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Well, my other half and I had an islamic ceremony back last summer, very informal about ten people there in total and one of our friends conducted the ceremoney, so technically, in the eyes of Islam, we're married, but have no proof.

We were going to get married this summer at the Register Office, but with this KSA job coming up, we've brought it forward ! So, Saturday 15th March is the big day! We have a houseful of people staying over on Fri night (about 15 at the last count ! ), and then we're having a small 'reception' at our house, around 50 guests or so after the ceremony. Its a biggish house (five bedroomed extended semi ) so will cope easily.

THen we're planning on going away for a few days, probably to Rome for a brief honeymoon. I'll then be back at home for about two weeks before coming out to KSA.

Its all going at about 100mph at the moment. Got my leaving do tomorrow, last day at work on Friday ( I've worked here 16 years ! ) m get married on Saturday, go away on honeymoon, get back for 2 weeks at home for last min prep then fly out.

I just hope I don't get stressed out and manage to keep it all together!
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Well, my other half and I had an islamic ceremony back last summer, very informal about ten people there in total and one of our friends conducted the ceremoney, so technically, in the eyes of Islam, we're married, but have no proof.

We were going to get married this summer at the Register Office, but with this KSA job coming up, we've brought it forward ! So, Saturday 15th March is the big day! We have a houseful of people staying over on Fri night (about 15 at the last count ! ), and then we're having a small 'reception' at our house, around 50 guests or so after the ceremony. Its a biggish house (five bedroomed extended semi ) so will cope easily.

THen we're planning on going away for a few days, probably to Rome for a brief honeymoon. I'll then be back at home for about two weeks before coming out to KSA.

Its all going at about 100mph at the moment. Got my leaving do tomorrow, last day at work on Friday ( I've worked here 16 years ! ) m get married on Saturday, go away on honeymoon, get back for 2 weeks at home for last min prep then fly out.

I just hope I don't get stressed out and manage to keep it all together!
still time to do a runner then!

congrats. hope it goes well.
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Best of luck mate.
Sounds v v chaotic!
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good luck, hope it all goes well...rome would be perfect for a honeymoon, have a fabulous time...

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Congratulations and good luck...but do try and get all the necessary documentation sorted as well as the ceremonial formalities.
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Mazel tov!!!
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Well, my other half and I had an islamic ceremony back last summer, very informal about ten people there in total and one of our friends conducted the ceremoney, so technically, in the eyes of Islam, we're married, but have no proof.

We were going to get married this summer at the Register Office, but with this KSA job coming up, we've brought it forward ! So, Saturday 15th March is the big day! We have a houseful of people staying over on Fri night (about 15 at the last count ! ), and then we're having a small 'reception' at our house, around 50 guests or so after the ceremony. Its a biggish house (five bedroomed extended semi ) so will cope easily.

THen we're planning on going away for a few days, probably to Rome for a brief honeymoon. I'll then be back at home for about two weeks before coming out to KSA.

Its all going at about 100mph at the moment. Got my leaving do tomorrow, last day at work on Friday ( I've worked here 16 years ! ) m get married on Saturday, go away on honeymoon, get back for 2 weeks at home for last min prep then fly out.

I just hope I don't get stressed out and manage to keep it all together!
Brilliant.............

Q: Where do Muslims go on honeymoon?
A: The Vatican

Well if King Abdullah can do it..........

Bantam, where did you fix up for a place to stay in the end? One of the compounds?
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Bantam, where did you fix up for a place to stay in the end? One of the compounds?
Thanks all you lovely people for the good wishes. Might even post up a pic or two of the happy couple ( whoever they are ! ).

Yes The Dean, got a place on Salwa Garden Village, I think its somewhere near the airport, fairly new, been open about a year, part of the BAE Systems thing.

So, I might not be posting on here for a few days.Obviously from being tired and literally shagged out from my honeymoon.
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Thanks all you lovely people for the good wishes. Might even post up a pic or two of the happy couple ( whoever they are ! ).

Yes The Dean, got a place on Salwa Garden Village, I think its somewhere near the airport, fairly new, been open about a year, part of the BAE Systems thing.

So, I might not be posting on here for a few days.Obviously from being tired and literally shagged out from my honeymoon.
Muslims have sex on their honeymoon?

Excuse me while I find that old joke...... back in a minute......... I'll put it in a new thread.......
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gis a clue can't find that in any dictionaries, nearly said dics then realized it was you! Not of course that ...........now i'm gonna stop digging that hole!
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gis a clue can't find that in any dictionaries, nearly said dics then realized it was you! Not of course that ...........now i'm gonna stop digging that hole!
sorry conf hope you know what I meant! was in no way calling you a !!!!! now the hole is gettin bigger!!
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[quote=lookinatdubai;6054200]gis a clue can't find that in any dictionaries[quote]
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[QUOTE=Madam Medusa;6054208][quote=lookinatdubai;6054200]gis a clue can't find that in any dictionaries
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[QUOTE=lookinatdubai;6054221][QUOTE=Madam Medusa;6054208]
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gis a clue can't find that in any dictionaries

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