335: Natascha And I Are Married. At Last !


Our big day arrived….24th of April 2018.    Don’t panic !    In fact we did not panic.    Natascha was awesome as she wanted a no frills wedding.   All she wanted was to be with me for the rest of our lives, the marriage certificate and to wear a wedding ring.  Nothing else mattered.   She chose to wear her favourite dress with boots (as we thought it was going to pour down with rain all day).   Other than the wedding ring which we purchased a few months back, the only thing we bought for the day was a lovely bouquet of flowers for her.

~Arrival At Graz Registrar~

Natascha was quite happy to go by bus to the Registrar in the Graz city centre, but I put my foot down and we got a taxi, met up with Natascha’s dad and eventually found the office by taking a lift and getting lost in miles of corridors.

~The Wedding~

The Registrar is a lovely lady,  most apologetic for all what we had to go through during the last few months.  She wanted to see our passports, nothing else,  not even the papers we struggled to get legalised.  20 minutes of more paperwork to do !    She’d checked all our details and that the wording was correct on the documents.  We signed for this, that and the other.  I am sure that I bought a timeshare beach hut in the Gobi Desert as my German is exceptionally awful.

Before marrying us, she sent us off to the Cashier in another office miles away in the same building.  On our return she married us.  I kept saying, “Ya !  Ya!” and she kept responding, “Not yet !”.  The service was lovely.

I had a bit of fun making this gif from the two photographs above.

The wedding ring.

The Graz marriage certificate and International marriage certificate were presented to us in this beautiful “Congratulations”  folder.

We never did get married in this shipping container outside the, now, being renovated Graz Registrar offices.  Whew !  And the rain stopped.  It was to be a lovely day.


~Schloss Eggenberg~

Between them, Natascha and her Dad decided that we should visit Schloss Eggenberg in Graz for photos and our Reception.

Natascha’s Dad.  Can you spot him ?

Random shots of Ralph & Natascha.

We held our Reception in the Schloss Eggenberg Cafe.  Coffee and awesome Austrian cakes finished off our lovely day. 

The rain never came, so we did not need our umbrellas.   On the leaving the cafe we checked to see if we had everything.   Dad’s umbrella, a present from Natascha, was missing.   Oh no,  it meant retracing our route to see if we could find it.   No sign of it anywhere.   Luckily, someone had handed it in to the girl in the entrance ticket  office.   It transpired that Dad  (who is six years younger than me ….. work that one out !)  had left it in the toilet when we first arrived at the park.  Whew, I wasn’t to blame after all as I was the one pulling the cat trolley around the park. 

So our wedding ended well with everyone happy and not one worry or stress to be seen after such a lovely day.  Awesome !

~Meet The Whillier Family~

Finally, we are now a true family unit.  Natascha now has two step cats, Sonic & Samantha and I have one step cat, Murli.

Murli “I fuss about everything” Whillier

Sonic “I know everything” Whillier

Samantha “I eat everything” Whillier

Natascha “I do everything” Whillier

Ralph “I don’t do nuffink” Whillier

Are You Happy For Us ?

My next post contains presents & cards we received (thank you everyone), plus previous paperwork costs, plus now MORE paperwork to be done.  Oh boy !

Ralph xox ❤

Photographs taken by Natascha and her Dad

223 Comments on “335: Natascha And I Are Married. At Last !

    • Thank you so much Jan. Hey, we cannot have two happys ! You can be Doc and I will be Dopey. Okay ? 🙂 Ralph xox ❤

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    • Natascha and her dad did well with the photos, didn’t they Barbara ? Thank you so much for your lovely comment my friend. Ralph xox ❤

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      • Yes, the photos turned out great, and thank you both for sharing them. Wishing you and Natascha much happiness. 🙂

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      • You are welcome Barbara. I enjoyed drafting this post with loads of lovely photographs. Thank you again for your lovely words my friend. ❤

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    • Hello Lynne 🙂 It’s nice to know that you are still about and reading my posts. Thank you so much for your kind words my friend. Ralph xox ❤

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    • Thank you so much dear Pamela for your congratulations. May I wish you the same, the best of everything my friend. Ralph xox ❤

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  1. Rain or clouds on your wedding day is good gluck (there won’t be any clouds or rain on your relationship). 🙂 Hertzlichen Gluckwunsch to you both – may you have many happy years together. 💛

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  2. About friggin’ time! 😸 Seriously, congratulations to you both, as well as your furbabies. May you be blessed every day of your lives.

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    • I totally agree Barb. About time too ! The days dragged into months, but we eventually got there. Yay ! Thank you so much for your lovely words. Ralph xox ❤

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  3. Congratulations to both of you! 🙂 I am happy that you and Natascha were finally able to get married after all that you had to go through. But you still need to do more paperwork . . . Oh no!

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    • Oh no ! I totally agree ! More paperwork ! Yuk ! Thank you so much for your wonderful comment dear Arlene. I do hope that you are having a lovely day my friend. Ralph xox ❤

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    • A hugest thank you so much dear Peggy. It was almost Mission Impossible, wasn’t it ? But we got there in the end. Yay ! Have a lovely weekend my friend. Ralph xox ❤

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  4. Love to the two humans and three cats. Wait. . . 🤨 What? Only three cats? 😱 I think you forgot someone, Ralph! 😬 Poor China Cat is EXTREMELY miffed not to have been included in your wedding post. 😔 He demands a Stop Press addendum. I can see him now out in the street near your flat with a picket sign . . . You must appease him or his wee China heart will be forever broken. 😿

    I hope you are both having a short honeymoon somewhere. It looks and sounds like it was a beautiful day. Congratulations! ❤️🌼🌝🌼❤️ x x x Kate.

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    • What ? Wait ! Quick, I must do a quick cat head count. Heck, you are right dear Kate. I forgot China Cat ! I am in big trouble now. I am sure that she will get her own back in a future post. I dread the thought !
      Yes, we had a short honeymoon, about 10 minutes on a tram 🙄 We are not going to have one as Natascha suffers from a daily migraine which is kept at bay by going to the pharmacy twice a day to take medicine which really works for her. So our honeymoon is really out of the question.
      Thank you so much for your lovely comment my friend. Hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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      • I hope one day you will be able to go a short way off, for a honeymoon, maybe just a night in a local hotel? It really doesn’t matter though, does it? You have an exciting future together, and that will be more fun than a few nights away.

        I can’t wait to see what China Cat does for her revenge. I think it will be something we will laugh at but you and Natascha? Maybe not! 😱 A scorned Cat is a thing to dread. 😄

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      • I really don’t know what we are going to do once the paperwork dust has settled. Probably a weekend in Slovenia or, as you say Kate, something local.
        China Cat is plotting something. I can feel it in her bone ….china 😉 ❤

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    • I am so pleased that you are happy for us Stefi. Thank you so much for your congratulations my friend. Cheers *clink* 🤗🍾🥂 Ralph xox ❤

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  5. Yeah! Congratulations to you both! 🎉🎉 You’ve gone through so much paperwork hell to get here … Natascha looks lovely and both of you so happy. Take good care of each other, relax and enjoy just living … no more hassles! Hugs xx

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  6. Natascha you look beautiful love your dress and flowers. Ralph you do look good in your suit. What a wonderful way to spend your wedding day. Bless you both and love to you all. May your worries be behind you now and lots of happiness ahead. Love Christine and Spike. xxx

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    • Natascha did look lovely in her favourite dress and my suit needed to be worn for this special occasion. It has been years since I wore a tie and it took me a few goes to remember how to tie a full Windsor knot.

      Thank you so much for your lovely comment Christine and Spike. Hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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  7. Félicitations à vous deux! .. Natascha a l’air ravissante et vous êtes tous les deux si heureux. Prenez bien soin de vous, appréciez simplement la vie … Belles photos…Bon week-end..

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    • Merci beaucoup pour ton merveilleux commentaire Georges et la photo de la fleur sauvage. Tellement jolie ! Oui, Natascha avait l’air ravissante et nous sommes toujours heureux quelques jours après le mariage. Joyeux dimanche mon ami. Ralph 🙂


  8. Congratulations to you both , Ralph and Natasha.
    The paper trail was long but it did end up in the right place.
    You both look so content and happy. Natasha so lovely with her beautiful bouquet and you Ralph, smart suit and I love the tie.
    Have a wonderful life together.

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    • Thank you so much for your lovely long comment dear Miriam. Yes, we got there, married, in the end. What a haul ! The real paperwork begins now with me changing my pension status and Natascha changing her surname on everything. To do that she is riding her bicycle here, there and everywhere ! No, you can’t have the tie. LOL.
      Love and hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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      • Hmmmmm…shame about the tie. 🙂 I bow to the wishes of the groom and his bride.
        Biking is a good exercise, so the more papers, the more fitness. Do you think Natasha will agree? 😉 .
        Thanks too Ralph for your likes of my posts, I do so appreciate them.
        Keep smiling
        Love and hugs 💕🤗

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      • lol. I love my tie !
        Natascha cycled to the bank this afternoon. One of many outings to different offices in Graz. Oh yes, she agrees !
        You are welcome dear Miriam. I will keep visiting your posts. I wonder what you have for us next time.
        Love Ralph ❤

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  9. What a long awaited, wonderful day! Natascha, you are a beautiful bride. I love your dress and bouquet—perfect! The location of your reception was fantastic! I can’t believe you have more paperwork. Give it to the cats. They’ll know what to do with it. God bless the whole Whillier Family as you quite officially begin your new life together.
    Your wifi,

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    • So sweet ! Thank you so much for your wonderful comment Linda, my wifi. I agree, my cats, especially Samantha, would eat paperwork. Love and hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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  10. Congratulations to your wedding finally. ..Phew…. What a wonderful pair you are, beautiful and handsome. A nice setting you chose for your Reception and all the Peacocks posed for you beautifully. I can see the coffee and cakes you had, I so know the Austrian Cafes. Now you can relax and live happily as a family. Enjoy being married! ( there is something on its way via post for you two! )

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    • Thank you so much for your lovely words dear Ute. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the photos and memories of Austrian cafes. The cakes are wonderful, aren’t they ? Thank you for sending us something, nothing has arrived as yet. We are looking forward to what you have sent us my friend. Hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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  11. BooHoo… damit I always cry at these things :/
    Congratulations Ralph! Natascha… welcome to the family!
    Now you two kids go be happy and enjoy this blessed union.

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  12. at last! i’ve been hoping for you crazy kids to find your way to your own wedding and now you’ve done it. i’m so happy for all of you. please post your address one more time, as i remember seeing it, but who knows where?) bravo to both of you for outwitting at least 2 countries.

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    • Yay! We’re so happy! So happy we finally made it! It was a awesomely beautiful day. We will forever remember it. Thanks so much for your wonderful words and for feeling with us all these past months as we dealt with the paperwork. Now we can get on with our lives as Whillier family 💑😺😺😺 Much love & big hugs, Natascha 💕

      Here’s our address again:

      Ralph and Natascha Whillier
      Pestalozzistrasse 64
      8010 Graz

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      • Yes, we finally made it, didn’t we Mrs Whillier ! Love you to bits 👫😺😺😺🤗🙃🙃🙃🦋🦋🦋💖💖💖

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      • Yes, yes we did. Was about time they finally married us 😂 Love you lots lots lots! 💑😺😸😽💝💝💝💝💝😘😘😘<3 ❤ ❤

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    • Yay, we have finally done it. Got hitched ! As you can see Natascha got ahead of me a bit and has send the address. I wonder why you want that Beth ? No bills please ! lol
      Anyway, thank you so much for your lovely comment my friend. Hugs. Ralph xox ❤


    • Thank you so much GP for your congratulations which we appreciate very much. When I first read your comment without my reading glasses I thought you wrote “CHIMPS”. You would have not been far wrong if you had. lol. Anyway, we are now off to our tea party 🙂 Take care my friend. Ralph 🙂

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  13. Oh, how wonderful to see you and Natascha are married. A long path to this day finally. I am so happy to see this day. You both look so happy. Congratulations to you Both!

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    • Thank you so much for your congratulations Solitaire. It was lovely to see you here and to read your comment. Hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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  14. Congratulations. A no stress wedding was just the ticket after all the months of pre-wedding stress. But, you say there’s more paperwork to be done! What horror story is this?

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    • Thank you so much dear Gallivanta for your congratulations. It was lovely to have a stress free wedding. We both enjoyed the day immensely. Yes, more paperwork ! My pension status had to be changed from single to married which meant getting a legalised copy of our marriage certificate. The main paperwork is all about Natascha. Lots to change, ID name, passport, bank, et cetera. That should keep us busy for a week or two, oh boy ! Have a lovely week dear friend. Ralph xox ❤

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      • Ah, well, keep calm and carry on. You will be able to offer your services as paper work consultants when all this is over.

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    • Thank you so much Amanda. We really do appreciate your comment my friend. Hugs. Ralph xox ❤


  15. Dear Ralph and Natascha, after such a hassle with all the running around and paperwork, it’s nice to see you had a lovely day! Where are you going for your honeymoon?


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    • Thank you so much for your wonderful comment dear Carmen. Yes, thankfully the rain held off and we had a lovely day for the wedding. We have not planned a honeymoon, mainly due to Natascha having to go to the pharmacy twice a day for migraine medication, but, who knows, maybe we will go on a short break to Slovenia perhaps. Big hug. Ralph xox ❤

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  16. Congratulations Ralph and Natasha! I’m very happy for you two and your cats who have formed a new family. I wish you both a very happy life together!

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    • Thank you so much for your wonderful comment Des. Loved it !
      BTW your comment was in my dashboard spam for some unknown reason. Anyway, it has been rescued 🙂
      Take care my friend. Ralph 🙂


  17. I’m so happy for you both and the rest of the family! May your lives be blessed with happiness, good heath, prosperity and lots of fun! Congratulations! 🙂

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    • That is very nice that you are happy for us both dear Magick Mermaid and thank you so much for your lovely words my friend. Ralph xox ❤


    • What a lovely comment from you Amalia ! Thank you so much dear friend and, hey, what a lot of hearts ! Big hug. Ralph xox ❤

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    • Thank you so much for your lovely words dear Tanya. We are thrilled as well that we are married. None of us thought we would ever get there, didn’t we ? Love and big hug. Ralph xox ❤

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  18. Congratulations on your Marriage-ness! 😀 … I like to think that the peacock-from-behind pictures are an expression of how we all felt about the nonsense the two of you had to go through to get to this day.
    May you all live long and prosper! 😀

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    • Thank you so much for your great comment your Widdershins-ness. The peacocks made a great backdrop, but ended up front stage. Oh well, it was a lovely day though.
      Thank you and may you boldly go were no blogger has been before. 🙂 Ralph 🙂

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  19. Congrats to you and Natascha, and many years of blessings to come 🙂
    – Krys

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    • That is really kind of you to write such lovely words to us Krys. Thank you so much. Hugs. Ralph xox ❤


    • Happiness is a wonderful thing to experience and I do hope that you are happy too Mary. Thank you for being thrilled my friend. Love Ralph xox ❤


  20. Wooohooo! Finally!!! I’m so happy to see this!!
    Congratulations to you both. I hope you will be very happy together, and wishing you many more lovely times ahead.
    How wonderful to have photos taken with such beautiful peacocks! I definitely understand Natascha favouring a simple wedding. i am not married (yet!) And the thought of a big wedding actually fills me with dread!! It’s so nice you were both able to keep things simple and focus on the main reason for the wedding – your love for each other.
    Best of wishes to you both and love from Spain

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    • Definitely a wooohooo day dear Carly ! Thank you so much for your lovely long comment full of wonderful words and in the right order 😉
      I have just read your comment to Natascha about how you would like a simple wedding and she totally agrees with you as she felt the same. In fact, a simple wedding is brilliant with no stress or worries. We can recommend that.
      I hope that Spain and the doctors are treating you well dear friend.
      Love and hugs. Ralph xox ❤


    • Thank you so much Sylvia. Your comment means a lot to both of us. Although Natascha is younger than me, we are similar in many ways, same likes and dislikes, which helps. She is awesome, never complains, argues or nags. So easy to live with.
      Hugs back from the two of us and the cats. Ralph xox ❤

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    • Thank you so much Crystal and Daisy Mae. The peacock stole the show, didn’t he ? Still, we had a lovely afternoon in the park and ended up with a lovely photographs. Hugs. Ralph xox ❤


    • I totally agree with you Charlie. Firstly, it was a great day and secondly, if you were to tell me a year ago that I would be married and living in Austria today, I would just laugh at you. It is amazing where our Paths of Life lead us. I know that by reading your blog my friend. Take care. Ralph 🙂

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    • Brilliant ! An explosion of emoji colour ! Thank you so much dear Resa. Hugs. Ralph xoxoxo ❤


    • Thank you so much dear Resa, Jeep and Johnny for your lovely words. We do appreciate them. Love from the Whillier family. 👫😺😺😺😺😊😊😊😊💖💖💖💖 xoxoxo


  21. Sniffle. Oh, I do like a happy ending to a story. May you, Natasha and the (4) cats have a long, happy time together.

    Big hugs to all of you, even China Cat. xxx

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    • Awww ! Here, have my hankie. You have got me going now *sob sob*. Thank you so much for your lovely words dear Yvonne. *sob sob* Love and hugs. Ralph xox ❤


    • Thank you Mihran for your wonderful comment. May God bless you too my friend. Take care. Ralph 🙂


  22. Dear Natascha and Ralph, CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!! Both my daughters and I am so happy for you and to see all of these great shots from the wedding day. (Yes, my daughters are now Ralph and Natascha followers because you guys are so cute!)Here’s to many wonderful loving years together. (All of you, cats too!) Best wishes, Amanda ❤ 🙂

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    • Thank you so much for your congratulations, your lovely comment and your marvellous present dear Amanda. Both Natascha and I really do appreciate everything that you have done to enhance our marriage.
      Wow ! Your whole family is now following ! I will really have to up my game now 🙂
      Love and hugs from our family to yours my friend. Ralph xox ❤


  23. Yayyyy💞 The big day finally did come. I am so very happy for you Ralph and Natascha. Congratulations!!! 💞

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    • Thank you for your wonderful comment dear Adele. No problem my friend as it’s all smiles now as I have edited the two comments. Big hug. Ralph xox ❤


  24. Praise the Lord, finally! You two have gone through so much to be together – a real fairytale with some nightmare stories albeit, lol. The photos are lovely, you two look beautiful. I sure hope you didn’t sign for a place in the Gobi desert LOL. Wishing you both lots of love and happiness. Wedding hugs! ❤ ❤ xoxo

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    • Yes, finally we made it to the wedding after all that paperwork hassle dear Debby. Thank you for liking the photographs and hopefully I will not be taking a vacation in the Gobi desert, but who knows, I don’t ! Big hug. Ralph xox ❤

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    • What a lovely comment from you dear Trkingmomoe. Thank you so much my friend. Love Ralph xox ❤


  25. I am so glad to hear this, Congratulations for your both. You see so nice and happy. I wish you both Happy days with your lovely cats, Blessing and Happiness, Love, nia

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  26. Yes. I am happy for your both! YAY! Congratulations. I am glad that all of the work and stress that you two went through for all of this culminated in a lovely day! Best wishes to you both!

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    • Lovely ! Thank you so much for being happy for us dear Terre. The paperwork never seemed to have an ending, but it finally did.
      Love and hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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    • OMG ! Natascha and I finally did it ! Yay ! Thank you so much for your lovely comment and pictures dear Pelly. I am glad that you were with us all the way by reading my posts. Your comment is beautiful, thank you so much my friend. Love and lots of hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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  27. A meowsy big ConCats uncle Ralph and awnty Natascha. What a pawsum peacock. Wish ya’ll could’a swiped us some feathers. MOL Big hugs

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Raena

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    • Thank you so much for your lovely comment Dezi and Raena. I don’t think the big peacock would be very happy if I took some feathers from him. Lots of tummy rubs from Ralph, Natascha, Samantha, Murli and Sonic xox ❤


  28. A big Concatulations Ralph and Natascha. We are so Happy for you and you both look so happy and beautiful, that Granny and I have a big smile on our face too…see…😊😸 Wishing you a liftetime of happiness together and a LOVE that grows stronger with each passing day💞🎉😻Good Luck Pawkisses to the both of you ❤ ❤ ❤

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    • Thank you so much for your concatulations dear Binky and Granny. We had a lovely wedding day and we will always remember it. Samantha, Murli, Sonic and China Cat are upset because they were not invited, so were sick on the floor as payback. lol. Have a fun weekend. Love Ralph xox ❤

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  29. Gosh I’m so behind with my blogging Ralph. I’m so sorry I missed the preparation and build up to your BIG Day and send a HUGE Congratulations to you and Natasha. Natasha looks lovely in her dress and you look very smart in your suit! Quite the dapper gent!! Enjoy your new life together. Much love and big hugs to you both xxx

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    • Please do not apologise dear Wendy as I know that you are busy and, anyway, it is lovely to see you here and to read your wonderful comment. Thank you so much for liking what we wore on our wedding day. Love and hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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      • You’re an inspiration Ralph and I truly wish you and Natasha the very best and much love! xx

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    • No problem Byung, I am so pleased to see you here and read your lovely comment. Thank you so much my friend. Ralph xox ❤

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    • Thank you dear Nancy for your congratulations. We really do appreciate your lovely words my friend. Big hug.. Ralph xox ❤

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    • Hello Roxie 🙂
      Where have you been hiding ?
      Thank you so much for your wonderful comment my friend. As far as adding to our family, I think we have enough cats, don’t you ? 😜🐱🐱🐱🤗💝
      Big hug. Ralph xox ❤

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  30. CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU BOTH XX AND THE KIDS XXX (Miow!) Well I will always remember that day, as it’s my birthday! Best day ever for all of us! I was probably in the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth when you were getting married. I was there from about 11am-3pm. Natascha is beautiful and her dress is lovely. Would have liked to see you both smiling more. I thought it was funny when you said her dad is 6 years younger than you, I can’t remember how old you are, is it 71? 71 years young. Her dad is obviously happy she has you, so that is good. And I think Natascha is in her late 30s?

    I like guys who are much younger than me, can relate to them far better in relationship terms. So I will most likely end up being with guy who is in his 20s – which is my preference, early to mid twenties, 24 years, ideally. He just has to be mature enough to know exactly what he wants and not change his mind, and to be able to move over here, if he does not already live in the UK. Finding an asexual foreign romantic guy in the UK is super tough, but I won’t give up.

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    • Yes, a great day for all of us Sandra. And yes, it is a bit funny that Natascha’s dad ‘s younger than me by six years. And yes, I am 71. Anyway, Natascha’s dad and I get on really well.
      I know you like the younger men and I do hope that you find the right one for you one day soon my friend.
      Happy Chestnut’s Mothers Day !
      Hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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      • That is great you get on so well and have his blessing – you get a wife and friend! You so deserve this happiness!

        Awww, thanks for the mum’s day wishes. I am off to see her and Angel at my parents tomorrow – can’t wait to see my baby girls. Me and Chestnut are BFF and have a super strong bond, so it hurts I am away from her at times, but I just try not to think about it much. Angel is doing really well. Although she may have something a lot more serious than being blind and diabetic, as she is shaking her head from side to side sometimes and when I asked the vet what it may be, it wasn’t good, but would cost thousands of pounds for an MRI scan and they could not operate anyway – that is the worse case scenario. The best is she has a neurological disorder, which is probably genetic from birth. But she is pop-corning so very happy, eating and drinking, and loving life, so let’s hope she is around for a long time to come.

        Natascha is a 3 time mum, so I hope she has a fab cat mum day.

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      • I hope that you are having a lovely day with your parents and your piggies Sandra. Angel is a worry, isn’t she ?
        Natascha got a mother’s day card from the three cats which made her really happy 🙂 ❤

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      • Hi Ralph, oh that is really sweet about her card. So lovely. Yeah, I do worry about Angel but I saw her and Chestnut yesterday and they are doing great! I even held her while she had here injection and I clipped both of their nails.
        I heard from that young Indian asexual guy again, but still looking around as he lives far away and being so young, I don’t think it is possible for him to financially come over here even though he said he would like to move here. Never mind.


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    • Merci beaucoup de visiter mon blog, d’aimer beaucoup de posts et de faire quelques commentaires Sylvain. Aussi, merci pour vos belles paroles sur notre mariage. Prends soin. Ralph 🙂

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  32. Oh my goodness, I am so happy for you I could scream. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! So glad I came on a little treasure hunt to find you again, Ralphie. Goodness I am thrilled for you and wish you every happiness possible in your new marriage. Love, hugs and kisses to you both. 🙂 ❤ ❤ ❤

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    • What a lovely surprise to see you here Elizabeth. So unexpected ! Thank you for your wonderful comment and kind words dear friend.
      Natascha and I have been married for over three weeks and it has been a busy time for her as she has been changing her name with countless companies. Almost done !
      We are very happy and enjoying our lives together here in Graz, Austria. My cats love their new mum.
      I hope that you are well and happy dear Elizabeth. Hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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  33. Ralph– so sorry I didn’t see this sooner! Congrats on a beautiful day and your marriage! The cats made me laugh, the settings are beautiful–including the peacock, the flowers and ring are lovely, and the food sounded delicious. I’m glad everything went well!

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    • That’s okay Cathi as it is lovely to see you here and read your wonderful comment. Yes, it all went so well, a lovely day.
      Big hug. Ralph xox ❤

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    • Thank you so much for your wonderful words AJ. I really do appreciate them. Who ever thought in a month of Sundays that I would ever marry again ? I am so glad that I did.
      Take care my friend with a big hug. Ralph xox ❤

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    • How lovely to read your wonderful wishes and happiness for us dear Daniela. I would never have thought in 1 million years that everything that has happened to me over the last 18 months would ever happen, but it did and I got married. Wow ! Natascha and I are really happy together. I am so glad that I took the plunge.
      I do hope that you are well and happy my friend. Hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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    • So sweet ! Thank you so much Katherine. Possibly your turn next 😉 Hugs. Ralph xox ❤


    • That is very kind you to say my friend. I do hope that you have a happy New Year. Ralph xox ❤


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