Monday, 14 July 2008

Special treats

Mackenzie is currently debating what to wear for his Big Night Out. And the operative word is "night" - we are leaving shortly for a Night Out At The Cinema and to say he's a little bit excited about a) staying up "waaaaaaaaaay past his bedtime" b) being out "in the all dark mummy" and c) going to the "cimena with big people" is putting it mildly.

We could, of course, take the simple option of going to see Kung Fu Panda at a reasonable, child friendly hour, just like Cheeky Girl Skinny Au Pair who is taking Ian and Caitlin to see it tomorrow afternoon. But "simple" is not a term that's applied to this household....plus David thought it would be more of a treat if Mac was out and about during the hours he's normally tucked up and dreaming of being Buzz Lightyear.

It's funny how the unusual is such a treat. When I was seven years old I used to wish I could stay up until the same time as Bea....that yearned for 9pm bedtime was such a disappointment when I finally obtained it. Now of course I can go to bed whenever I want to but I really really want to be in bed while it's still light. Funny how things change.

Anyway. Matt and Lydia are joining us for this extravaganza, as is Charlie who is so pleased that she's able to see the high kicking panda, she's offered to pay for the pick n mix and popcorn.

9 comments:

aims said...

This should be interesting. Potty Mommy was just blogging about taking her little guy to see this too!

Potty Mummy said...

Have a fabulous time. And you're much braver than me; out after dark? Whoa....

Working mum said...

I forced my family to go and see it with me. I loved it! Have a great time.

Tara@From Dawn Till Rusk said...

I've promised my son he can see it during the holiays and it's killing him having to wait that long. I'v also mistakenly promised to take his best friend from school too, and the pair of them together are like a tornado.

Bush Mummy said...

Do you think girls would like it? Can't decide whether to take my 4 year old girl or not?

BM x

The Dotterel said...

Sally's far too old for this and Charlie's way too young - can I come with you instead?

Mya said...

Kung Fu Panda - sounds great!I think I'll take Sprog when we go to England, he'll be pleased to learn some new 'moves.' And of course I get to eat lots of junk food in the dark.

Mya x

Nunhead Mum of One said...

Dear all

It was good fun! but I must admit I was more interested in listening to the hissed argument going on with the couple in front of us!

Boys and girls will love this and there's always popcorn and hotdogs for the grown ups!

KungFuPandaLoverMasterCrane said...

I saw the movie and I LOVED IT, I still do and since June is almost here that makes me a complete fan for a year..and I've thought of it everyday even today I still think about it and I saw it 6 times while in theatres! and you've got to be a kid to love it still..and I am! I'm 12 =)...I also heard there will be a Sequel one June 3 2011 and make sure to tell your kids that!

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