While there’s debate over when we started officially dating and let’s be honest, there’s normally contention over this fact…the truth is it was in July.
I was certain I knew what and who I wanted, so I took a little trip to visit Chris Hannan from Hannan Jewellery Designs. We sat and chatted over a drink about the style of ring, the diamond grading and organised to visit him again in a few weeks when he’d completed the design. It was incredible! He showed me a 360-degree detailed diagram of exactly what the ring would look like; happy days!!
In October, a few months later, we went driving just outside Melbourne to Cannibal Creek Vineyard for a “picnic” (obviously I chose that location for the name). I led her blindfolded to the perfect view where she could read the balloons ‘MARRY ME’ tied to the vineyard poles by my best mate Nick, soon to be Best Man. I undid the blindfold, got down on one knee and proposed in French. All photographed by her sister Sarah to capture the memory.
Finally, by March we were married! Now that’s a day I will never forget and conveniently wrote it all down for the next blog post!