those glass ceilings by just meeting expectations.
No my friends we have to do better, we have to be better than the boys, better than the girls , just better.
I can't imagine Hilary or Michele ever met expectations in social interactions no , surely not and yet we are still First Ladies FFS (For Flora's sake 🙄 what did you think ??..)
That said, it means I have to generate these activities so my Tata can actually have something to talk about, so her assessment is actually mine .
Mine because as I drag myself home Friday night swearing about late admissions and being incredibly tireeeed and having exactly fifteen minutes for each babe before bed time, you can imagine what my Tata has to talk about at nursery....
So today I will be dragging myself out of bed , aching joints and all , wrapping up , wellington boots in situ and marching off to somewhere with muddy puddles and animals, as my Tata must out talk those boys in her class come this Monday !!!
On a slightly more happier note , the post man has been and delivered my recent auction wins, I am obsessed with vintage kitchenelia, so enjoy my recent loot while I march off to the mattresses!!!!!
If you want to know, first from top right; pastry cutters, meat press, pie funnel and jelly mould.
So my friends to Tilly out talking all those boys come this Monday , and seriously , to encouraging our daughters to be everything they can be and more..
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