Anecdote – Our three weddings

I can’t believe it has been fifty years!!

Opher's World

Our three weddings.

Marriage was not something either of us believed in – so we had three.

We believed that the only real commitment was our love for each other. We had no need for a wedding.

However, we were aware that our parents did not quite share the same view. As Liz’s parents were not talking to me we thought a marriage might break the ice, build the bridges, douse the fire, patch things up and a host of other clichés.

Needless to say it failed spectacularly on the friendly repair side.

I can’t think why?

So we organised a Buddhist wedding, a registry office wedding and a Pagan Wedding in Windsor Park complete with Maypole on May 1st. It seemed a bit of a laugh, an excuse to bring all our friends together and a way of appeasing parents and relatives.

Two out of three’s not…

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