The moon rises the evening before the wedding.
The groom keeps himself busy at the barbecue.
A scene from the barbecue the night before.
The location was a vineyard in the Hunter Valley, in a town called Lovedale:
Detail from wine casks in the wine cellar.
The boys get together for a round of enthusiastic cheering for the photographer.
The wedding room was in the cellar. NB rose heart on the floor.
The groom waits together with the groomsmen.
Mother of the bride, grandmother of the bride, sister of the bride, friend of the bride, wine cask of the bride.
The bridesmaids accompany Deborah to the wine cellar.
Here she comes!!
Guests listen to the celebrant, a retired policeman.
Hoorah! They are married.
Witness 1 signs her name (it's her website, afterall!).
The bridal party poses for a photo under a dramatic light fitting.
A very proud grandmother with her four granddaughters.
The sun sets on the vineyard.
The lovely table setting for the meal. As a present, everyone got a little bottle of liquer.
MC John does his thing.
Mr Bird, father of the bride, has a speech prepared. Will he remember everything or will it all be forgotton in the heat of the moment??
The father of the bride gives his speech. He said he forgot half of it, but we didn't notice!
The wedding cake, made by Deborah and Matthew.
Deborahs' parents smile for the camera.
The menu, Mr Bird and his mother and sister in the background.
The Official Cutting of the Cake.
Deb and Matt burn up the floor in their first dance as a married couple.
Look Mum, I'm dancing crazy!
The next morning, everyone prepares for the barbecue and cricket match.
Matthew shows that marriage hasn't dented his ability to fry up snags.
Jade scores a few runs for England in the replay of the Ashes.
Everyone can now enjoy a slice of the wedding cake!