The proposal happened last summer at Garden Cove, a beautiful, secluded beach on Waiheke Island only accessible by boat. Every summer since we met we’ve sailed together, so the sailing proposal was an inspired choice. Anthony rowed me to the beach in a wooden dinghy, champagne at the ready.
I joke-wooed Julie while co-hosting a show on the TV channel U Live. My progress became a regular segment on the show, which stretched out for months because I have no game.
We decided to get married over a Justin Bieber calendar (I’d asked for a Justin Timberlake calendar for Christmas, and she ordered the wrong one. Not bitter about it or anything). We needed a new visa for the US, and looked to the calendar to see when we needed it by.