I met Paul nearly three years ago through a mutual friend and we have lived together for two of those years. In September 2003 we went on holiday to New…
Written by Louise Holt Last updated: September 13, 2007
I was 27, Paul was 33
Paul proposed to me.
We were on holiday in Egypt and had taken a 2 day trip to Luxor. We had booked a very early morning hot air balloon ride and Paul proposed at sunrise overlooking the Nile. We then went back to Luxor a year later as a kind of anniversary trip and that’s when we set a date to get married.
I took a picture of my ring on my mobile phone and sent it to my mum and sister (who were expecting the news as Paul had asked my dad for my hand in marriage) and then when it was a reasonable time we phoned Paul’s grandma who is a very special lady in both our eyes.
Its an emerald cluster ring. Paul wanted to get me an emerald as its my birth stone, and this way I get 14 diamonds instead of 1!!
No it was a complete surprise…. and i love it all the more because i know the trouble he went to to get it.
Yes he does
16th August 2008
All of it… i love that we are also incorporating Paul’s biggest passion which has also rubbed off on me…. West Ham (sorry ‐ i know it’s a bit cheesey!!)