Precursor

April 11th 2019

Today we went to my Grandparent’s house to celebrate my Grandad’s 81st 55th 63rd 39th birthday. If you ask him, he’ll tell you he started ageing backwards when he got to 60. That makes him now younger than my mother, which is quite impressive really.

For dinner, we completely loaded ourselves up with fish and chips. Between us there was more bread and fish than at thing Jesus “did” that time. And we probably had more curry sauce too, because I think that particular condiment was invented far after biblical times.

Most importantly for grandad, though, there was a huge cake. The fish and chips is just a precursor to the main event, as far as he’s concerned. He’s got a hell of a sweet tooth, that man. Mum made a red velvet birthday cake and adorned it with various chocolatey bits, and it ended up being too rich for basically everyone but grandad. I couldn’t finish mine, but he went back for seconds.

What a bloke.

Until tomorrow, happy birthday Grandad.

Jamie

Advertisements

One thought on “Precursor

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s