My birthday falls on New Years Eve and so I am always guaranteed a party atmosphere the whole day long. Last year I hosted a Fancy Dress party --- well, it was more of a theme night --- the theme being 'Gangsters and Tarts ' ! Not very original, I know , but nevertheless great fun .
Everyone entered into the spirit of the theme and all the guests turned up looking suitably sleazy in wonderfully authentic outfits. In fact I didn't recognize some of my girlfriends, I think they had put their makeup on with trowels.
There were 'Mafia' bosses and 'strippers' and 'ladies of the night' in every corner of the room and the music blaring out was seductively sensuous.
It really was one of the noisiest parties I have ever had and all the movers and groovers on the dance floor sounded like a dozen earth pounders as they stamped their way through tango after tango.
I had forced my ample bosom into a tiny red satin basque, teamed it with a tight black skirt, split almost to the waist and was draping myself around a guy in a white 1930s suit and black shirt -- very ' Robert de Niro' -- funnily enough he was Italian . Well we were having the usual playful slap and tickle and attempting a rather steamy Argentinian Tango when I noticed things were getting rather heated on the other side of the room. I extricated myself from ' De Niro's' grasp and sashayed over to see what was going on .
One scantily clad lady, slightly rounder and more 'blowsy' than any of my usual friends , was propositioning my neighbours husband and my neighbour was having none of it.
''No-one barters with my bloke ,'' she screamed , '' Take your filthy suggestions back onto the street, you wh..............''
Before she could say any more the gate-crasher, for that is what she was, flew at the indignant woman and what can only be described as a heated 'cat-fight' broke out. Soon other women joined in, taking sides and screaming like banshees, pulling hair and ripping bodices and scratching with their crimson nails. It was mayhem.
There is very little more depressing than hearing the chimer ringing in the New Year, while sitting in a cold police cell.
So, for those of you who may think my Countdown Challenges have become a little too 'fluffy', this was the second storyline. Still following the same Rules and words, details of which can be found on Matt's blog page /http://miblodelcarpio.blog.co.uk/ . The words included are ;
Noisiest, Hosted, Pounders, Movers, Chimer, Trowels, Draping, Barters, Rounder, Ample, Long .