Mick and Ali’s work fling resulted in the birth of their son, Ruebyn. However, when the time came for them all to live together, Ali changed her mind and the pair lost touch.
It wasn’t until Ruebyn was 16 and a half that Ali heard from Mick again, through a Facebook message. The couple started talking again and it was like they’d never been apart. Ruebyn got to meet his dad and they all got on like a house on fire.
It felt natural to become a couple again and six months after getting in touch again, Mick proposed to Ali. The proposal took place in February on a breezy day in Bournemouth. They were walking along the beach front, sharing fish and chips when Mick got down on one knee.
Ali was so shocked – she thought he was having a medical episode. Instead, he presented her with a beautiful diamond ring from the Vera Wang Love collection. It’s a diamond solitaire with two secret sapphires set underneath – a readymade something blue!
After a 20 month engagement, the couple tied the knot in a seaside themed wedding at the Cumberland Hotel.