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Facts And Fiction

by | 20th, October 2003

‘KNOWLEDGE can often serve to place a thing in context.

‘The capital of Italy is Rome’

For example, if we first hear that Vanessa Feltz has struggled with her weight, we are less surprised to then learn that she chooses to live in north London bricks and mortar and not a house on stilts in Bangladesh.

Without the background facts we are less able to appreciate the here and now. But some facts are apropos of nothing. They are facts that stand alone.

And so we arrive at the wedding of Jenny Powell and Marcus Baxendell. First fact, and this might be important, is that the wedding was in Italy but neither Jenny nor Marcus are in any way Italian.

They selected Italy for their wedding because Jenny knew it was the place where she wanted to get married after visiting the place with Marcus a few moons ago.

Jenny’s anorexic Italian credentials might explain why the bride and, most horribly, the groom wore white while their daughter, Connie, played in the train of her wedding dress and trod on dad’s cream loafers (most, most horrible).

No Italian would get away

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