Wednesday, 7 July 2010

choose your sonic

T was at home with me on Monday due to a school inset day.
I had housework stuff to do first thing but after all was done I asked him what he wanted us to do.
'Play Dr Who,' he answered.
My heart sank.
I am so bad at those kind of games.
Jigsaw puzzles I can do, reading I can do, colouring I can do, gluing and cutting out I can do, board games I can do. Make believe games just aren't my speciality.
'How about we go to the park?' I suggested.
'No thanks, Dr Who please.'
A couple of other suggestions were also dismissed and so Dr Who it was.
I was asked to make my choice from the sonic screwdriver collection and also decide between the vortex manipulator or Sarah Jane's watch.
I won't forget in a hurry how T laughed until he nearly cried over how I explained to Mr Smith yes of course I was Sarah Jane, no I'm not an imposter, yes I agree I don't look like my normal svelte self and yes I may have put on a few pounds, before finally admitting I was in fact an alien who had just eaten Sarah Jane!
As well as charging around the dining room trying to dodge the sonic rays and work out ways to get through the triple force field shield T was able to deploy whenever it seemed like I was getting the upper hand in our battles, it all turned out to be really good fun.


  1. Hehe, this made me smile a lot - you really are a super Mum! (I tried to think of a Dr Who related comment but I've actually never seen it, and so this will have to do ;-) )

  2. I think you're selling yourself short - you would appear to be a natural at imaginative play! May I please send my children over pronto? All I seem to want to do is lie around and be semi-comatose...

  3. What a lovely Mum you are! Dr Who used to terrify me as a child..I used to hide behind the sofa and have nightmares about Daleks!

    Bellaboo :0)

  4. Beware the chinese comments Lisa - delete them if you can but don't open them as they may infect your computer!!!
    I am now imagining you as a Lara Croft type figure - diving over the sofa making "gun " noises!!!!!xxxxxxxxx

  5. Dr Who doesn't like too bad a game to play!!

    Victoria x

  6. oh lisa thats so sweet! joshy likes to play book shops over and over, and it only sells thomas the tank engine books! fliss xx

  7. No! Not Doctor Who!
    Everyone loves it here... except me!
    So well done for you playing Dr. Who efforts.
    I would have failed miserably!


  8. Sounds like you had a fun time in the end. My heart sank whenever my youngest wanted to play imaginary games, I can't begin to count the amount of people i have pretended to be over the years, but I don't think I've ever been a Time lord!

  9. Beauty, unaccompanied by virtue, is as a flower without perfume...................................................................

  10. They do have a way of 'persuading' you to do their thing don't they. Have to say I've probably got that to come. Grandson only 3, so possible reprieve for a little while. Glad to hear you enjoyed it in the end.
    Thanks for the comment on my blog. DD and I are also CS and CB converts now for pressies. As you say much more exciting.

  11. Can I play?
    Please, I have credentials!! I can provide own sonic screwdriver!

  12. I feel your pain - the sort of game I'm hopeless at too! Sounds like you had lots of fun, though xx