Hello Blog Fans
Did you miss me last week? Dadabulous was incredulous about the outpouring of protest when I declared my intention to scale my blogging back to the bare minimum. He has so little faith in my capacity to rule the bloggy universe. I can only conclude he sticks with me because of my hawtness.
This week has been busy. Its all happening here at Chez Abulous. As my attention has been split in six different directions I haven’t had the mental resources to conjure up an entertaining and/or controversial topic to write about. Nor have I had time to go crumpeteering* on the interwebs. (Ok – maybe I had a quick peek at Colin Firth and Ben Whitshaw) Therefore I will resort to being the type of blogger the GOMI crowd love to hate – the privileged but bored middle class housewife who tediously regales her readers (all 12 of them) with the banal details of her tiresome life. Are you ready to rock?!
This week Dababulous turned 45 – which either means he has hit his masculine prime or he is on the verge of purchasing a convertible sports car and racing off with his secretary. I support the former scenario. Besides he doesn’t have a secretary. I will permit the hiring of a secretary when he relents on the gardener issue.
I took Dadabs out for a romantic dinner for two at a suitably manly location – Kingsleys Steak and Crabhouse at the Finger Wharf. Its a fancy pants restaurant but its not for wimps. Indeed its the kind of place where the wait staff look like they’ve just stepped out of the saddle and all your meaty fantasies are indulged. Check out this bad boy.
We had the surreal pleasure of dining on premium steak the with the consistency of silk albeit rich and meaty silk, whilst the ALP leadership spill and the State of Origin played out on a large screen TV overhead. I’m sure there’s a metaphor in there somewhere.
Being the adoring wife that I am I showered Dadabulous with gifts. The question is what do you get for a software guru who has just collided with his the prime of his life? You kit him up with gear from ThinkGeek*of course. We were both tickled pink with these Star Trek pyjamas. I have always wanted to sleep with Captain James T Kirk and now I can.
Next on the to-do list is to get “beamed up” by Scotty. Dadabulous was also the grateful recipient of these two T-shirts which I am told will be perfect for gaming days with the man posse.
The festivities at Chez Abulous did not end with Dadabs. P1 had her sixth birthday party on Sunday. After last year’s extravaganza I made a conscious decision to simplify things this time. It proved to be one of the best decisions I’ve made whilst conscious. We had six friends for cake and a trip to the cinema to see Monsters University. I soon discovered to my great delight that eight girls (including Ps 1 & 2) is critical mass. They self entertained with only minimal supervision from me. It was the easiest party I’ve ever done. I did however prove sods law with these adorable Mike Wazowski cup cakes. That is – the more ornate (and expensive) the cake the lower the probability that the kids will actually eat it. Much sparkly blue and green fondant went to waste.
Despite all the celebrating I managed to complete the first two modules of my TAFE certificate. I am keen to get stuck into the course work in a way which contrasts dramatically with my three years studying economics at Sydney University. It seems that having kids is less distracting than two on campus bars and the vast reservoir of crumpet that some people called the School of Engineering. Those lads were keen advocates of cross faculty fraternization. Anyhow in the absence of booze and boys I may just be able to knock this thing over by Christmas.
Next week life will again circumvent my blogging ambitions. Its school holidays and we have school holiday plans. I will report back to you once these plans unfurl.
Have a wonderful week.
* For those new to this blog a crumpet is basically an attractive member of the male species and crumpeteering is the noble art of perving.
* Absolutely not sponsored. What self respecting brand would want to be associated with this blog? Seriously – I really want to know.