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zookeeper Mon 11-Feb-13 21:09:43

Anyone watching? It's my guilty pleasure..

SuckingDiesel Tue 12-Feb-13 06:38:35

Tiny gene pool so lack of variation might have something to do with Them all having similar body types. There is a theory that no Irish Traveller is more than a second cousin from any other Irish Traveller (can't speak for Gypsies and other Traveller groups).

valiumredhead Tue 12-Feb-13 12:44:39

Both dh and I both thought the corset dress was so much nicer than the ones made in the series - it was over the top but looked beautifully made. I always thing the other ones look a bit thrown together.

Booyhoo Tue 12-Feb-13 15:01:46

valium do you mean compared to the dresses thelma madine made? i agree. thelmas dresses always looked like cheap stage costumes to me but last night's dress was gorgeous. i wonder how thelma feels about a new dressmaker arriving on the scene.

SuckingDiesel Tue 12-Feb-13 15:41:09

Thelma doesn't make every Traveller wedding dress...despite what she'd like people to believe. There are plenty of dressmakers and plenty of Traveller girls who don't want to wear a 20 stone wedding dress.

Booyhoo Tue 12-Feb-13 15:50:48

oh, yes i know that. i meant, i wonder how she feels about a new dressmaker getting camera time as previously she has been the only one getting any publicity.

valiumredhead Tue 12-Feb-13 15:58:22

Yes boo I did mean that, the corset one looked far better quality.

LaVolcan Wed 13-Feb-13 07:55:22

The corset one may have looked better quality, but it was still stupidly heavy.

Nancy66 Wed 13-Feb-13 10:52:13

I'm sure Brendan has been in other shows. He's just a thick spud-face thug.

Lots of domestic violence within gypsy marriages

Booyhoo Wed 13-Feb-13 13:35:20

yes he was in at least one previous show nancy. i remember his spud face. i think it was with the same girl at the very start of their relationship. i think they were out for a meal and her younger sister had to come along to chaperone. might be mixing them up with another couple though.

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