30th January 2007 08:08Hi girls, I'm so emotional today. My mother went into the bridal shop yesterday to pay the deposit on my dress and the lady informed her that my uncle had been in on Saturday and paid the whole bill in full, dress, shoes, veil, tiara the works. And he told her that if there was any more expenses she was to bill him directly. My mother was gobsmacked inside in the shop. She was welling up and everything and when I came from work yesterday she was blubbing away, I thought someone had died. Sure when she told me I was blubbing away as well. My uncle isn't married and there's only him and my mam in the family and he has always been good to us but this goes way beyond all of that. He arrived last night and was all blase about it, dismissing my protests about it being "too much money". He's not a one for showing a lot of emotions so he just said "I wanted to do it, and that's that so thats the end of it now stop going on about it, I'll walk you up the aisle (dad has passed away) and I'll sit at the top table, but I'm not making a speech o.k.". And I was like "ok" blubbing away and kissing him. Not only that but he was in discussions with my mother last night then when I was gone about the whole wedding thing, and asking mam how much this and that was costing and what was mam taking care of and he will help her out as well as he doesn't want my mam under pressure but he knows she wants to pay for things as she is the mother of the bride and all that so he told her he'll talk to her closer to the time re: the finances and he'll "make arrangements". Well I tell you myself and mam are going around like too eejitts blubbing and crying over him we are like "awww he's sooo good" and then off blubbing again. It's funny cos he can be quite straight laced and if there's any emotion about anything he's like "pull yourself together" kind of attitude. I'm so lucky to have an uncle like him, he's so good to me I feel embarrassed by it. I just wanted to share this girls thats all.