The good old days of childrens' parties is a subject that usually brings out a chorus of oohs and ahhs and of yes, we used to have this, or that. . . .
When the invites come these days, shock and some nervousness creep in - it is ages since this one attended a proper grown up party. Not the weddin.
Party times - birthdays for small children are not the small gatherings at home with a few well chosen buddies and the doting granny looking on. It .