A family friend made the wedding cake and let us borrow her punch bowl. The wedding cake included the cake top that had adorned our own parents wedding cake more than 30 years ago. This was a surprise for my sister, as was the crystal cake plate that had been a wedding gift to our parents from a great grandmother.All of our family wedding receptions have been huge successes, and while requiring a lot of effort on the part of many friends and family members, have never cost any one of us more than $100 or so.
“The President is the father of two daughters, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said in a statement. Like any American, he believes that domestic violence is contemptible and unacceptable in a civilized society. Hitting a woman is not something a real man does, and that’s true whether or not an act of violence happens in the public eye, or, far too often, behind closed doors.
HomeWhat’s OnFilm TVKarren BradyMovie Review: Trap for Cinderella (15)Graham Young finds this movie achieves the considerable feat of being as pretentious and annoying as its lead characters’ namesTrap for Cinderella (15)Get daily updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeThank you for subscribing!Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailHaving become obsessed with gangsters and urban youth culture, British cinema had seemingly lost the art of making suspense movies.So you might fancy watching this offering, which sees two nubile women sharing the leading roles in a contemporary thriller set in both London and rural France.Based on Sebastien Japrisot’s 1963 French novel, previously adapted as Pi pour Cendrillon (1965), the story begins with a girl surviving a fire. Suffering from memory loss, she struggles to piece together her past.At the heart of the story appears to be the idea that you should always seize the day in life.But Wings of the Dove director Iain Softley fails to wrangle the various threads of a story touching on amnesia, mental fragility and an inheritance into anything comprehensible.His capable young cast includes Tuppence Middleton as a frequently topless, party loving photographer called Micky, whose childhood friend Do is played by Alexandra Roach (the young Maggie Thatcher in The Iron Lady).Aneurin Barnard plays ex boyfriend Jake, with an underused Frances de la Tour as rich Aunt Elinor.Intimacy star Kerry Fox has proved herself to be one of the bravest actresses around. But, as Elinor’s personal assistant, she flits in and out of this picture like a matronly Karren Brady, her doppelg on The Apprentice..