I would like to introduce you to my family.
Here they are:
AGE: Older than Justin Bieber but younger than Sean Connery.
OCCUPATION: Professional Bass Guitarist.
LIKES: Collecting Action Man figures, Categorising his substantial DVD collection (chronologically), Any establishment that serves Peroni, Defying all instructions given by ANY satellite navigation device.
DISLIKES: Putting the toilet seat down, Replacing a toilet roll when the other has finished, Unloading the dishwasher,Technology of ANY kind, Dandelion and Burdock, Traffic jams, Being put 'On hold' by any major utility company, Listening to his wife.
INTERESTING FACTS: Ed can name ANY movie that won Best Picture from ANY year upon request. He can also listen the first 8 beats of ANY song and be able to tell you what it is.
He has played with more famous people than I've had hot dinners.
He makes a truly delicious Spaghetti Carbonara.
DEPENDANT NO. 1
AGE: 9.1 years old
OCCUPATION: Little man and possibly Einstein's reincarnation.
LIKES: ALL manners of the alphabet... including phonics, regular, forwards, backwards, Japanese, potato-shaped, magnetic, foam, sponge .
ALL numbers..up to six figures, The Highway Code, Haribo, ROBLOX , Dodecahedrons, Calculators and Bubbles.
DISLIKES: Broccoli, Eggs, eating a meal on a chair at a table.
INTERESTING FACTS: He first rattled off the English alphabet backwards at the age of 3.
He can recite the Spanish and Russian alphabet upon request.
He has memorised the code to our burglar alarm and has etched it on the fence outside the front door
He will remember your birth date, your car registration and your house number after meeting you just once.
OCCUPATION: Littlest man and semi-professional stuntman.
LIKES: Drawing maps of the world.Running around naked, Mass destruction of any neat area, Public defecation, Graffiti with permanent markers, Bubble Guppies, Haribo, Ripping flowers out of flower beds, Food fights, Swings.
DISLIKES: Tidiness, Putting lids on pens, Holding a spoon, Broccoli, Sharing, Holding hands.
INTERESTING FACTS: He has a natural blonde afro and a thick American accent that we cannot explain.
His first words include 'Dada', 'Square', 'Diamond' and 'Asshole',
He has absorbed the same passion for the alphabet as his older brother and recites it continuously.
He can name point out and name every country of the world on a map. He knows all of the world’s flags too. He can also kick anyone’s ass at a vicious game of Connect 4.
AGE: Older than Katy Perry but younger than the Queen of England.
OCCUPATION: Wonderwoman and practicing wine connoisseur.
LIKES: Salt and Vinegar Walkers Crisps, Will Ferrell, Sitting down, Taking my bra off after a long day and scratching under my armpits like an orangutan, Men in uniform, Fillet steak and chips, 'Friends', Big Macs, ALL movies with HUGH JACKMAN.
DISLIKES: 5 am Wake-up calls, Excess mucus, Folding washing, Having to constantly put the toilet seat down and change the empty roll, Having to nag my man to unload the dishwasher, Killing anything on purpose (even spiders), The M25, Structure of ANY kind, Travelling with any airline with my cello, Dried apricots, Having to drink 3 litres of water a day, Public toilets, When people put photo's of their dinners on Facebook with the caption 'Nom, Nom', The Alphabet...it seems I have tired of it lately.
I didn't realise that my full name was 'Kathryn' until I was 10 years old. Duh!
I make a truly special lasagne and pretend that the bechamel cheese sauce is my own creation. It's not. It's that of Colman's.
I like to talk and once had a phone bill for £1423. 49. Vodafone do not welcome me as a customer anymore but it's okay as the folk at Barclaycard LOVE me.
My Dad plays the Scottish Bagpipes. My Mum looks EXACTLY like Judi Dench and often gets approached in the street by Judi fans.