The Musings Of An Opinionated Sod [Help Me Grow!]

All The Matters Today Is …
November 1, 2013, 6:10 am
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… knowing that on Sunday, my Mum hits 81.


Last year we took her to the top of the planet so she could see the Northern Lights. This year we’re going to take her to NYC so she can see Americans eating hotdogs.

The fact she still has a desire to try things and experience things at her age is amazing.

Sure, she has slowed down from the frenetic pace of old, but she still wants to be a participant in life rather than just an observer – which is something we should all follow. Especially planners.

Talking of planning [nice segue eh!?] I was recently asked to write a little piece in Campaign Magazine.

I know … I know … why would they do such a thing … but because I didn’t want to look an even bigger fool, I decided to write about my Mum.

Yes, my Mum.

Not just because she’s awesome and I love her, but because she taught me one of the most valuable lessons I have ever had in doing my job.

I know, is there no end to her abilities?

So while it’s a bit early, I want to say a big Happy Birthday to my Mum.

I love you very much and while I only saw you a few weeks ago, it feels too long already.

Speak very soon Mum and I hope you have a special day. You deserve to, because you’re the very, very best.