Yes, it's true. After two and three quarter years of courting, Claire and I were engaged on Saturday 16th November 1996 on the moor road above Dalry. The time was about 3.30pm, the weather was cold and windy, the scenery was beautiful and the pair of us are quite happy.
For all you girls out there, here's a picture of the ring:
The wedding took place on August 16th 1997. We went on honeymoon to Kenya and moved in to our new house in Houston, Scotland.
To celebrate the engagement, I bought doughnuts for my colleagues. Here's one of them: