Considering I have spent the last four years worrying about my raison etre ceasing, there seems to be an awful lot of more raison etre occurring.
The son has now decided to apply for an MA in London – one of the most expensive cities in the world to live in, undertaking a course for which there is no financial aid.
However, in all fairness, this is less than surprising since he has always been less than resistant to take on board my philosophy of putting off full-time employment for as long as possible. What has been surprising is E.’s sudden adoption of this.
She is now applying for a three-year course at the local university to study Crime and Criminology.
I am never going to be able to retire at this rate: and ironically, it was only a few days ago I was saying how wonderful it was to have no more studying in our house: no more homework; no more revision; no more summers awaiting exam results.
To cheer me up Bon Jovi released their new single…