Sunday, April 24, 2011

6 signs you may not yet be a proper adult

1. You wake up at 5.30am and experience absolute glee when you remember that this morning, you get to be the Easter Bunny and hide easter eggs around the house. Lie awake for some 15 minutes planning where the eggs might be hidden.

This exciting experience stems from your partner reaching adulthood without ever having an Easter egg hunt (I know!). With this being the first year you are living together at Easter, you have a chance to rectify the situation.

2. Go back to sleep, but wake up an hour later to the sound of rain. Experience yet more excitement at the presence of rain after many months without it, and seriously consider going outside in your pyjamas to see liquid falling from the sky first hand.

Decide against this, but hope that it lasts long enough for you to get wet on your run.

3. When you do head out the door at about 7.45am (after hiding Easter eggs!!), have a marvellous time running in the rain.

[Of note, this would not be enjoyable if it was winter.)

4. Whilst running, start thinking about random things that make you laugh, for no apparent reason. Some examples of such random things may include:

- The time you got stuck up a tree. This year.

- The fact that Wikipedia has an entry on biscuit dunking. Although you are wholly in favour of biscuit dunking,  the presence of a Wikipedia entry on the topic is, to you, hillarious.

- The time you and your sister starting laughing like hyenas, in tandem. You really had to be there.

Whilst thinking about these things, you try not to laugh out loud, but may not be entirely successful.

5. Return home and take photos of the Easter eggs hidden around the house. Tweak a few positions. If you like, hum happily whilst you do this.

Spot the eggs

6. Feel ridiculously pleased that you are going for a bike ride this afternoon.

It was a good morning!

Happy Easter :)


  1. I hope you had a good Easter! I would have loved to help you hide those Easter eggs too. It sounds like it's really fun:) If everyday was so fun, I'd rather not be a proper adult too:)

  2. @Kayla
    Thanks Kayla :) I agree - life would be much better if we could play at being children every day!

  3. That was such a lovely post. Made me smile from beginning to end...thank you.
    I'll have to look up the wiki entry on biscuit dunking :-)


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