Tina and Dave first met when they were both newcomers to the city of Newcastle, Australia. A mutual friend introduced them, and by the end of their first date both knew their lives were changed forever. Later, on a warm winter night in Canada, Tina’s thirtieth birthday festivities were drawing to a close. The theme was “30 surprises in 30 hours,” so Dave knew the last surprise had to be something epic.
“After a brief drive to Toronto’s east end, Dave found a location overlooking the Toronto skyline and a very frozen Lake Ontario, and produced the thirtieth surprise—the ring!” Tina recounts. “It was the perfect setting for our proposal because it reminded us of one of our first