Even though the lovely Sian has begun her Summer blog break,
I'm still planning on
boring letting you know what sort of things
have made it into my Monday roundup of recent happenings.
The most exciting thing in months to land on the doormat
has been our tickets for Wimbledon.
We came up in the Ballot and secured 2 seats on No. 1 Court for
the first Friday of the Championships.
This year, we entered the public ballot for only the second time
and were surprised to be successful.
Back in 2006, we'd scored 2 seats for the first Friday on Centre Court
at our first attempt, and as neither of us are particularly successful in raffles and the like,
it's must be a case of "you've got to be in it to win it".
I can also now reveal that two of my Instagram photos
have been picked up by magazines, one national and one local,
which I'm pretty chuffed about.
If only I could turn them into paying commissions ...
As for the weekend,
The Boy Child and I attended Autism | Early Birds at the Science Museum,
where you can see from my extremely amateurish video, he had a great time.
I can't praise both the Science Museum and, latterly, the National History Museum
enough for putting on these events.
The Boy Child really enjoys them and I/we get to relax a little in a setting
where both the staff and other families completely understand
the unwanted presence of autism in our lives.
That we get up earlier on these Saturdays than we do during the week is by the by ...