I am going CAMPING?!?
by Chief Alchemist a.k.a Wiley Chin - March 13, 2007 Posted: 4:20:53 PM EDT

The last time I slept on anything less comfortable than a bed was about 25 years ago. Me and my friends used to hitch-hike during the school holidays and then sleep on bare floors or thin foam-rollouts wherever we fancy.

And now my kids are attempting to blackmail me to take them camping at the seaside. I can do it all over again I think (yeah, it's going to be hard), but them city-kidos roughing it out in the open???

Am I in trouble or what?

Imagine sleeping in a tent with 2 kids beside the sea. It sounds great you say???

OK try this.

What if they say;

'Hey papa, I need to pee!'

'I need to let go a big one!'

'I want to watch TV!'

'I'm bored, I want to go home now!'

'What's that sound, is that a tsunami coming?'

'The sleeping bag is uncomfortable, can we check into a hotel?'

'I want to eat KFC! No, I want to eat Pizzas!'

'I think there's a tiger in the bush! Ooooo noooo, I want to go home'

'I miss my pet tortoise, can you go pick him up and bring him here so that he won't be lonely?'

'Waaaah, I only have 10 toy cars with me. It's not fun! I need all my toy cars inside the store-room!'

'I want to ------- insert more mind-boggling requests!'

'I miss being online!' ...alright, this isn't the kids talking.


O, why do they have school holidays? 




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