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The Longest Weekend of the Year

June is always a very busy month with the end of school and GAA and the various outings associated with these.

We have already had the school tour (a day in a bog), the GAA finale, the football blitz at school, the school sports day (Daniel won two medals, hurrah), school end of year reports (all good, thanks for asking), the Church garden party (covered earlier in this blog – we made €200 on the slushie machine), this weekend as well as GAA we had my Sunday afternoon bookclub (your point?), the street party and a midsummer drinks party at a friend’s house. Next weekend we will be at a housewarming and a fortieth birthday party (whoever thought we would see 40 again?).

The children finish school on Thursday. Although sixth class graduated today (really, sixth class? When I was a child, you had to get a degree before you could graduate – insert harrumphing noise here). A very good friend of the Princess’s graduated and a couple of them went to the cinema after school. Crucially, without parental supervision. Great excitement. In addition, I am taking parental leave over the summer and hope to finish work on Friday until September. Fancy!

I think we are ready for the holidays. Also the weather is fantastic. I understand that that is all due to change by the end of the week. Alas.



2 Responses to “The Longest Weekend of the Year”

  1. Dot Says:

    Frank had a graduation from *playschool* today. He has a little diploma and a photograph of himself in a gown and mortarboard.

  2. belgianwaffle Says:

    Sweet but VERY wrong.


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