Monday, June 13, 2011

My Sister is Worth More Than 200 Camels!




My sister, Mandy really IS worth more than 200 camels!

How do I know this?

Her hubby David told me.

Now read on.................

Well, it all started a few months ago..................

(sound effects of dreamy music over a fuzzy swirling picture.)

It was my sister-in-law Kath's 60th Birthday, and as you know by now, our family throw parties on a regular basis.

Any excuse will do! But on this being such a Grand Occasion, Kath decided on having us all in Fancy Dress.

Mumsie, as always, just didn't take it seriously enough..................




Sister Mandy looked fantastic as a 1960's "Dolly Bird"..............


Where did you get that hat?

There were around 80 of us, so it came as no surprise that some of us chose similar outfits and themes...........

Mandy's hubby was dressed as an Arab.....................



His daughter, Tracey was dressed as Cleopatra.....................




and.................



so was I!
(Do you like my colour coordinated eyeshadow?)

At some point in the evening, someone took a photo of David, Tracey and me.

This gave David the idea for their next family holiday...................




Egypt, Land of the Pharaohs.

They got back a couple of weeks ago, and they all had a lovely time!

I asked him if anyone offered him to swap Mandy for any camels. (I'd heard that Egyptian men love blondes.)

He said he was offered 200 camels, but he declined their kind offer.

"Aaah - that's true love, that is." I said.

"Don't be daft!" said David. "What would I do with 200 camels? I don't smoke and you only smoke hand rolled ciggies."


Luckily, Mandy was out of earshot when he said this!

Thank you all soooo much for your kind words re my recent return to blogland.

Don't forget to pop back soon!


5 comments:

A Blessed Life said...

What a hoot of a blog,loved it...we are a small family and parties don't happen too often, I think in past years it was a no go as the father in law always got drunk and abused everyone,bless him he is no longer with us maybe we should try again lol..

VintageWantsNotNeeds said...

Glad to see you back, looks like a good time was had by all.

jackanne said...

what a great family you have,and i do love your fun posts....

Menopausalmusing said...

Great to see you and your sense of humour back!

Sandi said...

Now that is my sort of party, whoop, whoop.
x Sandi