Rachel and Jacques. Jacques and Rachel. These two.
It was a day that was predicted to see severe weather conditions due to Cyclone Owen raging through Southeast Queensland at the time. We were all nervously peering at the sky, but by the end of the sunshine-filled day, we were smugly asking “Cyclone Owen who?”.
This day was so intimate and raw. Earlier that morning, Rachel had opened a gift from Jacques that was a collection of letters he had secretly written her since he asked her father for Rachel’s hand in marriage. She read through with tears in her eyes, each letter detailing the depths of his love for her and how excited he was to be her husband. That’s when we knew it would be a bloody great day.
At Factory 51, they pledged themselves to each other in an emotional ceremony and later danced up a storm in the epic industrial venue. What. A. Blast.