I Dreamed a Dream…

A funny blog post about wanting peace and quiet, from humour blogger Midlife Dramas in PyjamasHusband was out for the day on Sunday, so I had sheer joy of going to watch two football matches back to back. Yay…

Came back exhausted. Amazing how standing at the side of a pitch doing nothing completely tires you out. Maybe it’s having to make idle chit-chat with parents you’re only on nodding terms with. I could’ve just stood next to them in silence, but we all know that’s impossible for a woman.

On return home decided I deserved a large gin & tonic in the back garden – sun was out so it would’ve been rude not to. I was going to wear my sunglasses, read my book, chill out and enjoy a bit of peace & quiet. For half an hour. That’s all.

Peace & quiet lasted five minutes.

First my youngest appeared, asking if he and his tribe of friends could traipse through the house to the garage for ice lollies. Obviously I had to supervise: shoes off, front door not abandoned wide open, freezer lid firmly closed. As opposed to: muddy shoes through the house, a wind tunnel hurtling down the hall, and the freezer lid left up thawing all the food quicker than you can say, “Shut the bloody lid!”

Settled myself back down then eldest appeared, asking if I had any change for his bus fare. Obviously he was incapable of finding my purse – on the dresser under his nose. He’d walked right past it to get to me.

Had just returned to my sunny spot when Cantankerous Cat appeared, demanding to be fed. Obviously I was the only one qualified to do this; everyone else had suddenly gone deaf, hadn’t noticed her pacing around, had no idea where we kept the cat food and probably didn’t even realise we owned a cat.

Took off my sunglasses, put down my gin, closed my book and waved goodbye to my dream of a few minutes peace and quiet.

Couldn’t believe it…I’d been sitting behind the wall, round the corner of the house, with my legs tucked in, in absolute silence…

…and they’d still ALL FOUND ME!!

Know What I MEME? – Teenagers

Funny MEMES about teenagers, from humour blogger Midlife Dramas n PyjamasHere’s the second instalment of my funny MEMES.

In my defence I have two teenagers, and adore them both, but you know…

You might need a tissue for the last one  🙂 Keep on reading!

Know What I MEME? – True Definitions

True definitions of words, from the humour blogger Midlife Dramas in Pyjamas

I’ve started creating funny MEMES, and find that I’m really enjoying myself hahaha!

If you follow me on Facebook you might have seen them – if the Gods of Facebook have allowed you to that is. It’s all about algorithms you know; you might not have been chosen to see anything from me this week – AT ALL!

If you follow me on Twitter you might have seen the odd MEME as it whizzed past on your timeline. Unless you blinked.

And if you’re one of the 22 people who follow me on Pinterest then…thank you!

So here are a few that show the true definitions of words. They’ll be coming to a dictionary near you, any day now. Keep on reading!

Just call me Hyacinth…

A funny blog post from Midlife Dramas in Pyjamas, about trying to impress a son's girlfriend.Eldest asked if his girlfriend could join us for the evening meal. We were having chilli – not a meal I’d have chosen; doesn’t really show off my culinary skills. I feel it’s important to let girlfriends know what standards my boys are used to at meal times – and it’s NOT ‘pop, pop, ping’!  Keep on reading!

Football Fun Day – NOT!

A funny blog post about enduring a football fun day, from Midlife Dramas in PyjamasYoungest son’s football team had a ‘Fun Day’ last weekend, so we loyally went along. As predicted the only fun was had by our son; trying to see how much money he could get out of us – for him and his friend to waste spend on ‘fun’.

The tiniest burgers inside the hugest buns were forced down by the four of us,  extortionately expensive (and not that pleasant) cupcakes were purchased by me and a completely ridiculous amount of tombola tickets were bought by the boys. The lure of possibly winning a bottle of shampoo, a tiny bar of chocolate, a crocheted toilet roll cover, a plastic mug with a picture of flowers on it or a toddler’s colouring book was obviously too great.  Keep on reading!

Mustn’t complain…we’re British!

A funny blog post about not complaining by Midlife Dramas in PyjamasWent out for a walk and snack lunch, with hubby and one of the teens. Turned out to be one of the worst lunches I’ve ever had. Nothing to do with the company – they were lovely. But typically British.

Ordered a goat’s cheese and tomato toastie – Oh. My. God. It arrived looking like a limp, pathetic, anaemic rag. I opened it up – it wasn’t even sealed – and couldn’t believe what I was looking at. Very little I tell you! Very little! I immediately had three issues with said ‘toastie’. Keep on reading!

Homework time again…yay!

A funny poem about helping a teen with homework from Midlife Dramas in PyjamasI’ll help you love, you know I will
It’s what I always do.
We both know I’ll be writing it,
With little work from you.
Keep on reading!