Initially he was so reluctant and unpleasant about the prospect of being away from his Xbox and having to get off his behind and walk around, that we had a heated argument which resulted in me calling him a "shit". And an ungrateful one at that. Yes folks, I used that word to my son and meant it at the time. Feel free to report me to the authorities.
Although, I am thinking my son is going to report me to my husband and there will be lots of eye rolling from me and frowning from husband.
However, I apologised, he apologised and we did hug and make up. He also made the supreme effort to drop his hostile mood straight away and came along willingly and had a good time.
Off we went to the gallery.
There was an exhibition on by Ron Mueck.