Weʼve raised £1,170 to raise some coffers to help us to have a honeymoon somewhere hot and Vit-D-heavy during the January blues.
- Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
- Funded on Thursday, 5th October 2017
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SPECCY HONEYMOON FUND - THE CHEEK ! THE IMPUDENCE!
This feels like a bit of an alien and cheeky thing to do, and we really don't want to be 'those guys' (i.e. white, privileged, asking for handouts to go off- grid) but three different goodly people who aren't even joining us for our wedding have asked us today how they might offer us wedding gifts (how lovely is that?), and a friend suggested that it's probably a wise and practical thing to create a space that allows for this amazing sense of generosity to happen.
We do this with a strong caveat of immense gratitude and absolutely no 'should' attached.
In terms of material possessions we really don't need any more 'stuff'. We live modestly and happily in our Whitley Bay home. We volunteer to save the local seal population, recycle often and always pick up dog poop whenever we see it (maybe). We're not entitled a**holes, but we also don't have much by the way of disposable income.
SO, what we'd really love is to go somewhere hot in January 2018 to celebrate our wedding in one of those big splashy 'once in a lifetime' trips. We're getting married on 9th September 2017 but are waiting until January '18 for The Big Trip because this is often the month when the weather goes to kaka in the UK and the blues tend to sink in (Beccy has Bipolar/disregulation disorder)
If you know/vaguely like us and wish for us to experience some Vit D and a wee slice of paradise (we have our eye on a place called Holbox Island off Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula...but we shall see!) then you could, if you felt inclined, throw a little cash our way and help us to get there.
Much love and thanks to all, and did we mention just how excited we are to get wed?!
Spencer and Beccy x
- 6 months ago
Speccy Pritchard-Owen6 months ago
Dear You Lot. This week we fly to Mallorca for our honeymoon. We decided that given how active my illness has been over the past few months, a shorter flight seemed wise. So we're gearing up to enjoy ten whole days of spring-like beauty on this historically rich island. We've been entirely overwhelmed and uplifted by the generosity that has been shown to us over the last six months. Thank you so very much. We plan to shower each of you with future kindness, love & japes. Consider this our I O U. Much love, Speccy x
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Sep 30, 2017
Have a wonderful January sunny honeymoon!! Lots of love from Roggers and Owen X
Sep 13, 2017
Should cover you for a few tequilas - or whatever - enjoy your ongoing fabulous lives x
Sep 12, 2017
with our love to you both. Sarah and Oliver xxx
Sep 12, 2017
Thank you for a beautiful day on Saturday. Here's a little something towards some more beautiful days for you two in January!
Em Whitfield Brooks
Sep 12, 2017
so sorry I couldnt be at your wedding. Loved all the photos and was thinking of you all day. Err, can we have another hen weekend please...and can I meet Spencer soon?!! love always, em and Tim x
Sep 12, 2017
Happy honeymoon x
Sep 11, 2017
Wishing you all the very best for the future together. X
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
We are a approaching-middle-aged couple who have been friends for 15 years, but only go together in the last 2 years, and we are passionate about people, music, people, travel, people and ale.
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