"It’ll be the best day of your life they said." Talk about setting something up for an anti-climax. But our wedding day was just that. To have all our friends and family in one place for a huge celebration was an unforgettable experience.
And though it was very much a traditional English affair, held in leafy Surrey where my wife (yes, still getting used to that) hails from, we still managed to inject a bit of our love of Switzerland into proceedings.
While chocolate ladybirds from Läderach and mini-Lindt Easter eggs added a bit of stereotypical Swiss spring to the table favours, it was the table plan itself that was all-out Swiss.
In my only serious contribution to the wedding planning I set up a Swiss-alp themed table plan, with each table named after an iconic Swiss mountain or one that means something to us both.
For those that weren’t in attendance, here’s how our alpine hit-list appeared on the tables, together with the text that justified the inclusion of each on our big day:
Mike Stuart moved to Switzerland in 2013 when his better half Zoë landed a job in Zurich.