"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

A Bit Of A Do…

Our roof terrace was packed away in readiness for the monsoon some months ago.

The whole area has effectively been a “no-go zone” since June.
But last week Shaji and Anu spent many hours rescuing it from nature’s annual attack.

And yesterday a team of party co-ordinators spent hours arranging lights, a sound-system
and even what looks to be a small throne.

My loyal staff and kind friends feel such a major birthday can not pass uncelebrated.

Somewhat to my surprise, I appear to have reached the big six..

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9 responses

  1. Toffeeapple

    Many Happy Returns! I now have two sixes in my age…

    September 10, 2012 at 7:30 pm

    • The way the years now zoom by, I’ll soon be there myself..

      September 11, 2012 at 9:39 am

  2. That is going to be some celebration. Happy Birthday indeed.

    September 10, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    • When first informed of the celebration they had in mind, my initial response was “Is it too late for me to make a quick getaway?!”

      September 11, 2012 at 9:47 am

  3. A bit of a do, indeed! What a celebration for your special day. Happiest of birthdays.

    September 11, 2012 at 4:57 am

    • It turned out to be just that – the happiest of birthdays..

      September 11, 2012 at 9:48 am

      • JGP

        We look forward to seeing the photos of the queues of well-wishers, and homage-payers!

        September 11, 2012 at 1:03 pm

        • Sadly,Cecil B DeMille was unavailable to shoot the crowd scenes – but think “cast of thousands”…

          September 11, 2012 at 1:10 pm

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