Saturday, 20 October 2012

Family First.

I've not been ignoring you, I've just been having a very good time.
It's 3am, and I'm just in from a family party. (Yes, another one!)
This time it was the celebration of 40 years of wedded bliss for my brother Jimmy and his wife Helen.

A day (and night) long affair in their house, just down the road from my own wee castle.The fling started about 4ish and went on from there. We joined the party about 7pm, that's when it really got going! That's when the singing started!

It's been quite a while since the six brothers and our little sis were all in the same house together. Add some alcohol.....

To say we all like to sing is an understatement, can you just imagine the lot of us fighting for mic time?? But it's my mic, yeah?
No, I was happy to be MC and let the rest of the clan do the singing for a change.
Throw in some very talented nieces & nephews, who needs a band?

The neighbours were fascinated! We're like a very ugly Osmond/Partridge family! (Apart from wee sis, who's just gorgeous!)
But with the voices of angels.
Hell's Angels!
Fuckit though, we amuse ourselves, and it's free.

Much as I love being out with friends, and much as I love being on stage entertaining strangers, there's nothing beats a gathering of the clan.


Family first.


  1. absolutely, bubba! family first xoxoxoxo

  2. Being married for 40 years is going to become an increasing rarity. People are getting hitched-up much later in life than they used to. Congrats to them. What's the secret, please?

  3. Would you be willing to adopt a short, green eyed southern gal into your clan? Singing voice is okay; I can carry a tune without a bucket.

    I'd be happy to sit by and chronicle the family stories...or refill glasses. ;)

  4. TBD; Thank you sir. :¬)

    Chef; Always. :¬)

  5. UB; I was 11yrs old when they married and remember the day so well. They are as happy now as they were on that day, if not more so. :¬)

  6. hope; Of course! You would always be welcome into our clan. It would be great to have someone sober to take notes! :¬)


  7. Half your luck you party animal...cheers mate!