Friday, 13 June 2008

Ringing in the Rain

The bride flutters across the hotel reception in a cloud of white lace and tulle and netting and a clack of stilettos. Her four bridesmaid's in clementine coloured silky dresses trail after her swooping and clutching at the billowing train like flustered exotic birds. Those of us watching think as one: "poor girl". Not because she is heading up the aisle, or in this case being led up a garden path to an arbor decorated with lilies and tropical flowers, to say her 'I dos', but because it is absolutely chucking it down and I mean cats and dogs in spades. Let's face it, if there is one day you don't want it to rain, it's your wedding day. And if you are getting married in the Caribbean during the rainy season, there's no getting away from it. Even on honeymoon.

4 comments:

girl with the mask said...

Oh no! The poor woman. Rain, rain, go away...

Marianne said...

This is sad - they say it's a sign you'll have a happy marriage, but let's face it, that's crap. I hope they had a great day anyway.

Maggie May said...

That is a terrible thing to happen on a wedding day.

Working mum said...

Aww. Yes, poor girl.

It rained on my wedding day in August! I still had a great day though. Someone told me that if it rains on your wedding it won't rain on your marriage. So far that's been true, so I don't mind so much that the photos were taken in the hotel car park later on. Who looks at their wedding photos anyway?