As some people on Faceache already know, last week was a double anniversary for me and him indoors – 12 years since we first met and 10 years hitched. Thank you for all the warm and generous words.
We met in Halfway to Heaven and I’m still waiting to go all the way.
It’s an old joke and I tell it every year to groans from Liam.
Liam slipped his ring on my finger two years later. It’s been stuck there ever since.
We ‘formed’ a civil partnership, which always sounded like a firm of solicitors to me. We called it ‘a bit of a do’ and invited our nearest and dearest to the party. Six years later, same sex marriage was legalised and we upgraded to equality class as soon as we were able. Due to a bit of legal hocus pocus, our civil partnership was struck from the record like it never existed and replaced by our marriage.
On the day of our anniversary – our tin anniversary according to tradition – we decided on some posh lunchtime nosh followed by a mini pub-crawl. A meal at Bishop’s had been on our bucket list for a while and we weren’t disappointed. It was divine. The fancy gin aperitif was a great starter. Then we hit the bars.
We didn’t actually sup in all of these establishments, just selected the best from the menu as we meandered round town. Nevertheless, we were a tad tipsy by the time we fell into bed. Pity poor Liam who had work the next day.
Next month, Liam’s planned an anniversary tour of the Smoke to relive that fateful moment when our eyes first met across a crowded bar of after-work desperados.
Maybe this time we will go all the way.
12 thoughts on “Some EnchanTIN Evening”
so, here’s to the next ten years me Old Chinas! – Geddit? ‘Course you do!
If we make it to 20 years I’ll want something more than some old plate! 😀
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“Upgraded to equality class” – haha, how lovely. Wishing you and Liam many more years of happiness!
Thank you 😁
I misread and thought you met in a halfway house 😂 🤣 😂
Knowing the pub as a I do, you’re not far wrong 😀
Finally back home and at a computer who knows who i am. Belated congratulations
Congrats on the dual anniversary AND your impending adventure in the big smoke. What a lucky fellow you are…
Congratulations to you and Liam! (p.s. I’m gonna borrow “Faceache”.)
Thank you and borrow away!
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