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Home alone – What to do during the holidays? November 2, 2005

Posted by Zara's Mama in misc.

I was really looking forward to the holidays, 4 days in a stretch, wonderful.

Daddy and I didn’t plan for anything because it’s quite scary to travel during these long holidays because the traffic will be so bad. A four hour drive can turn into a 7hour drive. No sir-ree. Better stay in the quiet city.

We’re lucky we didn’t plan for anything too. As yesterday night, Daddy received a call and he had to travel to Germany tonight itself for work. My face turned sour immediately after he hung up (he was talking on speaker phone).

Me : “So, what am I supposed to do these 4 days?”
Daddy : “You can come with me if you want.”
Me : “niah seng Just for 4 days? You think I’m so desperate? And we’re so well off?”
Daddy : “……”
Me : “Some more you have great plans, want to bring your daughter to the park for walks, do some day trips around KL. Now..” *turn to Zara* “See, next four days, it’s just mummy and you”
Daddy : “…..”
Zara : *grinned* (as she didn’t know what this was all about)

So for the next four days, I will be alone with Zara. Not sure what we’ll do, maybe we’ll :
– camp in King’s Wife’s place
– camp in my sister’s place
– go shopping again
– go to the park with my nieces
drive each other up the walls (aw, she’s really not that bad; and neither am I)
– go swimming

And in the night, after Zara is asleep, I’ll try to complete my long write up about how I try to conceive for 6years, and finally got Zara, and also, read the 2nd installment of The Confession of the Shopaholic – Shopohalic Takes Manhathan.

That’s something to look forward to isn’t it? Ok, so I shouldn’t complain about the quiet time I’m going to get.



1. Baby Smooches - November 2, 2005

well, I know how it feels. Hubby tends to get that kind of “instruction” to go to Hong Kong (or Germany, or China) at the last minute.

Irritates the hell out of me when we have other plans in store. Like yours, mine will say that I can tag along. Whatever for? Sit around the hotel and lay eggs?

2. Jason - November 2, 2005

Awww, pity Zara who doesn’t know anything about it yet.


Why all the blogging mummies’s DH all macam work as very high post, always on travelling for work one?

3. Zara's Mama - November 2, 2005

Baby smooches,
actually I don’t mind tagging along if it’s for a week or so, and plan ahead. Short trip, no point.
If I tag along, I’ll go walk about on my own, done that before, quite fun. Next time try it.
But with a kid, I think my mind will be with her all the time, won’t enjoy.

DH is Dear Husband? Can call them soi-lou also.. ๐Ÿ˜›
Not high post, kuli for the company.

4. Dinah Law - November 2, 2005

ai yo…hope you managed to get things done during the hols (altho without your hubby) and hope it’d be good time spent with zara!

5. Jefferene - November 2, 2005

not bad eh…still got places for you to camp over. ๐Ÿ˜›

Enjoy your quite time with Zara.

6. jazzmint - November 2, 2005

hehe..nvm lorr…get to destress when daddy not around mah :)…Enjoy ur holidays, mine is just as not so happening as yours..sama gang lah me and u ๐Ÿ˜›

7. Sue - November 3, 2005

all same la here, except my hubby doesn’t need to go overseas for his jobs… he just never have holidays when normal people have holidays >.

8. yl - November 3, 2005

CAMPING!!!! PACK THE THE TENTS!!! THE GROUND SHEETS!!! THE… ah??? orrrrr…. not THAT type of camping ar… chey!! ๐Ÿ˜›

9. shiaulin - November 4, 2005

sien hor?! when we are so excited bout the holiday plan suddenly all the hope *pops* disappear in the air…

10. blurblur - November 4, 2005

I empathize with you, Agnes! Hubby was supposed to be on leave today and now he’s not even home yet!

He’s got to cancel his leave due to some “stupid” telcon, Again! And he had lessons after work, which just ended at 10pm…sigh..what to do..”kan kai” lor..

11. Mother Superior - November 5, 2005

Ai yah! Should have joined me at Club Med. They have a petite club for super young kids. Anyway, hope you’ve enjoyed bonding with Zara these last 4 days.

12. Helen - November 7, 2005

Too bad your hubby has to work. But dun worry, Zara is there to sayang mommy!! lol

13. Egghead - November 7, 2005

well… what to do? some bosses are just plain brainless and selfish… they can’t stand other people having a life ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

don’t be so cruel to him mah :P–>

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