Sunday 9th I had a message on my phone from Jake when I looked at it this morning. He’d sent it at 3:48 this morning and it said, “REALLY SORRY – FELL ASLEEP AS SOON AS I GOT IN! DOESN’T SOUND LIKE TOO GOOD A NIGHT! IT’S NICE PEOPLE NOTICED! : ) HOPE YOU FEEL BETTER WHEN YOU READ THIS! LOVE YOU!” I forgot, I’d also told him last night that people had noticed he wasn’t at Denny’s. Actually, it was only one person but that wouldn’t have sounded too good!
I sent him a message a bit later on asking what he was up to today. He told me, “WELL NOT A LOT REALLY – BEING REALLY LAZY AND ITALIANS EAT A LOT! GOING ROUND ROME LATER THEN WE’RE GOING TO THIS GAY/LESBIAN PARTY TONIGHT!! WHAT ARE YOU DOING? xJx”.
I said I was doing my Biology homework and then told him that he’d just reminded me that MiniFloyd had been asking after him on Friday and I also asked if Gethin had texted him yet. He said, “YEH HE DID TEXT ME – ONLY PROBLEM BEING I HAD FALLEN ASLEEP AND YOUR MSG WHICH I ONLY READ AT 4:30 BLOCKED MY SIM CARD! I WAS CHATTING TO HIM BEFORE ANYWAY!…” and next, “WHY WAS MINIFLOYD AT DENNY’S??? I’VE KIND OF PERSUADED THE OTHER 2 TO STAY IN AMSTERDAM INSTEAD OF CARRYING ON – SO WE COULD ALL GO TO VALKENBURG FOR A DAY/NIGHT! LOVE xJx”.
I told him not to force Ali and Arran to stay cos there’s not really much point in even Jake coming to Valkenburg because I’ll be doing concerts all the time. I told him I didn’t mind if he didn’t really want to go. He said, “NO – WE’RE GETTING TO AMSTERDAM THE DAY BEFORE YOU ARRIVE – CHARLIE’S GONNA LEAVE US THE NEXT MORNING! THEY SAID THEY DON’T MIND BUT I AGREE THERE’S NOT MUCH POINT!…” and then, “BUT I WANT TO SEE YOU AT SOME POINT – ESPECIALLY IF I CAN’T GET THE COACH HOME! CHARLIE SAYS YOU DON’T GET ANY DAYS OFF! IS THAT RIGHT?? NEED TO SEE YOU! LOTS OF LOVE!”
I told him I don’t know what we’re doing but that I feel like it’s a bit unfair that he’s the one that’s got to do the extra travelling and stuff. I got 3 messages in reply saying “WELL WE’RE JUST GONNA HAVE TO WAIT AND SEE THEN IF THERE IS A SEAT ON THE COACH! IF NOT AND I CAN’T SEE YOU THEN I’M GONNA GO HOME ANYWAY COS I WAS ONLY GONNA STAY…” and then, “TO SEE YOU! NO WAY I’M SPENDING A WHOLE WEEK IN AMSTERDAM! I DON’T MIND COMING DOWN TO SEE YOU IF YOU HAVE TIME – I’LL HAVE TRAVELLED ALL ROUND EUROPE – 3 HOURS…” and lastly, “WON’T BE ANY TROUBLE! I’VE DECIDED – I DON’T LIKE HOLIDAYS ANYMORE! : ( LOVE YOU!… MISS YOU… WANT YOU NOW! xxx Jake xxx”.
Later on I was sending a message to Gethin telling him how we might not see Jake in Holland and that I’m not pleased but I accidentally sent it to Jake instead and he sent me one back letting me know! I apologised and asked if he’d got any others meant for other people and told him that I couldn’t really explain it all fully in texts anyway.
He said, “OK YOU’RE FORGIVEN! : ) LUCKILY FOR YOU I ONLY GOT ONE – I DON’T WANT TO KNOW WHAT YOU WROTE IN THE OTHER ONE! SPOSE NOT BUT YOU DIDN’T HAVE TO PUT IT LIKE THAT!…” and then, “I’M NOT PLEASED EITHER!!! LOTS OF LOVE xJx”.
I asked what he thought I’d put it like and he said, “NO – JUST THE WAY YOU SAID YOU WEREN’T PLEASED WITH ME! : ( I’M DOING MY BEST – I HAD MY HEART SET ON SEEING YOU IN HOLLAND! : ( AND HOPEFULLY I WILL…” and then, “OTHERWISE I HAVE NOTHING TO AIM FOR – NOTHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO!! LOVE YOU! xJx”.
I explained that I didn’t say I wasn’t pleased with him, just that I wasn’t pleased but I didn’t get another message in reply to that. So, tonight I sent him another message asking what he’s up to and if he’s still annoyed with me but he said, “OF COURSE I’M NOT ANNOYED – I NEVER WAS! : ) I’M SAT IN A PIZZERIA WAITING FOR THE BILL! GOING TO SOME BARS LATER THOUGH! HOW LONG ARE YOU IN LONDON FOR? LOTS OF LOVE!”
I told him it was only overnight but Abby and Connor (my sister and her boyfriend) had still been arranging when they were going to phone each other. I also pointed out that she’s not told him about our Holland trip and that’s a whole week! Jake said, “OK! AHH HOW SWEET! AT LEAST YOUR MUM WILL GET A WEEK WITHOUT HIM STAYING OVER! YOU KNOW HOW YOU BROUGHT ME BACK THE SHELL, PINE CONE AND STICK FROM YOUR BIOLOGY FIELDTRIP? WELL I’VE GOT…” and then, “A GOOD LITTLE COLLECTION GOING SO FAR! YOU’LL HAVE TO WAIT TO SEE IT THOUGH! LOVE xJx”.
I asked if his mates think he’s mad (cos mine did!) and told him I’d bring him back a bit of the Millennium Dome or something. He replied, “AAH THANKS! YEH FOR 1 PARTICULAR ITEM THEY THOUGHT I’D GONE MAD – BUT I DON’T CARE! IT KEEPS ME OCCUPIED AND THINKING OF YOU! : ) NOT THAT I NEEDS TO TRY! LOVE xJx”.
I told him that I was slightly worried about receiving whatever he’s found me and that it’s so long until I find out. He said, “OH YOU DON’T HAVE TO WORRY! I WISH IT WASN’T SO LONG TOO! THIS IS REALLY DRAGGING ON! GOT SOME INTERESTING STUFF THOUGH! STILL NOT SPOKEN TO HAYLEY?? LOVE xJx”.
I told him that I haven’t had chance to speak to Hayley (not that I really want to though!) and said that my shell etc. are probably going to seem really pathetic compared to whatever he’s found me. Jake said, “NO – I REALLY LIKED WHAT YOU GOT ME! I’ll TREASURE THEM FOREVER! I AGREE – EUROPE’S A BIT MORE INTERESTING THAT AINSDALE! LOVE YOU TOO MUCH! xJx”.
Oh! I’m missing him soooo much!!