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    Getting Married In tunisia

    Mel I just re-read what I put and you can tell it's the end of the day, half of the letters were missing am surprised you understood it lol I have had a few of those and get 'please understand your husband (and do what I say lol)' I have pointed out to Akrem that if he wanted someone under the...
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    OH scary Mel scary....will look out for that one lol
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    LOL at least it's not just Akrem he says I am 'crazy English but I love her' too...:)
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    I can go back next month armed with your expreinces and a bit more British spine and try and make a few waves of my own Mel...thank you x
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    AH HA I see where're you're coming from...a bit like keeping the door step scrubbed and the knocker polished? becuase 'what will the neighbours think?' I actually don't mind (some) of it but again that's why I asked as I only know im and his family really to talk to and they seem quite open...
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    Mel I'm so glad I got talking to you and Lainie today...now I have a better idea of what's what I can start saying what I want or not...and I have just rang Akrem and woke him up to say I've been chatting on here and have some ideas now ...he just said 'oh good wife tell me in skype' soooooo...
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    lol Mel you're funny :) we had a couple of disagreements...whether it is right for me to stay over at a hotel for a friends wedding was the latest...I told him I don't do anything he should have to worry about but coudl start if he kept it up lol he gave in pretty quick...;)
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    Mel, you sound like voice of great experience...which is why I am on here...it's all new to me...I have an ally in his dad who worked here for about 5 years and frequently reminds him I am not Tunisian lol...and I've tried finding out about the traditional side as it interests me...but when I...
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    Mel and Lainie that's what I needed to hear...my 'new' family are lovely and have welcomed me but I do feel sometimes it's a bit 'we're doing this...(and we're paying)' or 'his brother did that (over SEVEN DAYS!)' which is why I was asking...whoever said it, you're right it is a little bit...
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    Lainie you're right I might start making a small stand (It can only be small as am under 5 foot lol) as was put in a cake feeding pose for 'engage' and nearly choked ont he cake laughing :) THANK YOU so much for the photos they are lovely xxx
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    lol I'd like to know though, forewarned is fore armed as they say :)...am especially intrigued as both of those weddings I mentioned were not mixed Arab/English...anyhooo it's nearly the weekend!
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    you mean it would be ok to just get a few lamb cutlets? ;) I know about the status thing and that's why he want them....and I like the idea of traditional and will let them do it, just as long as I'm not involved; as my Aunty once said if there was a lettuce, a rabbit and me, I'd split the...
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    Our wedding was only a one day event. hubbys family paid for the sheep and party afterwards. We married early evening and then went to home for the party and food. It was mixed at the Moroccan wedding if I remember but not at the 2 days of the Tunisian one...though in photos of Akrem's...
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    Thanks Crazypink, I've been to a Tunisian wedding (well 2 days of one) and a Moroccan one and yes they were a dour compared to how they do things here but there was singing and dancing and I hope they will at ours too...and I know you can party with no alcohol I don't drink and dressed modestly...
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    Hi Mel in response to your comment, (Well, as HE'S so keen, and HE'S in tunisia and HE'S used to getting sheep i don't Think you need to ask here really, HE CAN GET THE SHEEP? prices vary, time of year, size and age of sheep etc. but this REALLY should be THEIR domain, its not as though...
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    any ideas on the cost of the sheep or 'ship' as Akrem says as he's really keen to get them? Thank you for the rest though it really helps, I thnk we're (based on what I've seen here lol) going to go for the signatures and cakes at the municpality but also have a day with music and sheep...I...
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    Am so glad I saw this as me and hubby are in the middle of discussing wedding plans/costs for next year... Can I quickly add/ask lol we want to do 2 days one at his house with food and disco and then another day with the signature and cake...is that 'usual' and can anyone tell me the cost of...
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    Getting Married In tunisia

    thank you Lainie it's all new to me having never been married and doing it over there and not being 'hands on' isn't helping lol congratulations on your wedding, that sounds along the lines of what Akrem suggested...we're looking at one day with a big meal and family and friends (like a...
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