BIG FAT GYPSY WEDDINGS has been the most talked-about show on TV and delivered ratings almost as enormous as the frothy, bejewelled frocks its subjects wear. This book offers a window into the secret and surprising world of Gypsies and Travellers in Britain today. From spectacular first communions, strict courtings and jaw-dropping weddings, this book covers all the extraordinary rite-of-passage events in a Gypsy's life and offers an insight into their fascinating world. All the favourite characters from the show are there - from Thelma the miracle dressmaker to Paddy, the champion bare-knuckle boxer. Warm, engrossing and funny, BIG FAT GYPSY WEDDINGS lays bare an exotic unseen Britain that exists right on our doorstep.The only thing more rapid than the Janome 6600p sewing machine is Thelmaa#39;s machine-gun Scouse chatter. She is certainly a force to be reckoned with. With her slim figure, long, blonde hair and heavy make-up, shea#39;s one of those women anbsp;...
|Title||:||Big Fat Gypsy Weddings|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2011-09-29|