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Difficult choices…

March 18, 2012

Today it’s Mothering Sunday – in the UK anyway. I was woken up by Arlo crawling into bed and warming his freezing cold feet on me. “Happy Mothers Day” he whispered, “I would have made you a cup of tea, but you don’t like tea first thing in the morning.” Sad, but true.

However, waiting for me in the kitchen was a tastefully wrapped parcel containing a choice of croissants – one almond and one pain au chocolat. Eating both would have been piggy, so I had to decide which one to have with my coffee (water boiled in my new, cream coloured kettle – thank you Boo and Halo).

Pains au chocolat and almond croissants I find almost equally delicious, but that isn’t the main consideration. The main issue is who else in the house is likely to snaffle my croissants and which one would they snaffle? Arlo would go for chocolate; Boo and the beloved would go for almond. Two two one I’d lose the almond one if I didn’t eat it (and Arlo is still at the age where stealing his mother’s croissant on Mothering Sunday is too heinous a crime to consider). So I had a warmed almond croissant and a cup of coffee and a read of the Sunday paper (which we don’t usually buy) followed by a lovely afternoon out in Dartmouth. And the beloved cooked dinner. And the pain au chocolat might just still be there in the morning.

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One Comment leave one →
  1. graham permalink
    March 18, 2012 10:29 pm

    Nothing quite like something chocolatey,late at night after some sea air

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