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We are married!

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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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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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Suits and Bubbles

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Just a quick update–we’ve been relatively quiet over the past few weeks. I had a bit of work travel, and Chris went to visit his family. Then we had a lovely long weekend in northern Spain where we attended the … Continue reading

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Yay! We’re not related!

Giving Notice

Yesterday we did our first official wedding thing. Early on Monday morning (well, it was 9.30, but that’s early for us) we journeyed through the melting snow to Islington Town Hall and met a registrar to ‘give notice’. Giving Notice … Continue reading

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Parental encounters of the third kind

No Gifts

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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Days and confused…

Save the Date!

So it has been difficult to select a date for our wedding. You naturally want to be inclusive. And you instinctively want to be practical. And yet you want to please as many people as you can. But at some … Continue reading

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The joys of Islington

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So I am happy to announce that we have decided to try to do as much as possible for our wedding in the borough of Islington, where we live. You already saw in a previous post how enthralled Chris and I … Continue reading

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Facebook, privacy, and pressure

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Wow, two posts in one day! I haven’t been this inspired in…days. So now it definitely feels like the pressure is being turned on. Earlier today, Chris and I decided to make our engagement public. We had already told family and … Continue reading

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The Proposal

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As we start to tell people our news, we can’t help but notice that all our male friends tend towards hearty hugs and offers of congratulations, but our female friends tend to go in for squealing and an instant demand … Continue reading