Let’s just say that this post was supposed to be up and published earlier this morning. In my head I thought I’d be racing home yesterday after an afternoon at the local track, downloading the photos and getting it all ready to publish today.
Turns out a Melbourne Cup event can prove a little *tiring*. I may, or may not, have gone to bed before my six-year-old. As my girlfriend said on Facebook this morning, “at what point yesterday did I start thinking it was Friday night?”.
And that’s just it, isn’t it? It’s so quintessentially Australian to take a Tuesday off work, whack on a hat and frock, go to a lunch that celebrates a two-minute horse race and drink champagne like it’s a Friday night.
In my defence, it was also a girlfriend’s birthday. Champagne is mandatory.
Here’s how the day unfolded:
If you’d like to see some more of the gorgeous outfits I spotted yesterday, head over to the album on my Facebook page.
Did you celebrate the Melbourne Cup yesterday? Did you have a win? Importantly, what did you wear? And can someone come round and take out all the pins from my hair?