Our Walt Disney Fairytale Wedding (Series): August 4th (Groomsmen Fitting and Fire!)
sure my bridal things were in place and ready to go. I banned Gavin
from looking in any of the drawers or cupboards ~ I had kept everything a
secret for nearly 2 years, I wasn’t about to fall at the last hurdle.
into his own “Bachelor Pad” for his last night as a single guy, and mine
as a single gal!
fire alarm. There was this recording telling us to get out! At that
point I was trying to work out the money for paying different people and
my sister had given me her money for the Tusker House and so I had
nearly $1000 in my paws! So I left the hotel with Gav and we trotted
down the fire exit stairs with the rest of the guests and out of the
back entrance to sit and wait. He called me Scrooge McDuck and kept
yelling “grab the money and run!”
scheduled to take place in the next half hour) and that I was rich, at this point in time.
Then I felt an immense sense of relief that my dress wasn’t in the
room. We sat outside in the sunshine and talked to a family with a
little boy who loved Thomas the Tank engine and decided to tell Gavin
everything he knew about Thomas and friends.
and had a paddle in the swimming pool, and then walked around the back,
trying to figure out if there was a way to get to the front of the
building without going through it, in case Carolyn Allen’s had arrived
and were wondering what was happening.
up the fire escape again. We headed back into the lobby as the elevators were out of use due to
the alarm, and we met Carolyn Allen’s there. They were not happy about
having to take everything upstairs as it would be difficult without and elevator and so I
went to see if the Yacht Club had another room. They found a conference
room we could use but in the meantime my dad and brother in law had divided
up the suits, found Gav’s dad, brother and brother in law and
decided they would just carry everything.
so I am glad we had the fitting and didn’t leave anything to chance.