The trend continues, to go where no bride has gone before with a very unique ceremony….shiver on and look no further. Akemi Kito and Hiroshi Matsuoka enter a chapel made of ice during their wedding ceremony at the ‘Igloo village’ on Lake Shikaribetsu in Shikaoi town in Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido. Geeze.

Here in winter, gone in spring: the phantom village. The


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When it comes to getting married, usually no expense is spared for what is after all a once-in-a-lifetime event. “People tend to get married , whether they have a job or not, whether they get a promotion or not,” says David Wood, the president of the Association of Bridal Consultants, a nationwide training organization for wedding planners. A recent survey undertaken by the National Association of Catering Executives (NACE) reported that they are not seeing increases in cancellations of weddings due to the slowdown in the economy. However, a little less than half of those surveyed reported seeing a decline

Handbag Hooks Unusual Favours

Sitting at the table of a charity ball on Friday evening, all lady guests were given a beautifully packaged black gift box.  As there were 5 ladies on our table we spent quite some time trying to work out what this stunning gift was!  After opening the organza bag in which the box was held, we opened the boxes to reveal what appeared to me to be a bangle with a mirror on to put on one’s lipgloss…vain moi?  We did have a giggle, and came home non the wiser and too embarrassed to ask our kind hosts. After the

In a culture so keen to defy tradition, the sky really is the limit when it comes to choosing your wedding gown. With dramatic black joining traditional white and ivory in the style stakes, today’s brides are more bold and adventurous than ever before. I noticed last year several of the major wedding publications both in the U.S. and the UK featured black bridal gowns, but only this recently did I actually see them in the window’s of bridal stores. We all have a little black dress (L.B.D.) or three as a wardrobe staple, many of us would not dream




Not updated my journal as much as I should have lately, but I’ve been having a busy old time! Go on admit it…you’ve been checking for any exciting updates!

Firstly we had the school Easter holidays here and my eldest two children needed some “mummy time”…which was fun, even though it rained almost every day! My baby Theodore, has been poorly and had to go to hospital…thankfully he is





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