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A Slip(per)-up on the Way to Amsterdam

It had been a bit of a week but we were at last off to Amsterdam for a few days with our Dutch family.
We parked the car at the airport and were trundling our carry-on bags across the tarmac to Departures. As we negotiated some steps I heard husband wail in despair "Oh, Rosie!".
"Hells bells! What now" I thought turning to look at him. He was gazing at his feet. "I've still got my slippers on!". And he had. Navy corduroy.

Posted at 10th Dec 2008 - 11:17AM   Posted by Arosebyanyothername   A Slip(per)-up on the Way to Amsterdam Comments: 14

How lovely. I can remember my dad doing the same thing once, we were all in the cinema, his bleeper went off,(he was a retained fire man), off he went to fight fires in his slippers.
Enjoy your get together in Amsterdam

Posted by: Pili Pala on 10th Dec 2008 at 11:24AM

Patsy's Avatar What a giggle..did he buy a pair of clogs at the other end??

Posted by: Patsy on 10th Dec 2008 at 11:31AM

Preseli Mags's Avatar And I bet his feet were really comfortable on the flight. He'll start a trend. I did the same when I was pregnant with Hannah. In my defence, I couldn't see my feet. Rolling Eyes

Posted by: Preseli Mags on 10th Dec 2008 at 11:31AM

Cait's Avatar LaughingLaughingLaughing

Posted by: Cait on 10th Dec 2008 at 12:00PM

Mountainear's Avatar I remember going to work in my gardening clogs - had to keep my feet under the desk all day.

Posted by: Mountainear on 10th Dec 2008 at 12:23PM

Milla's Avatar Continuing the Simpsons' theme (started on KB's dilemma) : D'OH!

Posted by: Milla on 10th Dec 2008 at 12:26PM

Ivy's Avatar Just another reason never to wear slippers my oh would sayVery Happy

Posted by: Ivy on 10th Dec 2008 at 01:06PM

Westerwitch's Avatar Rolling EyesRolling EyesRolling Eyes Good grief.

Posted by: Westerwitch on 10th Dec 2008 at 01:31PM

KittyB's Avatar Marvellous - that one will go down in family history. My father once wore his slippers by mistake when we had a family outing to Corbridge (a rather smart Northumberland market-type town). Luckily that was in the days when my mother used to buy him beautiful smart leather ones from Bally. Not like the Matalan specimens he's reduced to these days!

Posted by: KittyB on 10th Dec 2008 at 01:38PM

Faith's Avatar Laughing

I once went out in two different shoes - how embarrassing is that?Embarassed

Posted by: Faith on 10th Dec 2008 at 03:36PM

Unpeuloufoque's Avatar How terribly french! our friends sometimes turn up for an aperitif in slippers having thrown off their wellingtons after milking!

Posted by: Unpeuloufoque on 10th Dec 2008 at 05:09PM

I think my father must be French UPL, because that's exactly what he doesLaughingLaughing

Posted by: @themill on 10th Dec 2008 at 05:53PM

Fennie's Avatar I promise not to tell!Very Happy

Posted by: Fennie on 10th Dec 2008 at 07:36PM

Elizabethm's Avatar Just great! I once looked down at my feet at the end of a work presentation and realised I was wearing two different heeled black boots so he is not alone.

Posted by: Elizabethm on 10th Dec 2008 at 07:59PM

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