The Bloke Proposed Today…

I had a very different post planned for today. I’m in Scotland with The Bloke for the week, and I spent some time last night preparing a post that showed all the different photographs I took on the nine hour drive it took to get here (it’s a lot more interesting than it sounds, I promise). It was sitting in my drafts folder, ready for me to press publish the next day.

However, The Bloke and I visited Dunnotar Castle this morning. It was an absolutely glorious day, and I sat on the cliff top opposite while he adopted his inner David Bailey and went around taking pictures of everything. It had rained the night before, so the grass was still a bit wet and I had borrowed The Bloke’s spare t-shirt to sit on while I was waiting for him to finish. It was a truly spectacular view, and he had put his bags and camera paraphernalia next to me to look after.

He eventually walked over and stood next to me, asking me what I thought of the place. I told him that we could forget the rest of the holiday, I was staying here for the rest of the week as it was one of the most amazing things I’d seen in a while. He then started rummaging around in his camera bag and before I knew it he had pulled out a ring box, got down on one knee, presented me with a beautiful ring and proposed.

I cried and snorted an ‘of course I will’ at him, then cried some more… It couldn’t have been more perfect – we were alone, on a cliff top, overlooking a stunning castle on the coast of Scotland. Beautiful. I would show you the pics I took directly afterwards but it’s not a pretty sight – there’s mascara everywhere.

However, here’s the view…

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And here’s the ring…

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I’m a very lucky lady indeed…

235 thoughts on “The Bloke Proposed Today…

  1. Awwww, Suzie. I have tears in my eyes (no snorting here though πŸ˜‰ ) .. Congratulations… smashing news! x

  2. Congratulations Suzie!! What a lovely surprise, and a beautiful ring too. It sounds like an idyllic place to be proposed to as well. Have a lovely week πŸ™‚

  3. *BIG HUGS*
    CONGRATULATIONS to you and your bloke πŸ™‚
    I’ve been waiting ALL day for this post ( see…. I can keep my lips sealed hahaha) to shout this fabulous news out!! I’m so flipping over the moon excited for the two of you ….and BOY did he do a great job with the location of the proposal! *high five to the bloke*

    Love you girly!

  4. Ach I have to say that made my eyes leak a little, I’m so happy for you and so happy that someone else is getting some happiness! Very many congratulations to you both πŸ™‚

  5. woo hoo, now that’s what I call a POST!! Even dog’s got ecxcited by the squealing (me? no someone else…) Biggest congrats, sooooooooooooooper news

  6. I am sitting here crying tears of joy for you and the Bloke! How wonderful. Congratulations to you both. I am so excited! It is like one of my daughters getting engaged, in fact, I am crying more for this than I did when my oldest was engaged! Isn’t that awful? What a wonderful, wonderful vacation for you, what a beautiful way to let us know about this joyous event in your life. So very happy for you. ❀ DA~Cathi

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