Wednesday, 22 April 2009

Tune in my head: 2 and 3

Up by The Saturdays. I'm driving everyone crackers with this, myself too but I just can't help it. Opinion is not at all divided: David has told me that if he hears me singing the "upbeat cheery chorus once more" he'll hunt down and eat my secret Easter egg that I have hidden from everyone, including my beloved.

Mac tells me that "it's silly mummy" when I start bopping round the house singing away to my hearts content. My son, it seems, has bypassed the Terrible Twos At Five Years and Two Months and has now reached Middle Age. Both he and his father sat opposite the kitchen table over dinner tonight tutting and rolling their eyes as I warbled "It's time to step it up a notch, I'm ready to lose touch". Their sighs intimated that I had already had.

Janey is on the cusp of hating it - "It's the only thing that sends Blue to sleep but by Christ it gets bloody annoying after the fiftieth time". Auntie Ivy asked me to "stop humming" yesterday (I'd reached the bit about "The is the crossing at the main intersection" and was beating out an accompanying be-bop beat on her newly laid kitchen lino) because I was "mingling with the dishwasher rinse cycle"

Charlie has mixed feelings towards it: "The students in the house next door have it on full blast every morning, it's an okay tune but not when it blasts you out of bed at 6am every day including Sundays"

And last, but by no means least, Bea has decreed there should be a ban of all "tunes by the colourful minxes" and "threw in" anything by Rihanna, but especially the song "about the umbrella".

Of course, I'm now singing this one too, sometimes cleverly mixed with Up - am I too late to audition for Britain's Got Talent?

5 comments:

Tara@Sticky Fingers said...

I went to see the Hannah Montanna movie and have one of those tunes in my head.
Now THAT is plain wrong wriggly wrong wrong.

Potty Mummy said...

I trust you're wearing a suitably colourful dress (as in the picture you've used) to set the scene correctly?

rosiero said...

I get phases where tunes get stuck in my head. Right now it's "I dreamed a dream" and "When you say nothing at all". They're driving me bonkers.

Bush Mummy said...

Tag for you at mine x

aims said...

I just hate that! Wake up and go to sleep singing the same damn song! Grrrrrrrrrrr!

Just catching up darlin - seems blogger hates me for some reason and won't update.

I'd say I might be a bit upset too if I was Mac. Fighting like that is rather not nice.

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