The Melbourne Cup activities seem to have started yesterday, with the main event happening on Tuesday. When we were on the train yesterday, in our grubby walking clothes, at least 80% of the passengers were very dressed up and every single woman was wearing a fascinator, some of them pretty large and fancy. They were pretty. It made me wish that I could dress up and go to the horse races too, just to see the outfits and hats.
For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, here are some examples of fascinators: