crying out to the terrace to get fresh air. Went out to fetch TP.
10.25 Someone called up but cp was low-bat. It turned off and I
couldn’t find my pin code. Continuation of Domestic Goddess role.
14.30 Went out for the second time to buy drinks, chips and ice cubes.
16:00 Start of preparing finger goodies, deep frying Thai spicy parcels,
heating koftas cutting veggies and preparing dips with my hair
wrapped in towel. I don’t want to smell like a walking egg roll.
18:10 Arrival of first three guests: two blondes, one black hair;
followed by another one. More telephone calls for the direction
of the nest. One guest called up as she was controlled by the
police, and she had to return back home to fetch car documents.
A surprise visit from a guest who told us she became
grandma that day. More reasons to celebrate, it’s a girl!.
Dinner: drinking, eating, entertaining, inter-active cooking with
Je, our dear friend from Thailand. More jokes and wine.
One friend asked me if I informed my eighbors about the
party. No, I said. We are well-behaving anyway. Singing of
birthday songs in three languages. Cutting of the (ikea) cake by
the three birthday celebrants of the OTAP,
(Organization of Truly Attractive Pinays!).
01:10 Last guest to leave. One BFF stayed overnight to catch
an early train to NL. We shared a round of Dao,
Portuguese red wine. Too strong, BFFsaid, we needed
steak for the drinks.
07.30 Woke up to ensure BFF gets up to catch the early train to
NL. Went back to sleep.
09:45 Found a beanie cap left by one BFF. Poor her,
it was freezing cold in NL.
nuts and chips. Collected pink feathers of a polyester flamingo.
12:05 Time to enjoy Fado and started to relax a bit.
Washed wine glasses, More cleaning up. Returned boxes of glasses
and party pan to cellar.