Engagement Rings

Why going ring shopping with your man (or woman) is a good idea

This seems to be one of those topics that splits opinion right down the middle. On the one side you have the die-hard traditionals who dream of a candlelit, down-on-one-knee, heart-racing, surprise and who bolster themselves with the absolute assurance that they’ve found the person who knows them better than they know themselves and therefore… Continue reading Why going ring shopping with your man (or woman) is a good idea

Proposals · Wedding Traditions

Time to take the plunge this Leap Year?

Regardless of personal opinions on the topic of Amy Adams’ 2010 romantic classic Leap Year (which range from ‘light and frothy’ to suggestions that ‘Ireland should sue’) you have to admire Anna Brady’s sheer determination to propose to her distressingly disinterested boyfriend in the face of weather, cows, chavs and unreliable trains.  But why does… Continue reading Time to take the plunge this Leap Year?