Punch on: Open thread 31/10/2011
Welcome to Monday y’all. While most of Australia spent the weekend in a bad mood after missed flights, delayed holidays and spending two days in crappy interstate hotel rooms, there was a good news story. But you have to be a romantic at heart to appreciate it.
Victorian barrister David Moen asked the solicitor sitting next to him at the bar table during a criminal trial to marry him. Yep, during the trial. Here’s how he described it: “The environment was right, the feeling was right and I just spoke from the heart. It wasn’t a prepared speech, I was just speaking to someone I love. Luckily, the prosecutor didn’t object.”
Luckier still was the woman in question, solicitor Melanie Hrvatin replied immediately with: “Absolutely, Your Honour”. Doesn’t that bring a tear to your eye? If that’s not among the most unusual marriage proposals you’ve ever heard, we want to know what is. So share it here. Or bang on about how much Qantas stuffed up your weekend.
Oh, and happy Halloween, although that seems a strange greeting.
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