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Donny’s Mini-blog for Friday: What a fun start so far!

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So the partying has begun. We greeted my brother Jimmy this morning, and then our friend Debby who flew in from Philadelphia. And then in the evening the partying began in earnest when Chris’s parents, brother, sister-in-law, and the Ruggiero … Continue reading

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Chris’ mini blog – Wednesday

Today was our last day of wedding admin. We put together the ‘Magic Bag’ (a bag containing everything we will need on the day), did a bit of last minute shopping and also got the house ready for a party … Continue reading

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Donny’s mini-blog for Tuesday

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So my tactic for dealing with the stress of the upcoming nuptials is to try to have as normal of a routine as possible. This means going to the office for a couple of days of work. This way my … Continue reading

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Searching for a connection

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Those of you who have been following my part of the blog know that I have been dealing with a lot of conflicting feelings about my family and their reaction to the news that Chris and I are getting married. … Continue reading

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The joy of practicalities

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So we have had a fairly eventful week in the Wong & Dicken household. First of all, after much hemming and hawing and trying on dozens of suits, we have finally gone back to a nice one that we both … Continue reading

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Levelling up.

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So I have been rather quiet on this blog lately. In part, I have really not had much to say. The situation with my family had not changed in the past month–week after week I held my breath but no … Continue reading

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Good News from Across The Pond

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I thought I would give you a quick update on the Wong family situation. There’s still no news from Donny’s parents – they are still not using the ‘W’ word at all – but the really good news is that … Continue reading

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Parental encounters of the third kind

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SCENE: Weekly Sunday night call home. Chris is in bed already. I am still on the couch, with a glass of scotch for both encouragement and premeditated consolation. We were watching Close Encounters of the Third Kind earlier. The Superbowl … Continue reading

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Cycling out of the closet

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I’ve been commuting to work by bicycle every day for the past few months. I love it–the freedom of movement, the fresh London air (well, as fresh as city air can get…it’s infinitely fresher than the stale air pushed through the … Continue reading

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Consider Yourself… One Of Us

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We’re just on our way back from a great visit with my parents in Snowdonia, where my folks celebrated our engagement with a nice bottle of bubbly, and really made a fuss of Donny – making sure he knows he’s … Continue reading