Friday was my last day working in the hospital until after Christmas. I don't want to talk about that though, it makes me too sad, I miss the patients already... But anyway, all day the patients were talking about how The Late Late Toy Show would be on that evening. For those of you who aren't Irish, this is a show that is on once a year before Christmas, and the focus is on children and toys. Everyone loves the Toy Show! The patients were all really looking forward to the pleasant distraction from their illnesses, and it distracted me as well because I really didn't want to leave the hospital. So after my shift, I traveled all the way back home (an hour and a half by train) and sat down to watch the Toy Show. I was curled up with my puppy, some tea and chocolate, very cozy! And then Ashley Tubridy appeared on screen. I sat up straight, ignored my poor dog, let my tea go cold, and I watched and re-watched this little girl singing her song 6 times over.
She blew me away. As Ryan Tubridy (the host, and no relation) said, with children like Ashley in the world, "The future is safe". :)