Matthew & Edith got married at Clearwell Castle!
October 14th, 2011
Of course I’m alive, Silly!
Truth is, I’ve been beyond busy and I’d much rather keep up with my work than keep people waiting, I just somehow need to keep a balance. My blog has always been my pride and joy but it’s taken an unfortunate back-seat. Sorry blog.
I’ve been writing up some articles to share with you and I’ve got lots of really special pictures that I’m thrilled with so keep a look out for them.
So, after such a long wait it’s been quite difficult to decide what work I should show you first. A wedding in Devon? A friends wedding in Bristol? A wedding in the middle of a field in Yorkshire? A wedding on a boat? A Chinese wedding? Engagement shoots on the beach?
I think, I should just carry on where I left you hanging last time.
On with Matthew and Edith’s wedding then…
Yes, not even a week after Mike and Kathryns wedding, I was back to cover a fantastic Chinese wedding at exactly the same venue.
I had covered weddings of Chinese couples before, but none as traditional and hectic as Matthew and Edith’s.
When I met up with them, they began to tell me of all of these plans for their day, but one thing that definately caught my attention was the “Chinese wedding games”.
If you’ve ever partook of these “games”, you’ll know just how harrowing they are if you’re the groom or an unlucky usher.
The basic idea is for the bridesmaids to set the groom challenges so that he can prove his love for his sweetheart.
Press-ups, feathers, blindfolds, oranges stuffed with wasabi, booze strong enough to make you giddy just at the smell, large bribes and general cruelty were the order of the day for Matthew and his loyal friends. Certainly not my idea of a calm start to the day.
The rest of the day was a pure delight, as was Matthew and Edith’s company.
I’ll let the pictures do the talking, hopefully you’ll feel as though you were there.
Enjoy, and you’ll hear from me soon.