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I had a bash at a seating plan for the wedding last night and it was a horrible experience I can tell you. Now there is nobody in my family who have fallen out but my folks got divorced 10 years ago so the two sides of the family have not met since then. Actually my mum has made an effort to keep in touch with them but my dad hasn’t. It will be odd as he is my cousins only uncle but he hasn’t spoken to them for over 10 years and I don’t think my youngest cousin can have seen him since she was about 8. However I think as they all profess to love me they will be on their best behaviour.

We will see though as best behaviour is often hard to keep up after a gallon of free wine!

But the real problem was the rest of them. The masses of singles, sitting them so they didn’t think they were being set up, the other singles we have created because of our no kids allowed rule and the friends from different stages in our life. The talented one and myself have our school friends, university friends, old work friends and Amsterdam friends and family plus a few current colleagues thrown in. I want people to sit near people they know and will have fun with but inevitably amongst such groups of friends there are ex lovers and new partners and usually there are three of one group and eight of another to sit on tables of 10!

Then you need to work out who should sit close the star table (that’s us) and which noisy drunks should be tucked away at the back.

Which is particularly hard as I fear that I am the noisy drunk.

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