My lovely mum passed on to whatever is next in December 2018. She was a genuinely lovely person and always made us laugh. She would be over the moon if she knew you were here reading about her. Read on and know that wherever she is, she’d be laughing with you.

Knit one, print one…

[tweetmeme source="nettiewriter" http://www.URL.com] Mum asked me to find a knitting pattern for her as she has a lot of yarn in the cupboard. I had a look online and found a great site here where I found some I thought she'd like. Me: Ok, mum, I've found a couple and...

read more

Hats, they make you deaf, you know.

[tweetmeme source="nettiewriter" http://www.URL.com] Me: Mum, can you pass me the prescription? Mum: ... Me: Mum, please, pass me the prescription? Mum: ... Me: MUM! Mum: What? Were you speaking to me? I'm wearing a hat. Me: ... ***** Mum: What are you looking for?...

read more

Jam

[tweetmeme source="nettiewriter" http://www.URL.com] Mum: I need jam. Me: Ok, what kind? Mum: Peach. Me: Peach? Mum: Yes. Me: Do you mean apricot? Mum: Yes ***** I was looking at notebooks. Mum: That's got a nice batter. Me: Batter? Mum: Aye, batter. Me: Batter?...

read more

Demolition Mum

[tweetmeme source="nettiewriter" http://www.URL.com] We were chatting about how so many of our past homes & places of work were no longer there. Me: Our house in Carntyne is still standing. Mum: Oh, they houses will stand 'til they're knocked down. No refuting...

read more

Bonfire of the Insanities

[tweetmeme source="nettiewriter" http://www.URL.com] Mum got into the car for the trip to Tesco. Mum: There's something burning. Me: I can smell it. Mum: Yeah - it's no a fire it's just stuff burning. Me: What kind of stuff? Mum: You know, the stuff you burn at...

read more

Cheep Cheep!

We walked along the pet food aisle in Tesco and got to the end when we had this conversation. Mum: They don't have that stuff for my bird. Me: What stuff? Mum: Millet. Me: They don't sell millet here. Do you mean Trill?* Mum: No. Millet. Millet. Me: From here? Mum:...

read more

Grand Prix

[tweetmeme source="nettiewriter" http://www.URL.com] Mum was watching the Abu Dhabi grand prix today. Mum: 'Is that coming from Abba Dabba?' George: 'Abu Dhabi, mum.' Mum: 'Where is Abba Dabba? Is it in India cos I saw a few folk wearing they dresses.' Claire: 'UAE.'...

read more

£29.87

[tweetmeme source="nettiewriter" http://www.URL.com] At Tesco today: Cashier: 'That's £29.87, please.' Mum: '£39.27?' Cashier: 'No, £29.87.' Mum: '£27.99?' Cashier: 'Do you have your own bags?' Mum: 'I'm very well, thanks.' Me: 'I need booze.' [tweetmeme...

read more

This cow is small, those ones outside are faraway….

[tweetmeme source="nettiewriter" http://www.URL.com] Today was one of those days when my mum was comedy gold. I had to go into town to return a pair of trousers my daughter bought in Sainsbury’s so I thought we’d take mum with us for a few hours out of the house. We...

read more

Simples!

[tweetmeme source="nettiewriter" http://www.URL.com] A few days ago I was showing my mum some of the pictures I took on our holiday to York in August. We got to the many, many pictures I took of meerkats at the wildlife park. “Oh, look! That’s they wee things from the...

read more

Ah, Tripoli…

Mum and I are sitting watching the news from Libya. Mum: Tripoli? I thought that was in America. Me: No, Mum. That's in Libya. Mum: There was an American film made about it - The Shores of Tripoli. Me: Never heard of it, but America does make films about different...

read more

Tea Cup Dog

Mum and I were in the newsagents where a cute Jack Russell jumped up at us, tail wagging happily. We paid for our paper and left the shop. Me: Mum, that was a friendly wee dog, wasn't it? Mum: You want a cup of tea? Me: No, I'm talking about the dog. Mum: Oh, I...

read more

Answering the Phone

We came from holiday to find mum had unplugged the router, lamp and Hifi. Me: Why did you unplug everything, Mum? Mum: The phone was ringing and I couldn't find it. There was a noise coming from in here too (we have cordless phones & a traditional one) so I...

read more

Bargain

I took my mum to TKMaxx Mum: Annette, Annette, look at this! It's only £6! Me: What is it? Mum: Dunno, but it's only £6!

read more

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This