Happy 60th Birthday Mum

Some of the things I love about you

Some of the things that I love about you – because I don’t tell you enough… xxx

Party Preparation

The most difficult bit so far has been compiling a list of must have songs for the DJ. This is a difficult list to make, cos it’s not about showing your cool credentials, it’s about thinking what I’m likely to want to dance to when three sheets to the wind, what my friends and family … Continue reading

Party Lists

Follow up to https://caseyleaver.wordpress.com/2008/07/31/official-party-business/ Negotiate with Jerk Chicken man Buy/source plates & cutlery Sort out containers for leftovers Confirm the chicken pick up & delivery date Chase the trestle tables – AGAIN Buy snacks Email DJ must-have tunes Buy crement from Majestic Tell people about road diversion Formalise iPod playlist Check bubble machine still OK … Continue reading

Official Party Business

Save the Date DJ – one possible from SU, one call in to Whippet Decks supplied by SU Trestle tables – call into Kenilworth Marquees/ GLB investigating Decorations White table cloths – banqueting roll? Vases Flowers – gerberas? Tealight holders & tealights Bunting/ fairy lights Champagne flutes – check + Vinnie/ hire from Threshers? Bubbly … Continue reading

Fabulous Florence in Pictures

We had a fabulous time, and marched our way around the churches and museums and ate our way round the foccaherias, gelaterias, mercado, trattorias and ristoranti! My top food places of the trip were: Il Latini – Via dei Palchetti 6 Trattoria Marione – Via della Spada 27/r Gelateria Carraira – at the Oltrano end … Continue reading

Something Useful

I am doing useful things today.  I’ve started to write my handover notes – 20 pages so far and probably only a third of the way in.  Who knew that my head held so much information? My useful lunchtime contribution is going to be writing my birthday list.  It has been requested – and Himself … Continue reading

60th Birthday Menu

Prague in Pictures

Working on an Itinerary

What’s Unmissable in Prague?