We’re all waiting. Audience, designers, families, cameras, laptop screens and TV viewers ““ all waiting for the moment when presenter EloÃsa González announces the name of the new Carnaval Queen 2012.
Bucking the trend of carnival weather and defying the threatened rain which was forecast to hit the city last night, Santa Cruz staged a glamorous and glittering opening to its 2012 Carnaval in a dry and balmy 18ºC.
What is it about the British psyche that makes us so reluctant to do anything that could be construed as making us look or sound silly? We don’t easily slip into alter egos, unlike many of our European cousins who don a wig and high heels at the slightest hint of an excuse.