21 Today!

15 Jan

Linda & Alex 15011996

Happy birthday, Spud!  You survived me to manhood; you deserve a medal…or at the very least, a trip to the RSC to see Simon Russell Beale smash Prospero.

Oh, wait, we did that yesterday!

This is you, handsome as always:

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This is you, letting me be in the picture this time:

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We love you; we’re proud of you; please get rich so that you can look after us in our old age.  That’s why we had you, after all.

Here’s a birthday poem for you:

Happy birthday to Spud
You’re not quite a dud
You like Shakespeare
And have big hair
You’re a good kid, though weird*

*Seriously, what do you expect?  It’s almost midnight last night and I was out on trains, eating chips, and at the theatre all day; if that isn’t good mothering, I don’t know what is.  Don’t expect great poetry as well.

Happy birthday, darling boy!  

PS Angry Men!  Snow!


11 Responses to “21 Today!”

  1. McGuffy Ann January 15, 2017 at 00:15 #

    Happy birthday to Spud. You did good, Mum.

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  2. laurieanichols January 15, 2017 at 01:53 #

    Happy Birthday spud! Congratulations to my dearest Tilly 😀!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. patrecia upton January 15, 2017 at 07:53 #

    happy birthday Mr Spud. Survivor against all odds of having weird but wonderful parents

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  4. Elaine - I used to be indecisive January 15, 2017 at 22:49 #

    Happy Birthday Spud!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. jmgoyder January 16, 2017 at 08:50 #

    Oh happy happy happy birthday, Spud!!!

    Liked by 1 person

  6. SchmidleysScribblins January 16, 2017 at 18:29 #

    Happy birthday Spud. May you someday be the big potato in the patch. Perhaps they should have named you Chip?

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Debra January 17, 2017 at 04:35 #

    A 21st birthday is incredibly special. Happy birthday, Spud! I love the photo! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Janie Jones January 17, 2017 at 12:15 #

    Happy belated birthday Spud!!!!

    Liked by 1 person

  9. The Laughing Housewife January 17, 2017 at 14:51 #

    Thank you, everyone, from me and Spud 🙂


  10. Rorybore January 17, 2017 at 18:28 #

    Happy Birthday to Spud!! Yes get rich and famous so that I can say I kinda sorta know you due to 12 degrees of separation via blogging. LOL


  11. jamieonline January 31, 2017 at 21:43 #

    Happy birthday – it’s nice to be back on the blogging circuit after a few years being quiet. j x


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