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: August 9, 2006
At Paul’s house…he he he.
Paul’s is 24 years old and I am 27 years old.
Just before Christmas we were shopping for presents and he said “let’s take a walk along the pier” – I said “it’s too cold!” Eventually he got me there and on the pier with people passing by he got down on one knee and proposed – I let out a massive scream of shock & surprise!
Stag – paint balling followed by bowling ending in the curry house with drinks. Hens – spent the weekend at Alton Towers & Spa day at Alton Towers.
Paul choose the suits.
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We shopped online, buying orchid table decorations, confetti table trivia, a teddy and for the two mum’s engraved pins.
Ian Stuart care of NOW magazine.
The Bridesmaids were my sister & Paul’s niece. They wore Cadbury’s purple bridesmaid dresses from Dagenham’s.
The Best man was Paul’s oldest brother. The Ushers were my brother, two of Paul’s brothers & our friend
New Life Church, Worthing.
We travelled in a BMW.
There were 250 plus at the wedding, just under 100 at the reception and 150 plus at the evening do.
As a colour theme we took the purple from Cadbury’s chocolate.
Yes – Cadbury’s choc miniatures & wedding trivia in mini gold envelopes
We had an array of white & purple flowers. The Bridesmaid’s bouquets were hand-tied white roses with diamonte, pearl and purple feathers.
The Burlington arranged the menu for us.
We had M&S wedding cakes which were decorated by my best-friend’s Mum.
We had a DJ in the evening.
No, we didn’t have gift list. We received traditional gifts of money in red envelopes.
We stayed at the Burlington Hotel before our honeymoon which was in the Maldives with the first resort.com
When the Pastor (Victor) said who gives this woman & my Dad pausing and then reluctantly saying “I do”.
Yes, literally, while asleep the night before, I dreamt I looked shocking and people sharing the day with us were thinking what does she look like?
We wish it would last all week, the day just goes so fast – having an earlier wedding ceremony would help make the most of the day.