I was ushered in to the VIP area set up in Regents park for National Families Week.
GeraldineMN came and found me hiding in the corner, well as hidden as you can be with 7 children, dh and the inlaws.
Geraldine introduced me very nicely, saying some of the lovely comments i had left on the MOTY thread. I then had to go up and collect the award and have pictures taken. It was terrifying. I managed to mumble a "Thank you very much" before legging it.
I was seleb spotting. As i stood in the queue for food i was surrounded! The lovely lady from 'A place in the sun' with her super cute children, Gail Porter and the very lovely Honey, Vanessa Feltz and one of her daughters (i think), that tiny one who used to be in Eastenders. You know the one who was married to Barry and friends with Biancaaaaaaaaaa. Anthony Worral Thompson, Sally Gunnel and Pauline Quirke.
I am sure there were many more names there but i am useless at recognising people
What i wanted to say to Vanessa Feltz was "Given up on the diet then love?" and "ooooh those cracked heels, Cod would not be happy" She was with a HUGE very good looking chap who kept squeezing her bottom. Of course i smiled and said nowt.
The tiny ex Eastender had the same boots on that i have from Faith and i wanted to ask her if she managed to get them in the sale like i did.
The very pretty Place in the Sun lady kept sweeping round looking stunning in a green dress. Her children were gorgeous!
Geraldine saw Tanya Byron when she popped for a wee.
DD said "Hi" to Anthony (she called him Anthony like he was her best friend )"I like your television programme" she said.
The children were up with the entertainer hogging the microphone singing various hits including Abba's 'Dancing Queen' and 'No more Purple Dinosaur'. Dd did an Old Macdonalds farm for the little ones. I think they should have paid them tbh, the singer had naff all to do in the end
It was HOT and i was very glad i opted for the skirt combo and not black linen trews.
Geraldine was super nice and made me feel very at ease. She looked incredibly nice and i LOVED her necklace.
The G&T in a can that the lovely TYG bought me in her picnic may have helped get me through the photos.
Dad of the year had a very sweet reading from one of his children read out. It was all about how fabulous he was, my children were loitering in the drinks tent eyeing up the free coke...
What LG&T forgot to mention is that one of the DTs said when he spied the G&T, "Oooh gin and tonic! Can I have some? I LOVE gin and tonic." Not five minutes later her DD1 came back with some free sweets from the VIP tent and said, "I have only eaten sweets today."
Waaaaaahhhhaaaaaa! Both were obviously hidden in the nearest cupboard and sold to a passing Fagin-type.
LG&T looked gorgeous and all the children were so well behaved and more entertaining than the paid singer for sure.