Did I spend a fortune in the fancy dress shop kitting us out? Did I heck!
Behold Senator Leia Organa: I'm wearing my two-piece white Indian paisley bat-wing blouse and skirt combo, bought when I was eighteen for my first formal ball. Well, all debutantes wear white don't they?
And OH was Luke Skywalker in his old re-enactment belt and shoes and my old kimono.
Here he is fiddling with his light saber... or a bubble wand. Two for £1 from Poundland.
A lovely night... our friend's wife had made an impressive feast of Star Wars-themes push-pop cakes.
That was Saturday... and on Sunday I went to the Town Festival on the Racecourse (free entry - just lots of temptation to spend once you're in!). I spent much of the afternoon sitting with friends and watching the balloons.
|Wow!!!! And no, you're not having my money, shiny things!|
|Some kites, teasing a deflated balloon.|
|Quick, I have a message for Harry Potter!|
|The produce tent|
|spot the hoverfly!|
For example, I nearly missed it, but I left the friends I'd been sitting with all afternoon and was about to go home, when I walked past the band's stage and thought... hang on, I know that tune! It was only Misty's Big Adventure (I love them!), so I went towards the stage and discovered even more friends there and we all had a little boogie before going home.
No Volvo dancing, as the handy blue fella was off on honeymoon!
Yesterday I popped to the allotment, and did a bit of watering and picking.