After deadline at Lucire, a team member of mine got married, hence no updates au blog for a while. ’Twas a great wedding—where everything was so representative of the bride and groom’s tastes that all the guests had a good time. (And no, I don’t have afﬁdavits from them all, but it was pretty evident from what I saw.)
Speeches were quick, and the couple did not overdo anything. This was a genuine celebration that was shared with their families and friends. Held at Auckland’s Mantell’s, every table was roughly the same distance away from the head one, so everyone felt equally important. In fact, I have to say it was the best wedding I had been to.
I wonder how many times families try to outdo one another—something that plagues the local Chinese community (and I am sure other expatriates have similar reports). Here, it was left to the bride and groom, who planned something authentic. Feeling, rather than spectacle, was the order of the day. It was their brand, to a T. It’s particularly good advice to anyone managing a “user experience”.
Oh, never mind my attempt at making this blog-relevant. It was a bloody fantastic wedding and I was thrilled to be there for my friends. Posted by Jack Yan, 12:40
yes, I agree, some weddings can be totally over the top and ostentatious. Sounds like you had a great time...
It was the best wedding I had been to, and the one with the most feeling. Every speech given was genuine (and brief!) and the bride and groom both cried at different stages knowing this was what they truly wanted.Post a Comment
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