A HEN PARTY WITH A DIFFERENCE
Two friends from church are getting married at the end of March and today was the Hen Party. All I knew was that it would be an afternoon of crafts - making buttonholes and table decorations followed by Afternoon Tea.
When Lillieth and I arrived, there were lots of flowers and foliage provided so we were shown how to put a buttonhole together and either wire or tape it. I decided to tape all mine as the wiring looked far too fiddly, then I wound twine round the stems, to make them look rustic, so they are the subject of my Blip for today. Once everyone had finished, they were all put together on a table and looked wonderful. I don't think many of us had done anything like it before, and we all agreed that they looked quite professional.
We enjoyed an M & S Afternoon Tea, followed by a quiz about the bride and groom - so we learned a lot about them that we didn't know - I never knew they were both bike fanatics! It was all great fun with lots of laughter and Prosecco - just a shame that I had taken the car! Now we look forward to the wedding and I know how to make a buttonhole for us both.
I must admit I do feel rather tired, after a very busy day yesterday and quite a late night last night - I stayed up until 12.59 so that I could ring our younger son in Vietnam, as it is his birthday today and we have a tradition of ringing to say "Happy Birthday" at the time he was born! Unfortunately, his phone was not taking calls but I tried.
This seems an appropriate quote for two people who enjoy cycling:
"Marriage is a wonderful invention;
but then again so is the
bicycle repair kit!"