A Very Happy Day

Weddings bring people together with so much happiness and love.

We saw Pete and Elena overcome more than most people have to face in a lifetime to celebrate their love in marriage. This wedding was to take place in Cambodia ( well the official part was to be in Bangkok ) . But now they  officially married and the blessing and celebration party will be in Cambodia on December 20th.

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On Friday we gathered at the Registry office in Brisbane with family and friends to witness them say their very beautifully written vows. Peter’s brother Rob and his lovely partner Jordan were the witnesses and Steve and I were so proud and happy.

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We have a beautiful new daughter in law, who has shown such strength and love and we welcome to our family.dsc_0857

Following the ceremony we had a short drinks party at the United Service Club, where Peter was able to visit workmates from when he used to work in the kitchen before moving to Cambodia.

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Our family: including my sister Catherine, cousins Helen,George,  Pip & Hugh  and Tim and Eliza.

Then it was off to West End to Trudy’s beautiful house where the garden was lit with lanterns, drinks were on ice and food was ready. Not to mention the friends

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Peter gave the most wonderful speech thanking the family and friends who helped them prepare this lovely fun party.

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The cake was made by Pete’s very good friend Emily, a doctor who could change professions and become a cake baker.

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Rob and Jordan are  very happy to welcome Elena to our family.

What a night.

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