A Canadian Canary Visits Paris: The Unforgettable Wedding Celebrations of My Special French Friends!

I hope you will enjoy reading about the ‘main event’ during my trip to Paris. I thought it was fitting to publish this piece on Valentine’s Day!

Canary Gal

Carole and Gildas await the Mayor of the City Hall in the 9th arrondissement of Paris (where they live) with joyful anticipation. He officiated their marriage, as is customary in a secular ceremony. Carole and Gildas await the Mayor of the City Hall in the 9th arrondissement of Paris (where they live) with joyful anticipation. This dignitary officiated their marriage in a marriage in a  formal civil ceremony.

Saturday January 10, 2015 was a day that I will always remember.  I awoke to milder temperatures and weak Parisian sunshine and straight away prepared for a long-awaited event: the wedding ceremonies of my lovely French friends, Carole and Gildas!  I had looked forward to this special occasion for months, and this exceptional couple had worked very hard to ensure that it would be a day that family and friends would cherish forever. Their

Gildas, the groom (far right beside Carole) is attended by his good friends: what a coordinated effort in couture (fashion)! I loved it. Gildas, the groom (far right beside Carole) is attended by his good friends: what a coördinated effort in couture (fashion)! I loved it.

natural inclination to  intricately plan and organize was clearly evident before and during the extensive festivities.  That was…

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