Meet our second Blogging Bride - Hollie
Hi, I'm Hollie and I live in Pontefract, West Yorkshire. I’m 27, and my partner is Adam, 28. We’ve been really close friends since college (yeah, I know.. yuk!) where we met in an 80s nightclub, dancing like we’d never danced before. He must have wooed me with his excellent robot or I must have wooed him with my outstanding Van Halen-style jump, you know how it goes. We’ve been those kind of people that are always together since then and eventually became an official ‘thing’ without really realising it. We have a gorgeous, recently-turned 6 year old little boy named Charlie, who is an absolute Daddy replica, copying anything Adam does. He’s the best. I run a fanzine called The Low Road which includes articles, poetry and illustration in my local area and I also write for a football website called Owls Alive. I work in a record store and in my spare time I volunteer locally for the Lioness Club. I enjoy going to watch live music and other indie, off-the-beaten track events, as well as hosting my own. I also enjoy making things and illustrating. My family are a creative family; my side are into sewing, art and handmade things and Adam is in a band so he’s into all the music side of things. These are definitely two elements we’re going to bring to our wedding. We’re at the very beginning of our ‘wedding journey’ having only become engaged last month (at a festival). I’m knee-deep in internet blogs, Pinterest boards and magazine clippings, but obviously still very scarce on actual booked and finalised things. There’s a lot of ideas going on, so I’m excited to start getting things down into actual plans and seeing the day come together. We want our wedding to be personal to us, as a three – Me, Charlie and Adam – Not just the two of us as a couple. I like to support independent creative people too, so we’ll be trying to incorporate different aspects that might not be the traditional way to go. I’m a bit of a perfectionist, whereas Adam is really laid back, so I’m hoping things will all go to plan, gulp! We’re aiming to get married in June 2016.