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Help!

March 17th, 2009 · No Comments · music, wedding

“Help! I need somebody.Help! Not just anybody.”The Beatles Help. I need some, desperately. We want a band for the wedding reception in the evening. We thought we had one but then their agent told us that it turned out the guitarist is Best Man at a wedding that day. We’ve searched the web and asked […]

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The wedding car

February 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment · wedding

Friends Rachel and Mike rang this evening and made the kindest offer. Mike’s father has a rather nice car, a silver Chrysler 300 I understand. Hayley had been looking at hiring one to be driven to the wedding. But now Mike has arranged to drive his father’s for her. Not only is it a thoughtful […]

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Wedding Photographer

February 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment · wedding

We have booked our wedding photographer, Jason Lock. His wedding site is here. He the husband of a local Mum that Hayley knows through playgroups. We spoke to several local photographers and looked at their work. They were all good, but after meeting Jason there was only one choice. His work and his enthusiasm for […]

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First on the plane

January 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · wedding

Several friends in the US have told us that they plan to come over for our wedding this summer. But times are hard and circumstances can change so we have told ourselves not to be disappointed if some don’t make it. So yesterday Hayley was very excited when her friend Dani not only called to […]

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Invitations and stationary

January 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment · marriage, wedding

As we enter 2009 we can now say “we are getting married this year”. Still sounds a bit strange. And when I think how quickly time has flown since I proposed last August, it is scary how little time we have left. With the new year Hayley has been prompted into action. She has ordered […]

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Desmond James Rodgers (1933 – 2008)

November 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment · death, illness, lucy, marriage, medical, oliver, wedding

Grampy Des with Oliver and Lucy, September 2007 It is with the greatest sadness that I have to write that after a short illness Hayley’s Dad died on Tuesday. About three weeks ago he was admitted to hospital with relatively little concern. However tests revealed that he had advanced lung cancer with secondary tumors. For […]

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Booking the registrar

October 10th, 2008 · No Comments · wedding

We had an appointment with the registrar at Stockport Registry Office this afternoon, to book their services for next August. The interview was in two parts, each of us seeing him separately and him asking us the same questions. Seems to odd to think how geared up it is to detecting false marriages or bigamy. […]

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An announcement

August 18th, 2008 · 5 Comments · marriage, wedding

Every so often, someone will ask Hayley “How did you and Steve meet?”, probably expecting a succinct “through friends” or “at a party”. Instead they get the following story. Settle back now, this could take a while. Back in 2002 Hayley was living out in the USA. She had a serious car accident that left […]

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