Saturday, May 3, 2008

Day 124 - Saturday 3rd May

"Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries." - Corita Kent

Today has been pretty disastrous. We went to Gunwharf Quays which is designer outlet place in Portsmouth. I wanted to go to the Calvin Klein shop to get some new bras and to Papermill to get card for the wedding invites. It takes over an hour to get there and it took ages to get parked. We had a little wander around and then went for lunch.
Zoë started by knocking over her apple juice all on herself and then proceeded to play up for the rest of the day. We ended up fighting with her and every shop we went into she just screamed and screamed. One minute she wants to get out of the pushchair as she wants to walk, so you get her out. Then she doesn’t want to walk as she wants to be carried. So you pick her up, then she doesn’t want to be carried as she wants to walk. This went on and on all afternoon. I just about managed to get my card and my bras, but if I was in a shop and she was outside with James, I could hear her screaming. In the end we just decided to come home. We were going to go up the Spinnaker Tower but we decided that we just couldn’t risk it with the mood Zoë was in. I was really disappointed as I bought my camera and zoom lens along to take some good photos.

5 comments:

Mary B said...

O Claire why do they do that to you, Kids who'd have them Glad you managed to get the necessary thing though.

Kay said...

OH ((((HUGS)))) Claire, that's the trials of children for you. I love Gunwharf we use it every now and again for a nice day out shopping. Especially at christmas with the ice rink.

knitkath said...

Oh don't you just love kids! Tell yourself it is only a phase and she will grow out of it. Just don't think the next phase may be worse! he he he!

Shirley said...

Oh dear Claire the joys of being a parent of a toddler! I remember them well. All the looks people give you and all those feelings you have towards DD at the time! Glad that you got all your goodies though.Well done on your photo too:)

Lynne aka retired nana said...

Poor you. I guess I never took my kids shopping so didn't experience that but I know my DGC were / are like that:)