lang="en-US"> Practicalities | A Gay Marriage Blog: Our Gay Wedding Story
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Our Outfits

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Choosing wedding outfits for a gay couple can be a minefield. Do you match? Do you complement? Do you co-ordinate? Should it be a surprise? In the end we decided to go for matching suits, but different ties. The suits … Continue reading

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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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Chris’ mini blog – Tuesday

I’ve just spent a very pleasant morning working on signage for the venues. Nothing gets you into a more romantic mood than creating signs to tell people which toilet to use. I’ve also been working on speeches for the day. … Continue reading

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Donny’s daily mini-blog for Monday 13th

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So following on with Chris’s mini-blog update, here’s mine: We’ve been quiet on here the last couple of weeks…but only because it has been a flurry of activity filled with daily discussions with different vendors, friends, and each other about … Continue reading

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Monday 13th Mini Blog

Inspired by various daily Olympic micro-podcasts I’ve been enjoying over the last couple of weeks, I’m going to have a go at writing a mini blog update each day this week on the run up to the wedding. I probably … 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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Work Work Work

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We are discovering that the more actual work there is to do for the wedding, the less we are updating this blog. Sorry about that. Here’s an update on where we are. First of all our fabulous invites eventually arrived … 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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More about Islington

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So here is another article about us and this blog, this time in the Islington Gazette. We’re sandwiched in between a few stories about the Arsenal football team, a missing paedo who failed to check in with the police, and … Continue reading