Married on Dec 16, 2017 in Western Cape

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How did your love story begin?


We both worked for the same company. I didn't really notice him in the beginning as we had such a high staff turnover in that department that I thought, "oh another one! Wonder how long he'l last?" ... AND! He lasted ! According to him he had noticed me however I didn't have the most approachable body language. It took some planning to strike up a conversation haha! Needless to say, that first conversation has turned into a lifetime of conversations!

Tell us all about the proposal.


Apparently he'd been planning a proposal for a couple of months. The original plan was supposed to take place on our yearly holiday at the Knysna Oyster fest. I grew up in Knysna so he thought that would be THE place to do it. I had secretly planned a trip to Thailand before we headed off to Knysna. When I surprised him with the tickets this threw his plans off completely! Apparently our Thailand trip was the most stressful holiday he'd had! He left the proposal to our last night there! For 10 days he carried the ring with him. From having heart pulpitations every time we walked through the metal detectors at the airport, to me digging in the bag looking for towels and sunblock, to making sure the box hadn't fallen out of the bag on our day trips, to finding the right place to do it. Eventually on our last night while sitting on the beach eating ice cream he started digging in his pocket... it didn't slide out his pocket as smoothly as he wanted it to haha! And that's when he asked me to be his wife!

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Roca on Dieu Donne Wine Estate

Roca on Dieu Donne Wine Estate

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