It was on this day 5 years ago when I was lucky enough to marry the person who has become known on here as The Chef.

We celebrated today on Bamburgh beach with a Running Fox afternoon tea, champagne and a Piglet eating sand.

It was on this day 10 years ago when, wandering round the flamingo enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo for some foresaken work team building reason that I can't remember, I overheard the immortal exchange,

"What's that Daddy?" "Well, it's just a big pink chicken"

You need to say it in proper Scottish to get the full effect.