Haydyn and I had talked about for a while. We had bought the ring with the intention of getting engaged on Bonfire night - but Haydyn's sister got there before…
Written by Louise Holt Last updated: October 6, 2008
He proposed whilst in Italy
We were in Rome for our 3 year anniversary. On our first night there we went to the Trevi fountain to find a restaurant for dinner. I’m of italian origin and had spoken of how beautiful the Trevi fountain was at night. Whilst sat in a corner of the fountain he got down on one knee and asked me to marry him ‐ in Italian. Laurence doesn’t speak Italian but asked his friend from university who studied Italian to teach him the phrase.
I called my parents who were in France at the time and told my mum. We then called his parents and I called my brother as I wanted him to be included in the excitement of it all
Platinum band with a solitaire diamond
No it was his choice and a fantastic one at that. For about 6 months before he proposed, every time we went by a jewellers I would always hint at the type of ring I’d like and he got it spot on.
He doesn’t wear jewellery and prefers to wait for a wedding ring
We had a gathering with friends at my parents house in London a few weeks later and went for dinner with both families to celebrate.
We’re looking at the end of May 2010. Feels like a while away but the time is creeping up so quickly
Choosing the dress and sorting through all the intricate details that will ensure the day is as special and beaufiul and memorable as possible.