One cold day four and a half years ago, Millie's friend Kimmy shooed her into the car, drove a few miles and unceremoniously deposited her on the doorstep of an unknown house. 'You need to meet the guy who lives here', Kimmy told her, driving off. ''He's just right for you'.
And now they're getting married.
Jamie and Millie that is. Kimmy presumably has some kind of seat of honour at the wedding.
Fabulous how-we-met story notwithstanding, I meet up with this super-sweet couple at Ashridge towards the end of an absolutely sweltering afternoon last weekend. Millie is wearing a cute polkadot sundress and looked cool as a cucmumber. Poor Jamie has opted to swelter (manfully) in a dapper grey suit. Your friendly photographer had forgotten to apply sunscreen and finishes the day with some interesting camera strap-shaped tanlines.
Ah well, the things we do for art.
Had a wicked cool time shooting - and knocking back a couple of ice cold shandies (I'm not ashamed I tell you) after a tour of the venues. I'm not going to spoil the surprise for August but it's pretty certain that come rain or shine it's going to be a corker of a day.
Hope you like this selection from the afternoon - and if you're going to be a guest of Mr and soon-to-be Mrs E well, then I'll be seeing you soon!
- xxx -