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Offline Duncan S

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Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« on: August 16, 2016, 11:03:25 am »
Last night I proposed to Suvi Miri Pihlaja
These awesome engagement photos were taken by Mark Burkey on The Ledge in Dihedral on our way into Gaping Gill.
He's caught the ring, Miri's smile, me looking chivalrous, and a person being winched out of the main shaft.
What can I say! I owe Mark big time for this!

We exited via Stream, my first time on this route - wow!
Arrived back at the entrance to Gaping Gill very late and were met by members of Craven Pothole Club who were starting to worry about us. A huge thank you the to whole club for making this trip possible and for making us so welcome back at the Winch Meet camp.

My engagement to Suvi Miri Pihlaja taken by Mark Burkey on the Ledge in Dihedral at Gaping Gill


Suvi Miri Pihlaja and I descending into Gaping Gill main chamber from Dihedral. Another awesome photo by Mark Burkey

Offline The Old Ruminator

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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2016, 11:18:00 am »
Ahh but where will the wedding be ? :bounce: :beer2: :clap2:

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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2016, 11:23:44 am »
Many congratulations to you both, I wish you a long & happy marriage. Very romantic! And great photos!
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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2016, 11:27:01 am »
Ahh but where will the wedding be ? :bounce: :beer2: :clap2:
Well... Mendip would be convenient and Finland might be preferred by Miri's family.
But it seems that Yorkshire now has a claim since we had the audacity to get engaged in their most famous cave.

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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2016, 11:27:26 am »
Congrats Duncan & Miri, if you make it quick, you could solve your insurance problem------ :lol: :lol:
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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2016, 11:32:04 am »
Congrats Duncan & Miri, if you make it quick, you could solve your insurance problem------ :lol: :lol:
LOL LOL !!!!!!!

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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2016, 11:43:40 am »
Congratulations!!  ;D ;D

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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2016, 12:43:31 pm »
Lovely news, congratulations to you both :-)


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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2016, 04:57:13 pm »
Congratulations both! Looking forward to the celebrations the rest of the week! :)

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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2016, 10:24:01 pm »
Hmm, Duncan, just noticed you never mentioned if Miri said "yes"......????
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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2016, 10:50:56 pm »
Ahh but where will the wedding be ? :bounce: :beer2: :clap2:

Tankard master Cave?

Offline Duncan S

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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #11 on: August 17, 2016, 09:58:00 am »
Hmm, Duncan, just noticed you never mentioned if Miri said "yes"......????
Miri said 'yes'  8)

Finnish custom is that both partners get an engagement ring, we chose our rings together.
So she knew ahead of the moment :)

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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #12 on: August 17, 2016, 09:58:54 am »
Ahh but where will the wedding be ? :bounce: :beer2: :clap2:

Tankard master Cave?
LOL LOL  :tease:

I don't think she's prepared to wait that long...

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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #13 on: August 17, 2016, 08:15:44 pm »
Congratulations.  :clap2:
Glad you enjoyed the Craven Pothole Club hospitality. You are welcome back at any of our future winch meets.
Ian

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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #14 on: August 18, 2016, 07:08:55 pm »
Congratulations.  :clap2:
Glad you enjoyed the Craven Pothole Club hospitality. You are welcome back at any of our future winch meets.
Ian
Thanks for the beer and rigging Ian that's the way to exit GG ! ;)

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Re: Gaping Gill Engagement Photos
« Reply #15 on: August 19, 2016, 11:15:09 am »
Congratulations.  :clap2:
Glad you enjoyed the Craven Pothole Club hospitality. You are welcome back at any of our future winch meets.
Ian
Many many thanks  :beer2:

 

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