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  • I have wanted to see the play The Woman in Black since July two years ago.
    The play came to Norwich but tickets sold out quickly.
    So it looked like London would be my best bet.
    Since moving back to Kent I have suggsted a family trip to see the play.
    Giving us all a night out.
    Away from the telly.

    What I find very annoying is that nothing ever gets sorted. It gets complicated. But not done.
    The response was, and is positive. But there is so much correspondance for one outing that the fun is completely sucked out of it.

    Take a friday a few weeks ago as an example. Sick of too many nights in, I sent a round email to the mother, the stepdad, the brother saying a dinner in town would be a nice change. It takes 10 minutes from our house to walk to town which is affluent with many restaurants.
    I thought it would give us all a break from the claustophobic house.
    The brother couldn't make it.
    But a dinner for 3 people at 8pm, it should be easy.
    It was not.
    There were at least 73 emails throughout the day from the mother and the Stepdad over annalysing which restaurant we should go to,
    should we book,
    what time to book,
    who should book,
    who fancies what,
    who fancies the job of booking,
    what the options are at each restaurant ,
    were there any discounts,
    what time each person would get home from work,
    where we should meet
    I gave up caring.
    And the dinner out was painful and tense.

    The point of this, is that I am a do-er. But I live with two people who are say-ers.
    "I'd love to see that play", "We should go there sometime", they say. They continue to say these things week in week out but the task is never done.
    Along with The Woman in Black, the play Noises Off has also been in conversation for many months.
    Stepdad's birthday was on the 8th and it finally gave the say-ers the kick up the bum to get things sorted. Done.
    It was brilliant. I highly recommend it.
    We all discussed the night on the train home.
    The mother exclaiming " it was good wasn't it?, we should do it more often".
    Yet I know we won't.
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