Thanks, thanks, thanks, thanks, thanks, thanks, thanks, thanks, thanks
Rachel, Deborah, Michael and their partners Angus, Ben and Heather for all the help they could give and the many surprises on the day.
Oma/Traudi for the tireless making of the bunting and the production of the 136 egged cake
Cat for the months of coaching and counselling
Debbi and Daisy for the foraging, growing and cooking of the sharing dishes
Simon, Jason, Harris, Clyde and Oskar for washing up and waiter-ing with smiles.
Susi, Klaus-Dieter, Ernst-Christian, Uschi, Christof, Andrea, Stefan, Silke and Weert for bread from home (most missed item of any German in exile)
Pauline for the massive cheese; belegen and oude kaas…
Deborah for the Cullen Skink on Friday night
Michael and Rachel for the welcome drinks: Whisky and ginger ale
Cat and Steve for the dancing lessons
Anthony for being the chief run-around
Dorle and Ernst Christian for the Bavarian music and the beautiful brides headdress
Uschi and Christof for the traditions
Eva, Anthony, Yunior, Elisabetta, Fraser, Christine and Matthew for the photography
Rick and Claire, Raye, Eileen, Steve and Sue, Rachael and Stuart, Nuno and Sofia, Richard and Lynn, Cat and Fraser for hosting our guests
Steve for the piping
Louise for the stone table decorations and the bunting and the egg boxes
Kate for keeping everybody in order
Paul for the exquisitely scenic fiddle march over the hills of Huntly
Rachel, Deborah and Cat for the hen night weekend in Dunkeld
Fraser, Rachel, Angus, Cat for the cleaning at night
Joss and Roelf for the barmanship
Omar Afif for the Gnawa music
Jake for the guitar in the interval
Fi for coaching with Morning has Broken
Alistair and all at Clachanyell band for the speedy music
Alison for cleaning on Sunday, thanks, thanks
Raye for the great red socks
Rachael for the photo booth
Susi and Klaus Dieter for the knitted scarf
Anna and James for the willow and the garlic (planted today)
Fraser for the stag beer
Alice for the pineapple slicer
Traude for the double gloves
Elisabetta for the pretty invitation to the Italian Alps
Andrea und Stefan for the Marzipanbrot
Uschi for the seeds
Anonymous for the sweet peas
Anonymous for the banana loaf
Do let us know if there is more to watch out for – we are still sorting out the boxes….
Jenny and John, Mick and Laureen, Iain, Gill and Chris, Andrea and Stefan, Juliane, David and Ella, Mark and Lisa, Paul and Mary Claire, Roben and Craig, Andrew and Clare, Margaret and Stuart, Miep and Roelf, Jacqui and Roddy, Lindy, Darren and Petra, Alan, Maureen, Hilary and Frank, Christine and Kevin, Phil, Neil Angus, Andrew Shearer, Sibylle and Richard, Fiona and David, Liz and Ryan and all of you above for coming and also for the many, many cards and wishes we got.
Keith and Pam, Joanneke and Donald, Marian and Michiel, Stefan and Enza for being with us in spirit.
Thanks for being in our lives over the last 25 years.