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To Strangle my Father.

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Shoshe Sun 07-Sep-08 16:05:47

I tell you Victor Meldrew has nothing on Dad!

if the world was perfect he wold have something to moan about.

Don't get me wrong I love him dearly, and he comes to stay once a month, but OMFG!!!!!

If he comments about DGD clothing again 'Well they didn't dress like that in my day'

'No Dad but this is 2008 not 1930, and she is a typical 13 year old.

And Don't talk to me about taking him shopping, he moaned about the price of everything, commented in a LOUD voice about the old ladies talking in the aisles, the lady with a rather generous posterior, till I had to tell him to be quiet and to stop making personal remarks.

God my Mother, would have brained him with a frying pan by now. (Mom died 17 years ago)

But then she would never have let him get this bad.

I have just taken him home (He lives a hour away, and come in and screamed) DH thinks its funny!!!!

FiveGoMadInDorset Sun 07-Sep-08 16:15:13

Poot you.

On another note was your DH at Dorchester Show this weekend?

FiveGoMadInDorset Sun 07-Sep-08 16:15:35

Poot you sorry poor you grin

Shoshe Sun 07-Sep-08 16:19:33

No, that was the flying gunners, he was in Germany (16 hour journey there, 14 hours at show 17 hour journey home! Bloody stupid bookings)

How were yu doing in the rain, I almost got stuck picking DF up Friday night at Milborne St Andrew, Police were escorting through the water!

FiveGoMadInDorset Sun 07-Sep-08 16:20:51

Ok we are nearly at the top of the hill and have a huge drain in the farmyard behind, the show was interesting managed to do a weeks workout pushing pram around.

Shoshe Sun 07-Sep-08 16:23:42

I went lst year but opted out this year (could have taken DF and stuck him in the mud like a scarecrow grin)

Upwind Sun 07-Sep-08 17:30:23

YANBU but grin

psychomum5 Sun 07-Sep-08 17:35:19

oh, this has made me giggle.


Shoshe Sun 07-Sep-08 17:39:01

I'll give you giggle Physco, I will bring him down to you next time. grin

I have threatened my Dbs that I will move away and make them have him at weekends. grin

He is lovely really, gave us all a wonderful childhood, but OH MY God, if I get like him when I ham old DGD has my express permission to shoot me grin

DonutMum Sun 07-Sep-08 17:46:45

Aw Shoshe, yanbu. But I think most dads get to that stage. My dad sits and comments on EVERYTHING on the TV and it makes me want to brain him - things like "750 grand, i wouldn't give you tuppence for that house" (on Location Location..) - I mean, ffs, as if, and if I say anything he's like, what? can't i have an opinion? Aaarrgghh.

Shoshe Sun 07-Sep-08 17:51:42

Donut EXACTLY, and if I hear 'in my day once more'
or 'the kids have no respect'

or 'kids have it far to easy, if they had lived through the war'


When I picked him up this week it was pouring down, by the car was a girl of about 12, jumping in all the puddles. I laughed she was having great fun, (and she said, 'Oh sorry I splashed your car' which had just driven through flooded roads{grin])

Dad ' What she doing that for, shes covered in mud, look at the state of her shoes' grump grump grump

Arrrggggggggggggggggg Cos she is a kid and its fun!!!!!!!!!

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