Matt and Olivia met in a crowded bar in Portsmouth during their post-graduate studies. They were introduced through a mutual friend and it wasn’t long before Olivia persuaded Matt into a cheeky drunken kiss. The rest…as they say…is history!
Matt planned an amazing 30th birthday surprise for Olivia which included renting a car, filling it with gifts, and driving down to the incredible Gallivant Hotel in Camber Sands. Matt had previously collected the bespoke engagement ring that he’d had made by a jeweler in Hatton Garden and the couple went down to the beach with a camera phone to explore the sights.
Matt: “Are you going to get off your phone?” Olivia: “Sit down, you’re blocking my light!” Matt: “I will, but I need to ask you an important question. Do you know how much I love you?” A weary Olivia: “yes” Matt: Will you do me the honour of being my wife?” You can guess what the answer was – and the couple both cried and drank Champagne before calling their parents! It was the best birthday surprise ever!