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Bohemian vibes, a relaxed atmosphere and a festival feel describe the wedding of Melbi and Andrew. Held in a historic 1850s house in the lush hinterland of Nowra, with six acres of ornate gardens and a rustic barn, the event was conceived as a free-spirited extravaganza. “Working and living in Sydney, I did not want to have a wedding in a Sydney venue as it would remind me of work,” says Melbi, who, as an events manager, had the expert knowledge to bring the celebration to life. “Merribee was recommended by a friend. We loved it and booked it immediately. It...

Love has a funny way of showing up when you least expect it. This was the case for lovebirds Melissa and Benjamin, who worked at the same company when they met. Melissa saw something special in Benjamin and this attraction led her to eventually ask him out. Having embarked on an amazing journey of love, friendship and joy, it took Benjamin six years to ask Melissa for her hand in marriage. “Ben doesn’t rush things!” muses Melissa. The proposal took place on picturesque Balmoral Beach one afternoon, where Ben decided to treat Melissa to lunch. In order to ease the nerves, he...

Sometimes you just know when you’ve met the one. This goes for soulmates Sara and Kye, who met through a mutual friend during a night on the town. After exchanging pleasantries, sharing a few laughs and enjoying a couple of drinks, Sara was instantly amused by Kye’s sense of humour and his unforgettable Essex Hooters T-shirt. “We got on so well very quickly,” recalls Kye. “I think after five minutes, I offered her my number and said we should have dinner. She brushed me off saying ‘No, here’s my number if you want to go for dinner, give me a...