先週の記事「A fairytale wedding：おとぎの国（イギリス）の結婚式 前編」の続きです。
Next it was time to sit down for speeches, champagne, wine, and afternoon
tea. Afternoon tea is a tradition in Britain but we rarely have the time
to do it properly. I felt it was a real luxury. Look at how pretty and
wonderful it was...
After eating and drinking, everyone went outside and roasted big
marshmallows on a small bonfire. We also played with sparklers (a small
firework). As it was dark, it was hard to take a good photo but please
have a look...
It was very cold outside so we then went inside the barn and the dancing
started. This is what is very different from Japanese weddings, I think.
As you know, I'm very shy so I didn't dance until the groom twirled me
round and round in a funny dance! But, I enjoyed watching everyone
having great fun dancing. Doesn't it look nice and cosy in the barn?...
It was then that I had to leave to catch my train home, so I missed having
the evening meal and cake, but here ( at the top of this article ) is a picture of the wedding cake.
It was decorated with a Lego version of the bride and groom and all their
favourite biscuits. The cake was so unique, bright, and fun, just like the
bride and groom...
This has been a very long article, but finally, I want to say a huge,
heartfelt thank you to the bride and groom. Since they walked into my life
in June, they have brought sunshine and smiles and some very special
moments. I can't imagine what I would do without them. They are two of
the most amazing people I've ever met, and I feel so touched to have been
able to share their special day at the weekend. I truly hope those of you
in Japan will come to Liverpool and meet me and these fabulous
friends someday. At the bottom of this article there is a picture of the
three of us together. (Can you see that the bride's bouquet was made from
Have you had a special or moving experience lately? Please do tell me
Until next time, take care! Best wishes, from Corrina. ☺️