“I’ve just had a text from Lucas’ mum” said my wife as she examined her phone, “he can come”.
“Oh and I’ve had a text from Joel’s dad” she continued, “he questions our sanity but says Joel will come.”
Our number two and four of his seven-year-old friends for a birthday sleepover. I think Joel’s dad may have a point.
“Er, you know that I won’t be here?”, I say. A look of mild panic creeps across Amanda’s face.
“What? Why? Where will you be?”
“I haven’t decided that yet” I reply, “but not here.”
Well, it was worth a try.