This morning, Lachlan did a great job summoning a tornado to distract Super Mum while Eloise and Dad snuck downstairs to set up. Super Mum has cracked the big three-oh! OOOOohhhhhhhhh, time to enter the next decade. Her little helpers were quick to tear through her mumma presents.
Eloise had to try on Super Mum’s new bathers.
We had forgotten a card, better late than never, it was all hands on deck as Dad was off to work.
Eloise was happier than last week with the nursery drop off, hopefully, she is settling in as Super Mum has started stretching her days out. Having the birthday girl all to himself, Lachlan was feeling chuffed.
After a fun day at nursery, drawing and singing, somehow Eloise ended up with another ice cream, standard.
After Dad had finished slogging it out for the day we headed to the Burnbrae for a special birthday dinner.
There was no need to look at the dessert menu, we had something waiting at home. The most dangerous question you can answer in Glasgow is ‘do you support Celtic or Rangers?’, the second most dangerous question is ‘are your team Colin or Cuthbert’. After much debate, even though Cuthbert had been skydiving, tonight we joined Team Colin.
“Colin the Caterpillar” is a chocolate roll cake sold by the British retailer Marks & Spencer. More than 15 million Colin the Caterpillar cakes have been sold since it was introduced in 1990… According to Marks and Spencer, it takes 38 people to assemble each cake from start to finish, and 8.4 tonnes (8,400 kg) of sugar coating are used each year for the decorative spots… However, Colin the Caterpillar has since become a staple of children’s birthday parties, but is also popular with teens and adults. In 2020, Marks & Spencer marked the cake’s 30th anniversary by declaring Colin’s Birthday, Wednesday 26 August, as National Colin the Caterpillar Day.
Today the grandparents had moved on from Brussels and arrived in…