Last Sunday, the 16th of August 2009, the BGF wed Mr Nacho. I did mention previously that I’d explain how the nickname Mr Nacho came about so here goes.
Well, the simple reason is, he lurrrves the movie ‘Nacho Libre’ and has probably watched it about 3,425 times. He knows every bit of the dialogue and every bit of the action. In fact, he knows it so well, he’d even laugh at the same jokes before it comes on. How’s that for a big fan? 😀
In fact, he so inspired the boy that at one stage, the boy kept mimicking one of the scenes in the movie, much to my amusement and horror. Tsk tsk.
So yes, that’s how the BGF’s boy came to be known as Mr Nacho. Well, he also looks a wee bit like Nacho Libre, just without the skin-tight pants and red cape…
The day started pretty early for us – the boy was going to be the designated wedding car driver while I was going to be one of the jie meis. To show how seriously he took his role, the boy wore a white shirt and a black tie. He was just missing the black hat to complete the driver look 😀
When I arrived at the BGF’s home, she was already getting her hair and make-up done.
Soon after, the boy rang me to say that the groom and his entourage were on their way. Woohoo! The interesting bit was, there was no gate-crashing for this wedding. Yes sirree. The groom and his entourage was welcomed with open arms from the bride’s family. But the jie meis still received an angbao. Heh.
After a round of photo taking, it was time to head off to the groom’s home. Another round of tea-ceremony and photo taking ensured. At one stage, the bride requested for all her jie meis to take a pic with the couple. And there were about 21 jie meis in the picture. TWENTY ONE! That’s because the bride has LOADS of cousins lah. We also got one of Mr Nacho’s nephews to roll about on the new bed. Well, he jumped and somersaulted more than rolled but I guess that’s just as good.
The last stop for the day was back to the bride’s home. The usual photo-taking and tea ceremony except that the bride’s clumsy younger brother managed to break one of the tea ceremony cups. Heh. Then again, the entire house was covered with relatives, friends, etc etc so it was mayhem throughout.
Good fun though!
We headed off to run some errands before checking into the Crowne Plaza Hotel Changi Airport. The BGF + Mr Nacho has very kindly booked us a room to get ready and spend the night.
We had a wonderful room with a wonderful view of the runway!
I spent quite a few minutes watching the planes land. Very cool! Oh and don’t worry about noise because the rooms were sound-proof. It was evident in the sheer weight of the door. So heavy lah!
The ballroom was pretty interesting, a nice change from the usual ballrooms. I like the ‘jungle’ effect on the walls and the ‘foliage’ on the ceiling.
It was a nice, simple and heartwarming wedding. And the boy and I were very very glad to have been part of it! 🙂