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So Far, So Good

9 March 2010

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Today is our Wedding Anniversary – 8 years.  We were married in what could laughingly be called a garden at David’s house in Yuendumu – an Aboriginal community about 200 miles north west of Alice Springs.  And that was the nearest town. It was hot and humid (explanation for why my hair isn’t exactly looking its best!  And I can’t believe how blond I was). 

We were only about the 6th couple to marry there and it was broadcast on an Aboriginal television service (in Walpiri, the local language).  After the ceremony, which practically the whole town attended, lots of us drove to the only building between Yuendumu and Alice Springs, which is a roadhouse. 

We had dinner and we danced, surrounded by lots of very bemused truck drivers!

An unforgettable day and one of the more unusual weddings I’ve attended. 

Thank you, David.  So far, so good.

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16 comments

  1. Happy Anniversary Sally & David! What a great photo (unposed ones are almost always so much better!). And I thought that about your hair too!


  2. Congratulations, Sally and David. You have created a lovely home together – one of my favourite places to visit. May you celebrate many more happy years together.


  3. What a beautiful photo, Sally. Happy anniversary to you and David – many more to come.


  4. Happy Anniversary and congratulations! :o)


  5. Happy Anniversary… that sounds like my kind of wedding!!


  6. Congratualations! – hope you had a great day today and that the fish and chips were good.
    xoxo to both of you


  7. Your wedding sounds like it was perfect! Happy Anniversary!


  8. Happy anniversary, Sally and David! We here are coming up on 8 yrs in June, and our wedding was most informal also!


  9. Congrats and love to you both. You look so lovely and happy together in that pic, (very blonde too!)

    We think we’re still on for September this year, BTW, if you want – building will start on Monday so we should be done.

    Miss you, have fun celebrating,


  10. Congratulations! Lovely photo and story.


  11. Happy Anniversary! Congratulations, and I hope you had a wonderful day (and night) yesterday.

    xoxo


  12. Happy anniversary. Wishing you many more to come.


  13. Congratulations and much love.


  14. You both look so Happy – Congratulations on your Anniversary; And may you stay, forever young.


  15. Congratulations and may you have many more happy years together.


  16. Happy anniversary, Sally and David!



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