So ….. the mother of the groom woke with a really blood shot eye; the sister-bridesmaid broke her shoe before she left the house; our side of the church was lean in guests (small family) and had to be filled with the bride's family and friends; the mother of the groom and her manservant got terribly lost on the way to the reception and did not get to hang out drinking in the "green" room with the bridal party before being introduced to the crowd and the groom's trousers split when he was hoisted into the air by guests. Oh, and the first set of professional photos taken at the groom's place have me in what can only be described as "house shoes" because I forgot to take my "real" shoes with me to his apartment!! But, for all that it was a great day! I think it was the best wedding I have ever been to – though I have to wonder if young people just don't want to talk to each other because everything was so loud!
The church was a lovely old Catholic one in Hunters Hill
This is my daughter, the Princess, who was a bridesmaid
Here is the bride and her parents: – before we left their home
This is my other son playing groomsman:
Cute brother & sister act – this is the 6th time they have done this!!! (mother in bright pink)
Here comes the bride:
This is the moment the trousers split:
The cutting of the cake was punctuated with a canon firing out confetti:
The bridal waltz involved fireworks & smoke:
Then this morning the manservant and I left Sydney early for a road trip as he is playing astro-dweeb at the telescope in Coonabarabran tonight. I'm looking forward to starting my vacation soon…….