Paul and Kim”s relatives and close family friends fly into the airport right on Hamilton Island. Within minutes, we are comfortably ensconced in our cliffside apartments among the gum trees with stunning views out over the sea.
|Virgin Blue gets me to Hamilton Island from Sydney in a 2 hour non-stop flight.
|What an opener! – The view out to sea from my bedroom in Shore Line apartments on the windward side of the island.|
|Kim”s sister Cassandra, dad Bob, and friend Lloyd|
|Paul and Kim “not nervous at all”?|
|My sister Anne and Trevor, Michael, brother Mark and Jenny|
All Saints Chapel is perched beautifully on a hill overlooking the sea – an idyllic spot in the late afternoon for all of us to witness Paul and Kim exchange their marriage vows. Father Bill comes across from the mainland to officiate.
|Father of the groom, Bob Alexander|
|Paul (looking every bit like my late sister Cathie”s son), and Uncle Michael|
|Kim with her two sisters, Cassandra and Kirsten, and her father Bob|
|Paul and Kim with his dad Bob, and his brother Dan and his wife Kellie ready to toast the union|