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Sharron Report 2 Oct 2012 21:36

The college for which the OH works is organizing a black tie dinner for Christmas. I studiously avoid any event for which it is necessary to dress up and have manage to not attend anything like this for over forty years.

I am,however, planning to attend this one.

I am looking to buy a dress for the event, even though I have not worn a dress this century and rarely wore one in the last.

What next I ask myself?

Watch this space!


Wend Report 2 Oct 2012 21:48

Oh no! Sharron in a dress with all the trimmings. This is the start of a good thread I reckon, he he!


SueMaid Report 2 Oct 2012 21:49

We want photos :-D


Sharron Report 2 Oct 2012 21:51

I didn't say anything about trimmings.


George Report 2 Oct 2012 22:01

Shame on you for not accompanying your OH on various events.

Go and get the best stylish dress you can find and be a good wife. :-D :-D :-D :-D

George :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 2 Oct 2012 22:05

Sounds great Sharron.... Good for you.
Why the change of heart?



ButtercupFields Report 2 Oct 2012 22:07

You will look great Sharon but please tell me you will not wear those Dr Martens...*frets...... :-D :-D :-D


Sharron Report 2 Oct 2012 22:21

George, I am not a wife and nor do I intend to be.

He knows how much I don't want to go to that kind of event, has been to very few himself and has never expected me to accompany him.

Not quite sure why the change of heart Gwyn.I suppose that ,after forty years,it seemed like a good idea to have another look.

I don't have any Dockers at the moment but might look out the Toe-Teckters in case he expects me to dance (it won't happen!).

I'm not there yet and I am itching to get home already.


Wend Report 2 Oct 2012 22:53

This thread gets better by the minute! Sharron, you is one gawjuss lady - dig deep now gal, get those peeptoes on!

Putting this on my *Watched Threads*


Sharron Report 2 Oct 2012 22:56

Will I have to wear pancake as well as drag?


Wend Report 2 Oct 2012 23:13

Just be yerself, silly moo


Sharron Report 2 Oct 2012 23:17

They won't let me in and I will have to stay outside with a glass of lemonade and a packet of crispa like I usually do when we go out.

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 3 Oct 2012 09:29

Although I do not blame you in the slightest Sharron I do not like to go to OH work Doo's or even my own I very seldom solicalise with my co workers out of work hours, I find it an invasion ,thats my time, I spend over 8 hours aday with these people why do I have too out of work. Even at Christimas I do the Xams Lunch time but thats me lot.

However seems to have decided to go, stop being negitive about it , as Wend go and be yourself, or failing get absoloutely rat arsed and make a show of yourself :-D :-D :-D


PricklyHolly Report 3 Oct 2012 09:46

Sending positive thoughts to Sharron.

**You WILL be the belle of the ball.** :-D


Sharron Report 3 Oct 2012 09:55

Getting rat arsed was one of the reasons I stopped going to them Hayley.

It happened every time and the going round and apologizing to everybody afterwards is so time consuming.Not to mention the looking for another job.

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 3 Oct 2012 10:10

PMSL :-D :-D :-D :-D

Well we'll cross that one off the list then, but I do understand thats why I don't like em, yes like most I like to let me hair down get drunk and when I get the slightest bit tipsy I get loud and lairy .....there is a line between business Hayley and fun Hayley ;-) and to me the 2 don't mix.

But I think its great you have decided to attend... :-D


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 3 Oct 2012 10:42

Be the designated driver, then you won't be tempted to have the one too many ;-)

You could enjoy the meal then slip away after the first dance with the excuse that the Dad sitter needs to get home. Job done!


Sharron Report 3 Oct 2012 10:55

My drinking days are pretty much gone anyway.Think i may have had my lifetime's quata in earlier days!

It will be a disco I believe and I was rather hoping the slipping away bit might be before the first dance rather than after.

I have just ordered a couple of dresses on-line to peruse and I did inulge myself with a sweater to go over my jeans as a little reward.

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 3 Oct 2012 11:14

does it have to be a dress?


Sharron Report 3 Oct 2012 11:16

No, but I have seen a couple I don't mind the look of,

I can hide the trainers under a long dress as well.