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celebration a formidable entrance on to the stage. Mr Suhood reminded guests that marriage was not only the union between two people but, the coming together of two families and friends to celebrate the union, prestige, company and food for the occasion. He congratulated the families of the bride and groom for putting together such a beautiful royal-themed wedding reception. The MC introduced the Chief organiser, Dolly Lewis and her team; the parents of the Bride Mr & Mrs Rugie Link, the parents of the groom; the bridesmaids and groomsmen; and the God Parents for the occasion. Prayers were offered by Mr Abass. the newlyweds and their entourage many of them marvelled and commented on the wedding cake. The wedding cake itself was ensconced on a large table and was designed in the form of a Royal castle. The largest cake which represented the court was bedecked with two ladders on each side which led to two second tier cakes which in turn had ladders leading the third tier cake that sat over a fountain. The third tier cake had 4 pillars which supported the fourth and final tier cake on which stood a solitary figurine of the groom, no doubt waiting for his gorgeous bride. The whole edifice sat inbetween a white silk archway adorned with tiny twinkling stars. The attraction of the monumental cake soon subsided when the MC for the evening, Mr Suhood Komel made issue nine | Calabash Magazine | 75