We had big plans this weekend but they just didn’t turn out as planned. Emma decided to get an ear infection Friday night so we were all up until about 3am trying to get her to relax enough to sleep. She woke up Saturday morning with a fever and some goop coming out of her right ear. I had to take her across town to a clinic in Frederiksberg where the nice doctor gave us some antibiotics to try to prevent the other ear from getting worse too.
We had arranged for a sitter to come Saturday night so Leigh and I could have a night out by ourselves but we figured Emma wouldn’t want to be left in her condition. When we told Emma that we were going to cancel the sitter she got really upset (she was looking forward to meeting her all week) so we decided not to cancel and hope for the best.
We had a lovely dinner at a restaurant called Huks Fluks near the center of town. Most people eat out quite late, so we actually had the entire restaurant to ourselves which was perfect. We sat at a table near the fireplace and had a nice quiet dinner together. We had planned to go for drinks at a wine bar nearby after, but with the lack of sleep from the previous night, I was wiped and Leigh was starting to get a headache. So, we decided to call it a night and head home.
The weather on Sunday was overcast but a little warmer so we took the kids to one of the lakes just a few blocks away to check out the birds and go for a walk. They had a good time even though Emma didn’t have too much energy.
We were on our way to the 7-11 to get a treat for the kids when I turned to look back where we came from and saw what looked like a riot happening in the street. There was a thick black plume of smoke rising up, police everywhere, and a crowd of people all wearing black shirts or coats.
Turns out the local football team, FC København, had just finished a game and all the fans were pouring onto the street (we’re near the city’s stadium, which I always forget). My first glimpse of euro soccer hooligans!
Other than that, our weekend was pretty uneventful. Hopefully we can make up for it next weekend.