We are starting to send out the Save the Dates to our overseas and local friends. I just emailed the first batch of Save the Dates to my Indo friends. Although it’s not a norm to do this, we thought it’s a good idea to inform our out-of-town guests early. So for our friends, welcome to our blog! This blog documents the preparation of our … Continue reading She says: Sending the Save the Date
After the pleasant debacle in Timbre Old School, I was disappointed… Maybe my inner showman wanted to have the proposal on stage, where the spotlight will be on us. But I respected that Hellen was not comfortable with this Public Display of Affection (PDA). But while the night seems to be over, my mind keep on spinning to ensure that this proposal attempt will NOT … Continue reading He says: The Proposal – Perfection
So the fateful day came, 31 Dec 2008. I have made all my preparation ready, all our friends are in town and in the know. It is time to execute the plan! We all met up and proceeded to Timbre, Old School. Earlier in the day, me and Kevin went up to Timbre to place the flowers I bought for the occasion too. I got … Continue reading He says: The Proposal – Panic!
2 months before New Year Day 2009, I began sourcing for the place. As written in an earlier post, I went to Jazz@South Bridge first, but due to the performances on countdown day, I got no choice but to find another alternative. After much consideration, I decided on Timbre@Old School, which is at Mount Sophia. With the focus on pure acoustic music, Timbre@Old School is … Continue reading He says: The Proposal – Preparation (Timbre & the Song)
Now that my preliminary planned outline is done, time to put all the pieces into place. The most important singular object of a proposal is none other than the proposal ring! At the period of time before my proposal, my other 2 friends (Junhong and Nah) were looking for their respective rings to propose to their girlfriends too. A common topic among us will be … Continue reading He says: The Proposal – Preparation (The Ring & The Lie)
OK, so I told Hellen I won’t propose in 2008…. Haha, it was cruel… But in a way I assured her that I will propose.. So it is time to plan: Keys to proposal planning: Time, venue, people, memories, ring, process! Time – 1 Jan 2009, 12 midnight [Why? Because I felt that since I told her I won’t propose in 2008, I want to also … Continue reading He says: The Proposal – Plan
So here I begin my attempt at a short story.. a true real-life account of how a failed proposal attempt turned alright at the end.. And it began like this: A typical Singaporean guy’s proposal goes like this: “Hey dear, you know hor… I just checked out the HDB website and there is these flats being built near Punggol. I think we should ballot for … Continue reading He says: The Proposal – Prologue