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there's more than one way to do it

As I've noticed on any weekend I've come into the city lately on the 112 tram, Lian and I weren't the only ones to get married at the Melbourne Registry Office last year:

Nearly 10 per cent of all weddings in Victoria took place at the registry office on Spring Street in the year spanning 2005 and 2006. The number was higher before 1973, when laws were changed to allow civil celebrants to practise outside the registry, but it has been on the rise again since 2000.

It never would have occurred to me to get married in a church - not having had a church-going upbringing, it seems a bit trite (perhaps even disrespectful) to just roll up to a church, any church, and get married in it.

* 08:59 * miscellaneous