September in the Rain
7th September 2013 Bicton Park GardensBicton Park isn't what you might necessarily expect from a park. As well as the usual gardens and botanical features, there is also an eclectic collection of family-centred entertainments, including playgrounds and a narrow guage railway. And a church. Where they can have weddings.
|The church at Bicton Park|
So it came to pass, that the DMs were booked to provide background music while the newlyweds and guests mingled after the ceremony for drinks and photographs before their meal.
|Cherub laments booking of yet another **** jazz band|
|Drummer exhibits dapperness, while eating chocolate, with a normal band member for comparison|
|Lonely bass player asks bar staff where everyone went|
|Lemme in, it's ****** down!|
|Frantic re-arrangements as band leader attempts to start first tune....|
And at precisely three o-clock, as the meal began, we finished our last number.
We stopped for a few sandwiches kindly provided for us and began the damp process of collecting our cars and packing up and moving the kit. A damp process which even affected your scribe's camera....
|Picture of damp band members reveals Felicity's angelic aura|