Our Beach Wedding Day – Part 1

Our Beach Wedding Day – Part 1

An Old Married Couple and Beach Wedding Formalities

The day started with Martha in the hotel bathroom and an impatient Nigel pacing the floor – nothing new there. Except that today Nigel seemed particularly irritated. Or should we call it irritating? Martha was due another lecture as his head appeared through the door: “We really need to go. Everything is always lastminute.com with you.” Martha was only mildly fazed: “Calm down! Just putting my mascara on and then I’m ready to rock. Our appointment isn’t for another hour after all.” With his buttons now increasingly pushed, Nigel moved on to his ‘stage 2’ speech: “You have no appreciation for time. We have to get there in rush hour San Diego traffic and you don’t know the parking situation at the County Clerks Office.” View Post

VIDEO: Our Beach Wedding on Coronado Central Beach

This is a very special and personal video because

This is our personal wedding video from our special day on Coronado Island, San Diego. It was a very private event with no guests. Which must be why the US Navy decided to send a helicopter around, just as we were pronounced husband and wife … Thank you to Dream Beach Wedding and Joseph McCalment for this unforgettable day and beautiful video. It includes the beautiful music we actually used in our ceremony and can be played on desktop only for copyright reasons.

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Our California Beach Wedding – Part 2

Our California Beach Wedding – Part 2

Our California Beach Wedding – Part 2

My black town car stopped at Coronado beach to drop off an extremely nervous bride. I phoned my groom who ensured me that our photographer and our celebrant were on their way to meet me. They found me after my driver had left and gave me a hug and my beautiful bouquet. View Post

Planning your dream beach wedding in California

Planning your dream beach wedding in California

Planning your dream beach wedding in California

As we are crossing the Atlantic Ocean on our way from Dublin to New York JFK, anticipation is really beginning to boil up inside me. Even though my Hollywood-fuelled hopes of an upgrade to first class remained unfulfilled, the stewardess was nice enough to store my white dress in one of their wardrobes.  View Post