Then in the evening we all met up in one of the York's many pubs (only to discover that it had been Geordie Race Day in York)
Here I am, with Dawn (Abi's mum), sat behind me, and Jan (mum of the bridesmaid) sat in front of me, at the end of the meal and not too much alcohol had been consumed.
After the meal we all went out for a drink, the idea being, the "oldies" would have another drink and then catch the last bus home, leaving the "youngsters" to hit the night clubs. The trouble was, because it had been Race Day in York, the pubs were full and for some reason some of the bouncers were not keen for a party of ladies, of mixed ages, to frequent their pub wearing cowboy hats!!!!!!
Here is Abi and her bridesmaid, Laura, in the only pub we could manage to get into, and before us "oldies" left to catch the last bus home, the only trouble was, the future bride and bridesmaid also wanted to leave for home as well! They did stay out for a little while after we had left. These girls are way to sensible for their age. But I had a great time and am looking forward to her wedding at the end of the month.