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Venue: Ashcombe Maze

October 2019

In 2017, after almost 10 years together Anthony decided to finally propose to Esther. He had done his research on internet forums to pick the best ring and enlisted the help of her friend to check her ring size.

Once FedEx delivered the ring, Anthony checked his work travel schedule, only to find a small window of opportunity between work trips and Christmas! He planned his proposal approach, which involved framed p...

Venue: Metropolis Events, Southbank

October 2019

It was the year 2009, yes, a decade ago, when the bride and groom first laid eyes on each other. At a bus stop.  Annie and Ken were both first year Biomedical Science students at Melbourne Uni and were living with their parents in Doncaster. Their houses were only 2 streets away from each other.

They were catching the same bus but it took one week for Ken to muster up the courage to talk to Annie. The...

Venue: Lancemore Macedon Ranges

December 2018

Perhaps we should start this story by thanking this Groomsman for persuading Andrew to accompany him to Chinese class. For some reason, Andrew agreed to attend and this decision set him on the path to a serendipitous meeting.

When the couple first met in Chinese class, Andrew was immediately taken in by Celine. Like any know-it-all lawyer, Celine knew the answers to everything in class. And like any...

Ceremony & Reception Venue: Quat Quatta

December 2018

Vincent and Sidney’s love story began 7 years ago at a party where this beautiful bride spotted the groom showing his fantastic dance moves. Sidney thought Vincent’s dancing was so good that she walked up to him and paid him that compliment. 

They met up in the city the next day in between Sidney’s classes. They had a coffee and chatted about Vincent’s childhood and Sidney’s life in Australia whi...

Ceremony: The Willows

Reception: Peninsula

March 2018

This love story began in 2012, at a fine establishment that I’m sure many of you are familiar with and very appropriately named for today’s purposes, Love Machine.

Over the next two years, Lucy and Colin developed a mutually beneficially business relationship. The turning point was probably this one night at another fine establishment - Alumbra - was unusually quiet, so Lucy and Colin passed the t...

#jacksaralovestory - An excerpt of their amazing wedding day from February 2017

Ceremony & Reception: Rippon Lea Estate

December 2016

Frances and John met on a lucky and auspicious January 31st in 2014, which was also Chinese New Year day. Frances was scheduled to meet her girlfriends for a dinner date. Out of the blue, the Maid of Honour and Sister, Justine, invited herself along to dinner at the last minute AND asked Frances, “Can I bring a friend?” Frances just assumed Justine’s friend was female – and was surprised to see...

Ceremony and Reception: Manningham Function Centre, Doncaster

November 2016

Jenny and Kai met in 2006 while studying at Monash University together. Their friend zoning continued as they graduated on the same day in 2008, and only saw each other at mutual gatherings at the Pharmacy Balls or Ondergronds birthdays. Then they started meeting up more. They upgraded from texts and Facebook Messenger to phone calls but Kai didn’t want to call her every ni...

Ceremony: Battery Point Community Hall, Tasmania Reception: Brooke Street Larder November 2016 ​​ It was a warm summer’s evening, one New Year’s Eve, when this tale of true love and romance began. Merryn and her friend Brooke were out and about in Sydney and celebrating.

Ceremony & Reception: Grand Hyatt Melbourne

November 2016

Yi-Wen and Jonathan met at the O’Brien Institute 4 years ago. In the beginning Jonathan was only a shadow underneath the clock in the molecular biology laboratory – meaning Yi-Wen never even really noticed him. Specifically, whenever she looked at the clock, he was just this shadow always standing there. This all changed one fateful day when Jonathan threw out her carefully placed culture sl...

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