Jaqui's Daily Blog

A Bride, a Motley Crew and another Crushing Defeat

As wedding guests go, we are, indeed, a motley crew.

 

We are attired in swimming trunks, bikinis, shorts and tee shirts and we are all crowded around to watch two people we don't know get married in the hotel's wedding pavilion. The wind is blowing a gale and the waves are crashing on the shore so nobody can hear what the Registrar is saying but when the groom kisses the bride we decide that the Deed has been Done and we all clap enthusiastically.  After which the proper guests, who all look very smart compared with our raggle taggle band of gatecrashers, go off for their wedding breakfast and I go back to the swimming pool to finish off my daily swim which had been cut short when I heard the wedding music. 

 

Earlier in the day it was Mr B and I in the wedding pavilion. Just for sake of a photo opportunity, you understand, courtesy of a kind Belgian whom we accosted as she strolled along the beach minding her own business. Mr B was less than willing but he owes me one. Or more...

 

The daily cribbage competition is going badly for me. I haven't won a game for two days and the running score is now 15 - 6. Mr B says he is showing me respect as a worthy opponent. Frankly I would like a lot less respect and a lot more luck...

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28.12 | 07:41

This wonderful blog has summed up the true meaning of A Christmas Day. Once the dread of a restricted day had sunk in, other ways were invented. Thank you

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22.12 | 09:20

So sorry to hear that Brian is in hospital. It would be bad at any time but at present....... It must be true agony for you. You'll both be in my thoughts. xx

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22.08 | 02:02

Karen,

I'll be able to help you with information on the usher's as Thomas Henry Usher is my aunt's ancestor as well can you please email me so we can talk

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22.08 | 02:00

Hi Karen,

I thought I would try again to see if I can get a response from you again please email me so we can talk further. My email is: lol-emma@live.com.au

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