On Saturday, I set off in the rain for Chateau du Doux. I’d been watching the forecast for a couple of weeks and it wasn’t looking good. Jason and Chloë had been waiting a long time for this…
I drove through light rain, heavy rain, heavier rain and very heavy rain, wondering whether the weather would wash out the evening party I was due to play with SouthWest.
But as I got closer to the chateau, the rain petered out. The tarmac became dry. And it seemed like some magic was being woven. The road stayed dry, and I stopped to snap this very poor shot with my functional phone camera:
When I got there, everyone was outside, relaxing after the ceremony – and didn’t even know it was one of the wettest days of the year so far. There was no obvious magician present but, well, you never know…
Here’s a panorama from inside the performance area, where there is now a bar!
Work never stops for the owners here – they put this in during a full wedding season – and still they are the loveliest people.
Many congratulations again to Jason and Chloë – and huge THANKS for having us along for your Big Day! (Also, thanks to all the dancers for your energy and enthusiasm! You rocked!)