Can you guess what has got us all in a stew? What has caused such HUGE stress, panic and hysteria that Matthew came down from Winchester for the weekend to attend the Emergency Family Meeting? You can't?? Well, who has the power to turn my life upside down and inside out at the very thought of seeing and hearing him? Who is coming back to his home town of Exeter, less than 30 miles from our home for a one-off intimate (an intimate ahhhh!!!) concert(with 2 other acts) of 500 (only 500...sigh) people?
Yes, my best beloved Chris Martin. Coldplay are playing in a winter wonderland marque in the grounds of Exeter Castle on the 19th December. The tickets are being sold on 3 different days a 100 or so at a time.
Oh my. The. Stress. Of. It.
Yesterday at 4pm Lucy on her laptop, me on mine and Matthew in Hampshire in his surgery (between patients) counted out the seconds ...Lucy and I feeling so sick with nerves..clicked on to buy tickets with the rest of the world and of course didn't get any. ABSOLUTELY GUTTED.
We then moved onto Plan B which was to camp out over night tonight outside the Exeter HMV store as this is where the next batch are being sold tomorrow. Lucy texted me at lunchtime to say that some people had been there since yesterday morning already and there will be more people than tickets by the time we can get there.
So that just leaves Plan C - Friday morning on line our last chance but I'm not holding out any hope in that. I don't want to bleat on about how upset we are - but we are. Very. Very. Very much.
As we're talking whinging -I haven't been good company this week. Oh no. And the reason I have not been able to blog is because I have been given some extra work at school and it has to be all finished by next week before we break up. So all my free time has been taken up with that. I whinged all day on Monday when I went into school (on my day off) to do some of it. That's not really like me as I am usually a positive person but all I could think of was everything I still have to do at home for Christmas. Yeah, those presents are still not finished!! Some things never change.....
But hey-ho, I do have some wonderful things to look forward to like painting our bed ready for my new Christmas Eve pillowcase tradition which will actually be a CK duvet cover as well this year; and some doily/other cushion making. I just need to get passed all my deadlines, oh yes and my disappointment. I will soon. It's just obviously not our time this time to be at a small Coldplay concert in our corner of Devon.
But it will be one day. I just know it.