So yesterday I met up with my brother and sisters for lunch. It was a very rare get together that hasn’t happened since my wedding back in March 2009. At the lunch were myself, Hubby and our son. My little sister (who organised it all), her boyfriend and my big brother. Also my older sister, her hubby, twin daughters and son. Firstly, we asked my sister not to book somewhere too expensive, because we don’t have much money at the moment.
So we go to this expensive place called “The Breakfast Creek Hotel”. Which, although annoying and more so that it was my snobby older sister who wanted to go there (apparently they go there ALL the time), we actually didn’t spend too much. My son and I got kids meals and it was great. But yes, my request was ignored.
My older sister talked to me like I was some village idiot when I was telling her about our sons distance schooling. Like she knew it all and I was, stupid. I was pissed but not surprised. She actually thinks it’s a great idea though.
My Brother is looking so much like my Dad. It’s funny. He and my Hubby got on well. Talking about cars, doing up cars, doing up our bus, and the proper solar thingies you need to put in it.
The Bitchy twins did not even talk to me, or hubby, or even my brother and my sister’s boyfriend. Snobby little so-and-so’s. They sat there texting on their iphones and talked to my sister who is “their FAVOURITE Aunty”. Oh and they left early. PPFT! Is all I can say.
My sister’s boyfriend doesn’t really talk much, and when he does he is really quite. He seemed nice enough. My sister is pretty smitten with him.
So I found out my older sister knew all about what I went through with the IVF and my eye and Hubby‘s health and just couldn’t be bothered to at least call me to see how I was. Nice.
This is what really shocked us.... Talking to my older sisters son, who is only 7, we found out that his parents let him play 15+ rated video games and even online! We couldn’t believe it. He plays the same violent, graphic war games that my Hubby and brother-in-law play. We don’t even let our son WATCH these games let alone play them. And it was so apparent in his talking to. He was going on about shooting this one guy in the head and stabbing this other guy in the guts, and shooting civilians! One time, we were looking at a fake cows head on the wall of the hotel and he says “Yeah I killed that cow, I got a chainsaw and chopped its head off and then ate its ribs”. Does anyone else find this disturbing? I was beyond horrified. 7 years old. That kid is going to have problems. He was also running round the hotel unsupervised (where there are signs clearly stating not to let your kids do so), and it was so busy. I am sure he has ADD or something, and I don’t think his parents realise how much of a problem he is going to be. And it’s going to be very soon.
My son was brilliant. He sat there the whole time even though it was really hot. I was so proud of him. My little Man :)
We did some photos at the end. I felt a little left out when all the females got up for a photo and I wasn’t invited. Guess I don’t fit into their tall, skinny and blonde mould. What do I care though? I really don’t anymore.
So all in all it was not too drama filled. A little eyebrow raising, but no drama. LOL.