Sabina and Saleem June 1999 - How did you meet? We met in the Summer of 1996, when she was over here on a holiday, she came back and we…
Written by Paula Jones Last updated: July 10, 2007
We started working together in 1999. After he left in 2001 his cousin Tas, with whom I still worked with said Harry was asking how I was. He then asked for my number so we could catch up. We went out for a drink a couple of weeks later and we have been togeter ever since
I am 24 and Harry is 33
Harry asked me to marry him on boxing day 2005 in Gran Canaria. We were walking along the beach and he got down on one knee and said,” Here goes! Will you marry me?”
Harry went to Manchester with 18 friends and they went to a strip club. Saturday morning they had a football match and in the afternoon they went go karting and Saturday night they went clubbing. I didnt have a hen night as I am pregnent and will have one once the baby arrives.
Harry helped by signing the cheques and turning up on the day.
I use Confetti to find suppliers
My dress was ivory corset with a full skirt from Stevie Gowns.
I had 4 bridesmaid and 2 flower girls My Maid of Honour was a close friend and her 2 daughters as bridesmaids. My cousin was another bridesmaid and one of my cousins 2 little girls were my flower girls
The best man was my husband best friend and 2 of the ushers were cousins and the other usher was a close friend. They all worn top hat and tails
Harry is Greek Orthordox so we had a Greek wedding
In a greek church, The Tweleve Apostles
Royal Chace hotel
Our wedding car was a 1930 beauford convertible
We had 150 guests to the church and another 50 to the evening
Our theme was our colours lilac and silver
We had lilac sweet peas as center pieces and lilac and siver confetti on the tables.
Our guests received silver boxes with mints in and it was in a lilac organza bag
My bouquet was lilac sweet peas and the bridesmaids had lilac sweetpeas with white roses the table arrangements were fish bowls on mirrors with licac stones in the bottom with lilac sweet peas. By Priory flowers
The venue provided our food we had greek dips and bread , prawn cocktail, roast lamb, profitta rolls followed by a fruit platter with ta coffe and mints
Our wedding cake was 4 white tiers with cake jewellery round each teir by Victoria Bakery
We had a live band Distello
It is greek tradition to pin money on the bride and groom, but we also had a gift list with John Lewis
We didnt go on honeymoon we just stayed 3 nights in the hotel where we had the reception
Walking up the alsie to Harry as we hadn’t seen each other for 5 days!