– 133 – a Tuscan wedding

So… apologies for not being very present around here of late… but we had a wedding!  My little sister got married on a very hot Tuscan day and it was fabulous.

I should have taken more photos… but I just enjoyed the day and only remembered here and there.

The ceremony took place at this little remote chapel called ‘Eremo di Santa Maria delle Grazie’. (Near Badia Tedalda, AR)

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the local hairdresser decorated the church, (and my sister….

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… and she looked amazing.)

In this photo the bride and groom are getting showered in rice for good luck.

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And here she’s standing next to our baby brother, who also celebrated the service.  (He’s a Franciscan monk/priest which is totally ironic because I remember very well what a naughty child he was!  Life is funny like that).

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The reception took place in the grounds of one of mum and dad’s neighbours.

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… and mum made the favours.  Small sachets of sugared almonds with a little rosary made by the people in my brother’s mission in South Sudan.

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We ate so much it was ridiculous (Italian weddings are a lot about the food) and the only picture I got it’s this one.

OMG…

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The day just flew by… and no the bride didn’t end up in the pool… just the feet…

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