“Being in love never goes out of style”

Grace Ormond

How Deep Is The Ocean

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I finally splurged on an iPad and in doing so decided to upload all, and I mean all, of my cd’s to my iTunes account. Once I began, I was committed. I needed the space. I needed to feel liberated, hip and in touch with the present century. Instead, I found myself caught up in the past. Small tight smiles and waves of nostalgia crossed my face, furrowed my brow, jogged my treasure box of memories buried away, waiting to be woken. I came across songs that reminded me of a first love, long, lazy summer days, “He who cannot be named” and “He who never knew” and songs, where I knew every word, that years later, still tugged on my heart. Music I would listen to when I fell in love; thank heavens the song changed each time. And music I would listen to in order to move on. As each album downloaded, I saw and heard parts of my life flick by like an 8 mm film. And then I came across an Etta James song (I believe the lyrics were by Irvin Berlin). I was 26 and in Paris. Life was in front of me and rich with promise. I was staying on the Left Bank and the sun was reluctantly waking up and unfurling its delicate rays through the endless, cloudless sky. I had thrown the windows open to embrace the day and in doing so heard music playing from an attic dormer window not too far away.The lyrics still haunt me:

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Good Morning Beautiful

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While you’ve been laying in bed on a Sunday morning (and why shouldn’t you?) we’ve been working on the much-anticipated return of our blog. Stand by for weekly pearls of wisdom, fresh ideas on planning your destination wedding and confessions of a wedding planner  – all designed to make your wedding planning fun, elegant and stress-free. Who’s with me?

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Perfect planning – is there such a thing?

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Like most people, I crave structure in my life. And while my parameters are pretty darn wide, there is something deliciously satisfying about ticking boxes, crossing out tasks, having deadlines and knowing what’s left to be done. Planning a Bermuda destination wedding is absolutely no different. Apart from the fact that you’re getting married! After you have set the date (and the budget), it’s time to start listing all the things that are near and dear to your heart. So I ask you… in years to come when you look back on your wedding day, what will you want to remember? Somehow I don’t think it’s the napkin fold. Gather up your favourite planning tools – personally, I am a sucker for a great wedding planning book with…

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