Wednesday, 15 September 2010

The Aruba Files: Photo Montage

It's funny but in my previous post Highlander mentioned the similarity between Aruba (the Caribbean island just off-of Venezuela where I went on holiday and asked Eva-Jane to marry me) and the word shouted by John Fashanu on the seminal TV show "Gladiators", as evidenced right here:

Funny because just before I jetted off, I called my parents for the obligatory farewell before holiday and promise to text you when I land safely conversation. My mum put my dad on and as we talked about Aruba he mentioned that it didn't always use to be a tourist hot spot, which is quite true and it used to be a bit of a shit hole, also true, he then claimed that the reason it got to be a popular tourist destination is that during "Gladiators" John Fashanu would shout...


And thus, the entire world decided to check this place out.

This is wrong on so many levels, first off, Fash the Bash is not shouting Aruba but AWOOGA and secondly, the island is popular with Americans who have never seen UK "Gladiators" and even if you did, would a retired football player shouting the word at you really be the deal breaker in spending an awful lot of cash on going there?

Naturally, being a good son, I said none of this and agreed whole-heartedly.

Anyway, here are a smattering of pictures of our holiday in paradise.


  1. what great pics, sugar! you both look relaxed and madly happy. mabruk! xoxoxoxo

  2. Aruba, Awooga, potayto, potarto, Let's call the whole thing off.

    Prefer your Dad's version. Makes much more sense in a misheard lyrics type way.

    Pictures look great and are you just a bit pissed in the B&W one 5th down?

  3. Savannah:

    Living the dream darlin', hope you're happy and well.


    Just a bit, after I asked Eva to marry me I got battered on champagne, my nerves came out in drinking, no hangover though, all good.


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