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A Wedding -The Cake, Singing and The View

The Suitcase Singers, with whom I sing every week in Penryn, were invited to sing at a wonderful Wedding today. Our singing was all a surprise for the Bride! It was a fabulous occasion and greatly appreciated which was lovely.

Their Wedding Cake was a wonder to behold – a cake made of cheese!

Cheese cake for the wedding

Waiting to sing for the Bride. Thanks to Anne for the photo.

The rain fell but it marred nothing. The view is still lovely even in Cornish rain.

The view from The Ferryboat Inn across The Helford River

 

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A Very Special Wedding

Here is a gallery of photos from last Monday when Mydd and Josh celebrated their marriage at Godrevy Beach, Cornwall. Click on any photo for detail. It was a day so full of love that it was tangible. The air was alive with love and laughter, smiles and serenity. May their life together be long and happy and full of beauty.

 

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The Wedding, The Bride and Some Shoes

We had a glorious and very happy Sunday celebrating, with family, the marriage of one of our nieces.  I left my memory cards at home so had only the limited number of photos that the camera itself will record. Here then, is the beautiful Bride, a detail of her lovely dress and some of the gorgeous shoes worn by the guests.

Ellen

Ellen

I love pretty shoes! Here are just a few …….

…….  and a beautiful little bridesmaid taking a break.DSCN3211

 

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Story-Time, Raincoats and Watering Cans

After singing with The Suitcases this morning, G kept Grand-Baby B happy by reading stories.

Story time in the cafe

Story time in the cafe

2   We had fun playing in the rain.

Coming back in

Coming back in

We went next door to visit for a little while but left the wet watering cans on their doorstep to collect on the way back home.  We bought the stripy kettle one when we were in Senegal for D&A’s wedding three years ago. For pictures of that fabulous event click here.

Watering Cans

Watering Cans

 

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Humanist Wedding, Man on a Bike and Dessert

I loved my whole teaching career and when I retired I never dreamed that I would be so lucky to have this job of conducting special and unique Ceremonies for happy people! Today saw the Wedding Ceremony of a young Swedish couple and it was just lovely. They have promised to send me some photos  that I can put on here but I did just manage to snatch one as they walked up the aisle together afterwards. It was a new experience for me to have the vows repeated in Swedish.  All fifty  guests had come over from Sweden for the event.

After the Ceremony

After the Ceremony

2   As we were waiting for the Ceremony to begin, I noticed a biker on the cliffs, balancing his bike on a boulder and making an intriguing silhouette.

Biker on the Headland, Newquay

Biker on the Headland, Newquay

3   I saw a board outside a hotel in Falmouth the other day saying – “Did you know that stressed backwards is desserts?”  I decided that a dessert was on the cards today as the lovely Mr S has been battling a nasty virus for a week and I am struggling to beat it off so I decided that we both needed some quality comfort food. Rhubarb Butterscotch certainly fits that bill!  If the photos tempt you, the recipe can be found here. Click on any photo for the caption.

My heart goes out to all the people affected by the terrible earthquake in Nepal, such a beautiful country with beautiful and generous people. We bought a Shelterbox recently and I would be pleased to discover that our box is going out to help the people of Kathmandu.

 

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Humanist Ceremony, Daymer Bay and Happiness

What a beautiful day I have had! The sun shone and the air was warm and I went to stunning Daymer Bay to conduct a Humanist Ceremony of Re-affirming Wedding Vows on the cliffs and it was just brilliant! The lovely couple had been married for 6009 days today and it was his birthday.

As a surprise, she had organised friends and family to be on the cliffs and it was just the loveliest, happiest ceremony that brought tears to many an eye. It included a Hand-fasting which I have not done before and many readings done by family and friends, one of the most moving poems being written and read by their lovely daughter.  It was so very special and I have permission to share these photos with you. Click on any photo for the caption and detail.

 

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Boat Jumble, Humanist Wedding and Simple Supper

1   We went to the annual Boat Jumble today and I found a beautiful terracotta wash basin with a painted rim. We understand it came from a boat and would love to know more if any reader can help.

Decorated boat basin

Decorated boat basin

2    I conducted a Humanist Wedding today with torrential rain outside and the sunniest of smiles inside the marquee. It was, as always, a beautifully simple  event, unique to the couple involved. Click on any photo in the gallery to see detail.

3   A simple supper was called for tonight – a delicious Asparagus, Pea and Lemon Risotto. We didn’t have any white wine so I used a splash of red instead and it was truly scrumptious.

Simple supper

Simple supper

 

 

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